Jeff James (July 11,1962-April 13, 2019), NISOA National Referee from Northern New York ISOA was posthumously inducted into the New York State Soccer Hall of Fame on November 16, 2019 at the New York State Boys High School State Championships. His collegiate soccer officiating career started in 1999 and included over 450 matches, of which […]
NISOA is pleased to announce that current COO Lance VanHaitsma has accepted the position of CONCACAF Manager of Refereeing effective immediately. In the past year, Lance has done a remarkable job with NISOA and helped advance our strategic goals to the highest levels to date. Lance will remain a member of the NISOA team restructuring […]
The National Federation of State High School Associations has published a survey for high school soccer officials regarding the implementation of new rules for the 2019 – 2020 season as well as suggestions for rules modifications. NISOA members who are actively involved in high school soccer are invited to participate.
On behalf of the selection committee, we are proud to announce Jennifer Dunn from Greater Iowa ISOA as the week 10 winner of the 2019 Terry Vaughn NISOA Referee of the Week presented by Official Sports. Jen resides in Central City, Iowa. She was nominated by Greater Iowa Chapter President, Phil Watson for her outstanding […]
General elections for the elected NISOA Executive Board and senior leadership positions are scheduled to occur in April 2020 for the 2021-2022 term. The NISOA By Laws allow each chapter to forward a name for each elected office position and the regional representative for the chapter’s geographic region. Position descriptions are available for download here. […]