The purposes of this Association are:

  • To improve and promote the proficiency of soccer officials;
  • To promote and maintain the highest degree of soccer officiating by following a standard set of mechanics, consistent interpretation and administration of the rules of soccer as defined by affiliated organizations;
  • To provide trained, certified and capable officials;
  • To cooperate with organizations and institutions officially related to the game of soccer and furthering its interests and ideas.
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High school referee training

On behalf of High School Officials in and around the Dayton Area

DASOA and OHSAA are always searching for new officials interested in serving the high school teams and athletes in the Dayton area.
  If you've ever considered joining the world of HS soccer, this is the time to act! Bob Sherman and David Hupman will be conducting a class this summer to prepare you for the OHSAA certification exams.
 You must be 18 years of age and should have at least 3 years of USSF experience with a significant number of games as the referee at the U-15 or higher level.
 Classroom sessions will be held June 21-23 and field work on June 25-26.
 If you're interested please contact Bob Sherman ( or 937-271-3930) as soon as possible.


2016 Spring Season Schedules

Go to Click on the DASOA Youth Competitive button to look for open games.


For MVYSA, CUSL, & TPL games contact or the on call assignor number 937-732-5069.  For BP games contact Geoff Darr or 937-672-0589.

Upcoming USSF Clinics

Re-certification (Grade 8) - ADDED - Last Chance - March 31

There has been one local Grade 8 recert added.
March 31, 6-9 pm at MVYSA Office, Huber Heights
See the OSSRC calendar for the remaining ones in the state.



ODP Tournament - Opportunity for referee development

Referees must be 18 or older
Been a registered referee with USSF for the past 2 years
Demonstrate acceptable level of fitness, foul recognition, and knowledge of the Laws of the Game
Available for matches between   - Date Will be Posted.

Send your requests including your resume covering your experience level to BJ Jabbari, SYRA (





The amount is $40 over 21 years old, $30 for under 21 years old (includes late fee for after March 1).

Payment options are:

1.  Credit Card payment via (Paypal option below). Note: Does not require you have a Paypal account.

2.  Send payment via snail mail to:

PO Box 341436


Membership dues can now be paid via PayPal/credit card: 

2016 Member Dues Type (Includes $10 late fee after March 1)
Full Name (USSF register Name)

Referees wishing to continue as a member of DASOA must pay their dues. You can bring payment to any USSF recertification clinic, DASOA annual general meeting, or mail to Steve Wetzel (see address above).

To become a member, please download and complete the following Membership Application



Rules Variations For Spring Season

Here is the Rules Variations file for the spring season. Make sure you have the most up-to-date version with you at the games.

Please download and print it now!

Download them here: Rules Variations



New referees: Note about assignments

Want to sign up for games? Here's how:

Go to:

Select the league you want to work in, select my games and open games (along with a date range) and then see which games are available for you to request.


Games and assignments:

These procedures are for MVYSA, CUSL, and TPL games. If the game in question is for another league, contact the assignor for that league FIRST, then use the procedure below if you are unable to reach the proper assignor.  Assignor contact information is at:

Contacts for Late Drops (no drop button available) and other last-minute emergencies:
1st) Email and Call 937-732-5069 (On-Call Assignor).  If no one answers leave a message.  Give it a few minutes and whoever is on call will call you back.  If you do not reach a live person and do not hear back within 5 minutes then see below: 
2nd) Call or Send a text message to 937-206-7017 (Shawna Spada) 
3rd) Call or Send a text message to 937-203-6380 (Gerald)
4th) Call or Send a text message to 937-206-1510 (Donna)
5th) Call or Send a text message to 937-321-6632 (Mark),
6th) Call or Send a text message to 937-830-1482 (Lynne)
7th) Call or Send a text message to 937-361-4231 (Greg)

FOR BUCKEYE GAMES:  Contact Geoff Darr 937-672-0589

If you reach voicemail on any phone number above, ALWAYS leave a message!


Remember to always submit an online drop request via the system ASAP. Try to beat the 96-hour window by as much as possible so you do not HAVE to do the steps above. DASOA assignors are obligated to notify the Ethics Committee of ALL Late Drops including NO SHOWS.


People say you're nuts for being a referee?

An article recently published in Soccer America says they're right. Here's a humerous look at the world of a soccer referee:


Saturday January 23, 2016            6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

MVYSA Office, 7029 Taylorsville Rd, Huber Heights 

Instructors:    Baldeosingh and TBA

Registration: Mike Gauder

Saturday January 23, 2016            6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

MVYSA Office, 7029 Taylorsville Rd, Huber Heights 

Instructors:    Baldeosingh and TBA

Registration: Mike Gauder