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Referee of the Week for Week Six

Referee of the Week: Kristen Schiereck
Hometown: Miami Beach, Fla.
USSF Grade: 5

Kristen Schiereck has been selected as the Development Academy Referee of the Week for a laudable performance on Saturday, Oct. 16, in a Southeast Division match up between Kendall SC and Concorde Fire.

Schiereck, who is originally from Honolulu, Hawaii, has been a referee since 2000. Currently, she is a 2011 National Candidate and has since gained experience in the WPS, PDL, and at the MLS in combine and pre-season matches. She has also officiated over one dozen U.S. Youth National Team matches on both the men’s and women’s sides.

Not only does Schiereck spend a lot of time on the pitch; she also has years of operations and administrative experience as the stadium manager of the Fort Lauderdale Stadium. Upon receiving this recognition, Schiereck expressed her gratitude for the tremendous support and high standards set forth by the Florida Soccer Referee Academy.