Ref of the Month – Roan Stafford

Roan Stafford began his soccer career at Lakehill at the age of 4. When he was 12, Roan took the Small Sided reffing course and he was hooked. Being a Small Sided referee helped to build his confidence and knowledge of the game. Last September, Roan attended the Entry Level Clinic and  and became a…

Ref of the month – Ben Pierce

Ben started refereeing at the age of 12 years old while playing for Gorge Soccer as part of the Gold team. Ben began playing soccer at the age of  4 with TimBits Soccer, Lakehill and Gorge Soccer Association. Ben is currently a grade 11 student at École Victor Brodeur and his sports interests are diverse…

Ref of the Month – Daniel Squizzato

Daniel started refereeing at age 15, which means he’s now been doing it for more than half his life. He was head referee at the North Toronto Soccer Club for five years before moving to Salt Spring Island. Since then, he has regularly reffed local youth and adult games (LISA, VISL, LIWSA), with a few…

VISRA Scholarship

Applications are now open for this year’s VISRA Scholarship! Fill out this application form and email it to Christian before March 30, 2019. We look forward to reading your applications.

Referee of the Month – September

VISRA has started a new Referee of the Month initiative, where each month we will select a Vancouver Island referee to highlight their contributions to local soccer. Referee of the Month for September is Ben Clark Ben started reffing at the age of 12 for what was then Gordon Head Soccer Association (now Saanich Fusion…

Ed Hipsey Award – Outstanding Youth Referee 2017/18

Congratulations to Corson Greig on being this year’s recipient of the Ed Hipsey Outstanding Youth Referee Award! Corson has been refereeing since he was 11 years old and has been through many levels of soccer. Refereeing has taught him confidence, discipline and how to discipline. He received the Dennis Somner Outstanding Youth Referee award in…