2014 Hall of Fame Inductees
2014 Inductees to the CSAN Hall of Fame
American Kari Seitz is considered one of the most experienced female professional soccer referees in the world. She participated in 4 FIFA Women’s World Cups, 1 World Championship, 3 Olympic soccer tournaments along with officiating in 24 other International Tournaments/Events in 17 different countries, refereeing National Teams from 42 different countries. Kari holds the international record for World Cup appearance, male or female. In October 2013, she retired after a distinguished 28-year career. Since 2013 she has been a National soccer referee instructor.
Born in El Salavador, Jesus Salmeron, started playing soccer at the age of 8. When he moved to San Francisco at the age of 29 he became a part of the Fraternidad (“Brotherhood”) League. He played his amateur soccer career in the league before becoming a coach. Jesus coached for 14 years before moving into an administrative position with the Fraternidad League. After 3 years as Vice President, in 2004 he was elected President, a position that he still holds. Jesus has received numerous awards for his contributions to helping youth in his community.