2008 SCYSL Annual Referee Awards
Congratulations to all the referees at SCYSL for another great season. We had over 500 games this year, and less than twenty went with empty slots - so thanks to all the referees for stepping up and helping out. To celebrate, we will be having our traditional referees’ soccer game early this January. In addition, our league is making several awards at this year’s San Jose Soccer Referee Association Awards Night.
SCYSL Expands Referee Mentor Program
SCYSL is proud to have a great staff managing our referee program that has always designed innovative programs to recruit, train and support one of the best soccer referee programs in Northern California. The league
New Center Referee Training Program Launched
At SCYSL, we are committed to recruiting and developing referees who can provide a high-level of quality and experience as officials to our soccer league. Instead of licensing new referees and sending them to games without any experience, we started and run a very successful Mentor Referee program that provides excellent training and a support system to all our officials. We try to match up a new Center Referee
July Referee Class - Register Now!
Make Some Extra Money This Summer
SCYSL will be hosting a Grade 8 Referee Licensing Clinic on the following dates during July, 2009 (location TBD). The registration cost is $25 (payable by the first evening of class and refunded after you pass the test and referee five SCYSL games) in class fees, and $40 for USSF registration.
2009 US Soccer Referee Directives
The 2009 U.S. Soccer Referee Directives are now available online. They can be found under the Referee Development area on the U.S. Soccer webpage. The ten (10) Directives are provided to assist in the management of games at the highest levels
Ask, Tell, Remove - New CYSA-N Policy
All Coaches and Referees Should Read!
Ask, Tell, Remove is a new CYSA-North and District 2 policy and process for all officials to follow relative to the conduct of coaches within the technical area. All SCYSL and Santa Clara Sporting coaches, and Referees should read this important document.
New CYSA Guest Player Rule for Class 1 & Class 3 Teams
Abronzino and Delgado Leagues now support guest players per PIM 09-03. The following refinements and clarifications apply to both Abronzino and Delgado league competitions.
2009 SCYSL Referee of the Year Awards
Six SCYSL Referees received 2009 Referee of the Year Awards from the SJSRA on December 1, 2009. Awardees include: Jorge Valverde, Elizabeth Zigon, Carlos Hernandez, Angelica Morales-Barajas, Jackie Algas-Sasaki and John Antonicic. The awardees were presented plaques and had the opportunity to meet National Referees Philippe Dor and Peter Fletcher and FIFA referee Jennifer Bennett. Congratulations to all the SCYSL Referees!
Referee Clinic Feb. 20th with FIFA & MLS Referees
On February 20th from 1:30-4:00 pm SCYSL will be hosting an an all referee field clinic, “How & When To Break With Play.” This clinic is somewhat different in orientation from many of the clinics that have been previously offered, in that it is oriented more toward AR mechanics and thought processes. We are expecting that this will be an enjoyable experience and a chance to learn from some very well-qualified referees.
FIFA & National Referee Instructors Attend SCYSL Referee Clinic
On Saturday, February 20th, SCYSL held a referee clinic at the Santa Clara Youth Soccer Park. Over 45 referees participated in this clinic, which focused on communications, positioning, movement, and signaling for assistant referees. We were honored to have Veronica Perez, a FIFA Assistant Referee attend and provide instruction.
Summer Referee Course Aug 2nd-13th - FULL
SCYSL is offering an entry-level Grade 8 Referee Course this summer for people interested in becoming a referee. Learning how to referee is a great way to really learn the game and also make some extra income on the weekends.
2010 US Soccer Federation Rule Changes
All referees, coaches and players should read the adjustments to US Soccer Rules - posted 7/5/10
2010 SCYSL Referee Awards
Five SCYSL Referees received 2010 Referee of the Year Awards from the San Jose Soccer Referee Association last week. Awardees include: Alejandro Sosa, Olivia Wissig, Peter Heintz, Emma Graysmark, and Fernando Teque. The awardees were presented plaques and had the opportunity to meet National Referees Philippe Dor. Congratulations to all the SCYSL Referees!