S R S O A
Association Meetings &
NO SRSOA MEETING IN JULY.
The next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, August 9 at 8 PM. We will meet at the First Presbyterian Church in Idaho Falls (same as the Tier 2 training sessions this spring).
We will be covering another of the Tier 2 training topics: Game Disrepute and Mass Confrontation .
Upcoming Tier 2 Topics:
Free Kick and Restart Management
It is critical that you attend as many of the SRSOA meetings as you can. Even the most experienced refs learn something from every meeting.
Junior High Soccer
Junior high soccer will begin shortly after the high school season. Shel Williams will be assigning these matches. If you are a USSF certified referee, you are eligible to work these matches.
SRSOA officers are:
President: Rick Spielman
Treasurer: Dan Kotansky
Games will start August 19th. Now is the time to register for the season. To do so, use this link to access the Idaho High School Activities Association web site where you can get all the information you need. This year all officials are required to take the concussion course and a course on cardiac arrest. Bobbi Tracy is the new District VI Commissioner. Feel free to contact her or Rick Spielman (Rules Interpreter) with questions.
An on-line High School Soccer Rules Clinic will be held on Tuesday, August 16th. Check the IHSAA website for information. You need to register prior to the clinic via the links provided at the IHSAA web site.
A high school referee training session will be held on Monday, August 15th at 7 PM at the First Presbyterian Church (325 Elm Street) Idaho Falls. We will cover the dual system of control, assistnat referee responsibilities and review the high school rules with emphasis on changes.
New clinics will be announced and posted here. Don't expect to have clinics scheduled until late summer.
Check the Idaho State Referee web site for clinic information.
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The web master (LOL) for the SRSOA site is Rick Spielman. If you have information that should be posted to this site, please send it to him at email@example.com. Alternatively, you may call him in the evenings or text his cell at 208-569-6107.