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The Referee Advocates, Minnesota youth soccer referee management, training, development program

We achieve high quality results and set high expectations for both ourselves and our partners

You need referees. We bring them with purpose.

At The Referee Advocates, we understand that every youth sports community is unique and there is no such thing as a one-size-fits-all way to go about referee management. We take the time to uncover the root causes of your referee problems and design homegrown, integrative programs that reflect your community's commitment to building a sustainable referee pool. 

Our comprehensive referee development and management services pair well with soccer clubs, assignors, referees, and youth sports organizations that are equally committed to transforming the game day into an ideal playing and working environment for our players and referees alike.​

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The Referee Advocates, Minnesota youth soccer referee management, training, development program

FOR ORGANIZATIONS

Let us put our proven model to work for your organization. Together, we will build a robust, integrated referee management program.

The Referee Advocates, Minnesota youth soccer referee management, training, development program
REFEREE MANAGEMENT & GAME ASSIGNING

End-to-end referee management so the right officials are matched with the level of game play. Referees thrive with clear development pathways and ongoing mentorship.

The Referee Advocates, Minnesota youth soccer referee management, training, development program
INTEGRATED REFEREE PROGRAMS

Organization-specific pathways to help your referees thrive from the very start, positioning your community as an active, innovative participant in the referee solution.

The Referee Advocates, Minnesota youth soccer referee management, training, development program
POSITIVE GAME CULTURE

Engaging with your community so they hold each other accountable and take ownership over a positive game day.

The Referee Advocates, Minnesota youth soccer referee management, training, development program
REFEREE
ADVISOR

We become your referee advisor as you make decisions about the schedule, pay, staffing, and more to effectively position your organization’s game days for optimal referee coverage.

The Referee Advocates, Minnesota youth soccer referee management, training, development program
TOURNAMENT EXPERIENCE

We focus on a comprehensive referee experience so your event can appear organized, intentional, and a great place for referees to work.

The Referee Advocates, Minnesota youth soccer referee management, training, development program

FOR ASSIGNORS

We help you build a sustainable referee pool so you know and trust those that work games with you. Our work improves the efficiency of your assigning process and makes you look great in front of your clients.

The Referee Advocates, Minnesota youth soccer referee management, training, development program
REFEREE EXPERIENCE MAPPING

We work with you to design a referee engagement plan proven to increase your referee numbers through recruitment and retention.

The Referee Advocates, Minnesota youth soccer referee management, training, development program
REFEREE DEVELOPMENT MAPPING

Implement targeted referee development pathways so referees learn and grow while receiving direct feedback that elevates their game.

The Referee Advocates, Minnesota youth soccer referee management, training, development program
PROGRAMS ADMINISTRATION

Strategize a smoother process for matching officials to the right level of game. Increase your assigning efficiency.

The Referee Advocates, Minnesota youth soccer referee management, training, development program
COLLABORATION

Share resources, ideas, and referee assignments so the referee community can become a more supportive, collaborative place to work.

The Referee Advocates, Minnesota youth soccer referee management, training, development program

FOR REFEREES

The TRA referee community is growing rapidly. Work with our clubs and know that you are supported, valued, and celebrated.

The Referee Advocates, Minnesota youth soccer referee management, training, development program
DEVELOPMENT SUPPORT

Being a soccer referee is complex, and we provide clear development pathways that will set you up for success so you stay with the game years to come.

The Referee Advocates, Minnesota youth soccer referee management, training, development program
POSITIVE WORK ENVIRONMENT

Our clubs are committed to offering a positive work environment on and off the field. The TRA crew will guide you through your experience as a referee.

The Referee Advocates, Minnesota youth soccer referee management, training, development program
COMMUNITY

Going through a shared experience alongside others is the fastest way to enjoy the work you do. Our community is supportive, fun, and committed to each others’ success.

The Referee Advocates, Minnesota youth soccer referee management, training, development program
ADVOCACY

We not only support you when things don’t go well, but we elevate and advocate for a referee voice at the decision-making table.

The Referee Advocates, Minnesota youth soccer referee management, training, development program

WE TRAIN AND MENTOR YOUNG REFEREES TO NOT ONLY GROW THEIR OFFICIATING CAPABILITIES, BUT ALSO NURTURE THEIR CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT - PREPARING THEM FOR SUCCESS BOTH ON AND OFF THE FIELD.

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