The LVCFOC is thrilled to announce that our 2019 Keynote Speaker will be Shawn Hochuli, currently a Referee in the NFL.

Shawn Hochuli
  • 2018-2019  National Football League (NFL), Referee

  • 2014-2018  National Football League (NFL), Back Judge

  • 2018 NFC Divisional Playoff

  • 2017 AFC Wild Card Playoff

  • 2016 AFC Divisional Playoff

  • 2011-2013  Pacific 12 Conference, Referee

  • 2013 Poinsettia Bowl

  • 2012 PAC-12 Championship

  • 2008-2011  Big-12 Conference, Back Judge

  • 2011 BCS Orange Bowl

  • 2010 Outback Bowl

  • 2008 Texas Bowl

  • 2004-2007  Western Athletic Conference, Back Judge

  • 2007 Hula Bowl

  • 2006 Liberty Bowl

  • 2005 Sun Bowl

  • 2005 Hula Bowl

  • 2002-2012  Arena Football League (AFL & AF2), Referee, Back Judge

  • 2012 Arena Bowl XXIV

  • 2007-2008  NFL Europe, Side Judge

  • 2008 World Bowl

  • Has owned a financial advisory practice for almost 20 years

  • Lives in Dana Point, California with his wife, Cristina, and their two children, Krew (3) and Kooper (1)

  • Proudest moments came with the births of his two children - and he spends his spare time doing absolutely anything they want to do.

Mark Baltz
  • 1989-2013 NFL (Head Linesman)
  • 1975-1989 Men’s College Basketball Official
  • 2004-2016 Women’s College Basketball Official
  • 1966-2018 Boy’s High School Basketball Official
    • Ohio (4 years)
    • Indiana (43 years)
  • 2017 Selected to the Lancaster High School (Ohio) Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame​
  • 2015, 1983, 1978 IHSAA State Championship Football (Referee)
  • 2013 Selected to the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame’s Center Circle for Officials
  • 2011 Presented with the Roy Gardner Award by the Indiana Basketball Coaches’ Association as the Outstanding Basketball Official in Indiana
  • 2007 Became the 1st recipient of the Indiana Chapter of the National Football Foundation’s Football Official Award
  • 2006 Inducted into the Indiana Football Hall of Fame
  • IHSAA Boys Basketball

    • 2006, 2003, 1999 Offi​ciated State Championship games in Boy’s Basketball

    • Officiated 38 Sectionals, 26 Regionals, 8 Semi-Finals

  • 2004-2005 Basketball Official of the Year, as selected by the Indiana High School Athletic Association and the National Federation Officials
  • 1999-2001 NFL Europe (Referee)
  • 1991-1992 Officiated in the World League
  • 1989 Selected to the staff of the National Football League

    • ​21 post-season assignments, including 5 Conference Championships

    • 2013 Pro Bowl

  • 1984-1988 Began working major college football in the Mid-American Conference (Referee) and in the Big Ten Conference (Head Linesman),  with 3 post-season assignments
  • 1966-1967 ​Began officiating high school football and basketball while attending Ohio University, prior to relocating to Indiana in January of 1971
  • Officiated high school football until 1983 and continued to work Boy’s High School Basketball in Indiana through 2012-2013 season; officiated Women’s Collegiate Basketball at the NAIA and NCAA Division III level; also worked Men’s Division III Basketball (1975-1989)
  • ​Clinician and instructor at numerous officiating clinics around the world and travels the country for numerous speaking engagements
  • Officiated over 4,500 high school, collegiate and professional games in 50 years as an official   

 

 Officiating Affiliations

  •  NCAA Division III National Coordinator of Football Officials

  • Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (NCAA Div. III) Coordinator of Football Officials

  • Lifetime Member Indiana Officials Association (President in 1988-89)

  • National Football League Referees Association (NFLRA).

    • 2000-2014 Treasurer

  • ​2001 - Present Indiana Football Officials Association (IFOA)

    • Founder

    • Executive Board Member

  • ​Secretary of the National Football Foundation & College Football Hall of Fame

    • Central Indiana Chapter - Indianapolis

  • ​Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame

    • Vice President on Executive Committee (Central Indiana)

  • 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

Ed Camp
  • 2000-Present NFL (Down Judge, Head Linesman)
  • 2019 Super Bowl LII (Down Judge)

  • 2018 Super Bowl

  • 2018, 2006 NFC Divisional Playoff

  • 2017, 2013, 2002 NFC Wildcard Playoff

  • 2011, 2008 AFC Divisional Playoff

  • 2009 AFC Championship

  • 2003 AFC Wildcard Playoff

  • Resides in Bergenfield, NJ

Jim Corpora
  • ACC Side Judge

  • 2019 Citrus Bowl

  • 2018 Arena Football League Semi-Final

  • 2016 Arizona Bowl

  • 2016 Inducted into the Lehigh Valley Softball Hall of Fame

  • 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

Chad Hill
  • 2018-Present  National Football League (Side Judge)

  • 2011-2017  Southeastern Conference (Side Judge)

  • 2017 SEC Championship Game

  • 2016 Orange Bowl

  • 2015 Peach Bowl

  • 2014 Quick Lane Bowl

  • 2013 SEC Championship Game

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

Tom Hill
  • 1999-Present NFL (Side Judge, Field Judge)

  • 2018 Super Bowl LII

  • 2014 Super Bowl XLVIII

  • 2006 Super Bowl XL

  • 2019, 2017, 2010, 2004 NFC Championship

  • 2104, 2012 AFC Championship

  • 2019, 2009 AFC Wildcard Playoff

  • 2016, 2013, 2006, 2004, 2003, 2000 NFC Wildcard Playoff

  • 2015, 2002 NFC Divisional Playoff

  • NFL Europe Official for five years

  • Big East Official for one year

  • 1999 Citrus Bowl

  • Resides in Ponce Inlet, FL

Dominique Pender Jr.
  • 2016 - Present 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:

    • 2018 Liberty Bowl

    • Mid-American Conference Championship

    • Las Vegas Bowl

    • New Orleans Bowl

  • St. Petersburg 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

2018

Keynote Speaker
Brad Allen
Clinicians
Mark Baltz
Jim Corpora
Chad Hill
Tom Hill
Dominique Pender Jr.
Bill Schuster
Mike Webster

2017

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

2016

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

2019

LVCFOC Keynote Speaker
Clinicians

OFFICIATING EXPERIENCE

  • 2000-Present NFL (Umpire)

  • 2018 AFC Wild Card Playoff

  • 2017, 2015, 2014, 2010 NFC Divisional Playoff

  • 2015 Super Bowl XLIX

  • 2014 Hall of Fame Game

  • 2013 AFC-NFC Pro Bowl

  • 2012 Super Bowl XLVI

  • 2012, 2007 AFC Divisional Playoff

  • 2004 NFC Championship

  • 2004, 2003 NFC Wild Card Playoff

  • 1998–2000 Big East Conference (Umpire)

  • 1997-2007 NFL Europe (Umpire)

  • 1994–1998 Eastern College Athletic Conference (Umpire)

 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • 2016–Present: Northeast Football Officials Consortium (Official Coordinator)

  • 2009–Present Big Ten and Mid-American Conferences (Grader/Assigner)

  • 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

  • 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
Mike Webster
  • 1998-Present ACC Center Judge / Umpire

  • 1998-Present Big South Conference

  • 2019, 2016 Citrus Bowl

  • 2016 Holiday Bowl

  • 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2011 All-Star Senior Bowl

  • 2014, 2008 Army-Navy Game

  • 2014 Kick-Off Classic:  Alabama vs West Virginia

  • 2014 FCS National Championship

  • 2012 New Mexico Bowl

  • 2012 Rose Bowl

  • 2011 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 Fiesta Bowl

  • 2000 National Semi-Final Division II Championship

  • 2010 - Present:  Coastal Plains Football Association

  • 2007-Present ACC Liaison Official to NCSU Football

  • Regional Supervisor, NCHSAA

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

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

2014

Keynote Speaker
Gerry Austin
Clinicians
Jim Corpora
Bobby Davis
Carl Paganelli
Dominique Pender Jr.
Jason Soistman
Mike Webster

2015

Keynote Speaker
Bill LeMonnier
Clinicians
Mark Baltz
Jim Corpora
Dominique Pender Jr.
Jason Soistman
Mike Webster

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