Coaches & Referees


Various WYSA practice plans, including by our professional coaches, are available at the following link:

Mass Youth Soccer coaching courses:

Mass Youth Soccer Statewide curriculum and practice plans for U6 through U18:

Footy 4 Kids:

Soccer Xpert:

Understanding the Offsides Rule
FIFA - Interactive guide to Law 11. Offsides

Another Offsides View:

Information about a soccer field and its lines:

WYSA currently has 25 active referees for the season. If you have an interest in being a referee, you must be 14 years or older, adults welcome, and you must have a Grade 8 Referee certification. Details on the course and test are available through the Mass Referee Association (link below). Once you have succesfully completed that test - please contact Ms. Rachel Hanson - the Director of Referees through the website 'Contact' tab.

Referee Quick Reference & Zero Tolerance Policy

For information on Referee Course Schedules - please go to