The LVCFOC is thrilled to announce that our 2018 Keynote Speaker will be Brad Allen, currently a Referee in the NFL.

  • National Football League (NFL), 2014 – Present.

    • Referee and Crew Chief, 2014-Present

    • Referee, 2018 AFC Divisional Playoff Game

    • Referee, 2017 NFC Wild Card Game

    • Alternate Official, 2016 NFC Wild Card Game

  • Atlantic Coast Conference (NCAA FBS), 2005-2014:

    • 2014 Sugar Bowl (Final NCAA Game)

    • 2012 Rose Bowl

    • 2010 ACC Championship Game

    • 2009 Army-Navy Classic

    • 2009 International Bowl

    • 2007 Motor City Bowl

    • Southern Conference (NCAA FCS), 2004

  • South Atlantic Conference (NCAA Division II), 2000-2004:

    • Alternate Official, 2002 National Semi-Final Game

    • Referee, 2003 National Semi-Final Game

  • Southern Officials Association (Youth Level), 1986-2006

  • North Carolina High School Athletic Association (High School), 1991 – Present

  • Resides in Lumberton, NC with his wife, Twilla and his daughter, Abigail

Brad Allen
    • 1989 - 2013:  NFL Head Linesman

    • 21 post-season assignments, including five Conference Championships

    • 2013 Pro Bowl

    • 2000 – 2014: National Football League Referees Association - Treasurer

  • 1999 - 2001:  NFL Europe (Referee)

  • 1984 - 1988:Head Linesman), including 3 post-season assignments

  • 1984 - Mid-American Conference (Referee)

  • 2004 – 2016:Women’s College Basketball Official

  • 1975 – 1989:Men’s College Basketball Official

  • Coordinator – Football Officials:  Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference

  • Ohio High School

    • 1966 – 1970:Football and Basketball Official

  • Indiana High School

    • Indiana Officials Association

      • 1988 - 1989:  President

      • Current Board Member for 24 years

        • 1971 – 1983:Football Official

        • 1978, 1983, 2015 – State Championship (Referee)

        • 2007 - First recipient of the Indiana Chapter of the NFF’s Football Official Award

        • 2006 - Inducted into the Football Hall of Fame

        • 2001 - Present:  Football Officials Association - Founder & Executive Board

        • 1999, 2003, 2006 - State Championship games

        • 38 Sectionals, 26 Regionals, 8 Semi-final state games

        • 2013 - Selected to the Hall of Fame’s

        • 2011 - Presented with the Roy Gardner Award by the Indiana Basketball Coaches’ Association as the Outstanding Basketball Official

        • 2004 – 2005:Basketball Official of the Year (IHSAA and the National Federation Officials Association

        • all of Fame – Executive Committee (VP - Central Indiana)

  • NFF and College Football Hall of Fame (Secretary - Central Indiana Chapter)

  • 2014 - Present:  NCAA Division III Supervisor of Football Officials

  • Officiated over 4,000 high school, collegiate and professional games in 50 seasons

  • Clinician and instructor at numerous officiating clinics around the world

  • Travels the country for numerous speaking engagements

  • President & CEO of a Sports Website start-up, ZOOOM

  • Resides in Zionsville, IN with wife Nicki.  Has 2 sons, Brett and Brandon and five grandchildren

Mark Baltz
  • ACC Side Judge

  • 2016 Arizona Bowl

  • 2014 ACC Championship Game. (Only official to work the ACC Championship Game three times in the same position).

  • 2013, 2014 Arena Football League Conference Championship Games

  • 2013 NCAA FCS National Championship Game

  • 2012 ACC Championship Game

  • 2012 Arena Football League Championship Game

  • 2011 - present:  Arena Football League official

  • 2011 Alamo Bowl

  • 2009 Army-Navy game

  • 2008 Las Vegas Bowl

  • 2006 ACC Championship Game

  • 2004 Liberty Bowl

  • 2001 - Hired to the ACC Varsity Staff

  • 1999 - Promoted to Division 1-AA

  • 1990 - 1998:  Selected for six NCAA Division II/III Playoff Games

  • 1995 PIAA (Class AA) State Final

  • Has had articles published in Referee Magazine and the NFHS Quarterly

  • 2007 - present:  Coordinator of Officials for the Centennial Conference

  • Presenter at numerous officiating clinics throughout the USA:

    • 2009 - 2011, 2017 - Tom Beard Football Officials Clinic

    • 2006, 2007 - Fresno CA

    • 2011, 2012 - Reno NV

    • 2003 Great Lakes Collegiate Football Officials Clinic

    • IAA Big 33 Clinic

    • Wildwood Officials Clinic

    • PIAA District IV Clinic

    • 2016 Blue Ridge Football Officials Clinic

  • Fast-Pitch Softball Umpiring

    • 2014 PIAA Class AAAA State Championship

    • 8 PIAA State Semi-Finals

    • Rules Interpreter:  Lehigh Valley Softball Umpires Association

    • June 2016 - Inducted into the Lehigh Valley Softball Hall of Fame

    • 31 PIAA Inter-district SB

    • Conducted umpiring clinics each spring for the past 15 years

    • 1997, 1998 - NAA Softball Tournaments

Jim Corpora
Chad Hill
  • 2011 - Present:  Southeastern Conference Official

  • Position:  Side Judge

  • 2016 Orange Bowl

  • 2015 Peach Bowl

  • 2014 Quick Lane Bowl

  • 2013 SEC Championship Game

  • Resides in Oxford, MS with his wife Kimmy, and daughters Roxy, Rue, and Ollie

Tom Hill
  • NFL Official for 19 years

  • Selected to officiate in Super Bowl LII

  • Officiated in Super Bowls XL and XLVIII

  • Worked five championship games

  • Officiated 11 wildcard / divisional playoff games

  • NFL Europe Official for five years

  • Big East Official for one year

  • 1999 Citrus Bowl

  • Resides in Ponce Inlet, FL

Dominique Pender Jr.
  • 2016 Big Ten Conference (Field Judge)

  • MAC Official

  • Centennial Conference Official

  • Matriculated through the Central Jersey Chapter of the New Jersey Football Officials Association

  • Post-season assignments:

    • St. Petersburg Bowl

    • Mid-American Conference Championship

    • Las Vegas Bowl

    • New Orleans Bowl

  • Has attended nearly 40 clinics

  • Graduate of Howard University with a Bachelors degree in Finance

  • Masters degreee in Humanities in the Teaching of Social Studies from Teachers College, Columbia University

  • Member of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., by way of Alpha Chapter

  • Holds a great affection for service to humanity through Manhood, Scholarship, Perseverance, and Uplift.

  • Sees himself as a student first, including traveling, at times, up to 3 hours away during the work week for study sessions

  • Married to Ariana, with one son Nelson.  Has 5 younger siblings, his parents, grandparents and strong faith in Jesus Christ

2016

Dominique Pender Jr.
Jason Soistman
Mike Webster

2018

LVCFOC Keynote Speaker
Clinicians

OFFICIATING EXPERIENCE

  • June 2000 - Present: NFL - Umpire

  • 2015 Super Bowl XLIX, New England vs Seattle

  • 2012 Super Bowl XLVI (Alternate), New England vs NY Giants

  • 2013 AFC-NFC Pro Bowl

  • 2014 NFC Championship, San Francisco vs Seattle

  • 2004 NFC Championship, Carolina vs Philadelphia

  • 2017 Divisional Playoff, Seattle vs Atlanta

  • 2018 Wild Card Playoff, Buffalo vs Jacksonville

  • 2015 Divisional Playoff, Dallas vs Green Bay

  • 2012 Divisional Playoff, Denver vs New England

  • 2010 Divisional Playoff, Arizona vs New Orleans

  • 2007 Divisional Playoff, Indianapolis vs Baltimore

  • 2004 Wild Card Playoff, Seattle vs Green Bay

  • 2003 Wild Card Playoff, Atlanta vs Green Bay

  • 2014 Hall of Fame Game, NY Giants vs Buffalo

  • March 1997 - May 2007: NFL Europe - Umpire

  • June 1998 – June 2000: Big East Conference - Umpire

  • June 1994 – June 1998: Eastern College Athletic Conference - Umpire

 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • April 2016 – Present: Northeast Football Officials Consortium - Official Coordinator

  • Schedules over 100 assignments per season for two NCAA Division III Conferences (Empire 8 and Liberty League)

  • Schedules and operates clinics and camps for new and veteran officials

  • Ensures game officials and clock operators have proper training according to NCAA rules and mechanics

  • Annual attendee for the NCAA meeting - Indianapolis, IN

  • Develops and implements an evaluation and mentoring program for game officials

  • Improves recruitment and retention of game officials

  • Conducts annual conference clinic and monthly meetings

  • August 2009 – Present: Big Ten and Mid-American Conferences - Grader/Assigner

  • Helps in training and evaluating on-field NCAA game officials

  • Provides guidance that is crucial to the officials’ professional development

  • Schedules officials for spring and summer scrimmage activities at the University at Buffalo

Bill Schuster
Keynote Speaker
Chuck Amato
Clinicians
Mark Baltz
Milton Britton
Jim Corpora
George Geiss
Stuart Mullins
Bill LeMonnier
Mike Webster
Jason Soistman
Dominique Pender Jr.
Jim Corpora
Mark Baltz
Clinicians
Keynote Speaker

2015

Gerry Austin
Jason Soistman
Carl Paganelli
Bobby Davis
Jim Corpora
Clinicians
Keynote Speaker

2014

Mike Webster
Dominique Pender Jr.
Mike Webster
Jason Soistman
Dominique Pender Jr.
Stuart Mullins
Chad Hill
Jim Corpora
Mark Baltz
Clinicians
Tom Hill
Keynote Speaker

2017

Mike Webster
  • 1998 - Present:  Center Judge / Umpire, Atlantic Coast Conference

  • 1998 - Present:  Official, Big South Conference

  • 2007 - Present:  ACC Liaison Official to NCSU Football

  • Regional Supervisor, NCHSAA

  • 2010 - Present:  Coastal Plains Football Association

  • 1995 - 2002:   Official, South Atlantic Division II Athletic Conference

  • 2016 National Funding Holiday Bowl

  • 2016 Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl

  • 2011, 2013 - 2016 All-Star Senior Bowl

  • 2008, 2014 Army-Navy Game

  • 2014 Kick-Off Classic:  Alabama vs West Virginia

  • 2014 FCS National Championship

  • 2012 Gildan New Mexico Bowl

  • 2012 Rose Bowl

  • 2011 BBVA Compass Bowl

  • 2009 Division III College Baseball World Series

  • 2007 ACC Championship

  • 2006 Capital One Bowl

  • 2006 Insight Bowl

  • 2005 Golden Isles Bowl, Junior College Championship

  • 2004 Silicon Valley Bowl

  • 2004 Tostitos Fiesta Bowl

  • 2000 National Semi-Final Division II Championship

  • Resides in Wilson, NC with wife, Kassie.  Has four daughters, Julie, Sara, Lauren, Kylie, and five grandchildren

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