At the early age of 71, Mario Donnangelo passed away in his sleep on Monday morning, April 12, 2010. Mario was an icon of NISOA. In addition to being a long time referee for NISOA, including a national championship game, Mario worked diligently for the organization in many capacities. Since 1991, Mario served as Associate […]
It is with deepest sadness that I must inform you that Mario Donnagelo passed away in his sleep on Sunday, April 11, 2010. As you all know Mario was one of the cornerstones of NISOA. The vast amount of work he did daily for NISOA is immeasurable. However, his personal relationship and care for each […]
Game situation video clips are now being posted for training purposes. At the bottom of the home page is a link to the recently posted videos. Review the video, take the quiz and review again in slow motion. It is anticipated that new videos will be posted on a regular basis.
The NISOA Assessment Forms have been revised to allow for a numerical score to be determined by the assessor. These revised forms are available on the forms page. These forms will be in effect with the beginning of the 2010 Fall Season. All other forms will be obsolete. Update on May 17, 2010: New assessment […]
Dr. Todd K. Abraham of the Greater Chicago Chapter has been appointed as the Director of Instruction for the National Intercollegiate Soccer Officials Association (NISOA). Todd will be responsible to develop and coordinate all aspects of referee education for the only organization in the United States dedicated exclusively to intercollegiate soccer officiating. NISOA is an […]
NISOA announces that 10 full scholarships are available for underprivileged individuals to attend this year’s NISOA referee training camp at Elizabethtown College. The money for these scholarships were made available from a grant from the U.S. Soccer Foundation. These scholarships are in addition to the 20 that are available for minorities and females that are […]
NISOA has received a grant from the NCAA to support full scholarships for minorities and females to the 2010 NISOA Referee Training Camp. This four day residential program offers classroom instruction, field demonstrations, field demonstrations, physical fitness and on field experiences with immediate evaluations. Anyone interested in attending should complete the application form and return […]