Canadian FIFA Referee Carol Anne Chenard and FIFA Assistant Referees Marie-Han Gagnon-Chretien and Chantal Boudreau attended the CONCACAF Women’s Elite Course in San José, Costa Rica […]
Canadian FIFA Referee Carol Anne Chenard and FIFA Assistant Referees Marie-Han Gagnon-Chretien and Chantal Boudreau attended the CONCACAF Women’s Elite Course in San José, Costa Rica from October 19-22. The focus during this course was on physical fitness and technical training involving sessions both in the classroom and on the field.
Instruction was led by Kari Seitz (Senior Manager, FIFA Refereeing Department), Jennifer Bennett (FIFA), Leonel Leal (CRC), Kaleisha Antoine (FIFA), Alan Morgan Brown (FIFA) and Canada’s own Michelle Pye.
The Elite course prepares and advises CONCACAF’s top female Referees and Assistant Referees for the very busy upcoming year which will include the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup from 5-24 August 2018.
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