Robert L. Kuhnle

Robert L. Kuhnle (Meritorious Service) - Inducted in 2014

  Bob played and coached youth osccer, became a USSF certified referee in 1979, a USSF National Referee in 1992, a State Assessor in 1993,  and a State Instructor in 1986. He served as State Referee Administrator, State Director of Referee Instruction, and Local Area coordinator for Professional Referee Assignments for many years.  While a National referee, he officiated very high level matches in Virginia and the District of Columbia.  As the SRA, Bob maintained the database, processed all referee applications, and handled all the finances of the referee program. As a result of his leadership and mentoring of younger referees, Virginia had its first referee on the FIFA panel and ten new National referees in the two years immediately following his tenure as SRA.