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2013 NISOA National Referee Program Assessment Study

By: John Hagenstein, NISOA Assistant Director of Assessment & National Referee Program (NRP) Assessment Study Chair OVERVIEW As part of the NISOA National Referee Program, all National Referees and National Referee Candidates are required to be assessed each year in order to maintain or receive their NISOA National Referee certification. These assessments, when reviewed, can provide […]

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Ed Braun Recognized by NISOA

Published on February 5, 2014 in General, News

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Ed Braun receives the Raymond E. Bernabei Honor Award from Tom Richardson (NISOA)

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 […]

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NISOA Referee Training Camp

NISOA is now accepting online applications for the 2014 Referee Training Camp in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania from July 6, 2014 through July 10, 2014. Various scholarships and grants are available for applicants as indicated on the application form. The NISOA Referee Training Camp is a unique, four day residential training program that focuses on improving soccer […]

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2014 NISOA National Referee Academy Schedule

Chapter hosting proposals have been received and approved for the following 2014 National Referee Academy sites. More details will be available through the spring. This schedule is subject to change. May 3, 2014 –  Southern California June 7, 2014 – Greensboro, North Carolina June 14, 2014 – Indianapolis, Indiana June 21, 2014 – Worcester, Massachusetts […]

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The NISOA Executive Council met in Philadelphia, PA from January 16-18, 2014 in conjunction with the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Convention.  During this time President Todd Abraham continued to move NISOA forward with several initiatives.  The first item discussed was a need for a formal succession plan for NISOA leadership.  He challenged […]

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2013 NFHS Soccer Rules Questionnaire

Published on November 20, 2013 in General

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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 […]

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Referee Responsibilities - Instructions For Timekeepers

Instructing timekeepers prior to the game is one of the referee’s duties. In order to standardize those instructions, Don Dennison (NISOA National Clinician) has developed for NISOA a one page handout that can be distributed to the timekeepers or used for your briefing. Feel free to print out a copy of this handout and leave […]

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September 2013 NISOA Newsletter

Published on September 26, 2013 in General

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September 2013 NISOA Newsletter

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.

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NISOA Celebrates 50 Years

Published on September 17, 2013 in General

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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 […]

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NAIA Soccer Ejection Procedures

Published on September 15, 2013 in Instruction

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Message from the Executive Director to NISOA Members Re.: NAIA Ejection Reports Please see the following message I received from our NAIA client. This message is our way of asking all referees – assigned to NAIA games – to review Jason Ford’s message and do all within your power to comply with Jason’s wishes. Thank […]

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