Referees


Gareth Crisp – Triple Crown Winner !
June 5, 2014

Gareth Crisp (a Lakehill Soccer Association Referee) has won the Triple Crown of Officiating this year in that he was awarded “Referee of the Year at Lakehill (two time winner); for the Lower Island Soccer Association; and the BC Soccer Association.”

As a player, Gareth started his soccer career at  Lakehill Soccer Association in 2002.   In 2010, he made the final provincial selection camp for the Danone Nations Cup.   Also, he was  chosen to represent Vancouver Island(Zone 6) in the 2010 BC Summer Games . Gareth made the u13 team for the BC Soccer Premier League in 2011.  He is still with the BC Premier League, as a u16 player, hoping his next step in soccer is to be a Prospect for the Highlanders.

As a referee, Gareth has worked his way up from Small Sided; to Entry Level to now being a District Referee. In addition to refereeing for Lakehill Gareth also referees in the BC Premier League ,and has officiated both Island and B Cup finals. Gareth brings commitment, dedication and a positive attitude to every game he officiates.

Quite the impressive accomplishment.

Congratulations Gareth!

GarethCrisp

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BC Soccer Referee Clinics / Fitness Schedule & Registration Check regularly for updates for Provincial to Youth Classification clinics

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Referee mentor program makes the news:

http://www.sookenewsmirror.com/sports/189872091.html

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BCSA Referee Rules & Regulations

The British Columbia Soccer Association’s Referee Development Program is currently working to update the referee’s portion of this website to have accurate and up-to-date information; this is a working process and we will update as items and timeframes are confirmed.

Please check back with us on a regular basis as we are continually updating this information.

FIFA Laws of the game

Super Y League USL Link for Officials

Referee Online Match and Discipline Reporting located on TAB (left of web page) – Referee Online Game – Discipline Report

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 VISRAThe Vancouver Island Soccer Referee Association official web site.

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NEW  We as an association, have a zero tolerance policy when it comes to abuse of the officials, therefore if you would like to provide your opinion of the referee we ask you to wait until the game is over and use the form on our website to notify us of your dissatisfaction or satisfaction.  You do not need to know the name of the referee to use the form.

We hope that in deciding to use the feedback form you will use it to tell us both the positive and negative experiences you have had.  LISA does not schedule the referees but we will work with the head referee schedulers of each club to share the information we receive to assist in assigning the most appropriate ref for each game and mentor any referees that might need assistance.

Remember, there would be no game if we didn’t have referees so let’s keep them in the game!  LISA Referee Feedback Form (click here)