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California Umpires Among Groups That Renew

Many officials groups have renewed their memberships with NASO’s Association Advantage program in recent weeks, including four umpire associations in California.

Don Collins to Receive Medallion

Don Collins, commissioner of the San Francisco Section of the California Interscholastic Federation and a longtime supporter of NASO’s mission, has been named the recipient of the Mel Narol Medallion for 2016. The NASO board of directors selected Collins, who will receive the honor Tuesday, Aug. 2, at the Celebrate Officiating Gala.

Soccer Officials Join as Group

Suffolk Soccer Interleague (SSI) has recently taken advantage of NASO’s Association Advantage membership program. SSI officials will benefit from liability insurance, educational materials, advocacy on behalf of officials and services of NASO at a discounted rate.

NBA Among Groups That Renew

Many officials groups have renewed their memberships with NASO’s Association Advantage program in recent weeks, including NBA officials.

Seattle Association Joins as Titanium Shield Member

The Seattle Officials of Women’s Basketball (SOWB) has become one of the latest members to join NASO's Association Advantage as a Titanium Shield member.

Foxcroft Named Gold Whistle Recipient

Ron Foxcroft, Hamilton, Ontario, president and founder of Fox 40 International, has been selected by the National Association of Sports Officials (NASO) as the recipient of this year’s Gold Whistle Award, which is officiating’s highest honor.

Diverse Number of Groups Renew

Many officials groups have recently renewed their memberships with NASO’s Association Advantage program.

Ratner Named to Hall

Former NASO Board member Marc Ratner will be one of seven people chosen for induction into the International Boxing Hall of Fame on June 12 in Canastota, N.Y.

CYO Basketball Group Joins

One of the latest officials associations to join NASO’s Association Advantage program at the Titanium Shield level is St. Isidore CYO Basketball.

Where We Stand - Suspending Sports Officials

Sports officials are being suspended in ever increasing numbers. That fact is indisputable. They are being suspended by leagues, conferences, associations and assigners. One could reasonably infer from this that sports officials are performing worse than before. That conclusion is wrong.

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