The Shore Soccer Officials Association (SSOA) was organized and chartered in 1961 to officiate high school soccer matches at all levels throughout Monmouth and Ocean Counties. This dedicated group of men and women help to advance the game of soccer in the Shore Area, to provide competent officials for all contests, to promote the highest standards of professionalism, and to encourage fair play and sportsmanship among players, parents, coaches, and fans. Our members are respected throughout the Shore Area and throughout the state as well-trained, impartial, and competent.
Shore Soccer Officials Association © 2013 Created by Christopher Mingrone
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Reminder to all officials:
Once the season starts make sure you are there a minimum of 15 minutes before kickoff.
Home uniforms: White shirts, solid white socks.
Any school that does not meet the uniform policy MUST have a letter from NJSIAA stating they are exempt from the policy for one game or a week. If they do not posses such a letter of authorization from NJSIAA play the game and report the infraction to Chuck Hunnewell and myself via e-mails.
We are also in the process of firming up the fees for Middle and Grammar schools. Once we have the final solution we will let you know.
SSOA Meeting Dates
LOCATION Wall Intermediate School
SEPTEMBER 3rd 7:30 Regular Meeting and Training Session
Review the test and explain to the members the reason for the answers.
Most members will most likely answer a question of whether it's a foul or misconduct.
There are 4 requirements for a foul. If those requirements are not met, then you are stopping for
SEPTEMBER 18th 7:30 Regular Meeting and Training Session
The 2 person system,positioning, who has what call, dealing with coaches dissent.
OCTOBER 8th 7:30 Regular Meeting and Training Session
Brian Fenlon to present a type of myth of the game: handball.
OCTOBER 21st 7:30 Regular Meeting and Training Session
Offside - This is a very difficult to make especially using the two person system. Even at the
professional level it has shown its ugly head. world Cup was a prime example of getting it wrong
Future Topics: Pushing, Playing ball on the ground, Advantage. When is it a foul or not a foul. What is misconduct.
NOVEMBER 19th Banquet location TBD
It is time to renew your 2014 NFHS Concussion Course Training Certificate. It must be received by me no later than MONDAY AUGUST 25TH, 2014, if you wish to be assigned high school soccer matches for the 2014 Fall season. Chuck Hunnewell must have a copy of your 2014 NFHS Concussion Training Certificate with your name and the date when you took the course printed out on the NFHS certificate form.
You may e-mail a PDF-File copy attachment of the certificate to "email@example.com" or you may mail a copy of it to:
Post Office Box 852
Red Bank, New Jersey 07701
Attention: Chuck Hunnewell, SSOA Secretary/Treasurer
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