The NCAA has published a memorandum regarding the application of NCAA playing rules related to disruptions and/or actions of the participants that might occur prior to or during athletics contests. Please review the memorandum and the soccer specific playing rules frequently asked questions. Thanks to Ken Andres, NCAA Soccer Secretary-Rules Editor for this information.
We are pleased to announce Emily Gomez from Central Mississippi ISOA as the week 4 winner of the 2018 NISOA Collegiate Referee of the week. Emily is currently a senior studying economics at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She was nominated by Mid South Tennessee ISOA president and Gulf South conference assignor Mark Herrington. […]
Mike De Felice from IOSA New Jersey is the week 3 winner of the 2018 NISOA Collegiate Referee of the week. Mike was nominated by ISOA New Jersey chapter contact, NISOA Hall of Famer and former NISOA president George Wescott. Mike resides in Mount Laurel, NJ. As a result of his professionalism, work ethic, and […]
The 2018 NISOA Referee of the Week for Week 2 is Tori Penso from North Ohio ISOA. Due to the demands of her professional career, Tori has been a member of various NISOA chapters throughout the country. She and her family currently reside in St. Petersburg, Florida. Tori was nominated by long time Triangle ISOA president […]
Under the leadership of the NISOA Sr. Director of Instruction, Todd Abraham and the NISOA Director of Video Instruction, Mark Cahen, NISOA will be delivering periodic video clip analysis posts over the course of the season. The clips will be focused on important aspects of college soccer with the goal of providing members with helpful […]
The NISOA Referee of the Week is a recognition for our highest performing members throughout the country. Our first NISOA Referee of the Week is Mike Lavergne from the South Texas ISOA. Mike hails from San Antonio, TX and was nominated by his local chapter contact and vice president Terry (Lane) Burris Sr. Mike has […]
One of NISOA goals identified in our strategic planning process is to provide our members with meaningful visibility for their work on and off the field. As such, we will be recognizing our highest performing members throughout the country regardless of including but not limited to gender, age, ethnicity, religious views, or years of service. Here’s […]
The August 2018 NISOA Newsletter is now available. The newsletter includes an interview with FIFA International Panel referee and NISOA member Christina Unkel, more options for your pregame warmup routine, photos and more articles of interest.
Ken Andres, NCAA Soccer Secretary – Rules Editor has published a clarification to NCAA Soccer Rule 12.7.4 on the NCAA Soccer Central Hub. The clarification provides detail on where ejected personnel may be relocated and the penalty for non-compliance. Soccer officials should access the link and be prepared to administer this clarification as necessary.
In our continuing efforts to provide more accessible training opportunities for all of our referees, assessors, instructors and administrators, NISOA is partnering with United Educators to bring you training covering several officiating topics. NISOA, the leader in college soccer official training and education, is providing its membership with a new opportunity to access a variety of […]