East Coast Premier Cup – Referee Availability

Copa Rayados East Coast Tournament – Loudoun County, VA — AUGUST 25-27, 2023

In its third year, the 2023 Copa Rayados Tournament features platinum class youth travel teams from MLS Next, ECNL National League, Girls Academy, and EDP — with matches for U11-U19 from Regions 1 and 3.  Mostly using synthetic turf fields.   Upper age groups will pay $80/50/50 per match. Tournament sanctioned by US Soccer via USSSA.

Expert feedback will be available for our referee corps, led by Tournament Director of Referee Development Kevin Nicholson (WV). Other committed experts include the following:

  • USSF National Referee Coach and EAST REGION Referee Committee Member Kara Honthumb (MA)
  • PRO Manager of Talent Identification and USSF National Referee Coach Steve Montanino**
  • Former USSF National Assessor Arn Manella (DCV)
  • Former USSF National Assessor Bob Perry (DCV)
  • Former USSF National Assessor Allan Lo (DCV)
  • Former USSF National Referee Rebekah Friedrich (MD)
  • Former USSF National Referee candidate Shannon Poplstein Mayberry (NC)

* * Steve Montanino will present content in pre-Tournament Zoom.