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Register For Soccer Ref Certification Classes on Staten Island and Long Island

By Randy Vogt, Director of Public Relations, Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association

March 19, 2019-Would you like to earn money on weekends while getting exercise and making new friends? Then soccer refereeing could be for you!

Earn $42-$82 as a referee and $30-$42 as an assistant referee on each youth game. This class is for older teenagers and adults. No experience necessary and you do not need to take the Entry Level class as a prerequisite.    

St. Clare Church (Murphy Center), 110 Nelson Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10308
Saturday, March 23 and Sunday, March 24. 8:30 am to 4:30 pm both days. Candidates must attend both sessions.

HB Thompson Middle School, 98 Ann Drive, Syosset, NY 11791    
Week 1 - Monday, April 1    Wednesday, April 3 
Week 2 - Tuesday, April 9    Wednesday, April 10  
Week 3 - Monday, April 15    Wednesday, April 17    
7:00 to 9:30 pm each night. Candidates must attend all six nights.

Upon passing the rules test at the conclusion of each course, the new referees will be certified to officiate Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association (ENYYSA) games, with many played near your home. You would be given assignments in the easiest games to start and you could potentially advance quickly in leagues such as the Staten Island Youth Soccer League (SIYSL), Cosmopolitan Junior Soccer League (CJSL) and Long Island Junior Soccer League (LIJSL).
The fee for the course is $210 which includes a uniform. Click on this link to register: 

Once you register in Game Officials, Under Courses, you should see Referee Courses. Select Class Grade 8 New Referees - 2-Day Session or 6 Session. Course 28996 Staten Island or 28941 Syosset. When you register, choose District 5 - Staten Island or District 6 - Long Island. If done correctly, you should get an e-mail receipt for the class. 

E-mail for more details or if you need assistance in registering.

With over 100,000 youth soccer players––both boys and girls––and more than 25,000 volunteers, the non-profit Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association (ENYYSA) stretches from Montauk Point, Long Island to the Canadian border. Members are affiliated with nine leagues throughout the association, which covers the entire state of New York east of Route 81. ENYYSA exists to promote and enhance the game of soccer for children and teenagers between the ages of 5 and 19 years old, and to encourage the healthy development of youth players, coaches, referees and administrators. All levels of soccer are offered––from intramural, travel team and premier players as well as Children With Special Needs. No child who wants to play soccer is turned away. ENYYSA is a proud member of the United States Soccer Federation and United States Youth Soccer Association. For more information, please log onto, which receives nearly 300,000 hits annually from the growing soccer community.