Become a Soccer Referee

Ascension Athletic Association provides referees for two different soccer programs:

  • Training League: Run by Ascension Athletic Association and consists of only Ascension teams
  • Trophy League: Run by the CYC and includes teams from many other parishes.

Whether you are a returning official or looking to join our officiating team at Ascension for the upcoming soccer season, please send an email to Tom Shaner at [email protected] with current updated contact information.


Who can be a referee?
  • Anyone entering the 7th grade or older this fall is eligible to referee for the Ascension Training League.
  • ​Referee candidates must be affiliated with an Ascension soccer team, the school or Ascension PSR, and must be a parishioner or reside within the parish boundaries 
  • Anyone entering the 8th grade or older this fall is eligible to sit for the CYC Referee Training and Exam.  You must pass the test and be approved by a Head Referee to be allowed to officiate Trophy League games.  


 

Requirements for CYC Minor & Adult Officials

  • Get your SOA number if you don't have one
  • Enroll in CYC Sports Officials Association (SOA)
  • Attend a Clinic
  • Pass the Online Test
  • Complete Code of Conduct and W-9 Forms 
    • Adult Officials also need to complete Prevent & Protect

All information can be accessed at the CYC West County site.