Advanced State Referee Training Courses for 2003

The United States Soccer Federation, in response to requests from several state associations, has scheduled a number of Advanced State Referee Training Courses for 2003.  The list is attached.

The courses will focus on varied topics such as:

    a) Player Management Presentations
    b) Regional and National Cup Competitions and Tournaments
    c) Video: Womens World Cup video: Fouls and Misconduct
    d) Clarification of Position Papers 2002 and 2003
    e) Overview and Analysis of Misconduct Report 2002
    f) Revisit:  Advice to Referee on the Laws of the Game

Special Notes:

Advanced Referee Course
A referee instructor will be appointed by the Manager of Referee Development
and Education. All travel, lodging, meals and fees for the instructor will
be the responsibility of the National Program for Referee Development. The
instructor will contact the coordinator to finalize details of arrival,
housing and local transportation.  It is appropriate for a site
associations representative to coordinate the instructors transportation
between the airport, the instructors lodging and the site of the course.

The hosting state association will be responsible to arrange for and pay for
meeting rooms audio-visual equipment, local printing or copying of the
course handouts and any refreshments that are provided for the participants.

Should you have any questions about the scheduled workshops, please contact
the national office.