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The Orange County Football Officials Association (OCFOA) provides certified football officials for football in Orange County. We currently provide high-level training and certification for those looking to officiate CIF high school football and provide a solid foundation for those looking to move on to the NCAA or the NFL. We have a healthy list of officials who are currently working in the NFL and D1 College ranks.

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Rod Ammari(PAC-12) - OCFOA Alumni

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Tom Innocenti

John McDonnough(NFL) - superbowl IV

Jeff Scherer

Bill Vinovich, OCFOA Alumni, NFL Referee, Super Bowl 49 & Super Bowl 54 Referee

B. Brennan

Chris Coyte, OCFOA Alumni, Pac 12 Referee. Referee of 2020 National Championship game. Coin toss at the 2019 Washington vs Utah game

Laird Hayes(NFL) - OCFOA Alumni

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Ref. Dennis Corrigan and friends

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Mike Darakjian

Officiating at SoFi-LB official (LJ), Rich Brown(BJ), Mark Andrews (R), Mike Weir (HL), Bill Graham (U)

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Rich Brown

Chris Salio

D. Bautista, M. Covarrubias, B.Brennan, B.Applegarth, J.Holmberg back in the day.

B. Brennan

LJ David Rhodes

David Rhodes


Thomas Cantrell

Todd Prukop(NFL) - OCFOA Alumni

Super Bowl XLVI Side judge Laird Hayes, OCFOA Alumni, watches Giants wide receiver Mario Manningham make the catch of the game. Laird ruled this a catch and was upheld on replay

Sal Figueroa

Jeff Bundy

Jim Wharrie, OCFOA Alumni, Pac12 Center Judge. 2019 National Championship

Tony Bryant

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Mike Darakjian

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Jeff Bundy

P. Snow, T. Norris, G. Gilman, ,B, Hughes

Rich Brown

Vic Barruga

Rich Brown

V. Barruga, J. Ryan, D. Douglas, J.Scherer , G. Crook

Mark Andrews

Troy Leonard

Mike Brody

Mike Brody

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