Terry Vaughn Referee Academy


Greetings once again!

I want to extend an invitation to all Iowa soccer referees, youth, high school, adult, college and professional, to one of the greatest learning opportunities in the country. The Terry Vaughn Referee Academy is recognized as one of the best — limited only by our seasonal weather. Plus, attendance automatically satisfies your annual 5 hour continuing education recertification requirement!

Once again, we will have a strong cadre of Instructors from US Soccer and NISOA:

- Margaret Domka (US Soccer)

- J.P. Spicer-Escalante (US Soccer)

- John Puglisi (NISOA)

These distinguished speakers are coming here for YOU and no one else -- all to help you become a better referee. The only thing that will keep you from tapping into this vast storehouse of soccer refereeing knowledge is you. Take advantage of
this opportunity and join us on Saturday, March 4, 2017.

Steve Kopf
Iowa Referee Committee (IRC) Chairman


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The Terry Vaughn Referee Academy is the premier soccer training event in the state of Iowa, and one of the largest single-day referee training events in the United States.

Date: Saturday, March 4, 2017
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Check-in / Registration opens at 8:00 a.m.)
Location: West Des Moines Valley High School

Sponsors: Official Sports International (OSI), Referee Store, Referee Magazine / NASO, Iowa Games, and AdvoCare

Pre-Registration: Please register in advance!
Cost: FREE! With prize giveaways / raffles and a free lunch!
Dress is casual. Bring pen/pencil & paper to take notes.

Past speakers at the Iowa Referee Academy have included:

FIFA World Cup Referees

- Mark Geiger

- Brian Hall

- Kari Seitz

- Kevin Stott

USSF Director of Professional Referees

- Paul Tamberino

FIFA Referees

- Alex Prus

- Ali Saheli

- Ricardo Salazar

- Sandra Serafini

- Terry Vaughn

FIFA Assistant Referees

- Greg Barkey

- Nate Clement

- George Gansner

- Kermit Quisenberry

- Tom Supple


- Don Wilbur

- Todd Abraham

- Ken Andres

- Cliff McCrath

FIFA Futsal Referee

- Jason Krnac

National Instructors & Referees

- Herb Silva

- Farad Mansourian

- Jonathan Meersman

- Jerry Cova

- Faith Rossi

- Chuck Locke

- Peter Stilling

- Eric Boria

Continue to check here regularly for Academy updates.

You do not want to miss this event!