Marie-Soleil Beaudoin

Marie-Soleil Beaudoin (born 30 November 1982) is a Canadian soccer referee.[1] She was named to the FIFA International list in 2014.[2] She is also a professor of physiology and biophysics at Dalhousie University.

Full name Marie-Soleil Beaudoin
Born 30 November 1982 (age 36)
North Vancouver, British Columbia
Other occupation Professor
Domestic
Years League Role
2015–2017 USL Championship Referee
2019–Present Canadian Premier League Referee
International
Years League Role
2014–Present FIFA listed Referee

Early life and education

Beaudoin was born in 1982 in North Vancouver, before moving to Quebec City, Quebec as a toddler. She is the oldest of three daughters and began playing soccer at the age of five.

Beaudoin graduated from McGill University with a bachelor in science, minoring in education. She then attended the University of Guelph graduating with a masters in science and a PhD in nutrition, exercise and metabolism.

She worked as a professor at the University of Northern British Columbia for a year, before being hired as a professor of physiology and biophysics at Dalhousie University.

Refereeing career

Beaudoin received her regional badge in 2008, provincial status in 2009, national badge in 2013 and her FIFA badge in 2014.[3]

On 31 August 2018 Beaudoin was appointed to referee the 2018 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup in Uruguay.[4] Beaudoin would go on to referee the final of that tournament with Jamaican assistant referees Princess Brown and Stephanie-Dale Yee Sing.[5]

On 3 December 2018 FIFA announced that Beaudoin had been appointed to be an official in the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup. After the conclusion of the round of 16, Beaudoin was retained as one of 11 officials to be assigned matches for the remainder of the tournament.[6]

During the inaugural season of the Canadian Premier League, Beaudoin was assigned to officiate HFX Wanderers FC's home opener against Forge FC on 4 May 2019.[7]

References

  1. ^ "Canada Soccer". www.canadasoccer.com. Retrieved 18 June 2019.
  2. ^ "Canada: Referees". FIFA.com. Retrieved 17 May 2014.
  3. ^ "Dalhousie professor also one of Canada's top soccer referees". The Chronicle Herald. 19 June 2017. Retrieved 15 July 2018.
  4. ^ FIFA.com. "FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Uruguay 2018 - News - Referees and assistant referees appointed for Uruguay 2018 - FIFA.com". www.fifa.com. Retrieved 23 June 2019.
  5. ^ "Concacaf referees earn another distinction with FIFA Under-20 World Cup Final assignment". www.concacaf.com. Retrieved 23 June 2019.
  6. ^ "Refereeing – Media briefing" (PDF). FIFA.com. 26 June 2019. Retrieved 26 June 2019.
  7. ^ SUN, Toronto; Sports; Soccer; Email, Share VAN DIEST: Canadian referee living her dream at FIFA World Cup Tumblr Pinterest Google Plus Reddit LinkedIn; Tumblr; Pinterest; Plus, Google; Reddit; LinkedIn (5 June 2019). "VAN DIEST: Canadian referee living her dream at FIFA World Cup | Toronto Sun". Retrieved 19 June 2019.
2014 in American soccer

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2015 CONCACAF Women's U-20 Championship

The 2015 CONCACAF Women's U-20 Championship was the 8th edition of the CONCACAF Women's U-20 Championship, the biennial international youth football championship organised by CONCACAF for the women's under-20 national teams of the North, Central American and Caribbean region. The tournament was hosted by Honduras and took place between 3–13 December 2015, as announced by CONCACAF on 7 May 2015. A total of eight teams played in the tournament.

Same as previous editions, the tournament acted as the CONCACAF qualifiers for the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup. The top three teams qualified for the 2016 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup in Papua New Guinea.The United States won their fifth title overall and fourth in a row with a 1–0 final victory over Canada. Both finalists and third-placed Mexico qualified for the World Cup.

2016 CONCACAF Awards

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2016 CONCACAF Women's U-17 Championship

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Same as previous editions, the tournament acted as the CONCACAF qualifiers for the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup. The top three teams of the tournament qualified for the 2016 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup in Jordan as the CONCACAF representatives.The United States won their third title overall with a 2–1 final victory over Mexico. Both finalists and third-placed Canada qualified for the World Cup.

2016 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup

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2017 CONCACAF Awards

The shortlists for the 2017 CONCACAF Awards were announced on 22 November 2017. The results were announced on 18 and 19 December 2017.

2017 Charlotte Independence season

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2017 SheBelieves Cup

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2017 Tournament of Nations

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2018 CONCACAF Awards

The shortlists for the 2018 CONCACAF Awards were announced on 11 December 2018.

The awards are for performances between 1 January and 10 December 2018. The results were announced on 15 January 2019.

2018 CONCACAF Women's Championship

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2018 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup

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The tournament was held in Uruguay from 13 November to 1 December 2018. North Korea were the defending champions but were eliminated by Spain in the quarter-finals.

The final took place at the Estadio Charrúa, Montevideo between Spain and Mexico a rematch from the group stage in 2016. Spain won their first title, beating Mexico 2–1 in the Final.

2019 Algarve Cup

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Norway defeated Poland 3–0 in the final to win their fifth title.

2019 FIFA Women's World Cup

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The United States entered the competition as defending champions after winning the 2015 edition in Canada and successfully defended their title with a 2–0 victory over the Netherlands in the final. In doing so, they secured their record fourth title and became the second nation, after Germany, to have successfully retained the title.

2019 Orlando Pride season

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The team's opening day roster was announced on April 10 and included 17 returning squad members. Sydney Leroux was notably placed on the supplemental roster instead of being deactivated on maternity leave in the hopes she returns before the end of the season.

On May 23, after losing Shelina Zadorsky, Emily van Egmond, Camila, Marta, Ali Krieger, Alex Morgan, Alanna Kennedy and Ashlyn Harris to the World Cup, the Pride temporarily signed three National Team Replacement players.

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