Welcome To the CFOA Hall of Fame!

We are honored to present our finest officials in this prestigious online list. The Central Florida Officials Association Hall of Fame is home to the greatest officials within our organization. Each year, the CFOA hosts a banquet and announces a new year of inductees. If you are a member of our organization, be sure to attend this event and help us honor our Hall of Fame inductees!

Browse the Hall of Fame by year and learn about the great officials we are proud to say are "one of our own."

Congratulations to our 2017 Central Florida Officials Associations Hall of Fame inductees!

  1. Bob Blair Jr.
  2. Mitch Kinney
  3. Wally Hough
  4. Rudy Tapia
  5. Kim Fessler


2017 Inductees - read more
2016 Inductees
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  • Rodney Clevenger - Basketball/Football
  • Cecil Moore
  • Kent Lowe - Basketball/Volleyball
  • Mitch Fazzio - Football
  • Andy and Candi Powell - Football
  • Roy Ellison - Football
  • Sharon Goodspeed - Everything
2015 Inductees - read more
  • Ed Brown - Football/Basketball - View Bio
  • Al Garza -  Football - View Bio
  • Sandy Barnhill - Basketball/Volleyball - View Bio
  • Ed Collier - Basketball - View Bio
2014 Inductees - read more

2013 Inductees - read more
  • Elaine Dean
  • Jim Heise*
  • Alex Marsh - read obituary
  • Tome Storey
  • Charles Tabscott
  • Bill Tuten
2012 Inductees - read more
  • Debra Allen
  • Randy Beasley*
  • Jeff Deen
  • William Pashe
  • Ralph Smith
  • Tom Symonette
2011 Inductees - read more
2010 Inductees - read more
  • Fred Davis*
  • Larry Lowe
  • Tom Manor
  • Mike Goodspeed
  • Greg Vanatta
  • Larry Wages

2009 Inductees - read more
  • Don Jonas
  • Greg LeFils
  • Jim Moten
  • Don Asher
  • Wib Robertson*
2008 Inductees - read more
  • Bob and Anna Blair*
  • John Culley
  • Bill Knight
  • Prince Pollard
  • Morris and Francis Middleton
  • Mack Powell **
  • Don Rutledge
  • Lanier “Sputter” Smith*
  • Roland and Sue Taylor
  • Don Trawick
  • Jay Van Rhee
  • Clarence Wilkerson
  • Bob Adams
  • George Lawson - View Photos
  • Dick Pace
  • Tommy Bolen
  • Rick Corley
  • Horace Cannady
  • Cary Fields
  • Chap Walker
  • Stan Staneff*
  • George Heisey
  • Tom Dorman
  • Bernie Baumann
  • Ray Rouse*
  • Frank Ruhle*

Choosing the Inductees...


  • A past or present member demonstrating the highest standards of ethical conduct, integrity, moral character, and professionalism in the community for past members and possibly having continuously performed distinguished service and leadership to the association, for current members in the Central Florida Officials Association.
  • In addition to years served nominee must have made a worthy physical and/or mental contribution to the Central Florida Officials Association during his time of membership. Longevity without significant contribution or achievements does not constitute credentials for consideration.
  • Nominee may be living or a deceased member.
  • Nominee must have served as a Central Florida Official Association Board Member, Officer, functioning committee post or directorship or some position of service such as Rules interpreter, or Sergeant at Arms, for example. Distinguished contributions by any member should be considered as eligible. The board category could be a point in a nominees favor if a tie vote is involved.
  • Nominee must have been a Central Florida Official Association member for a minimum of twenty (20) years. Consideration will be given for extenuating circumstances.
    1. Non-Official nominees will be selected from individuals (i.e., Coaches, Athletic Directors, Principals, and Media) who have contributed to the Central Florida Officials Association.
    2. Nominees should be considered based on their position and responsibility in the community as well as the effect that their service or contribution had on the improvement or development of goals and standards within the Central Florida Officials Association.
  • Nominations for inductee’s must be submitted by:
    1. A Central Florida Official Association Member, past or present, in good standing with the association.
    2. The Hall of Fame Committee.

Please include:
1. Name
2. Sport(s)
3. Nominee years of services
4. How has the nominee impacted the Central Florida Officials Association
5. Describe how the nominee has made lasting contributions to his or her sport

Please submit your nominations to CFOA.Commissioner@gmail.com
Nominations will close Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 11:59PM

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