Speakers

These presenters have given their time and talent to make the 2020 Summit@Home a success.

Marty Abezetian

Video Services and Training Coordinator for NCAA Softball Umpire Program and NCAA D-I Softball Umpire and Football Official

Patrick D. Adams

NCAA D-I Men’s Basketball Official

Ron Alexander

NCAA D-1 Softball Umpire

Brad Allen

NFL Referee

Marcia Alterman

Women's Volleyball Conference Coordinator of Officials, Big Ten, Big East, AAC, C-USA, Horizon, MAC

Mike Bartling

NCAA D-I Softball Umpire

John Bennett

NCAA Softball D-I Umpire and Chairperson for Education and Training for the California Collegiate Softball Umpires Association (CCSUA)

Dean Blandino

Director of Replay for NCAA Football and Fox Sports Rules Analyst

Bill Carollo

Coordinator of Football Officials B1G, MAC, MVC Conferences

Henry Chen

PAVO National Line Judge, NCAA D-I Official and Member of the PAVO National Rating Team for Line Judges

Wayne Clark

NCAA D-I Volleyball Official

Don Collins

Commissioner of the San Francisco Section of the CIF

Christie Cornwell

Softball Coordinator for SEC, Atlantic Sun, Sun Belt and Old Dominion Conferences and Co-Coordinator of OVC

Joe Crawford

5th season as a Referee Development Performance Advisor

Penny Davis

NCAA National Coordinator of Women’s Basketball Officiating

Bob Delaney

Special Advisor Officiating Development /Performance, Southeastern Conference

Christina Drumm

WBSC, NCAA, NFHS and USA Softball umpire and Commisioner of USA Softball of Southern California

Wade DuBois

NCAA D-I Volleyball Official and Board Chair of the Western New England Board of Volleyball Officials

Paul Emmel

MLB Crew Chief and Secretary for UMPS CARE Charities

Alan Goldberger

Sports Law Attorney

Jeff Gosney

SEC Baseball Umpire

Robbie Guest

NCAA Division I Softball Umpire

Craig Hyde

NCAA National Coordinator of Softball Officials

Barry Mano

NASO Founder and President

Tom Meyer

NCAA D-I Softball Umpire, Co-Coordinator of Umpires for Atlantic 10 Conference and Colonial Athletic Association

Jason Nickleby

MSHSL Coordinator of Officials

Karissa Niehoff

Executive Director of NFHS

Anita Ortega

NCAAW D-I Basketball Official

Dana Pappas

New Mexico Activities Association, Commissioner of Officials/Deputy Director

Erin Peterson

NCAA D-I Softball Umpire

Joan Powell

Pac-12 Coordinator of Women’s Volleyball Officials

Tom Robinson

Associate Commissioner, Colorado High School Activities Association

Sandra Serafini

PRO Director of Strategic Initiatives & Innovation

Greg Sankey

Southeastern Conference Commissioner

Drew Smith

American Specialty Insurance & Risk Services Inc. President

Robert L. Smith, Jr.

NCAA Big Ten Football Official

Breanna Spain

NCAA D-I Volleyball Official

Todd Stordahl

WOA Executive Director

Rachael Stringer

Executive Coordinator for PAVO and USA Volleyball Director of National Indoor Scorer Evaluation and Certification

Dan Swensen

Director of Line Judge Training and Development for PAVO

Bill Topp

Referee Magazine Chief Operating Officer & Executive Editor

Mark Uyl

MHSAA Executive Director

Julie Voeck

PAVO and USA Volleyball National Referee and former PAVO President

Sally Walker

Softball Umpire Coordinator for Big 10 and Big 12 Conferences and NCAA SUP Regional Advisor

These presenters are just a few of the many who have spoken at past Sports Officiating Summits.

Val Ackerman

Commissioner of the Big East Conference

Marcia Alterman

Women's Volleyball Conference Coordinator of Officials, Big Ten, Big East, AAC, C-USA, Horizon, MAC

Craig Anderson

IHSA Executive Director

Clete Blakeman

NFL Referee

Dean Blandino

Director of Replay for NCAA Football and Fox Sports Rules Analyst

Joe Borgia

NBA Senior Vice President, Replay and Referee Operations

Ryan Blevins

Youth soccer official

James Brau

Texas Fast Pitch Umpire in Chief

Cindy C-WIlson

Washington State Hall of Fame Volleyball Official

Carl Cheffers

NFL Referee

David Coleman

Vice President of Officiating, PAC-12 Conference

Chad Collins

KHSAA General Counsel, National NISOA Soccer Referee, USSF Kentucky SRA

Don Collins

Commissioner of the San Francisco Section of the CIF

J.D. Collins

NCAA National Coordinator of Men’s Basketball Officiating

June Courteau

NCAA National Coordinator of Women’s Basketball Officiating

Dave Cutaia

ESPN Football Rules Analyst

Garth DeFelice

Former NFL Referee

Bob Delaney

Special Advisor Officiating Development /Performance, Southeastern Conference

Dusty Dellinger

Director of Minor League Baseball Umpire Development and the Minor League Baseball Umpire Training Academy

Paul Devorski

Director of Career Planning for NHL Officials

Suzanne Dodd

PAVO Director of Training Camps

Scott Edwards

NFL Official

Donnie Eppley

IAABO Associate Executive Director

Jeryl Fischtziur

Louisiana Representative, NIAAA

John Fletcher

Vice President, LHSOA

Ron Foxcroft

Fox 40 International Chairman and Founder

Nancy Funk

USA Volleyball and PAVO Referee, USA Volleyball and PAVO Scorer

Chris Gambino

Louisiana High School Football Official

Joe Garagiola

Special Advisor for the Arizona Diamondbacks and former MLB VP of Standards and On-Field Operations

David Gardi

NFL Senior Vice President of Football Operations

Alan Goldberger

Sports Law Attorney

Chris Graham

Commissioner, Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference

Bryan Greenwood

Past President of LHSOA

Terry Gregson

NHL Officiating Consultant

Paul Guillie

SEC, Sun Belt, ASUN and OVC Baseball Coordinator of Umpires

John Higgins

NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Referee

Eddie Hopkins

THSBOA Executive Chairman

Mark Jones

AHSAA Director of Officials

Dee Kantner

Women’s Division 1 Basketball Official

Steve Lane

US Polo Association, Head Umpire Instructor

Wayne Mackie

VP of Officiating Evaluation and Development, NFL

Jerry Markbreit

NFL Consultant to Officiating Department

Lisa Mattingly

NCAAW D-I Basketball Official

John Mcgrath

NFL Replay Official

Monty McCutchen

NBA Vice President, Head of Referee Development and Training

Greg Meyer

NFL Official

Katy Meyer

PAVO Executive Director, NCAA Beach Volleyball Rules Interpreter and NCAA/AVP/FIVB Volleyball Referee

Steve Nelson

Deputy Director of Umpires for the Southern Territory, USA Softball

Jason Nickleby

MSHSL Coordinator of Officials

Charlie Obermayer

US Lacrosse Senior Manager of Officials Development

Anita Ortega

NCAAW D-I Basketball Official

Dana Pappas

New Mexico Activities Association, Commissioner of Officials/Deputy Director

Jason Phillips

NBA Referee

Joan Powell

Pac-12 Coordinator of Women’s Volleyball Officials

Steve Savarese

Executive Director, Alabama High School Athletic Association

Dale Scott

Director of Professional Umpire Development, American Umpires

Sandra Serafini

PRO Director of Strategic Initiatives & Innovation
Rob Shick

Rob Shick

NHL Senior Officiating Manager

Michael Silver

LHSOA Executive Committee, Multi-Sport Assignor

Harold Slemmer

Executive Director of AIA

Ralph Swearngin

Retired GHSA Executive Director

Julian Tackett

KHSAA (Kentucky) Commissioner

Brian Taylor

KHSAA Football Official

Vito Testa, Jr

U.S. Soccer Director of Referee Programs

Rhian Thomas

Intramural Official and Supervisor, Gonzaga University

Jim Thompson

Founder and CEO of the Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA)

Bill Topp

Referee Magazine Chief Operating Officer & Executive Editor

Leah Topp

Youth volleyball referee

Ronald Torbert

NFL Referee

Jeff Triplette

Former NFL Referee

Jackson Uyl

Youth and high school baseball, football and swim meet official

Mark Uyl

MHSAA Executive Director

Don Vanmassenhoven

NHL Director of Officiating Operations

Julie Voeck

PAVO and USA Volleyball National Referee and former PAVO President

Sandra Walter

IHSAA (Indiana) Assistant Commissioner

Mark Whitehead

Coordinator of Men’s Basketball Officials for the SEC, American, Atlantic Sun, and Sun Belt

Debbie Williamson

Coordinator of Women’s Basketball Officials Atlantic Coast, American Athletic, Atlantic 10, Big East, Big South, Colonial Athletic Association, Ivy League, Metro Atlantic Athletic and Southern conferences

Larry Young

Supervisor of Umpires, MLB

Russell Yurk

Vice President of Instant Replay, NFL
These presenters have participated in the Referee Voices short video series, speaking on topics important to them.

James Breeding

NCAAM D-I Basketball Official

Carl Cheffers

NFL Referee

David Coleman

Vice President of Officiating, PAC-12 Conference

Walt Coleman

NFL Referee

Tony Corrente

NFL Referee

Gordon Corsetti

High school and collegiate lacrosse official

June Courteau

NCAA National Coordinator of Women’s Basketball Officiating

Bob Delaney

Special Advisor Officiating Development /Performance, Southeastern Conference

Terry Gregson

NHL Officiating Consultant

Lisa Jones

NCAA D-I Women’s Basketball Official

James Radcliffe

LHSOA Charter Executive Board Member

Pati Rolf

Director of Officials, USA Volleyball

Jeff Seeman

NFL Official