2010 NISOA Comparative Rules Guide

Published on September 10, 2010 in Instruction

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The 2010 NISOA Comparative Rules Guide (pdf) is now available. This guide is not an all-inclusive listing of each difference between the sets of Rules and Laws, but rather only lists the more important differences where such differences exist.  Many technical and administrative rules such as player eligibility and accumulated cautions do not generally and directly concern the referee but rather the match administrators and have therefore been omitted from this study.[...]

The 2010 NISOA Comparative Rules Guide (pdf) is now available. This guide is not an all-inclusive listing of each difference between the sets of Rules and Laws, but rather only lists the more important differences where such differences exist.  Many technical and administrative rules such as player eligibility and accumulated cautions do not generally and […]

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2011-2012 NISOA General Election Results

Published on September 9, 2010 in Executive Board

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2011-2012 NISOA General Election Results

The 2011-2012 election results were announced at the Annual General Membership Meeting in Bethlehem, PA.  The following are the officers and regional representatives that will serve beginning January 1, 2011: Executive Board President, Manuel Ortiz, Jr. (Garland, TX). Vice President, Todd Abraham (Glencoe, IL). Secretary, George Wescott (Mantua, NJ). Past President, Joseph Miller (Meriden, CT). […]

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Dealing With Extreme Heat and Humidity

Published on September 2, 2010 in Instruction

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Dealing With Extreme Heat and Humidity

An athletic conference recently asked the NCAA about possibly suspending play to allow players to hydrate during soccer matches played in unusually hot conditions. The response from Cliff McCrath, Executive Director of NISOA and Secretary-Rules Editor of the NCAA Soccer Rules Committee follows: It is permissible ~ and within the jurisdiction of the referee ~ […]

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September 2010 Instructional Articles

Published on September 1, 2010 in Instruction

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September 2010 Instructional Articles

The September 2010 edition of soccer referee instructional articles is now available. This month we are including articles for the intercollegiate referee, the interscholastic referee and in Nuts and Bolts articles that address those basic techniques, procedures, practice alternatives, and skills that are often forgotten or overlooked while going through the experiences of soccer refereeing. […]

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2010-2011 NCAA Soccer Rules Changes Video Available

The 2010-2011 NCAA soccer rules changes video is available in our Video Training section. This is the same NISOA-produced video shown in local and regional chapter rules interpretation meetings. The video file is large so make sure you have a fast internet connection before you view the video.

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August 2010 Instructional Articles

Published on August 11, 2010 in Instruction

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August 2010 Instructional Articles

The Auguts 2010 edition of soccer referee instructional articles is now available. This month we are including articles for the intercollegiate referee, the interscholastic referee and in Nuts and Bolts articles that address those basic techniques, procedures, practice alternatives, and skills that are often forgotten or overlooked while going through the experiences of soccer refereeing. […]

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Tom Richardson (NC)

Tom Richardson, (North Carolina) has accepted the position of Associate Director with primary responsibilities for membership.  Tom has had a long career with the Triangle Chapter of NISOA and has also served as Area Coordinator.  Tom accepted the duties of membership chairperson and will take care of all new member, renewals, assessors, interscholastic, and assignor […]

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2010-2011 NCAA Soccer Rules Book

Published on August 6, 2010 in General

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2010-2011 NCAA Soccer Rules Book

The 2010-2011 NCAA Men’s and Women’s Soccer Rules Book is now available for download (Adobe Acrobat Reader required) from the NCAA website or directly from here.

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July 2010 Instructional Articles

Published on July 1, 2010 in Instruction

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July 2010 Instructional Articles

The July 2010 edition of soccer referee instructional articles is now available. This month we are including articles for the intercollegiate referee, the interscholastic referee and in Nuts and Bolts articles that address those basic techniques, procedures, practice alternatives, and skills that are often forgotten or overlooked while going through the experiences of soccer refereeing. […]

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Vince Forst

Published on June 24, 2010 in General

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Vince Forst

Long time NISOA member, Vince Forst, passed away on June 21, 2010 at the age of  91.  Vince received several top NISOA awards including life membership in 1987, Hall of Fame Induction in 1986, and the Raymond Bernabei Honor Award in 1987.  He was the founding member of the Midwest Chapter of NISOA and the […]

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