Melrose Youth Soccer
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Welcome to the Referee's Corner!

Referee Coordinator:
Nathan Roy

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    Welcome to the MYS website - we hope that you'll find materials here that will help make your job as referee more rewarding, and maybe a little easier as well.

    Contact the referee coordinator if you have any questions or comments.

    Weather Updates: Check the MYS Home page for game cancellation information.

    Q & A

    Q: How do I become a referee?

    A: If you are at least 12 years old, go to the Mass Ref website for details.

    Q: Does U8 have an area in front of the goal that players cannot enter?

    A: No. MYS no longer uses this area and it has been removed from the field lines.

    Q: Are coaches allowed on the field?

    A: In general, no. For U8, coaches are allowed on the field for the first 4 games. For U10 City, the coaches are allowed near the goalkeepers for the first 4 games.

    Q: When is the next Referee recertification course?

    A: You can register for a course on the Mass Ref website.

    Q: How can I get additional feedback or mentoring?

    A: Contact the referee coordinator and arrangements can be made to have someone monitor a game and provide feedback.