John has been with EFOA since 1998 and a varsity official since 2000. He was one of EFOA’s first back judges and has represented the association at the state semi-finals and finals numerous times. John is on the EFOA board of directors and is the training coordinator.
Gary began officiating high school football for EFOA in 1989. Gary also is involved in basketball and baseball in addition to his football activities. Gary is a varsity referee and has also worked several other positions including back judge.
Matt started his offiiating career in 1995. He has been to the state tournament before and was select this year as the line judge in the 3A Final at the Tacoma Dome (and on TV too!), Mat has also served on the board in the early 2000s and rejoined the board last year and currently heads the EFOA sportsmanship program.
Rick began officiating with EFOA in 1996. He is normally a headlinesman or a line judge and has worked numerous local playoff games. Additionally, he has been selected four times for the state tournament and once worked the 4A state final as the head linesman. Rick has been elected to the EFOA board twice and has been active in the EFOA. training program.
Jim started as an official with EFOA in 1988. He has worked most positions and served as EFOA president. He has officiated at the highest levels locally and been selected to work the state championship tournament.
Ric’s first year as an official was 2000. Over the years he has worked hard to become an outstanding umpire within EFOA. In 2010 he was selected to be the umpire in the 4A state final game. His crew for that game received an outstanding evaluation and were recognized as the best crew of the tournament. Ric also is a member of the Shriners and is a key volunteer for the Shriner All Star Football game each July.