Marie-Soleil Beaudoin (born 30 November 1982) is a Canadian soccer referee. She was named to the FIFA International list in 2014. She is also a professor of physiology and biophysics at Dalhousie University.
|Full name||Marie-Soleil Beaudoin|
30 November 1982|
North Vancouver, British Columbia
|2019–Present||Canadian Premier League||Referee|
Early life and educationEdit
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.
On 31 August 2018 Beaudoin was appointed to referee the 2018 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup in Uruguay. Beaudoin would go on to referee the final of that tournament with Jamaican assistant referees Princess Brown and Stephanie-Dale Yee Sing.
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.
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