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LBFOC Session Leaders


Mark Kluczynski

Referee B1G Conference

Mark is entering his fifth season as a referee in the Big Ten Conference after previously working in the Mid-American Conference. A Division I FBS official since 2011, Mark has received numerous postseason assignments, most recently the Texas Bowl between Oklahoma State and Texas A&M.

Mark’s collegiate officiating career began in 2006 working as a deep official in the ECAC. He is currently the referee position trainer and rules interpreter for the NEFOC which assigns officials in the Empire 8 and Liberty League Division III conferences. Mark has also served as President of the Eastern Association of Intercollegiate Football Officials [EAIFO] Empire Chapter.


Michael Roche

Referee, 


LARRY HAYES 
CENTER JUDGE ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE 

Larry Hayes currently works as a Center Judge in the Atlantic Coast Conference.  Prior to joining the ACC, he was a Center Judge and Umpire for the American Athletic Conference.  He worked the Bahamas Bowl in 2014, the Cotton Bowl for the 2016 season and the Cactus Bowl in 2017.  He has also worked FBS, Division II and Division III playoff games representing the Colonial, Ivy and Patriot Leagues and the EAIFO/ECFOA. 

Larry is currently employed as Executive Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel for the QVC Group leading the Group’s Legal, Ethics and Compliance and Governmental Affairs functions.  The Group consists of the QVC, HSN, Zulily and Cornerstone retail brands. 


Dan Scanlan

Center Judge, Big 12 Conference


Willie Thomas

Umpire 


Hibbert Byers

Umpire, American Athletic Conference


Ryan MacDonald

Line Judge, B1G Conference

Ryan is entering his third season as a line judge in the Big Ten Conference after previously working in the Mid-American Conference for six seasons. During his time as an FBS official Ryan has received several postseason bowl assignments.  Most recently Ryan worked the 2019 Gasparilla Bowl in Tampa, FL.  Prior to becoming and FBS official Ryan was an official for the Colonial, Ivy and Patriot Leagues and the ECAC. Ryan is a current member of the Eastern Association of Intercollegiate Football Officials [EAIFO] Boston Chapter.  
Ryan is in-house counsel to a mechanical engineering firm in the Boston area and lives in Pembroke, MA with his wife and three children.


Jim Casey

Head Linesman  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

Head Linesman 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.


Glenn Crowther

Field Judge AAC 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 2020 Liberty Bell Football Officials Clinic.


Jim Reif

Field Judge American Athletic Conference

Jim Reif currently works as a Field Judge in the American Athletic Conference. Prior to joining the American, Jim worked in the Colonial/Ivy/Patriot Leagues for 8 years and also in the Northeast Conference for 2 years prior to joining the CIP. Jim Began his high school football career in the Philadelphia Catholic League in 1999 where he worked numerous playoff and city championship games. Jim began officiating at the D-2 & D3 college level in 2003 after being accepted into the EAIFO/ECFOA. Jim has worked the 2017 AutoNation Cure Bowl, the 2018 New Orleans Bowl, and FCS, Division II, and Division III playoff games.

Jim is a Police Captain in suburban Philadelphia and lives in Drexel Hill, Pa, with his wife and three children.


Scott Macdonald
College Officiating Consortium- 
Deep Wing
 
Scott Macdonald currently works as a deep wing in the College Officiating Consortium (COC). 


Scott began working high school football in early 2000’s. He began working Division 2 and 3 college football in late 2000’s and was hired into the Colonial Ivy Patriot League in 2012. After several years in the CIP, Scott was hired into the Mid American Conference (MAC), where he is entering his 6th season in 2020. 
 
Scott is a Managing Director of Investments, for a Boston based Investment firm and resides in Cohasset, Mass with his wife, Kristen, and family. 


TOM CONSIDINE, 
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.


Jack Winter

REPLAY OFFICIAL, AMERICAN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE

Jack began officiating football in 1977 with Metrofficials, a sandlot officiating organization in Philadelphia, PA. In 1982, he began officiating High School Football in the Buxmont, Suburban One and Philadelphia Catholic Leagues.  During this time, he moved to the referee position. Jack's collegiate football officiating career began in 1986 when he joined the EAIFO Philadelphia Chapter. He became a member of the ECAC staff.  In 1998, Jack became a member of the Atlantic 10 [now Colonial Athletic] Conference staff.  He worked Division 1 AA/FCS for 15 seasons.

Retiring from the field after the 2012 season, Jack took a sabbatical year.  He returned to football as a Communiator/Replay Official with the AAC in 2014.

Between his on field and booth work, Jack has officiated eleven NCAA Playoff games, including six at the Division 1 AA/FCS level as well as two bowl games.

While an on-field official, worked eleven post season assignments- three Division Ill games, two Division Il games and six Division IAA games.  

Entering my 43rd year of officiating football


PAUL SHEEHAN 
PIAA STATEWIDE FOOTBALL RULES INTERPRETER
Paul Sheehan is the current PIAA Statewide Football Rules Interpreter. He assumed this role in 2014. Paul has been a registered PIAA football official since 1995 and officiated 8 seasons of NCAA Divisions 1-AA, II and III football.  In addition to his current rules interpreter duties, he is currently an active Referee in PIAA. He is a member of the NFHS Football Rules Committee since 2015.