Soccer Info for Referees

Information about becoming a soccer referee in Broadview Heights

Soccer referees in Broadview Heights must be 14 years of age and must complete the required forms listed below. Soccer referees should have experience playing soccer and be knowledgeable about the rules and the game.

You can begin the process of becoming a soccer referee in Broadview Heights by submitting an employment inquiry form to the Athletics Manager, via email Gary Diehl.

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Referee Pay Card

Submit your pay card after you have refereed your games. Checks will arrive in your mail approximately 2 weeks after submission of the card. The card should be submitted at the Rec Center's front desk.

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Referee Rules Cheat Sheet

Keep a copy of this rules cheat sheet with you at all games. Review the rules specific for the age group with both coaches prior to each game. 

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What You Need to Know as a Soccer Referee

This document outlines the basic rules of soccer that you will need to know in order to effectively referee games.  You should be very familiar with the rules and terminology used in this document. 

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This document outlines the procedures to follow in case of inclement weather.  

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US Youth Soccer Advice for New Soccer Referees

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(This is required for each school year per activity) State of Ohio Concussion Training Certificate

The State of Ohio requires all coaches, umpires, and referees to complete a course on recognizing and understanding sports-related concussions. Click the above link for more information and a link to the course.