Sportsmanship Awards

The New York Metro Intercollegiate Soccer Officials Association (NYMISOA) was founded 43 years ago in 1964. The chapter membership includes 90 intercollegiate soccer officials in the New York City boroughs of Manhattan, Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn and Staten Island plus Nassau, Suffolk and Westchester counties.

Of the 50 men’s college soccer programs in the New York City metro area, Rocco Morelli of SUNY-Maritime received the NYMISOA Sportsmanship Award in the vote of referees for displaying the highest degree of Fair Play during the 2007 college season. Read the rest of this article »

2008 Chapter Business Meetings

September 10, 2008
7:30 pmto8:30 pm
September 23, 2008
7:30 pmto8:30 pm
October 6, 2008
7:30 pmto8:30 pm
October 22, 2008
7:30 pmto8:30 pm

Business meetings start promptly at 7:30 PM and are held at the Knights of Columbus hall at 1000 Marcus Ave, New Hyde Park, New York. Members who attend other rules interpretation meetings are required to attend three of the four scheduled business meetings to meet the NISOA requirement to attend 3 business meetings. Since the Chapter does conduct a business meeting after the rules interpretation is complete, members attending the NY Metro ISOA rules interpretation meeting satisfy the 3 meeting requirement. Generally, the Executive Board will give members who attend rules interpretation meetings hosted by the New Jersey Metro ISOA, New England ISOA, or the NISOA Referee Training Camp credit for attending one scheduled business meeting.

2008 Candidate Applications Due

January 12, 2008

All applications to join the NY Metro ISOA chapter in 2008 must be complete and submitted to the chapter’s new candidate coordinator, Steve Lewin by January 12, 2008.

2007 NCAA Rules Survey

NISOA has posted a link to the 2007 NCAA Soccer Rules Survey. Please take a few minutes and fill it out.

Sportsmanship From A Major Conference Perspective

The responsibility for managing and administering collegiate soccer games is shared between the match officials and the conference administration. As soccer referees, we are primarily responsible for the events immediately before, during and immediately after a match. We are required to file reports when unusual incidents occur during the time we have jurisdiction. Conference administration use the reports to make sure everyone adheres to the NCAA’s sportsmanship ideals. Conference administrators take this responsibility very seriously. Read the rest of this article »