GCSOA Officers

Mike Pugh
(301) 775-8120
VP of Referee Recruitment and Retainment
John Nesta
(216) 225-6956
VP of Member Services
John Handwerk
(330) 635-9418
George J. Balasko
(440) 742-0479
Brian Banjac
(440) 832-8595

Board Appointed Position

Rules Interpreter
John Kipp kippster10@hotmail.com

High School Officiating

All OHSAA referees starting their second year or more of being a certified official must attend 4 local meetings. There are dozens of local meetings scheduled in the Northeast District and sponsored by GCSOA. A complete listing of local meetings can be found on our Events pages  by logging into myOHSAA.

For further information on High School Soccer Officiating please visit ohsaa.org.

US Soccer Officiating

For further info on anything related to USSF, including how to become a referee or renew your license, please visit  ohnrefs.org.

College Officiating

Please contact Austin Saini at sainiaustin@gmail.com if you are interested in becoming a College Official.

Referee Equipment

To purchase referee jerseys and equipment, visit the Official Sports website at OfficialSports.com

Indoor Officiating

Indoor officiating is by invite only.  If you are interested in officiating Indoor Soccer in the Cleveland area, please email Wayne Wilson at waynekwilson@earthlink.net.