Arizona Football Officials Association Hall of Fame

ROBERT MADRID - Class of 2005

Bob started officiating football in 1972 with brother John and cousin Henry. Bob started officiating Basketball, soon after. Bob started as a wingman in 1972 and became a referee in 1976. His football crew was together for 20 years and became very close friends.

Bob worked many playoff games and officiated 6 State Championship games.

Bob also officiated Basketball and was as successful and committed to it as he was to football. He officiated many basketball playoff games.

Bob was a long time CAFOA Board member and many times taught classes to new officials. Bob also headed up Area Rules meetings.

Bob looked forward to Football and Basketball season every year because he enjoyed being around the kids. He always said that it was not a vocation but an avocation.