Would you like to referee?

How to be a referee

The training to become a referee consists of an online course and a field session.  The online course must be completed through the US Soccer Learning Center here.  You will complete the Grassroots First-Time Referee program.  You must complete the online course before you attend the field session.

In person training session options, must attend one:

7/23 10am - 1pm at A Place to Play in Santa Rosa

8/6 4pm - 7pm at Petaluma Community Sports Fields

8/14 10am - 1pm at Analy HS in Sebastopol

Register online here: https://learning.ussoccer.com/referee/courses/available/6/course-info

Once you have completed the above steps please contact our ref coordinator Daryl Brisgel  daryl0629@gmail.com and he will guide you through the next steps.

We are also offering an incentive program this year where you can earn up to an additional $250 by reffing 20 or more games and completing additional requirements. Please contact chrissotak@yahoo.com for more information.

Contact Information


Empire Soccer Club
122 Calistoga Rd #115
Santa Rosa, CA 95409