Monthly Archives: May 2014

Club Lines Person

The Club Line Briefing

The Club Line Briefing

Up until this year, all SJ small-sided matches were staffed with single referees. Occasionally, full-sided matches would also have a single referee. Even with the use of full crews on many small-sided matches this year, we may still find ourself working a match as the only appointed certified official. In addition, occasionally, a crew member does not show or is injured and there may only be two appointed referees present. In these situations, we use club lines people. A club lines person is a volunteer from the spectators present who assists the referee with ball off the field decisions. Read the rest of this entry


How to Get Added to the SJ Saturday and Sunday Referee Pools

For those of you who are Grade 8 referees (or better) and would like to be added to the pool of referees assigned to Saturday SJ Girls and Sunday SJ Boys and Girls Soccer League matches, please send me an email ( Note that there is a different referee pool and assignor account for Saturday and for Sunday. Please indicate which day(s) you want to work.

If you are a Grade 9 referee and are interested in working travel assignments, please understand the following:

  • Grade 9 referees are limited to working as assistant referees only, and for ages U14 and younger only.
  • The SJSL (boys) limits use of Grade 9 referees to U12 and under.
  • You are expected to manage your own communications with the assignor (not your parent or guardian).
  • You are expected to manage your own schedule in Arbiter.
  • You are expected to work assignments for days and times you show available.
  • You are expected to have transportation to locations within thirty minutes of your home.
  • You are expected to have yellow short and long sleeve jerseys and at least one alternate color jersey (any sleeve length).
  • You are expected to have all other necessary equipment and uniform components and dress professionally for all assignments.

If you are interested in these opportunities, please email me ( Thank you…