Become a Referee!

Become a Referee!

Coquitlam Metro-Ford Soccer Club Referee Development Program 2021/2022

All Referees are Asked to Follow the Following CMFSC Referee Standards


  • Commitment to fulfill assigned game from referee scheduler.
  • Arrival at field 30 minutes to game kickoff.
  • Dress code – no team wear, standard referee kit to include a black jersey ( yellow as alternate ), black shorts, black socks, black shoes.
  • Professionalism both on and off the field of play.
  • A desire to do your best on every match assigned to you.

BC Soccer Association Referee Development Pathway


Below is the Referee Pathway, as developed by BC Soccer. Click here to view the Coaching Pathway. Click here to view the Player Pathway.

Referee Pathway

CMFSC Referee Development Program Overview 2021-2022 Dates

Referees are asked to pre-register for any drop-in clinic by emailing Head Referee Peter Dragan.

Clinic capacity is 20 referees for all sessions. Referee Training Clinics are held on Friday nights at TC North from 7pm - 8pm.

August

  • Aug 26: New entry level training - R & AR review

September

  • Sept 9th: New Small Sided Training - Mechanics, whistle & positioning review
  • Sept 16th: Small Sided Training - returning & new referee review
  • Sept 23rd: Entry level training - R & AR review
  • Sept 30th: Offside training - R & AR review

October

  • Oct
  • Oct
  • Oct
  • Oct
  • Oct

November

  • Nov

December

  • CMFSC Referee Mentoring Program

January

  • Referee Practical Training Clinics
  • CMFSC Referee Mentoring Program

February

  • Referee Practical Training Clinics
  • CMFSC Referee Mentoring Program
  • Referee Education Night

March

  • CMFSC Referee Mentoring Program – DMFT
  • Annual BCSA Referee Registration due – Mar 31 (SSG Referees exempt)

April

  • CMFSC Mentoring Program concludes
  • Referee appreciation Night

May – July

  • Monitor exhibition game assignments
  • Preparation for upcoming youth season

Contact Info & Bios for our Referee Staff and Mentors

Our Referee Development Staff structure programs that will offer support through field side mentoring, field training, and educational sessions. The corner stone of the program is the mentoring team assembled to offer support to grassroots referees at CMFSC. The interaction of mentor to official is critical for positive development in refereeing. All club referees will have access to field training and education clinics to help reinforce correct applications and game knowledge.

Referee Development Staff

Pete Dragan
Referee in Chief
Pete Dragan
Andrea Brizuela
Mini's Scheduler- Officials
Andrea Brizuela
Referee Mentoring Team
Alan Au
Referee Mentor
Alan Au
Bob Lauro
Referee Mentor
Bob Lauro
Chris Harrop
Referee Mentor
Chris Harrop
David Shin
Referee Mentor
David Shin
Ellie Langr
Referee Mentor
Ellie Langr
Iain Andrews
Referee Mentor
Iain Andrews
Ken Woo
Referee Mentor
Ken Woo
Louie Sutherland
Referee Mentor
Louie Sutherland
Mike Cathcart
Referee Mentor
Mike Cathcart
Mynor Campos
Referee Mentor
Mynor Campos
Tin Po AU
Referee Mentor
Tin Po AU
Faheem Dean
Referee Mentor
Faheem Dean
Harry Tubbs
Referee Mentor
Harry Tubbs
Kelly Miada
Referee Mentor
Kelly Miada
Matteo Papa
Referee Mentor
Matteo Papa
Paige Kaplan
Referee Mentor
Paige Kaplan
Roman Mattiazzo
Referee Mentor
Roman Mattiazzo
Scott Fletcher
Referee Mentor
Scott Fletcher
Tomas Musso
Referee Mentor
Tomas Musso

Referees Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, CMFSC annually hosts BC Soccer certified Referee Clinics for Small Sided and Entry Level Referees. The clinics are held in August and September.

Clinic and registration information will be posted on the club website by mid June.

Yes, once you have taken & passed a BC Soccer Referee course you are free to Referee anywhere in the province.

  • The minimum age to begin refereeing is 12 yrs for a Small Sided Referee ( U8 - U12 ); and,
  • 14 yrs for Divisional Referee - Entry Level - ( U13 - U18 )

Current Referee clinic information is available at www.bcsoccer.net/referee-clinics.

Please contact the clubs Head Referee - Pete Dragan at headref@cmfsc.ca for all Referee enquiries.