Referee Information

Elmbrook United (EBU) Soccer uses referees from the Waukesha County Referee Unit.  Our referee assignor is Jon Schrantz, [email protected].

New Referee Certification Courses, which register prospective referees for the 2021 calendar year, are available through the Wisconsin Soccer Referee Development Program. The courses are open now for registration and pre-course work. Pre-course work will be followed by a virtual component available from January through mid-April. Completing the course during this time will allow a new referee to take the field starting Spring 2021.

This course is for new, first time referees who have not been previously registered as a referee or a previously registered referee that has a lapse in registration.

New Grassroots Referee Course Requirements
1)    Complete all U.S. Soccer required assignments in the U.S. Soccer Learning Center
2)    Create a GameOfficials account
3)    Successfully complete all pre-course work
4)    Successfully complete in-person virtual course

The steps for signing up in the U.S. Soccer Learning Center and completing the Wisconsin Soccer Referee Development Program requirements are located on the WISREF website. Contact WISREF Registrar, Tom Mesalk, directly with registration questions.

Upcoming Classes:

Visit for more information. Courses are currently being held virtually.

To Recertify:

Access the US Soccer Learning Center  Referees can find the instructions in the WisRef Library ( in their GameOfficials account.  Recertifying Referees can contact their Assignors for further information.  Recertifying Referees will “Sign up” the first time they log into the US Soccer Learning Center with their name, birthdate and email and will create a password for their Referee profile that US Soccer has set up for them. You  should not need to create a second profile.  You will need to compIete online hours ahead of time which will be outlined when you sign up.    Access the document below for assistance in signing in.

New Referees:

You must be 13 years of age to sign up.  Go to the US Soccer Learning Center, create an account and follow the prompts to register.  There is an online portion of this class that will need to be completed ahead of time.

Access the document below for assistance in creating an account and signing up.

How to Sign Up for Referee Courses

2018-2019 Recreational Referee Fees

Age Group

Center Referee

Assistant Referee (each)

Amount EachTeam Pays

Per Game if all Referees

are Present


Parent Ref






$7 (Center Only)

U9 – U10



$8 (Center Only)




$15 (Center) + $10 + $10 (Assistants) = $35




$22 (Center) + $15 + $15 (Assistants) = $52

These game fees follow the recommendations set by Wisconsin Youth Soccer, as of August 2018.

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