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

REF: Baldomero Toledo
REF: Silviu Petrescu
REF: Mark Geiger
REF: 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

REF: Ismail Elfath
REF: Ricardo Salazar
REF: Kevin Stott
REF: Hilario Grajeda
REF: 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

RAR: Baboucarr Jallow

2014

REF: Drew Fischer
REF: Allen Chapman
REF: 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

RAR: 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

RAR: James Conlee

2016

REF: Alan Kelly
REF: Robert Sibiga

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

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

RAR: Danny Thornberry

2017

REF: Jose Carlos Rivero

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

RAR: 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: Kevin Stott

2018

REF: Nima Saghafi

AR: Cameron Blanchard
AR: Logan Brown
AR: Jose Da Silva
AR: Gianni Facchini
AR: Felisha Mariscal
AR: Oscar Mitchell-Carvalho
AR: Eric Weisbrod

4TH: Alan Kelly
4TH: Nima Saghafi
4TH: Robert Sibiga
4TH: Armando Villarreal

RAR: Kathryn Nesbitt

VAR: Alex Chilowicz

AVAR: Cameron Blanchard
AVAR: Logan Brown
AVAR: Brian Dunn
AVAR: Adam Garner
AVAR: Jeremy Hanson
AVAR: Jonathan Johnson
AVAR: Michael Kampmeinert
AVAR: Kevin Klinger
AVAR: Kyle Longville
AVAR: Jeff Muschik
AVAR: Matthew Nelson
AVAR: Mike Rottersman
AVAR: Thomas Supple
AVAR: Adam Wienckowski

2019

AR: Kyle Atkins
AR: Jeremy Kieso
AR: Nick Uranga

4TH: Joe Dickerson
4TH: Tim Ford
4TH: Ramy Touchan
4TH: Rubiel Vazquez

VAR: Robert Sibiga
VAR: Geoff Gamble
VAR: Alan Kelly
VAR: Jon Freemon
AVAR: Joshua Patlak

AVAR: Craig Lowry
AVAR: Robert Schaap
AVAR: Peter Balciunas
AVAR: Jozef Batko
AVAR: Peter Manikowski