Instructions For New Referees

Thank you for volunteering to Referee. Below are instructions to complete the referee volunteer process.

Note: The following items are needed for each referee volunteer

1. REGISTER AS A VOLUNTEER

Sign up online as a volunteer 

NOTE: If you have already completed a volunteer application, go to step 2 below

2. COMPLETE CERTIFICATIONS

Take the AYSO's Safe Haven certification, Sudden Cardia Arrest CDC: Concussion awareness and SafeSport. 

Once you have created your volunteer application, you will be able to access the training portal

Under Course Categories, click on VIEW COURSES for the Safe Haven courses

Safe Haven, CDC Concussion, Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Use the link below to complete the SafeSport certification

SafeSport Training

3. ONLINE REFEREE TRAINING

Take the Online REFEREE Training

In the training library, Look for Refereeing. Select VIEW COURSES 

Enroll in Regional Referee - Online + In-Person Companion Course (2 Part Bundle)

4. SIGNUP FOR IN-PERSON REFEREE TRAINING

Sign up to attend the In-Person Coaching Course 

Once you have completed the online training in step 3 above, register for the In-Person part 2 of the course.

How to Instructions

Select Training Event

You will see a calendar with upcoming Regional Referee course, in-person events. 

- Select the desired course

- Click on Enroll

NOTE: You can attend any course offered by other AYSO regions. Some neighboring regions may charge for the course they offer to outside volunteers. The region will reimburse you in that case. Forward your receipt to our Referee Administrator Nichole Wade, refadmin@ayso1031.org