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Are you thinking of becoming a referee?  Thunder has a great group of experienced referees that are ready and excited to welcome you to the team!  Here are just some of the reasons referees love working at Thunder:

·       Ability to earn great pay participating in a sport you love

·       Flexible scheduling that allows you work when and how you want to

·       It increases your knowledge of the game and makes you a better player

·       It develops important life skills like discipline, confidence, leadership, and professionalism

·       Thunder has a referee leadership team committed to your success and development

·       Thunder's Executive Director and other staff are certified referees so they support and understand the value and role of our referees

 

STEPS TO BECOME A THUNDER REFEREE

1.  Get Your Certification

Ages 0-11:       We’re so glad you’re excited, but it’s a little early.  We’ll see you in a few years.

Age 12:            Contact Thunder Director of Referees, BJ Rouse, at  [email protected]

Age 14+:          Sign up HERE at US Soccer to attend one of these online-only certification courses

 

2.  Get Your Equipment

Timekeeping:  a watch with a stopwatch and timer is mandatory. 

Footwear:  we recommend black soccer cleats or turf shoes of your choice.

Uniform/Gear:  we recommend the following kit with yellow jersey to get you started.  You’ll also need a pen to record scores.

https://www.amazon.com/Soccer-Referee-Package-Yellow-Medium/dp/B06Y1HH3DV

 

3.  Get Your Game Assignments

For instructions on how to get assigned to games, click HERE 

 

4.  Get Prepared

·       Confirm the appropriate half lengths, ball size, and age-specific rules associated with each of your assigned games

·       Ensure field locations and directions to your assigned games

·       Arrive 30 minutes before the scheduled game time in order to run a field/net check and have a proper pre-game discussion with your referee team (where applicable)

Contact

AUBURN THUNDER SOCCER CLUB
300 North Dean Road, Suite 5-184
Auburn, Alabama 36830

Phone: 404-713-5043
Email: [email protected]

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