Arizona Football Officials Association Hall of Fame

JOHN KELLY - Class of 2005

John has officiated Arizona High School sports through the AIA for 30 years, 1968-1998. He has been a mentor to many upcoming officials. He has worked numerous football playoff games and has work State Championship games in 1976, 1978, 1982 & 1987. 

John also officiated Arizona High School basketball and worked many playoffs, boys and girls. He also officiated the 1981 Girls State Championship game.  

John also officiated Baseball and worked many playoff games. He also worked 11 State Championship baseball games. The 1993 4A All Star Game was dedicated to John. In 1996, John was presented with the NFIOA Arizona Baseball Official of the Year.