Referee Online Training

U.S. Soccer is committed to producing referee education resources aimed at supporting the nearly 150,000 officials across the country regularly working amateur games at the youth and adult levels.

While these online training resources are specific to referee instruction, this content can also be accessed by players, coaches and spectators who simply want to learn more about the Laws of the Game and refereeing.

The online training resources are organized into specific courses and each course reflects an area of targeted training for referees in relation to the level of competition they will be officiating.

Training specific to the small sided and recreational youth game:

Training specific to the competitive youth game:

Training specific to the amateur adult game:

If you are a new or current referee completing these modules for certification or recertification, please be sure to contact your State Referee Association with any questions related to training requirements and testing.