Introducing Gabriel Ado – MWSRA’s First New Referee Development Program Coordinator

Introducing Gabriel Ado – MWSRA’s First New Referee Development Program Coordinator

MWSRA is very excited to announce that Gabriel Ado will be the first coordinator for MWSRA’s New Referee Development Program (NRDP), reporting directly to the MWSRA Board. The NRDP is intended to improve the quality and retention of newer referees, regardless of age.

Gabriel will be a great resource for newer referees and is very passionate about supporting the recruitment, retention, and development of the next generation of referees in MWSRA and in Maryland. Gabriel started playing soccer at the age of 5 for MSI and played most of his career for Bethesda Soccer Club, Wootton High School, and West Virginia University. He began refereeing in 1988 with MWSRA and is now certified as both a USSF Grade 6 and NFHS referee. He lives in Gaithersburg with his wife Laura, son Jacob, and daughter Mary.

For questions or suggestions, you can contact Gabriel at newrefcoordinator.mwsra@gmail.com. To receive updates from the New Referee Development Program, please sign up here!