Due to the efforts of numerous referee societies and the careful planning of Jim Harings (Milwaukee Harlequins RFC) and Brad Casetta Sr. (Fond du Lac Rugby Inc.), the referees listed below have been assigned duties at the 29th annual Lakefront 7s.
The Wisconsin referee society supplied the bulk of the referees with a tally of 14. Minnesota, CARFU, Michigan and New York also contributed and will provide important cover for the all the finals as well as the pool stages in the Competitive and Qualifier brackets.
Paddy Mac, USA Rugby’s National Sevens Referee Manager, will also be on-site to evaluate a number of up-and-coming referees.
Wisconsin: Brad S Casetta sr, Trevor Williams, Cody Kluxman, Matt Bittner, Craig Hieptas-Wilson, Steve Midthun, John Wallszewski, Todd Streeter, Ben Brendler, Kyle Malaney, Jim Harrings, Jeff Noe, Will Traber, Steve Syvier.
Minnesota: Terry Helmer, Brad Derringer, Leah Berard, Brandan Bark, Jen Sturgeon, Chris Holloway, Art Shears.
CARFU: Josh Houston, Jon Markowitz, Andrew Brooks, Bill Weitstein.
New York: Scott Reilly.
Michigan: Scott Wright