Chris Penso

Chris Penso

Name: Chris Penso

Nationality: USA

Role: Referee

Professional Debut:
MLS [Referee] – New York Red Bulls vs San Jose Earthquakes (04/16/2011)
USL [Referee] – Miami FC vs Puerto Rico (07/04/2008)

Honors: 
FIFA panel [Referee] – 2013-2015
FIFA panel [VAR] – 2021-present
New York Red Bulls v Tottenham Hotspur – 2010
​MLS Cup Playoffs
U.S. Open Cup Final [4th Official] – 2015
MLS Cup [4th Official] – 2015
MLS All-Star – 2016
Concacaf Nations League Match for Third Place [VAR] – 2021


Career Stats:


Referee

Year
Games
2020
2
2019
26
2018
20
2017
25
2016
19
2015
19
2014
10
2013
18
2012
19
2011
13
Total (to 11/15/20)
171

4th Official

Year
Games
2020
0
2019
10
2018
9
2017
4
2016
5
2015
2
2014
7
2013
8
2012
2
2011
7
2010
12
2009
13
Total (to 11/15/20)
79

Video Assistant Referee

Year
Games
2020
19
2019
0
2018
4
2017
3
Total (to 11/15/20)
26

Note: These stats are for MLS regular games only.