Referee Uniform Package

December 17, 2015Comments Off

The following are the two forms for the Grade 8 referee course

Complete the forms and attach a check payable to CD-REF for $215.00. Send the completed package to:

                               Michael Rennick

                               19 Debbie Marie Ct

                               Niskayuna, New York 12309

                               Attn: USSF Referee Grade 8 Course

1. Grade 8 course application January 2019AA

2. New Uniform Packages 2019

Fitness and Exercise for Referees

March 26, 2015Comments Off

Referee Fitness Information

The following is the information provided by National Referee and Assistant Trainer at Bard College Justen Lopez at the March 19, 2015 training session

A. Injury+Prevention+Exercises

Training schedule to assist referees on prevention of injuries. The schedule can also be found in the LINKS page.

B. Injury Prevention Presention Updated

The power point presentation in a PDF format. The information is for referees in the CDRef association and should not be copied without permission of the presenter

C. Video examples of Excercises

The following are videos associated with the exercise program.

1. Warm Up


3. Clamshells

4. Abductor Wall Press

5. Monster Walks

6. Star Core

7. Body Squat

8. Wall Sit

9. Step Up

10. Lunge

11. 4-Way Ankle

12. Heel Raises

13. Single Leg Balance

14. Dot Drill

16. Supine Flutter Kicks

17. Rotation Plank

18. Dying Bug

19. Superman

20. Bridging

Physical Fitness Test

March 24, 2015Comments Off

A physical fitness test for Grade 7 referees (Emeritus and Grade 8 interested in refereeing Premier u 16 and above games assigned through CDRef) 2019 date to be determined. See Events page for specific information and requirements

Download Files

March 19, 2013Comments Off

Download files of instructional materials will now be available through the website. The downloads are for referees and other individuals interested in improving their knowledge of the game of soccer.

Although every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the information provided, please feel free to send feedback to if any errors are found as to content.

Referees, who are member of the Capital District Referee Association, can contact to provide feedback, as well as, to request additional presentations or information they would like available for downloading.

Posts and Responses

March 19, 2013Comments Off

The CD Ref will begin using the Website to blog important information. The blog is intended for referee use and education. Responses should be professional and deemed important to improving referees knowledge and competencies.  NOTE – If you reply to a post, the reply is reviewed and approved prior to it showing on the site. This may take 1 or 2 days.