Injured Player? Take Safe Steps in the Return-To-Play Decision

soccerBallMidField Injured Player? Take Safe Steps in the Return-To-Play Decision By Dev Mishra, M.D. One of the toughest decisions in youth sports is determining when a player who has suffered an injury is ready to return to action. It’s very easy to get caught up in the moment of competition and… Go To Full Post

Screaming at Children – A Ref’s Eye View

soccerBallMidField Screaming at Children — A Ref’s Eye View By Mike Woitalla It’s amazing that no matter how many games you ref, not matter how much you prepare for the all possible scenarios, you still get blindsided. I had a coach come to me angrily at halftime of a U-10 girls… Go To Full Post

Ref Watch: Why three is so much better than one

soccerBallMidField Ref Watch: Why three is so much better than one By Randy Vogt When I moved to Florida for business 27 years ago, I lived and worked in Orlando and also worked in the state capital of Tallahassee, 250 miles away. So I officiated in both cities. What I remember… Go To Full Post