The 2009 NISOA Preseason Guide (pdf) and USSF/NISOA/NFHS Rules Comparative Study (pdf) are available for download.
The deadline for the 2010 NATIONAL REFEREE PROGRAM certification/re-certification for applicants, candidates and national referees is April 2, 2010. Effective in 2010, all applicants must meet the requirements established for certification or recertification for the NISOA National Referee Program in each of the following criteria: The NISOA Physical Fitness Test, with an overall grade of […]
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 […]
From Cliff McCrath: Not sure how ‘inconsistency’ slipped into the situation. Rule 3.6.2. is explicit: If the LEADING team makes a substitution the clock stops. No debate. It doesn’t matter whether the losing team initiates substitutions or is substituting on its own or chooses to substitute at the same time…the minute a substitute from the […]
George Noujaim, NISOA’s National Referee Program Director has announced the dates and sites for the 2010 National Referee Program clinics. June 4-6, 2010, Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, California. June 11-13, 2010, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma. June 18-20, 2010, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia. July 9-11, 2010, Elizabethtown College, Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania.
Dr. Raymond Bernabei, born November 26, 1925 in Indianola, Pa was called home on September 5, 2008 to join his wife Rosella who passed away in December, 2005. Prior to his death, he resided in Longwood, FL. A long time soccer advocate, Dr. Bernabei was recently recognized by the National Association of Sports Officials as […]
Gary W. Huber of the Midwest Missouri ISOA Chapter has been appointed as the Director of Assessment, succeeding C.Frank Jewell who served with distinction for many years. NISOA is a an organization of more than 5,000 soccer officials which trains, certifies and provides qualified soccer referees for the college soccer community throughout the country. Gary […]
We received this email from the NAIA: This email is to inform you that the NAIA approved new standards for behavior during all NAIA competition. To address an officials’ role in these standards, we have developed an explanation document and an online ejection reporting system to facilitate the filing of those incidents. Game official’s communication […]
The NISOA Executive Board unanimously approved the decision by President Joe Miller to appoint C. Cliff McCrath as the new Executive Director of NISOA effective September 1, 2009. This decision was made at the annual convention. Cliff has an outstanding history as a coach at Seattle Pacific University and member of the National Soccer Coaches […]