Liberty Bell Football Officials Clinic

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LBFOC Session Leaders

Bill McKeever

Referee, Coastal, Ivy, Patriot

Bill started officiating football in the fall after graduating from college through ARCO, an organization that trains and assigns officials to work youth football throughout Philadelphia and its surrounding counties. After gaining experience from working sandlot football, he was offered the opportunity to work the Philadelphia Public and Catholic high school football leagues. BillI enjoyed the unique privilege of working a Pennsylvania State Championship on a crew with my Father, Uncle, and two Cousins.

He started his college career in 2016 working for Milt Halstead and the ECFOA. In 2019 Bill was promoted to the FCS working in the NEC. 2020 brought the opportunity to work in the CIP which is where Bill is currently a staff member. This past season he worked a FCS second round playoff game.

Art Brown, Referee 

Larry Hayes CENTER JUDGE Atlantic Coast Conference  


Joe Clarkson, Center Judge, American Athletic Conference

A resident of Frederick MD. Joe began working College football in 2000 as an Umpire. He worked in the Centennial Conference for 9 years, followed by working the 2010 season in the WVAC. In 2011 Joe joined the MEAC. Since 2015 Joe has worked  in the American Athletic Conference as a CJ.

In his career, Joe worked several playoff and Bowl Games, 2 AAC Conference Championships and the 2021 Army Navy Game.

Dan Scanlan Center Judge Big XII

Willie Thomas, Umpire, American Athletic Conference

Willie officiated for three seasons in the Colonial Athletic Association, Ivy and Patriot Leagues before joining the staff of the American Athletic Conference. During his four year tenure, he has officiated three AAC Conference Championship games. Additionally, he received two Bowl assignments.

Hilbert Byers

Umpire, American Athletic Conference

Jim Casey Head Line Judge, American Athletic Conference

Jim started officiating in 1988 with A.R.C.O. (Association of Registered Conference Officials).  After a few years he worked in the Philadelphia Catholic, Philadelphia Public, Inter-Ac and Suburban One Leagues.  He had the good fortune of being assigned many playoff and Championship Games.

In 1997 Jim was accepted into the Philadelphia Chapter of the E.A.I.F.O. where he worked games assigned by the ECFOA and ECAC.  He worked several ECAC playoff games and the 2002 Division III Semi-Final Game.  In 2003 Jim became a member of the Atlantic 10 Staff and eventually part of the CIP Staff. Jim’s last game as a full-time member of the CIP was the annual Lafayette vs Lehigh Game.

In 2010 Jim was invited to become part of the Big East, now known as American Athletic Conference, Officiating Staff.  With this move Jim also changed positions.  For the next three seasons he was without the chains as he served as a Line Judge.  In 2013 Jim switched back to Head Linesman.  During his tenure, Jim has had the privilege of being assigned to many exciting games including the first ever night game at Michigan Stadium - Notre Dame vs Michigan, Navy vs Notre Dame in Dublin, Ireland and the 2016 AAC Championship Game.  In addition to these games Jim has worked the Army Navy game, Capital One Bowl, Orange Bowl, Las Vegas Bowl, New Orleans Bowl and the Cactus Bowl.

Dan Bush Line Judge Mid-American Conference

Dan began working high school football in the Philadelphia Catholic League and the PIAA, where he officiated several league-wide and state-wide championship games. He began working Division 2 and 3 college football in the mid 2000’s, and moved into Division 1AA (now FCS) shortly thereafter. After several years in the CIP, Dan moved into the Mid American Conference, where he is entering his 5th season. He officiated in the 2017 New Mexico Bowl.  

Dan is an attorney, and lives and works in West Chester, PA with his wife and 3 children.  

Baron Ballester Line Judge American Athletic Conference

BJ Henry B1G

Glenn Crowther

Field Judge American Athletic Conference

Glenn Crowther is currently a Field Judge on the staff of the American Athletic Conference. 

 Glenn has been a college football official since 1995, and has worked in a number of conferences including the Colonial, Ivy, Patriot, Northeast, and PSAC.  As a Division 1 FCS official, Glenn has also worked in the Big East and Big XII conferences, and has been fortunate to have worked 7 bowl games.

 Glenn is still active with the Delaware Chapter of the ECFOA (college) and NDFOA, the Delaware high school association.

 Glenn is happy and honored to be helping with and associated with the 2022 Liberty Bell Football Officials Clinic.

Glen Wilson 

Field Judge American Athletic Conference

Glen Wilson has worked as a Field Judge in the American Athletic Conference since 2014. Prior to joining the American, he worked at the FCS level in the Big South and Colonial/Ivy/Patriot Leagues working the FCS Semi-Final in 2012.   Glen just completed his 30th season of officiating, having begun his career with the MD Board of Football Officials in 1992. Glen's college officiating began at the DIII level in 1995 moving to DII in the CIAA  in 2004.  That season he worked the DII National Championship. Along with other  DII postseason assignments, Glen worked the 2015 Raycom Camelia Bowl, the 2019 Lending Tree Bowl and the 2021 Army/Navy Game.  Glen is a previous Director of the EAIFO Southern Chapter and has also been recognized by the CIAA in 2005 with the Kelly Bryant Award, the ECAC in 2016 with the Red Hill Award and the EAIFO in 2019 with the Joseph L. Warren Memorial Award

Glen is a Government Sales Director at Samsung, he and his wife Kollynn live in Severna Park, MD.  They have two adult children, Haley (26) and Kyler (22).

Replay official ATLANTIC cOAST Conference 

Tom Considene has been a collegiate football official for over 30 years and a Division 1 Football Official for more than 20 years.  Tom spent 5 seasons in the Atlantic 10 Conference (now the Colonial Athletic Association) where he worked Division 1-AA/FCS Playoff Games. At the Division 1-A.FBS level, he joined The Big East Conference in 2003 where he worked until that league evolved into The American Athletic Conference. Tom has worked multiple bowl games including Sun, Military, Humanitarian and Las Vegas. Tom retired from the field after the 2014 season and moved into the replay booth for the 2015 season.  Prior to moving to Division 1, Tom worked in the PSAC (Division 2) and MAC, NJAC (Division 3) conferences.

Tom is a graduate of St. Thomas Aquinas College, where he played baseball, and the University of Pennsylvania. He works for the Susquehanna International Group as Head of Vendor Relations Management.  Tom and his wife, Lu-anne, live in Fairless Hills, PA.  They have four adult children.

Jim, Downey, Sr, Replay Official, American Athletic Conference

Jack Winter Replay Official American Athletic Conference