Ontario Match Official Abbi Lezizidis wears many hats in the Officiating community and manages to juggle all of his committments with unwavering enthusiasm and optimism. With unprecedented energy, Abbi constantly gives back to officials of all ages and stages in his home District of Elgin Middlesex Soccer Association (EMSA), while also being an active Provincial instructor, Provincial Development Officer, Mentor, Club President, League Secretary of two adult leagues, father of 3 girls and a valued member of the Ontario Soccer Match Officials Development Support Team.
Abbi is always willing to contribute to the delivery of Match Official programming in Ontario and brings a unique brand of enthusiasm to his delivery. Locally, Abbi serves as a key member of the EMSA Match Officials Committee; championing its classroom and practical education programming, social media initiatives and club/league outreach.
Abbi is consistently supporting and promoting both EMSA and Ontario Soccer and his innovative approach to education and communication has contributed to many widespread programs. Abbi is also a Provincial Development Officer under the LTOD program, and has instructed at Provincial Upgrading Programs. When you ask Abbi to do something, he does it with an infectious positivity and optimism, which keeps others going.