You found us!  We need more referees in our ranks so the kids can play.  That could be you. You can be the difference between canceled and played games.

Click here for more reasons to become a soccer referee.

As always, you can check for USSF clinics anywhere in Ohio South at or at the US Soccer Learning Site.

2023 USSF Entry Level Grassroots Course - start refereeing Fall of 2023

Courses require on-line pre-work to be completed before classroom session. - new USSF referees click on the green box at the top of the page. 

Click here for registration instructions.

Direct your questions to Mark Kleman ( or Dave Web (

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USSF Grassroots Recertification 

Recertification is on-line on US Soccer's website Click here for information.   SafeSport and background checks are required for adult referees.  Concussion training is required for all youth and adult referees.

Adults are needed to officiate OHSAA matches.  Click here for more information.

Contact the DRA in your District if you have questions:

District 1: James Ferguson     C-(513)444-6810
District 2: Michael Gauder    C-(937)313-1394
District 3: William Gaither III     C-(614)742-7219
District 4: Karl Kronberg    C-(740)525-2680
District 5: Mark Kleman  C-(419)204-7525   mklemansoccer@gmail,com