Huw Savage Joins Heartland Soccer as Referee Director and Assignor | Sports Destination Management

Huw Savage Joins Heartland Soccer as Referee Director and Assignor

May 24, 2021
Jeff Bingman moves to Director of Field Marshals and On-Site Referee Assignor

Heartland Soccer Association announces the appointment of Huw Savage to the position of Referee Director and Assignor. Jeff Bingman moves to Director of Field Marshals and will continue his role of On-Site Referee Assignor.  

Huw has an extensive background in soccer both personally and professionally. Born in Wales, he played collegiate soccer at the Institute of Sport, Wales before coming to the USA to coach youth soccer in 1995. Huw worked for 16 years with GSI Sports hosting 15 events which included Showcase KC, The Elite 120 College Showcase, Sporting Club 3v3 Classic and many more.

“I’m excited about my new role as Referee Director and Assignor with Heartland,” stated Huw Savage.  “I’ve worked with Gordon and Jeff for many years and both have done an incredible job working and scheduling referees for all the great tournaments and leagues held in Kansas City! I hope I can continue with the legacy and provide a wonderful experience for the thousands of players who attend the games!”

Heartland Soccer works with 2,000+ certified referees who are assigned to officiate over 10,000 games annually at multiple facilities every weekend through league and tournament games. To learn more about becoming a referee or field marshal with Heartland Soccer please visit

About Heartland Soccer

Heartland Soccer Association is the largest youth soccer league in the country with more than 1,500 league teams per season, 21,000 league youth players, 2,600 tournament teams each year, 44,000 tournament players each year, 4,000 coaches and 2,000 active referees. Heartland Soccer Association was formed in 1977 and has grown from an initial 600 players to serving teams from 16 states and internationally with league and tournaments. For more information, visit

Heartland plays at world class turf facilities, GARMIN Olathe Soccer Complex, Scheels Overland Park Soccer Complex, Swope Soccer Village and Compass Minerals Sporting Fields.

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