The first-ever NISOA Practical Field Training Clinic hosted by the East Coast Conference at Mercy College in Dobbs Ferry, NY took place on July 17, 2019. Rockland Westchester ISOA provided logistical and promotional support for the event. 86 NISOA members ranging from new members to National Assessors, attended on a weeknight starting at 5:30 p.m. and concluding by 8:30 p.m.
NISOA provided technical support with National Clinicians Kermit Quisenberry and Lance VanHaitsma traveling to the Big Apple from the Sunshine State. Both Kermit and Lance have extensive experience executing practical field training clinics on a local and national level. They provided technical education specific to refereeing collegiate soccer.
“The ECC is delighted to partner with NISOA to provide next-level practical referee training. We look forward to collaborating with NISOA on future soccer referee development events. We recognize the importance of building this relationship, which is aimed at helping to identify new, qualified officials as well as focusing on continuing the development of our experienced officials who are so important to our soccer programs.” – Dr. Robert Dranoff, Commissioner, East Coast Conference.
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