Mike Amato Joins FLSRC as Assistant ARA


Mike Amato has been appointed as the new Assistant ARA (AARA) for the northeast end of Area C in Florida.  Mike will be assisting Sean-Michael Kemp, the Area C administrator and Janessa Gunn, also an Assistant ARA (AARA) in Area C.

Mike became a referee in 1999 with AYSO in California, where he also became an instructor, assessor and board member. He was also a volunteer at the local YMCA where he helped develop several Orange County referee programs. He certified as a USSF referee in 2006. 
Mike moved to Florida in 2008,  and continued as a USSF referee and also became a member of FHSAA.   In 2014 Mike became an assignor for Florida Rush, and in 2015 became the assignor for the Tournament Success Group that, prior to Covid-19, had over 20 Tournaments throughout the state. He is currently the local assignor for high school in central Florida.
Professionally, Mike is a retired restaurant executive of 40 years, who is married with 5 children and 2 grandchildren. 
Congratulations to Mike on his new appointment.

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