The Western Indoor Soccer League (WISL) today announces the beginning of an innovative program the league hopes will help it build out its referee training and support initiatives. The semi-pro indoor soccer league based in Washington state will offer space on WISL referee uniforms to corporate sponsors.
“The WISL would like to find corporate partners to help offset the budget needs to continue growing and expanding our league,” says Commissioner John Crouch. “With marketing and officiating being the two focuses our semi-professional league, we’d like to build partnerships with the WISL via our officiating.”
The WISL would like to make a third official available at every league match. Further, there is a need in the state to train more indoor soccer officials. The sport is unique to soccer and has many rules outdoor referees are not naturally familiar with. “Needs for third officials, official evaluation, travel expenses…these drive our…
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