Congratulations to Louis Labbadia (CT) and Manuel Ortiz, Jr. (TX) who were recently elected to the NISOA Hall of Fame. Each year, NISOA Hall of Fame members select one referee and one administrator for induction into the Hall of Fame each year. This year, Lou Labbadia will be inducted into the NISOA Hall of Fame in […]
All NISOA members are reminded to complete your annual registration with the NCAA on the Registration tab of the NCAA Soccer Central Hub. You must register each year to take the NCAA Soccer Rules Test and indicate whether you wish to be considered for a NCAA Soccer tournament assignment. NCAA registration is free of charge […]
The NCAA has now announced the changes in the collegiate soccer rules for the 2014 and 2015 seasons and a new rule book is now going to press. None of the changes are significant regarding on-field play; most are administrative or editorial changes. Listed below are the changes effective this fall season: (more…)
The daily schedule for the 2014 NISOA Referee Training Camp in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania is now available for download.
The March 2014 NISOA Intercollegiate Newsletter is now available. This edition of the newsletter includes a message from NISOA President, Todd Abraham, photos from the various 2013 conference and national intercollegiate soccer championships as well as information about the upcoming NISOA National Convention and Annual General Meeting. The newsletter as well as archived newsletters are […]
Eduard Braun, Chicago, was presented the NISOA Raymond E. Bernabei Honor Award on January 17, 2014 at the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Annual Banquet. The award was presented by Tom Richardson, Associate Director for Awards and Membership. Ed joined NISOA in 1969 and since then has officiated over 100 national college playoff games […]
All NISOA members have been invited to take part in the NFHS rules-writing process by taking the annual soccer rules questionnaire. This questionnaire is provided so the opinions of a national sampling of coaches and registered officials will be considered by the NFHS Soccer Rules Committee. THE QUESTIONNAIRE WILL CLOSE ON DECEMBER 6, 2013. To […]
The September 2013 edition of the NISOA newsletter is now available. This newsletter features articles about the 2013 NISOA National Convention, 2013 NISOA Referee Training Camp, 2013 NISOA Hall of Fame inductees and plenty of pictures.
July 17 -20, 2014,were the dates for the NISOA Annual Convention at the Inverness Hotel and Conference Center in Englewood, Co. During the convention NISOA celebrated its 50th anniversary. Everyone that registered or was a guest received a 50th anniversary ring or necklace. Among the guests were 10 Past Presidents, 13 Raymond E. Bernabei Honor […]
The Donnangelo family announced at the annual convention a scholarship fund in the name of Mario Donnangelo. The funds will be used to support those attending the NISOA Referee Training Camp who have financial difficulties and females. Mario was instrumental in starting the camp at Elizabethtown and attended it every year. He was a true […]