Janice Gettemeyer Sansone
Janice Gettemeyer Sansone is a three time All-American at UMSL, her college years included a 4th place in the AIAW Division before UMSL moved to the NCAA and a 4th place finish in their tournament. Jan was a yearly All-Conference, All-Midwest, All Region, and All Tournament MVP. After college, Jan began her amateur playing for Soccer Dome, Royal Midtown Chrysler, and the Busch Soccer Club where the team appeared in 4 Final Four USSF Amateur Championships.
After playing Jan began a career in refereeing. As successful as she was at playing her accomplishment as a referee will never be matched since she was the first in so many categories. Beginning in 1977 in the CYC, Jan began USSF games in 83, College in 85, 92 the first NPSL assistant, 95 FIFA Panel of International Lineswomen, 97 FIFA Panel of International Referees, numerous High School District and State Finals, and USSF highlights include Missouri Cup and Olympic Festival games. On College, NAIA, MCA, NJCAA, JUCO, and NCAA games are every year standards. From 95-2002, Jan was a rules interpreter for Missouri High School.
A 2001 Inductee into the Inaugural UMSL Hall of Fame Class.