Send a congratulations to Don for making Referee magazine.Football 2_24 page_68
Please help me in congratulating OCFOA’s very own MaryAnn MenLove in her new roles for CIF Girls Flag Football. In OCFOA She was the 2019 Rookie of the Year, officiated the 2021 CIF State Regional at Headlines and officiated NFL Flag national championships.
MaryAnn has accepted the positions of:
- CIF State Rules Interpreter for Girls Flag Football
- CFOA Girls Flag Instruction Representative
- OCFOA Girls Flag Instruction Representative
If you are interested in officiating Girls Flag Football she is a wealth of knowledge and can direct you on what is needed.
Again, Congratulations MaryAnn, thank you for your efforts.
Neil Kaplan, a 4 year veteran of the OCFOA, was hired this summer to officiate in the Polska Futbal Liga – The Polish American Football League. He officiated games throughout the country as a flank. “My debut in the world of international football officiating could not have gone better,” said Kaplan, “the continuous training that I’ve received during my officiating career from Andy Bruer and Mark Andrews and the rest of the OCFOA leadership prepared me well for this experience. The solid foundation in mechanics and rules interpretation that I have from my years officiating in Orange County made the transition to the league in Poland very smooth.”
Congratulations to the Orange County North VS South All-Star Classic Crew – Jeff Osborne, Tony Bryant, David Brant, Rich Brown, Jim Stickney, Duane Cave and Troy Leonard
This was sent to all OCFOA officials.
Congratulations to the following PAC-12 / OCFOA Alumni who were selected to the following assignments:
National Championship Game – Mercedes Benz Superdome. New Orleans, LA
Monday, January 13, 2020
Referee – Chris Coyte
Center – Jim Wharrie
Citrus Bowl – Camping World Stadium, Orlando, FL
Wednesday, January 1, 2020
Michigan vs. Alabama
Linesman – Rod Ammari
Gator Bowl – TIAA Bank Field, Jacksonville, FL
Thursday, January 2, 2020
Indiana vs. Tennessee
Referee – Mike McCabe
While researching information on John McDonnough I came across this article regarding communicating with players on the field in Referee magazine. I found it entertaining and informative.