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Referee Development and Mentor Program

Mission Statement

The mission of the development and mentor program is to provide technical and personal coaching and advice to all registered referees in Massachusetts. The objective, in concert with MSRC's Instruction and Assessment programs, is to enhance the enjoyment and performance of all Massachusetts referees so they can better service the various demands of USSF registered soccer leagues in the state.

Program Structure

Development Coordinators

  • Assigned/nominated by area
  • Report directly to Development and Mentor Program Director (DMPD)
  • Supervises league development advisors (LDA)
  • Receives and initially qualifies nominated LDAs
  • Qualifications set by DMPD
  • Must attend Development course

League Development Advisors

  • Minimum one (1) per league
  • Nominated by league and assignor
  • Minimum 3 years as grade 8 referee
  • Provides technical advice on the field based on observation
  • Must attend Development course

Mentor Forms

Fillable Mentor Form (.pdf)
GRP Evaluation Form (.pdf)