You must be a current UK student to apply for this position. This position is located off-campus with a local Lexington employer and is not affiliated with the university.

Referees team sports (soccer and flag football), encourages sportsmanship and encourages children to build their confidence through sports.  ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Arrives 10 minutes prior to your first game
  • Look over the field/court to make sure everything is safe for the children to play on.
  • Begin each game with the Coach’s Prayer
  • Call the games fairly.  No favoritism!
  • Enforce sportsmanship and de-emphasize winning
  • Let the participants know what they did wrong if you call something against them so that they can learn from their mistakes.
  • Be respectful to the coaches, participants and parents.
  • At the end of every game, make sure that both teams high five or shake each other’s hands as a sign of good sportsmanship.
  • Make the games fun for the participants
  • Before leaving, make sure that everything is put back properly and nothing is left out that should be put up.  Time watches and whistles are not yours to keep!  Please put them back where you got them!!! (Exceptions are if you provided your own).


  •  FREE city-wide membership
  •  Discounted Program Fees