Referee academy

The Referee Academy wants to lower the entry threshold and give young people a taste of refereeing before they make the move to the RBFA. Furthermore, the Referee Academy wants to develop as a training and coaching centre for talented refs.

STVV Stadium

Academy working method

The STVV Referee Academy offers 4 key moments to young trainees free of charge.


Theory & physical

Supervised by national referees

Every Wednesday at 18:00


At different levels

Assisted each time by STVV ambassador

1 match per weekend


Preparing for lessons

Preparing for the theory exam

Official matches

Assisted each time by STVV ambassador

Academy remains accessible for updating knowledge