Sports Officials Professional Training Initiative

Fellow Officials,

Several years ago, a program was started called SOPTI. The acronym stood for the Sports Officials Physical Training Institute. The program was developed to help positively impact the avocation of officiating. Initially, SOPTI focused on the physical fitness of individuals, along with nutritional counseling. Over the years, the program has advanced and become much more comprehensive. The acronym has been modified to read as follows: The Sports Officials Professional Training Initiative.

SOPTI is ready to offer a segment of the program as a beta project. We are looking for volunteers to participate in the Forum area of the website. You will be able to read and view content, both written and visual. Individuals will also be provided with the means of providing feedback, opinions and recommendations concerning the content. We encourage you to fully engage and be honest with your participation in this important step of building content for SOPTI.

After the conclusion of this beta phase, you will be registered as a basic member in the program, free of charge. This will prove to be of substantial value to you soon.

To enroll in the beta phase, the following information is required: your first and last name, along with your email address. Please forward this information to Gus Morris. His email address is: [email protected].

Once we receive this information, you will be instructed, via email, on how to sign in and participate in the Forum area of the website. Please allow 3 to 4 weeks for us to complete this process.

If you have any questions, please feel free to call Gus Morris at (678)773-7895. On behalf of SOPTI, we thank you and appreciate your willingness to participate.

G. A. Gus Morris III
(678) 773-7895