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23 Ontario Match Officials Successfully Complete 2023 Upgrading Programs

By Staff, 11/10/23, 11:00AM EST


Ontario Soccer would like to congratulate the 23 Match Officials that completed their Provincial and Regional Upgrade Programs in 2023.

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Congratulations to the 23 Ontario Match Officials who successfully completed Canada Soccer's Upgrading Programs in 2023!

The Regional and Provincial Upgrading Programs require Match Officials to commit a full year to improving their craft. In doing so, they will advance to the next accreditation level and secure a spot on the Regional or Provincial List of Referees, respectively.

We are so proud to celebrate the seven Match Officials who completed the Provincial Upgrading Program and 16 who completed the Regional Upgrading Program. See their names below:

Provincial Upgrading Program

Daniel Boduryan - YRSA

Vasyl Dzikh - PHSA

Teodora Glisic - ECSA

Jared Jenicek - EODSA

Nicholas Thompson - PHSA

Shashti Maharaj - Southwest

Nava Rajabi - Southwest

Regional Upgrading Program

Arshia Aliakbari - YRSA

Najeeb Almasri - YRSA

Angelina Baldino - Hamilton

Mariusz Buczkowski - PHSA

Tristan Forgie - DRSA

Cole Fraser-Dupuis - EODSA

Eric Hartman - EMSA

Josh Hicks - NSA

Michael Konstantopoulos - TSA

Philip MacLeod - HDSA

Nick Scarcello - SNW

Ehsaan Mahmud Khan - Hamilton

Jaefer Mohamad - ECSA

Kareem Nossier - Hamilton

Vito Pipitone - ECSA

Ryan Rodrigues - Hamilton

It was a pleasure working alongside each of these dedicated Match Officials, and we can’t wait to see what’s next for them in their refereeing careers.

Thank you for making Ontario proud!

Interested in a Canada Soccer Upgrading Program? 

Please note, the application window is currently open for the 2024 Regional and Provincial Upgrading Programs!

The deadline to apply is November 15, 2023.

Click here for more information on the Upgrading Programs.