Triangle Soccer Officials 2015 Association Meeting Old Business ● Met at Cardinal Gibbons on July 27, 2015 ● Board was voted in for 2014-15 season New Business ● The bigger schools in the metropolitan area are very happy with our service ● The out-lying schools are not so happy ● Our Senior Officials need to start seeing the out-lying schools ● I filled up my tank this morning for $2.24 ● I will do my best to car-pool and get New Business ● Turning back an accepted game policy (The Rick Wooten Policy) ● First Time: Freebie ● Second Time: Lose next 2 assignments ● Third Time: Done for the season Mentor Program ● In the fall of 2014, a Mentor Group with established. ● 5 Mentors were selected by the Regional Supervisor to work with 2-3 officials ● The officials who were Mentees were identified as ones with potential to do higher level games Mentor Program Current Mentor Groups: ● FORREST AMBROSE: Hicham El Bariq, Chris Parkin, Seth Pierce ● BARRY DONOW: Tim McKenna, Steve Guzzi ● AARON GALLAGHER: Steven Bickford, Dylan Ejlaji, Michael Hieronymus Mentor Program ● JEREMY SMITH: Brian Lee, Nick Crosetto ● RAY THOMAS: Colin Dalton, Will Hunt, Russ McKernan ● Added Mentees for the 2015 season: Mark Novosel, Raphael Baptista, and Nick Strednak Dates To Keep In Mind Tentative Pre-Season Clinic: -Knightdale Area: February 8, 2015 -Durham/Chapel Hill Area March 1, 2015 -Mid-Season Clinic: Lord Corporation-Cary April 12, 2015 Summer Rules Clinic: July 26, 2015 Scrimmages Will be self-assign Go up on Monday Look for Self-Assign tab on Assigning in Arbiter New Business Any other new business? 2014 Honors ● WHAT A YEAR! ● This year the State Assigned the 3rd and 4th Rounds of the Playoffs for Public School ● Congrats to those of you who were selected by the State Office! 3rd Round 1A Games East Carteret vs. Spring Creek: Ref: Mike Pritchard AR: Jacob Augsburger AR: Milton Little Starmount vs. Union Academy Ref: Austin Ambrose AR: John Lavender AR: Chris Parkin Community School vs. Avery Ref: Ayman Nabulsi AR: Stephen Bickford AR: Hicham El Bariq 3rd Round 2A Games Washington vs. Croatan Ref: Scott Rackley AR: Otis Moss AR: Evan Fulks First Flight vs. East Duplin Ref: Tom Pittman AR: Bill Gibson AR: Eddie Keeter 3rd Round 3A Games Statesville vs. East Henderson Ref: Barry Donow AR: Dan Dunbar AR: Josh Nagleburg 3rd Round 4A Games Pinecrest vs. East Forsyth Ref: Ray Thomas AR: BJ Attarian AR: Jordan Galatioto Lake Norman vs. Hough Ref: Aaron Gallagher AR: Nathan Finger AR: Robert Dail 4th Round 1A Games North Moore vs. Union Academy Ref: Mike Pritchard AR: Barry Donow AR: Jacob Augsburger Wallace-Rose Hill vs. East Carteret Ref: Scott Rackley AR: Milton Little AR: Evan Fulks 4th Round 4A Games Laney vs. New Hanover Ref: Forrest Ambrose AR: Sean O’Boyle AR: Justin Finger Reagan vs. East Forsyth Ref: Ben Beal AR: Ray Thomas AR: Ryan Graves 4A Western Regional Final Ref: Forrest Ambrose AR: Sean O’Boyle AR: Justin Finger 2014 NCISAA 1A Private School Championship Ref: Masoud Monazah AR: Bill Rhinehardt AR: Paul Pooley 2014 NCISAA 2A Private School Championship Ref: Robert Dail AR: John Lavender AR: Chris Parkin 2014 NCHSAA 2A State Championship Ref: Forrest Ambrose AR: Sean O’Boyle AR: Justin Finger Alt: Scott Rackley 2014 Stig Sasse Rising Official Award Stig was always interested in developing officials. He would frequently appear at Leesville Rd games. Past Winners: 2012: Ben Meyer 2013: Forrest Ambrose 2014 Stig Sasse Rising Official Award Justin Finger 2014 Inaugural Rick Hirsch AR Award The Triangle Soccer Officials wanted to create an award which recognizes Officials who have a great skill at being an ASSISTANT REFEREE For those who do not know Rick Hirsch was a long-time official for TSOA. Everyone appreciated his small stature and work rate on the field 2014 Inaugural Rick Hirsch AR Award Sean O’Boyle 2014 Ed Alston Outstanding Official Award Ed was the Founder of our Organization. He will be sorely missed as he passed away this spring. Past Winners 2012-Saeed Mohamed 2013-Larry Stroud, Jr. 2014 Ed Alston Outstanding Official Award Phillip “Scott” Rackley Congratulations to all for a Great 2014! -Let’s strive for all games with full coverage in 2015! -Let’s keep improving our product ON and OFF the field See you all at the North Raleigh Fox and the Hound!