Referee Coordinator - Stuart Marcus

(973) 945-0618

Anyone interested in becoming a certified referee can get more information on the requirements and course at  A link to register is provided at the bottom of the page.  If you are not certified, please scroll down to the information on Grade 9 referee.


Registered Referee Links

Arbiter Sports Assigning System (Registered Users Only)
Referee Game Report 


Referee Reminders

  • Look the part (neat and professional)
  • Wear the appropriate referee uniform
  • Always be on time (arrive at the field at least 20 minutes early)
  • Make sure that you have your equipment

- Red/Yellow Cards

- Whistle

- Stop watch or other timekeeping device

- Flags
- Pencil & pad
- A copy of the Club guidelines (always a good idea for reference)
- Coin for coin toss

  • No Drinks on field during game
  • Blow the whistle and make calls with Authority
  • Keep moving about the field of play with the ball
  • Maintain control of game play. You are the authority figure in the game
  • Instruct the younger players
  • Start and end the game on time.
  • Player shin guards must be worn under the socks. Players are not permitted on the field without them
  • Treat all players, parents and coaches with respect. Yelling at a coach parent, or player is not acceptable referee behavior. If you have a problem with a parent, ask the coaches for assistance
  • All referee decisions on the field are final!  Do Not change your decision.  Do not be influenced by coaches or board members.
  • Please study the rules for each division prior to that game. They change by division

Informational Links

Advice For New Referees