Assignor Training and Registration
As of 2014 per U.S. Soccer policy, all referee assignments for all WVSA and U.S. Soccer affiliated matches at all levels of competition MUST be made by a U.S. Soccer certified referee assignor. If you serve as the referee assignor or referee coordinator for a league or competition affiliated with the WV Soccer Association, complete these steps annually to become or remain a certified assignor:
WVSA Administrative Rule Book >>. See Chapter 3 for Rules of Competition [PDF], including Rule 3.16.4 regarding player casts.
United States Soccer Federation, Inc., Bylaws and Policy Manual (see Policy 531 related to the Referee Program) >>
Educating Coaches to Support Referee Development - presentation by Michael McCarthy, WV SRA, at the 2015 U.S. Soccer Referee Program Workshop
Sideline Development: How Parents Can Improve the Game (8:25 video) by Washington Youth Soccer