Year Inducted: 2001
Nominated By: Todd Workman (brother-in-law)
Sports Competed In: N/A
Athlete, Coach or Contributor: Contributor
Worked as a football and basketball official in the South Central League - football (33 years) and basketball (25 years) as well as the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference - Basketball (12 years) and football (eight years).
Basketball coach at Corwin Middle School for 11 seasons (1984-94) and three years in the City Men’s League (1992-94).
● Officiated many play-off games across the state. 6A, 5A, 4A, 3A, and 2A Championship games.
● President of the High School Officials Group - two terms - four years.
● Executive board member for eight terms - 16 years.
● South Central League - State High School Football/Basketball.
● Head Referee (white hat) for many Bell games.
● Managed the fields for the Slow-pitch League for the City of Pueblo for six years (1990-95).
● Since 1990, worked with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes as a middle school sponsor and board member.
● Recognized as "Person of the Year" for Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
● Organized a men's golf league on Wednesdays at Walking Stick Golf course while working there one day a week (volunteered to "help out" in the snack shack and at the clubhouse when needed).
● Activities Director for seven years at Pueblo Central H.S. (1983-90).
● Served as District#60 Activities Director for six years (1993-99).
● Director of Colorado High School Activities Association (CHSAA) - State Basketball Seeding Committee.
● Director of the Colorado State Cross Country Meet for 13 years 1984-1997.
● CHSAA Director for baseball (9 yrs.), Volleyball (4 yrs.), Track (2 yrs.) and served as a Board Member of the Appeals Committee.
Worked as an official and also taught physical education in Pueblo School District at both Ben Franklin Elementary and Corwin Middle School for a total of 37 years, impacting the lives of over 10,000 students...He was consistently active in after school activities and sport with students of all ages.
Lives in Pueblo with his wife, Kathy.