Save the Date!

The 2022 Blue Ridge Football Officials Clinic will be held on March 5th at the Hotel Roanoke. Join us for the BRFOC social from 5-7 pm on Friday, March 4th, 2022 at Hotel Roanoke’s Pine Room Pub.

Save the Date!

Things to do in Roanoke

Are you looking for things to do while you are in the Roanoke area? Take a look at these maps and guides!

Roanoke Maps and Visitors Guides

Reserve Your Hotel Room

Rooms at the Hotel Roanoke will go fast. Reserve online, or mention BRFOC when making your reservation for our exclusive rate.

Reserve Your Room Online

Supervisors of Officials and Representatives

AAC
Bryan Platt (Supervisor)
ACC
Dennis Hennigan (Supervisor)
CAA
Chris Smith (Supervisor)
C-USA
Mike DeFee (Supervisor)
Gerald Austin (Retired Supervisor, NFL Retired)
Billy Alton (Representative/NFL Observer)
Centennial Conference
Jim Corpora (Supervisor)
Middle Atlantic Conference, Northeast Conference, NJAC, PSAC
Dennis Crim
Rich DeMayo
ODAC/USA South
Steve Fleshman (Supervisor)
South Atlantic Conference
Jack Childress (Supervisor, SEC Replay)
Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Tom Symonette (Supervisor)
Tri-State Football Group
Brian Sakowski (Representative))

Clinicians

Below is a list of confirmed 2022 BRFOC clinicians:
Referee
Brad Allen (NFL)
Tim Hedgepeth (ACC) (NFL Developmental)
Nate Black (AAC)
Umpire/Center Judge
Johnnie Forte (ACC)
Danny Worrell (ACC)
Jeff Flanagan (ACC)
Line of Scrimmage
Ed Camp (NFL)
Steve Matarante (ACC)
Greg Zimmerman (SoCon)
Downfield
Eric Monroe (CAA/IVY/Patriot)
Tom Hill – Field Judge (NFL)
Jeff Shears – Side Judge (ACC)
Replay
Chris Junjulas (ACC Replay Supervisor)
Peter Vaas (Colonial/IVY/Patriot Replay Supervisor)
Ronnie Ford (C-USA Replay Supervisor)
Rusty Acree (ACC Replay)
Tom Zimorski (ACC Replay)

BRFOC Clinic Committee

Rodney Burnette – C-USA Referee
John Busch – ACC Replay
Dan Foutz – CAA/Ivy/Patriot Replay
Scott Held – ACC Center Judge
Doug Kennedy – SoCon Line Judge
Stuart Mullins – ACC Referee
Jeff Shears – ACC Side Judge
Jim Slayton – ACC Line Judge
Matt Smyth – CAA/Ivy/Patriot Downfield
Trey Williams – SAC Back Judge
 

Why Attend the Blue Ridge Football Officials Clinic?

The focus of this regional one-day clinic is to identify, share, and cultivate the fundamentals practiced by successful football officials at every level. Speakers will include officials in the NFL, college, and high school ranks as well as supervisors from the high school and college levels. Learn how their experiences can make you a better official.   Other benefits of attending our clinic:

  • Achieve a better understanding of mechanics, philosophies, and requirements for advancement.
  • Learn more about your position in multiple breakout sessions
  • Meet supervisors from the college ranks
  • Network with other officials

View the On-Field Clinic Agenda
View the Replay Clinic Agenda

Physical Preparation for Football Officials – by Scott Held (ACC)

BRFOC Corporate Sponsors
 

Learn More About the Clinic and the Staff
  • Dan Foutz
  • SAC Crew
  • Pylon
  • Bruce Stritesky
  • Stuart Mullins