About Officials Management Group

A network of assignors across the country involved in the assigning and development of referees in all communities. We work with your local assignors to develop a plan to provide your event, tournament, or league qualified officials. We work with local and state officials to provide learning opportunities for referees for you.

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Richard Triche, Owner

  • Consultant and Director of Marketing for GameOfficials.net, an official’s assigning software solution that is used by US Soccer and numerous clubs and state associations across the United States and Canada. 

  • National USSF Referee – Retired 

  • Officiated MLS, USL PDL and Pro game, International games, Adult National Championship games 

  • National USSF Assessor 

  • Manager of Assignments – U.S. Soccer (Chicago, IL) 2.5 yrs - Developed the protocol and procedures for the US Soccer Development Academy - Coordinated and managed a national pool of assignors for US Soccer Development League, MLS Reserves, USL Pro , NASL USL PDL, international friendly games and other types of games. 

  • Member National Instruction Staff - Developed, produced and created booklets, manuals, videos for referee training - Conducted Referee Academy at tournaments around the country for US Soccer - Assisted in the design and procedures for academies across the country. 

  • USSF Assignor (local) - USSF Local Area Assignor (LAC) for US Soccer sponsored games in Texas (12 years) - Assign ECNL Houston Challenge games, USL Super 20 games in Texas, WPSL games in Texas. 

  • South Texas Referees - State Referee Administrator and Operations manager.

  • Designing and coordinating the development and implementation of online training solutions for officials.

  • Owned and managed media companies for the production, duplication and distribution of training and publicity materials for corporations across the country. 

Siobhan Higgins.heic

Siobhan Higgins, Social Media Manager

  • Officials Management Group Social Media Manager - Social media strategist and content creator for OMG's social media platforms. Promotes and attends events. OMG photographer. Assists in referee communication channels. Edits and designs OMG website. 

  • Owner of Adsbychevs Social Media and Creative Services Consulting

  • Professional Soccer Player Inactive (2019-2021). Previous clubs include Hibernian FC (Scotland), Hearts of Midlothian FC (Scotland), DVTK FC (Hungary), and Valadares FC (Portugal).

  • USSF Referee – Inactive (2009-2019)