Nine Cal South Referees are heading to US Youth Soccer’s National Championships that will take place from July 25-30 in Frisco, Texas. Cal South leads nationwide with the most referees, representing Southern California with nine out of 96; 12 local clubs will also be traveling to Texas, the most of any association.

The selection process for referees for the US Youth Soccer National Championship Series is based on performance throughout the Series. Just as the teams advance from the state to the regional to the national level, so do the referees.

Below is the list of all Region IV referees traveling to Frisco, Texas.

Name Hometown Grade
Adrian Gonzalez Fontana, Calif. 6
Alejandro Aguilera* Las Vegas, Nev. 6
Andrea Reyes La Palma, Calif. 6
Bhavik Dutt Modesto, Calif. 7
Bryan Juarez Santa Rosa, Calif. 7
Chad Stewart* Camas, Wash. 6
Cynthia Vargas* Murrieta, Calif. 6
Eduardo Gonzalez Las Vegas, Nev. 7
Elias Anosov* Littleton, Colo. 6
Isai Baltezar Santa Cruz, Calif. 6
Isaiah Vlad Glendale, Ariz. 6
Jesus Hernandez-Balbas Seattle, Wash. 6
Jesus Mejia Mountlake Terrace, Wash. 7
Jorge Partida Pomona, Calif. 6
Joseph Salinas Whittier, Calif. 6
Justin St. Pierre Camas, Wash. 7
Kali Smith Richmond, Utah 6
Maria Magana San Bernardino, Calif. 6
Mario Coss Mesa, Ariz. 6
Mike Hohnholz Camas, Wash. 6
Riley Hooper Salem, Ore. 7
Samantha Martinez* National City, Calif. 6
Togayhan Traim San Diego, Calif. 6
Yoel Miller Los Angeles, Calif. 6

* Top returning referee from 2016 National Championships