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    Interested in becoming a Celtic referee?

    By Palatine Celtic Soccer Club 02/03/2020, 10:00am CST

    US Soccer Grassroots NEW Referee Training information:

    1. Go to
    2. To create a profile, click on SIGN UP, complete form, and submit. 
    3. Under License Pathway click on Grassroots – First Time Referees, then click on Go to Course List on the right and follow the registration and payment. Local classes include: TBD.
    4. Click on COURSE DETAILS to register.
    5. Once registered, click on “COURSES” at top, then ‘MY COURSES”, then “GO TO CLASSROOM” and click on the “ASSIGNMENTS” tab to complete online requirements 1 week before the class. 

    2020 Referee Registration Additional Resources ISRC has published some new YouTube videos describing the registration process. If you are still having trouble with registration, we hope they can guide you through the process.  Thank you for your patience as we all work through the 2020 registration.  Please do not delay!  Some leagues are starting next week, and we do not want you to miss any games.

    Individual video links are:
          Step 1 - Profile
           Step 2 – Background Screening
           Step 3 – Recertifying Refs: Chicagoland & N. Illinois
           Step 3A – Recertifying Downstate Refs

    Reminder for Recertifying Grassroots Referees in Chicagoland and Northern Illinois, this is your Learning Center Course:

    Written instructions can he found here and here.
    We look forward to seeing you for the 2021 season!


    Steps to become an employee Celtic referee: 

    ** Under 16 you will need to have a work permit.  ** Email me for the letter of intent.  Email:


    Millstone Attends USYNT Training Center

    By Palatine Celtic 03/14/2019, 1:45pm CDT

    Millstone Gets Big Invite

    Big news for 2003/04 Celtic player Paige Millstone who was invited to the United State Youth National Team Training Center in Chicago on March 5th. Paige was one of 18 players selected in the 2004 age group to attend the training center. She was part of a group that included players from Eclipse, Sockers FC, FC United, and others. 

    Paige has worked tremendously hard for this invitation. It was a great opportunity to have one of Celtic's players be included in this elite group. We congratulate Paige and look forward to more of our players being called in for opportunities like this. 


    The Palatine Celtic Soccer Club was founded in 1968 by Bill Hughes and Jimmy Kinsella, a transplanted Scotsman.  Together, they were the first people in Palatine to organize local children into teams to play the game of soccer.  Jimmy named the Club after his home club, Glasgow Celtic.

    The Palatine Celtic Soccer Club is affiliated with the Palatine Park District and provides youth soccer programs for girls and boys ages 4-18.  Many of the players on the William Fremd and Palatine High School varsity soccer teams have played either recreational and/or travel soccer under the Celtic banner. Palatine Celtic Soccer Club is also home to The Celtic Cup Labor Day Tournament featuring over 400 teams.

    Articles for the Volunteers and Parents.