MLS Playoffs – first games

A complete list of the season officials were first involved with the MLS Playoffs, by role, since U.S. Soccer and MLS created PRO in 2012.

Please note some officials will have been involved with MLS Playoff games prior to this point – this record is just since the start of PRO.

2012

REFEREE: BALDOMERO TOLEDO
REFEREE: SILVIU PETRESCU
REFEREE: MARK GEIGER
REFEREE: SILVIU PETRESCU

AR: Frank Anderson
AR: Ian Anderson
AR: Daniel Belleau
AR: Darren Clark
AR: Kermit Quisenberry
AR: Corey Parker
AR: Adam Wienckowski
AR: Greg Barkey
AR: Daniel Belleau

4TH: Juan Guzman
4TH: Ricardo Salazar
4TH: Matt Foerster
4TH: Ismail Elfath
4TH: Hilario Grajeda

2013

REFEREE: ISMAIL ELFATH
REFEREE: RICARDO SALAZAR
REFEREE: KEVIN STOTT
REFEREE: HILARIO GRAJEDA
REFEREE: ARMANDO VILLARREAL

AR: Peter Manikowski
AR: C J Morgante
AR: Brian Dunn
AR: Craig Lowry
AR: Mike Rottersman
AR: George Gansner
AR: Corey Rockwell
AR: Fabio Tovar
AR: Sean Hurd
AR: Joe Fletcher
AR: Paul Scott
AR: Bill Dittmar

4TH: Jorge Gonzalez
4TH: Drew Fischer
4TH: Armando Villareal
4TH: Allen Chapman
4TH: Geoff Gamble
4TH: Sorin Stoica
4TH: Dave Gantar
4TH: Chris Penso
4TH: Baldomero Toledo
4TH: Edvin Jurisevic
4TH: Jair Marrufo

5TH: Baboucarr Jallow

2014

REFEREE: DREW FISCHER
REFEREE: ALLEN CHAPMAN
REFEREE: JAIR MARRUFO

AR: Matthew Nelson
AR: Claudiu Badea
AR: Baboucarr Jallow
AR: Eric Boria
AR: Adam Garner
AR: Jonathan Johnson

4TH: Silviu Petrescu
4TH: Fotis Bazakos

5TH: Chris Strickland

2015

REF: FOTIS BAZAKOS
REF: CHRIS PENSO
REF: TED UNKEL

AR: Jeremy Hanson
AR: CJ Morgante
AR: Kevin Klinger
AR: Jeff Muschik
AR: James Conlee
AR: Brian Poeschel
AR: Phil Briere

4TH: Jose Carlos Rivero
4TH: Drew Fischer
4TH: Ricardo Salazar
4TH: Mark Geiger

5TH: James Conlee

2016

REF: ALAN KELLY
REF: ROBERT SIBIGA

AR: Jeffrey Hosking
AR: Brian Poeschel
AR: Chris Strickland
AR: Danny Thornberry
AR: Jason White
AR: Eduardo Mariscal

4TH: Kevin Stott
4TH: Fotis Bazakos
4TH: Ted Unkel

2017

REF: JOSE CARLOS RIVERO

AR: Andrew Bigelow
AR: Kathryn Nesbitt
AR: Peter Balciunas

5TH: Jason White

VAR: Edvin Jurisevic
VAR: Dave Gantar
VAR: Fotis Bazakos
VAR: Juan Guzman Jr
VAR: Mark Geiger
VAR: Allen Chapman
VAR: Chris Penso
VAR: Hilario Grajeda
VAR: Drew Fischer
VAR: Ted Unkel
VAR: Edvin Jurisevic
VAR: Kevin Stott