Referee Training

PHMSA has some great referee training opportunities coming up.

  • Referee Update Class Schedules  With the PDI changes this year in particular, we really, really need our referees to tune it, pay attention and attend a session, Dates will be Wednesday, Aug  30 and Thursday, Sep 7, both from 7-9 p.m. in the Soroptimist room at the Pleasant Hill Community Center. Registration info will come in an a future email.
  • Training Opportunities for new and upgrading referees.
    • AYSO Referee Training  We have introduced a new, all day Regional class to complement our normal two-evening version, as well as a partially online version suitable for volunteers with significant soccer experience.  Please see this overview of the new options.

      Here is an even more brief summary of PHMSA’s training schedule:

      • One Day Version: Aug 26, 8 AM-5 PM, Contra Costa Christian
      • Two Day Version: Classroom session, Aug 16, 6-10 PM, Pleasant Hill Community Center; Field Session on either Aug 19, 8-12 AM, Contra Costa Christian or Aug 26, 1-5 PM, Contra Costa Christian
      • Online Companion: Register, then complete the online version yourself, then Field Session on either Aug 19, 8-12 AM, Contra Costa Christian or Aug 26, 1-5 PM, Contra Costa Christian
    • Registration for the course is through a new website AYSOU. Once you’ve logged in, select “Live Courses” and click on the date of the course you want to register for. Select “Sessions” next to the version of the course you want and then “Register”. Use the search function on your browser to find the PHMSA courses.
    • Concord AYSO Regional Courses  Our sister region is also offering regional referee courses, you can find them by searching for Concord at AYSOU, and the schedule is as follows:
      • Session 1  August 7, 5:30 PM – 9:15 PM – Concord Bible Church; Aug 10, 5:30 PM – 9:15 PM – Concord Bible Church; then Aug 12, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM  Concord Bible Church
      • Session 2  August 14, 5:30 PM – 9:15 PM – Concord Bible Church; Aug 17, 5:30 PM – 9:15 PM – Concord Bible Church; then Aug 19, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM  Concord Bible Church

    • USSF Referee Training  Interplay teams, PHMSA’s most competitive level of play, will continue to play in the CCSL club league this fall, and PHMSA will be providing paid USSF referee opportunities. Heritage Soccer Club is offering a Grade 8 class on Aug 26 and 27, please contact Loren Irwin if you would like to register.