Pleasant Hill, Missouri - Youth Soccer

Interested in becoming a referee?

How to become a registered USSF Referee

USSF Certification for all USSF-Affiliated Youth and Amateur Games

All United States Soccer Federation (USSF) affiliates require that all referees be registered by the USSF. In order to register a referee must be qualified. Normally this means taking a USSF referee training course conducted by a qualified USSF Referee Instructor.

Entry level referee classes allow candidates to become certified with the United States Soccer Federation (USSF) and create a wide variety of refereeing opportunities. There are two distinct USSF entry level grades; USSF Grade 8 and USSF Grade 9. Both entry level grades have no connection to 'school grades' (a common misconception). Candidates must complete one of the two classes in order to become USSF certified.

The Missouri Referee Development Program (MRDP) offers both USSF Grade 8 Referee and Grade 9 Recreational Referee clinics through the four MRDP Districts, which mirror the Missouri Youth Soccer Association (MYSA) districts. Normally these scheduled clinics are posted on the Missouri Referee Development Program Clinics. Any interested person may attend any posted clinic anywhere within Missouri to meet the requirement. After clinic completion, and in order to be assigned any youth games, a background check is also required.

USSF Grade 8 Referee

The USSF Grade 8 Referee may officiate games as a Referee or Assistant Referee in all youth games, as well Assistant Referee in higher comparable games. The Grade 8 clinic consists of a total of sixteen (16) hours of instruction. Upon successful completion of the course, that includes a passing 75%+ score on the written test after the course, candidates may register as Grade 8 Referees with the United States Soccer Federation for the current USSF Fee.

USSF Grade 9 Recreational Referee

The USSF Grade 9 Recreational Referee may officiate games as a Referee on recreational youth games U-14 or younger and as an Assistant Referee on any game U-14 or younger. They may not officiate older youth games or adult matches. For the latter matches, you must be at least a Grade 8 Referee. The Grade 9 clinic consists of an eight-hour class. Upon successful completion of the course that includes a passing score on the written test, candidates may register as Grade 9 Recreational Referees with the United States Soccer Federation for a fee.


Missouri Referee Assignor - Pleasant Hill, MO

Contact Don Donovan at (816) 365-0021 or send an email to for more information.

Soccer Links

  • Missouri Youth Soccer Association
  • U.S. Youth Soccer
  • KC Metro League
  • Kansas City Comets
  • Sporting Kansas City
  • Soccer One

Codes of Conduct

Get information on codes of conduct for players and coaches.


Follow us on Twitter


Rain Out Line

(913) 599-9959

In case of inclement weather, please call the league rain out phone line for the latest information. You must be sure to access the league where the game is to be played that day.

Text Updates

News & weather updates
on your phone!

Get KC Metro League updates sent to your cell phone via text message. You can even receive this information via email. More information


Check out Pleasant Hill Soccer sponors on our Sponsor Page.

©2011 Pleasant Hill Soccer Association