Chip Reed

Arthur "Chip" Reed started his refereeing career in 1978 after playing youth, high school, and collegiate soccer with Lafayette College, and in the men's amateur league in Connecticut. He attained US Soccer National Referee in 1988 and kept this achievement through to 2006.

He was a US Soccer National Instructor (National Staff 2002-2006) and is a current US Soccer State Assessor

Some of his earlier highlights include refereeing at the US Armed Forces tournament Augusta, Georgia, 1989
and at the US Olympic Festival, Los Angeles , California,1991

Chip Reed Officiating Antigua & Barbuda at the Caribbean Cup Soccer Tournament

Chip reached the pinnacle for all referees becoming a FIFA Assistant Referee between 1992 - 1998

He officiated 140 games in Major League Soccer (1996 – 2006) with a career which includesofficiating the 1996 Inaugural MLS All Star game, Giants Stadium
the 1998 MLS All Star Game The Citrus Bowl, Orlando Florida, the MLS Cup 1998, Rose Bowl, Pasadena, California, Over twenty (20) International "A" games; and over 100 professional games as referee in American Soccer League, A-league, D3, and the PDL 

Internationally, Chip officiated at Seven World Cup qualifiers (1994 & 1998 tournaments)

Chip is still a Major Indoor Soccer League (MISL) floor referee (2006-2013) 

Chip was honored as a Connecticut Soccer Hall of Fame Inductee in 2009