There are a number of organizations that support sports officials. However, some really stand above the rest. NASO is one of them. The National Association of Sports Officials was founded in 1980 by Barry Mano. Their mission is summed up in a very brief, yet comprehensive statement, “to Provide the Best Information for Sports Officials.” For a deeper look into what is available to you, as an official, visit their website at www.naso.org.