The objectives of MOSOA, whose members are registered with the Referee Program of the United States Soccer Federation (USSF), and / or the Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA), are to:
Provide its members with the opportunities and skills to officiate soccer within the surrounding community.
Act as a facilitator between the different leagues of interest and MOSOA members.
Provide an atmosphere in which peers gain a better understanding of the "Laws" or "Rules" of the game through interaction and discussion.
Promote the assignment of sanctioned referees to officiate at various levels of play.
Advocate for individual members in all matters related to participation in the sport of soccer as a referee.
Encourage sportsmanship among players, coaches, referees, and spectators.
Our website www.mosoa.org, serves the membership in many ways. It provides information pertaining to assignment of games, MOSOA sponsored clinics and meetings, and provides the links to the organizations in which we serve as referees.
The MOSOA welcomes new members as it continues to build an organization to serve the youth and adult soccer programs in the Mid Ohio Area with quality soccer officiating. If you have questions or would like more information abouth the organization, please contact Ken McMahon or Natalie Stellini.
If you are interested in the MOSOA Referee Academies, please contact Shawn Smith for the Entry Level Academy or Grant Brown for the Intermediate Academy by sending an e-mail to
The MOSOA hopes that it can be of service to you and has the opportunity to welcome you as a member in our organization. Please click on the Becoming a Referee tab for more information on getting started as a scccer referee in Central Ohio.