CHAPTER CONTACT: DAVID CYMERMAN
Our chapter membership consists of approximately 105 of the finest soccer officials in the New Jersey Metropolitan area including several NISOA National Referees and National Referee Candidates. Our geographic area includes the northern portion of New Jersey although any current NISOA member in good standing can apply for membership. If you wish to transfer into the Metro NJ chapter, please complete the chapter transfer form and return it to our secretary.
Current Metro NJ ISOA National Referees:
The chapter is continually recruiting qualified soccer officials for membership. New membership criteria is based on the current NISOA policy as well as our chapter policy (see below). We strive to attract quality, experienced officials. If you meet the criteria and would like to become a member of our chapter, please contact our membership chairperson.
Metro NJ ISOA
All applicants must be at least 18 years of age. The applicant must submit all fees (local, national and New Member Uniform Kit) in three (3) checks made out to Metro NJ ISOA, NISOA National and Official Sports International (OSI). The Metro NJ Chapter contact, currently David Cymerman, facilitates the process of receiving the fees and forwarding to NISOA.
1. Must submit 3 letters of recommendation from NISOA members in good standing with at least 5 years of experience in officiating intercollegiate soccer. These letters are to be sent to the Membership Chairperson, currently John Santo.
The NISOA Referee Training Camp is acceptable for all testing listed above for new applicants. An applicant is eligible to take the Physical Fitness test and/or the written qualifying test twice within the calendar year.
The probationary period may be up to two (2) years after meeting all above requirements. During this time the probationary member must pass 2 field performance assessments one of which must be as a center referee or 5 positive evaluations by 5 qualified veteran NISOA members using the PERFORMANCE EVALUATION FORM. An official may be recommended to be a full active member by the membership committee during this period. The committee may also extend probation or recommend removal of probationary official from membership to Metro NJ by a majority vote from the Board of Trustees.
Anyone interested in becoming a member must contact the chapter's membership chairperson, John Santo at firstname.lastname@example.org
Probationary Member Evaluation Form