If you are interested getting games for the Iowa City Kickers, please contact the Kickers Referee Director, Teri Spencer at . You must be at least 13 years old and have completed a certification class.

New referees need to submit a W-9 form. Forms can be mailed to Iowa City Kickers, PO Box 226, Iowa City IA 52244 or scanned and emailed to

In-person Referee Course on December 23, 2023
10am to 1pm at the Hawkeye Tennis and Recreation Complex

The course consists of online assignments completed through the US Soccer Learning Center and in-person classroom and field training.

To see more details, register, and complete the online assignments, use this link: 


Those interested can contact: 

Jeremy Cohen


The Palmer Holden Referee Scholarship:

Iowa City Kickers will provide a $50 scholarship to a deserving referee after each spring and fall season.  Selection will be based on a referee who has shown a strong work ethic and a willingness to help other referees. They have demonstrated a desire to grow their referee skills through consistent performance and continued communication about game events. Like Palmer, these referees will have shown a drive to ensure that the youth players at Kickers have safe, fun matches.

Fall 2020 Recipient
Drew Brown

Spring 2021 Recipient
Butali Butali

Fall 2021 Recipient
Richie Nguyen

Spring 2022 Recipient
Celia Sadewasser

Fall 2022 Recipient
Jonas McLaskey

Spring 2023 Recipient
Mohaned Mousa

Fall 2023 Recipient
Jaxon Hancock

Spring 2024 Recipient
Aubrey Hunter