The NSYSA Referee in Chief is responsible for developing qualified referees using BC Soccer training and guidelines within the NSYSA district. A successful RIC will insure that development opportunities are provided to all registered referees no matter their experience. The Referee-In-Chief has the referee scheduler and Mentor Committee reporting to this position and is responsible for ensuring the duties of them are carried out effectively.

Objective:

To recruit, retain and develop youth soccer referees within the North Shore Youth Soccer District of BC Soccer.

Qualifications:
  • Experience in, or good knowledge of officiating the game of soccer (either past or present).
  • Preferred certification to level of district or regional referee through BC Soccer.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Good IT skills using various Microsoft programs, and propriety software.
  • Preferred experience with teaching, mentoring and working with youth and adult soccer referees.
Reports to:

The board of directors of the North Shore Youth Soccer Association.

Description of Duties:
  • Liaises with BCSA to arrange and attend District Entry Level Referee Clinics early in the year.
  • Liaises with BCSA to arrange and attend small side and district referee refresher clinics early in the year for existing NSYSA referees.
  • Liaise with the NSYSA Chair and board of directors as well as club referee mentors on all aspects of referee development.
  • Liaise with referee schedulers (Both NSYSA and various League schedulers) and advise on appointments if required.
  • Work with coaches, parents and others to promote the Respect for referees, develop education programs and attend club meetings on request.
  • Hold informational meetings and sessions to advise referees of pertinent changes as required.
  • Be available to discuss any issues with referees and assist with and review disciplinary reports as required.
  • Attend disciplinary hearings as required.

 

Contact: John White