The deadline to take the 2015 NISOA National Referee certification exam on the NISOA Central Hub has been extended to midnight (eastern daylight time), August 16, 2015. A requirement for the National Referee program is to pass this test with a 90% score. You will be given 2 attempts. Only this exam – the National […]
NISOA members may have received notice from the NCAA through ArbiterSports that the NCAA is imposing a registration fee on soccer officials for the 2015 season. Officials who elect to register with the NCAA and pay the registration fee will have access to the NCAA Soccer Central Hub. They will also be eligible for NCAA […]
We are deeply saddened to report that Frank Jewell passed away on Tuesday, May 26, at the age of 81. Frank was a life member of NISOA, Hall of Fame, Honor Award, Robert Sumpter Excellence in Teaching recipient, and Distinguished Service Award winner. Frank was a true NISOA member working diligently for the organization in numerous […]
The daily schedule for the 2015 NISOA Referee Training Camp in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania is now available for download.
Registration for the 2015 National Referee Academies is now open on the Arbiter NISOA Central Hub for all returning National Referees, National Assessors and National Referee Applicants. Please register early for the academy you wish to attend so we know approximate numbers for the local coordinators to prepare for at their site.
President George Wescott is pleased to announce the appointment of Manny Ortiz, Jr, Garland, TX., as NISOA Interim Executive Director. This appointment was approved by a special vote of the Executive Board. Manny has a long history with NISOA in many capacities. He joined in 1980 and was an active official and National Referee for […]
Plans for the 2015 auxiliary events at the convention are near completion. Visiting San Antonio should be a great experience for all. The NISOA Auxiliary plans the following for the event: Friday, July 17, 2015 – Breakfast and then visit the Alamo which is only a few blocks from the hotel. Lunch on your own […]
A new NISOA Physical Performance (fitness) test was approved by the Executive Board and the General Membership in July 2014. However, due to some difficulties developing and implementing a scoring system similar to the existing NISOA Physical Performance Test, the Executive Board has approved deferring the new Physical Performance Test until the 2016 season. NISOA […]
The March 2015 NISOA Intercollegiate newsletter is now available for download. This edition of the newsletter includes a message from NISOA President, George Wescott, crew photographs from post season tournaments, and the 2014 NISOA National Referee Assessment survey report. Information and registration forms for the 2015 NISOA National Convention in San Antonio, Texas are also […]
Sites and dates for the 2015 NISOA National Referee Academy clinics are now available. This list is provided for planning purposes. Click a site for the fact sheet. May 16, 2015 – Ontario, California June 6, 2015 – Greensboro, North Carolina June 13, 2015 – Orlando, Florida June 13, 2015 – Chicago, Illinois June 20, 2015 – […]