Several members of the Georgia ISOA chose to honor the late Pierce Richardson by wearing a black band on their NISOA badge for the game between Auburn University and High Point University on September 8, 2017. Thanks to Lance VanHaitsma (South Florida ISOA), Manuel Ortiz, Jr. and the Georgia ISOA for sharing the photo.
From Griff Sims, President, Georgia ISOA: We lost a treasured friend and member of our GISOA family last week. Most of today’s GISOA referees know Pierce as our assignor, but that role the past 27 years was just his 2nd half. He was a GISOA official for 32 years before continuing his work administratively. He helped […]
NISOA Hall of Fame member, Pierce Richardson passed away on August 31, 2017. Pierce was one of the original NISOA Assignors as well as a National Referee, and Region IV Representative. Pierce’s many accomplishments are documented on his Hall of Fame page. A memorial service is being planned with details to follow.
By: John Puglisi, NISOA President A new college soccer season is upon us. Time to take all the rules study, physical and mental preparation and put it to use for the student-athletes we serve. We owe it to the student-athletes to perform at the highest level for each minute of every match we have the […]
NISOA is now soliciting proposals for accounting services to support the organization. Requirements include, but are not limited to the following: We currently use Quick Books and would prefer to use this method to keep our familiarity and partiality. Utilize our internal chart of accounts so that we may detail our budget and year to […]
NISOA Hall of Fame member, Julio Salas passed away on August 16, 2017 in Pottstown, Pennsylvania. Julio was inducted into the NISOA Hall of Fame in 2012. His achievements on the soccer field were numerous and summarized on his Hall of Fame page. He will be remembered on August 23, 2017 at Catagnus Funeral Home, 329 […]
The 2017 NISOA National Convention concluded successfully on July 23, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee. This year’s Convention hosted education for officials, discussion and guidance for administrators and chapters, and a National Referee Academy. The Saturday session opened with Keynote Speaker Mark Dreibelbeis, Associate Commissioner of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association. As the Supervisor […]
The schedule and agenda for the 2017 NISOA National Convention in Nashville, Tennessee (July 22-23, 2017) is now available. The NISOA Executive Board and Regional Representatives will be meeting on July 21, 2017 in open session as well. See you there.
NISOA is excited to announce the partnership of RefEDGE as the presenting sponsor to the 2017 NISOA Convention. RefEDGE is the fastest growing company in “Vanishing Referee Spray” due to their industry-leading spray and holster features. As RefEDGE says, “Control the Game”™. RefEDGE PRO™ is the only spray on the market with the Internationally Patent-Pending Stand-and-Spray™ […]
By: John Puglisi, NISOA President The first half of the first year of my term as president of our great organization has been busy. I am very pleased to report the successful implementation of several important initiatives. First, our Dues Structure Review Committee reviewed NISOA’s financial performance in 2016. The committee recommended returning $10 per […]