Wanted! Referees for Spring 2015
Training classes on February 4&5 ... register online today!

DC Stoddert Soccer is sponsoring a U.S. Soccer Federation Grade 9 new referee class on the evenings of February 4, and 5, 2015, from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm, at the Jelleff facility in Georgetown, on "S" Street NW, one block east of Wisconsin Avenue in upper Northwest. Students must attend both sessions.

Restarting the Game
Referee Director Walt Anderson weighs in on the Laws of the Game

This week, let’s look at a few of the basics of the rules of soccer, formally know as “The Laws of the Game”.

Veteran referee Doug Barnes shares his insight on soccer's most controversial call

Players who see the ball touch someone's hand or arm scream, "Didn't you see that?" Parents yell, "Where's the call?"

Official Sports International partners with DC Stoddert

fficial Sports International partners with DC Stoddert to support the educational training development of adult and youth referees.

Up Close with Nicholas Carson
Nicholas Carson has been a fan of the Beautiful Game for more than half of his life

At the 2013 Annual General Meeting, Mr. Carson was honored by DC Stoddert as its Adult Referee of the Year.

Up Close With Walt Anderson
Get to know Walt Anderson, DC Stoddert Soccer’s Referee Director.


Walt Anderson has been a mainstay in the middle of the pitch for DC Stoddert Soccer for more than15 years. As Director of Referees, Walt regularly works with youth and adults to teach the laws of soccer and provide a basis for those interested in refereeing to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to officiate youth matches.

During the fall 2013 season, Walt supervised more than 70 referees who oversaw a total of 1,064 matches for DC Stoddert Soccer. Heading into the spring 2014 season, the demand for referees remains high across the board, and as such, Walt is always on the look out for men, women and children who want to serve the game as referees.