Referee Academy

Cornwall FA has revamped the development structure for Referees.


 The Cornwall Referee Academy was formed in 2006. The Academy forms Levels 1 to 3 of the FA National Referee Development Programme. Stages 4 & 5 of the FA National Referee Development Programme are run on a regional basis. The Academy is strong supporters of Schools, Youth & Charity competitions.

Cornwall FA is very grateful for the support of the PGMOL which has enabled young academy referees to work as Assistant Referees & Fourth Officials at the prestigious Nike Cup each year since 2010

The Development of the Academy Referees has seen them officiate abroad at the Denmark Soccer Festival (2007 and 2008), Orange Classic, USA (2007), Cup Denmark (2009, 2014 and 2015), Como Champions Cup, Italy (2009), San Marino Cup (2009 and 2014), USA Cup (2011), Madrid Cup (2013) ,IBER Cup, Portugal (2013), Barcelona Summer Cup (2015) and Paris World Cup (2015).

Academy Members are trained in all disciplines of football, several members have officiated in National Competitions including Finals and Representative fixtures.

 Referee Coaches provide the expertise to develop the referees of tomorrow. 

 The Young Referees received experienced tuition in all forms of the game and have benefited from the coaching and mentoring of senior colleagues. Please contact Ray Brown either by email or 01208 262 983/07846 270967

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