Tom has been officiating football for 26 years, at many levels (13 years at the College level) and at many positions. He has been working in the Big Sky Conference for 6 years now and was promoted to Referee for the 06 season.
At the high school level, Tom worked the Az. All-Star game in 1988 and 1999. He Refereed the 1995 5-A and 1999 3-A Championship games. He was the Co-chairman and Coordinator for the AIA/Ed Trexler High School Football Officiating Camp from 1996-1999. He served on the CAFOA board and was the President of the association in 1998 and 1999. He was also selected as the Official of the Year by NFIOA for the State of Arizona in 1999.
At the Junior College level, he worked the 1997, 1999 and 2000 ACCAC Valley of the Sun Bowl. The 2000 game was for the NJCAA National Championship. He was voted the ACCAC Most Improved Official of the Year in 1997 and Official of the Year in 1998.
Tom has been an instructor for many of the beginner classes and a mentor and advisor to many high school and college officials. He has spent countless hours trying to help fellow officials reach their fullest potential. He has been and still is a great asset to the officials of this valley and has been a great leader of this association.