SSOA
The Shore Soccer
Officials Association

Est. 1961

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

EVALUATION / ASSESSMENT

The goals of the Evaluation and Assessment Process are to help assure the association provides competent referees for all levels of the games serviced by the association and to further develop and challenge each individual referee to improve his/her ability and the knowledge of the rules of the game of soccer.


OBJECTIVE:  The Evaluation and Assessment Committee is responsible for the developing an evaluation / assessment plan and identifying individuals  who will assist in the assessment of SSOA members.


CANDIDATE MEMBER

A MEMBER HAVING FOUR (4) OR LESS YEARS OF CONTINUOUS ACTIVE MEMBERSHIP

CANDIDATE ASSESSORS

SENIOR MEMBERS OF SSOA HAVE BEEN SELECTED BY THE ASSESSMENT COMMITTEE TO EVALUATE THE FIELD PERFORMANCE OF CANDIDATE MEMBERS

PEER ASSESSORS

MEMBERS OF SSOA WHO HAVE BEEN SELECTED BY THE ASSESSMENT COMMITTEE TO EVALUATE THE FIELD PERFORMANCE OF GAME PARTNERS

ASSESSMENT TERMINOLOGY

THE PROCESS

Committee will identify all members who have been active members of the SSOA for FOUR YEARS or more and submit list to the SSOA Assignor.

Each of those candidate members will be assigned a game with a senior official having a minimum of TEN years experience with SSOA to perform the evaluation

For 4th year Candidates

For SSOA

Members

All four year candidates are identified and forwarded to SSOA Assignor.

Assessor will be assigned by the committee to perform assessment.

Assessment must be reviewed with Candidate.

With a score of 5 or more , the candidate is eligible to work higher level games in future

With a score Less than 4, the candidate must meet with the committee to help the candidate identify areas of weakness.

All evaluations will be forwarded to the Evaluation and Assessment Committee Chair for analysis.

As part  of the SSOA’s development goal, all members will be required to have a minimum of one acceptable peer evaluation every three years.

Ratings may be used as a guide in assigning games to members.

Members desiring to improve their ranking within SSOA must request a formal assessment in accordance with procedures prescribed by the committee.

Any member may request a formal assessment  subject to a fee equal to the sum of $40 payable to the Assessor.

The assessor cannot be the game’s second official.

It must be a third official that has been designated by the Executive Board as an assessor.

FORMAL ASSESSMENT


The Assessor cannot be the game’s second official.  It must be a third official that has been designated by the Executive Board as an assessor.

ASSESSMENT FORMS

FORMAL & PEER TO PEER FORM ASSESSMENT DOCUMENTATION ARBITER ASSESSMENT PROCEDURE