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 […]
The NISOA National Referee certification test for 2018 is now available on the NISOA Central Hub at ArbiterSports.com. Please note that this exam also may be used for local chapter requirements and is the same exam used for NCAA post season eligibility. A requirement for the National Referee program is to pass this test with a […]
Based on feedback and the 2017 data collected from the chapters, the NISOA Executive Board will continue to collect data with the same expectations from last season. In summary, NISOA expects: Chapters shall administer the new fitness test as prescribed. Members who may be excused from taking the test because they have passed an equivalent or […]
The NISOA Executive Board is pleased to announce three new uniform shirts and a new sock design for 2018. Thanks to our official sponsor and partner, Officials Sports International (OSI), the uniform shirts are available to currently registered NISOA members at a deeply discounted price for a limited time for only. If you buy a […]
By: John Puglisi, NISOA National Clinician The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel has approved the NCAA Soccer Rules for 2018 – 2019. The rules changes included several modifications to improve alignment with the IFAB Laws of the Game, expand the use of video review and provide additional requirements for suspended players and bench personnel. Alignment […]