DAYTON AREA SOCCER OFFICIALS ASSOCIATION
The purposes of this Association are:
- To improve and promote the proficiency of soccer officials;
- To promote and maintain the highest degree of soccer officiating by following a standard set of mechanics, consistent interpretation and administration of the rules of soccer as defined by affiliated organizations;
- To provide trained, certified and capable officials;
- To cooperate with organizations and institutions officially related to the game of soccer and furthering its interests and ideas.
Referees wishing to continue as a member of DASOA must pay their dues. The fee is $40 for adults, $25 for youth (18 and under). You can pay via paypal, check, cash or money order. You can bring payment to any USSF recertification clinic, DASOA annual general meeting, or mail to Steve Wetzel (see address below).
To become a member, please download and complete the following Membership Application. Then, bring the form to any USSF recertification clinic, DASOA annual general meeting, or mail to:
c/o Steve Wetzel
P.O. Box 341436
Beavercreek, OH 45434-1436
USSF Recertification Dayton dates:
|Module "A"||Location||............||Module "C"||Location|
|Nov. 11||Kettering||Nov. 23||Xenia|
|Dec. 26||Huber Heights||Dec. 7||Kettering|
|Jan. 25||Xenia||Jan. 25||Xenia|
Brandon Artis was selected to referee at the US Youth National Championships in Overland Park, Kansas in July. Brandon was 4th official for the U19 boys national final. This was his third time being selected for Nationals in the last four years. Ohio South's Khary Williams was also selected as a referee for the tournament.
Procedures for games and assignments
Contacts for Late Drops (no drop button available) and other last-minute emergencies:
1st) Email YouthAssignor@gmail.com and
2nd) Call 937-732-5069 (On-Call Assignor) and,
3rd) Call 303-810-7341 (Mindy Clark) and,
4th) Send a text message to 303-810-7341 (Mindy Clark) and
5th) Call 937-321-6632 (Mark),
6th) Call 937-231-1855 (Pat),
7th) Call 937-435-5121 (Gary)
8th) Call 937-206-7017 (Shawna)
If you reach voicemail on any phone number above, ALWAYS leave a message!
NOTE: Do ALL of the steps above, IN ORDER, until you reach a live person or someone answers your email (or text message). If you get through all of the numbers start calling them all again in the order listed above.
Remember to always submit an online drop request via the system ASAP. Try to beat the 96-hour window by as much as possible so you do not HAVE to do the steps above. DASOA assignors are obligated to notify the Ethics Committee of ALL Late Drops including NO SHOWS.
People say you're nuts for being a referee?
An article recently published in Soccer America says they're right. Here's a humerous look at the world of a soccer referee: http://www.socceramerica.com:80/article/45555/referees-are-we-all-nuts.html