The agendas for the 2013 National Referee Academy are now available. Please note that all currently scheduled Academies except for Indianapolis and Portland will have the Physical Performance Test and Assessor Workshop after the classroom session. This is subject to change so please check back frequently or follow us on Twitter @nisoadotcom for the most […]
The Physical Performance Test (PPT) for National Referees and Candidates will be conducted at each of the National Referee Academies sites this year. The PPT will be done at the end of the day with an expected start time of 5:30 and should be completed within an hour of start time. The PPT will be accomplished […]
The initial 2013 National Referee Academy will be held at Citrus College in Glendora, California on May 4, 2013. Attendees should download the site fact sheet for additional information.
The 2013 NISOA Convention and Annual General Meeting will be held at the Inverness Hotel and Conference Center in Englewood, Colorado from July 18, 2013 through July 20, 2013. In addition to clinics on Friday and the Larry Starner Memorial Golf Tournament on Thursday (note new day of the week), we will celebrate NISOA’s 50th anniversary, discuss new […]
The NISOA Auxiliary has announced their plans while attending the 2013 National Convention in Englewood, CO from July 17-21, 2013. On Friday, July 19, the group will depart at 9:15 AM and visit the Denver Botanical Gardens. The admission to the gardens is $12.50 and $9.50 for senior citizens. The group will return at 3:00 […]
The 2013 NISOA National Referee Academy schedule is now available. Academy sites are selected by the National Referee Program based on the local chapter’s proposal, population density of assessors, national referees, and airport accessibility. More site specific details will be posted on the web site once they are finalized. Invitations will be sent and registration will […]
The March 2013 edition of the NISOA newsletter is now available. This newsletter features articles from new NISOA President, Todd Abraham, information about the NISOA Annual Convention in Denver, Colorado which celebrates NISOA’s 50th anniversary, recent NISOA awards recipients and plenty of pictures.
The NFHS recently approved soccer rules changes for 2013-2014. Consequently, Don Dennison, NISOA National Clinician, has revised the 2013 NISOA Comparative Rules Guide to include these High School soccer rules changes. Over the years, this document has been an invaluable reference for soccer officials who routinely officiate soccer under the FIFA Laws of the Game, […]
The partnership between NISOA and the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) dates back to NISOA’s foundation. Each year, NISOA recognizes outstanding achievement and sportsmanship by interscholastic and intercollegiate soccer coaches at the NSCAA’s national convention award banquet. In addition to presenting the Ray Bernabei Honor Award to Manuel Ortiz, Jr. this year, NISOA […]
Each year, NISOA National Referees are required to be assessed to retain their National Referee status. The field assessment reports are sent to the National Referee Program’s Study Chair, John Hagenstein from Minnesota to analyze. The intent of this analysis is to review and improve the effectiveness of the National Referee Program’s instruction program as […]