Becoming a ref!

Interested in becoming a Referee?

Great pay and flexible hours, not to mention keeping fit and enjoying the fresh air! All interested parties should contact Bernie Maloney, our Director of Referee's at:

Interested in becoming a Referee Assignor?

Low key, volunteer hours within GSE. Your help is always needed and appreciated! Assignors will schedule all referees for games within their designated age groups, working 100% behind the scenes. All interested parties should contact Bernie Maloney, our Director of Referee's at:


SCSA & GSE New Referee Clinics for 2022

4v4 training (easiest to learn) two nights of classes and one Saturday morning on-field experience. SIGN UP for the FIRST SET OF CLASSES: July 18, 19 and 23 *** or *** sign up for the SECOND SET OF CLASSES July 25, 26 and 30. You will only be eligible to referee the youngest players’ games.


Two whistle system training includes 3 nights of classes plus on-field experience on Saturday morning.  Includes 6v6 and older games (all of which pay more!$) If you are currently a certified referee, you are invited to take the class again but it is not required.  SIGN UP for the FIRST SET OF CLASSES July 20-23 *** or *** the SECOND SET OF CLASSES July 27-30.

All weeknight classes will meet 6:30-8:30 at the American Legion, 1837 Sutton Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45230. Weekend field work at Clear Creek from 9-11 am. CLASSES ARE FREE BUT REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

If you are interested in refereeing club games, that is a different program.  To find more information on referee classes certifying to work club games, please refer to

Concussion Training Requirement: Referees are required to pass an on-line Concussion Training course and bring proof of completion to the first referee class. Take a screen shot or even a picture on your phone.