The Development Academy Referee of the Week for Week 7, Kristen Schiereck, was profiled in El Nuevo Herald, the Spanish-language arm of the Miami Herald. The article about the 26-year-old Miami native focuses on her path to becoming a national referee, which she is now eligible to be, and how she got her start.
"I was paid $50 and I felt great, because it was a better way to earn a living than working at McDonald's or in a mall," she said.
She would someday like to referee in Major League Soccer.
Check out the full article here (in Spanish):