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Christina Unkel – Florida State Referee Administrator

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Christina Unkel is officially announced as the New State Referee Administrator (SRA) for the Florida State Referee Committee (FLSRC).

Christina Unkel brings to the FLSRC a history of achievements – FIFA Referee / Professional Referee / MLS Video Assistant Referee – Over 23 years as a US Soccer Referee & Florida registered referee; Seven (7) years representing USSF at the highest levels including FIFA Youth Olympics in Nanjing, China, CONCACAF World Cup Qualifying, Olympic Qualifying, championship tournaments, refereed over thirty (30) international friendlies and tournaments, FIFA & CONCACAF Championship Referee in Veracruz, Mexico & Nanjing, China; CONCACAF Elite Referee Designation & attended multiple CONCACAF Elite Seminars; Over 10 years refereeing Professional/1st Division women & men soccer in the U.S. (WPS; NWSL; MLS; MLS Combine) with multiple playoff matches and semi-final appointments; PRO Referee; MLS VAR since introduction in 2017 (1 of 2 women VARs first trained in the world).
“We are looking forward to working with Christina to better develop and advance Florida referees. Together we hope to increase membership and advancement opportunities for all the levels of referees in our state.  As FASA, FYSA and our member Clubs continue to grow, having someone with Christina’s experience as SRA will bring new ideas and advanced focus on referee development and retention, keeping Florida as one of the national leaders in referee accomplishments”
The Florida State Referee Committee, Florida Adult Soccer Association, and Florida Youth Soccer Association would like to thank Abrom Douglas Jr. for all of his efforts, his successes, and all the accomplishments of the FLSRC and our referees over the past six years.

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