U.S. Soccer

Advice to New Referees Being the Referee

U.S. Soccer’s Advice to New Referees focuses on how to prepare for and deal with the everyday challenges of being an official and provides practical advice that empowers new referees to succeed and have fun. Making a good impression and taking care of all the pregame duties is important but there is still a lot of work to be done during the game itself to make sure you are having success as a referee.