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HDSA Films Presents The Vaughns

Published on October 8, 2019 in General

Terry Vaughn
NISOA Hall of Fame Member

This season we have been recognizing a NISOA member for exceptional performance on the field with the Terry Vaughn NISOA Referee of the Week Award. While many of us are extremely fortunate to have the opportunity to be around Terry and his family, we want to share this short film made by Rae Maxwell and […]

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In Memoriam; Mike Balson

Published on June 8, 2019 in General

Corey Rockwell and Mike Balson

By: Corey Rockwell, NISOA Member and FIFA International Panel Mike Balson passed away recently after battling 10 years with Dementia. I refereed 60 or 70 games with him.. maybe even more. We worked a ton of ACC and college games together when I was in my 20’s. But I don’t consider him one of my […]

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The Original NISOA Roster

Published on June 4, 2019 in General


By: John Puglisi, NISOA Past President One of the many pleasures of my affiliation with NISOA is meeting great people from all over the country and from all walks of life. After coming home from a very successful NISOA Annual General Meeting and first ever Joint NISOA/ECSR Clinic in Greensboro, North Carolina this past weekend, […]

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In Memoriam; Jeff James

Published on June 3, 2019 in General


It is with the deepest sadness that we must announce that former NISOA National Referee, Jeff “Jeep” James passed away after a long battle with cancer on April 13, 2019 at his residence in the town of Parishville, New York with friends and family by his side. Jeff was 56 years old. The funeral took […]

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