2010 PA West Youth Referee of the year

posted Mar 25, 2011, 7:33 AM by Unknown user   [ updated Apr 24, 2014, 8:04 PM ]
Mr. Ian Weller, Lake Latonka, Mercer, Pa., has been awarded the 2010 Youth Referee of the Year for the Lake District, PA. West. Ian has been part of the Mercer Area Youth Soccer Association as a player for the past 10 years & has been a referee for the club for the past 5 years. Ian has been selected to referee in the PA West State cup in 2008 & 2009, has attended the PA West Open tournament for the past 4 years & he has been involved in many of the advanced referee clinics offered through PA West & our local association. 

Ian is in the process of completing his requirements to upgrade to a Grade 7 referee through PA West & is on track to complete the requirements before the end of this year. Ian is a Freshman at Penn State University, Behrend campus in Erie Pa.

Ian is very involved in his church as an usher, community volunteer & has worked at several local businesses for the past several years. He is directly involved in promoting the MAYSA soccer organization & has been involved in developing the skills of the younger referees. Ian has traveled to many of the local soccer clubs outside of the Mercer area & he has presented himself with a great deal of maturity & professionalism.