RefereesRespect the Ref
• The Madison Area Youth Soccer Association (MAYSA) and the Madison Area Soccer Referee Unit (MASRU) are the two primary organizations which provide services to soccer referees in the Madison, Wisconsin, area.
• MASRU is a membership organization. Its focus is on the training of referees. It also serves as a vital communications link between local, state and national referee organizations.”
• MASRU and MAYSA cooperate on a number of programs to improve the quality of soccer officiating in the area, such as mentoring of newly-certified officials. If you are a level 9 or 8 and you want a mentor, contact Linda Huttenhoff
• Dealing with unruly behavior: MAYSA has a strict "No Tolerance" policy regarding harassment of referees (download it here). If you encounter verbal harassment or physical abuse from anyone (player, coach or spectator) please report the incident in writing within 24hrs to MAYSA via fax at 608-276-0119 or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.