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                  July 30, 2016 - Memphis
July 31, 2016 - Nashville
                  August 6, 2016 - Knoxville

Welcome to the The Soccer Officials of Tennessee (SOT) website!


Heroes of SOTN

November 2015 was a rainy month resulting in the 2015 Fall TSSA State Tournament having to move to the weekend of 13-15 November (originally scheduled 6-8 Nov.)  Staffing game officials for this important event was a challenge.  But, the below SOTN soccer officials met the challenge and I personally thank each of them for making the tournament a success!!! 

Adam Guy

Dean Nelson

Mitch Clark

Adam Visbeen 

Hristo Ivanho

Oladipupo Adegun

Alexander Tyshkevych

Dennis Beard

Omar Scott

Andrew Davis

Isaac Martinez

Pat Bristol

Ariel Morris

Jack E. Taylor Jr.

Paul Soya

Audra Fullen

Jaewook Joo

Paylor Eubank III

Ben Rastelli

James Buhl

Peter McKenzie

Ben Meyer

James Sherer Jr.

Ricardo Hernandez

Bill Taylor

Jason Evans

Riki Morrow

Bobby Creasy

Jim Becker

Ross Pruitt

Brandi Fletcher

Jess Erickson 

Saeed Kamali

Caleb Nobles

Joe Kirkpatrick

Samuel McDoniel

Caleb Slaughter 

Joe Painter

Sarah Ann Jones

Charles Conradi

John Rafter

Sergio Puerto

Chuck Kranitzky

John White

Serkan Akbulut

Coty Matthews 

Josh Nobles

Shaun McKee

Dave Dillon

Judson Holden

Shawn Murry

David Johnson

Kendall Earp

Stephanie Matthews

David Mabius

Kevin Kral 

Steve Eordogh

Derek Gibson

Kristen Fabick

Steve Hay

Donald Barnett III

Larry Miller

Tasa Mushayamunda

Donald Williams

Ludmil Stoyanov

Timothy Taylor

Donovan Eubank

Matt Hayes

Troy Nicholson

Erik Hinson

Michael Cline

Wayne Hough

Gary Welch

Michael Mysiewicz

William Mize

George Ludwig

Michael Sparta

Zachary Obrein

Glenn Garrett

Mike Lowrance

Zachary Yarid

A special thanks to Brady Robinson, Emanuel Azan, Andy Moss and Leland Grant for their leadership.

Mike Candebat

(if you are a SOTN soccer official, attended this event and your name is not included in this list, please let me know)

How do special-cases officials register for 2016?


Special cases are officials who will not recertify by taking a run-of-the-mill recert clinic. Special cases typically include officials who satisfy any of the following:

  • referees grade 6, 7, 15 & 16,
  • referees who attended the advanced clinic (one of the three SOTNU events that were held) plus those who were excused from attending it,
  • referees who are expecting in-service-training credit for attending an SOTU event, the new online recertification class, or some other approved event,
  • instructors, and/or
  • assessors.

Please go to the following URL for more information and/or to register for 2016(that is, to pay your registration fee(s), to complete your 'paperwork,' and to take the appropriate refresher exam).

Note: If you are a referee who will be upgrading (instead of recertifying) for 2016, do not follow the special-cases instructions for your referee registration. Instead, follow the instructions you have or will have received from Brady regarding how to register as a referee for 2016. On the other hand, if you are planning a mid-year upgrade sometime in 2016, follow the special-cases instructions given at the above URL.

Upcoming Events

  • Jun
  • 3
State Cup
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  • Richard Siegel Park, Murfreesboro, TN
  • June 3-5, 2016

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  • Jul
  • 30
Advanced Clinic
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  • Memphis
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  • Jul
  • 31
Advanced Clinic
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  • Nashville
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  • Aug
  • 6
Advanced Clinic
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  • Knoxville
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Who Can take the State 6 FIFA Sprint and Interval test (Test will be offered at the advanced clinic's).

  • All Grade 6 Referees who wish to recertify for 2017 as a grade 6 referee.
  • Grade 7 Referees in the upgrade program to grade 6
  • Emeritus Referees - pending space available
  • Grade 7 Referees - pending space available
  • Grade 8 Referees in the upgrade program - pending space available

Grade 7 (including grade 8's in the upgrade program) & Emeritus referees' who wish to receive priority assignments in adult matches may take the grade 7, S&I test locally. Contact your DRA for more information. Space permitting, those in this catigory may take the grade 6 fitness at any of the advanced clinics.