AOA Centennial Celebration

Posted on December 30, 2016 / Posted under Announcement, Baseball, Basketball, Football, Social, Softball

Save the Date

Calling all AOA Members, Alumni, & Friends

The AOA is celebrating 100 years of Officiating Excellence and will be recognizing this memorable event with all of our divisions, Hall of Fame members, former members, and guests. Come join us for this milestone event on Saturday, May 20th , 2017 and save the date on your calendar.

In addition we need your help to contact any of our alumni members so please reach out to former AOA officials and have them send us a note so we can include them on our email list for this event. Please send any contact information to Ted Lepucki at lepuckited [at] aol [dot] com

You won’t want to miss this gala event as we have a great agenda planned along with our banquet at the Diplomat West, 681 West North Avenue, Elmhurst, Illinois 60126.

We will be contacting you with more details in the near future and look forward to seeing you at the Centennial Celebration!!

– AOA Centennial Planning Committee

Basketball Meeting Schedule

Posted on September 7, 2016 / Posted under Announcement, Basketball

York High School
355 W. St. Charles Rd, Elmhurst 60126

Enter Building through the “Academic Entrance” near the Flag Pole.
Room is on the second Floor A290.

Meeting dates 10/6, 10/13, 10/20, 10/27, 11/3, 11/10.

Week 1 (Thursday 10/6 @ 7:30 PM): Points of Emphasis & Mentor Program
Week 2 (Thursday 10/13 @ 7:30 PM): Tax Liability for Level 1 (Mark Cladis) & When to give a T (Hartzheim & Palmer)
Week 3 (Thursday 10/20 @ 7:30 PM): 20 Rule Test (Joe Spagnolo)
Week 4 (Thursday 10/27 @ 7:30 PM): Rule 4 (Spagnolo)
Week 5 (Thursday 11/3 @ 7:30 PM): IHSA Test review & SFO Panel
Week 6 (Thursday 11/10 @ 7:30 PM): Anticipate the Play not the Call & Preventative Officiating

2016 Football Division Clinic

Posted on July 8, 2016 / Posted under Announcement, Football

July – September 2016
Fenton High School
Bensenville, IL

Members/Participants must attend 4 out of 6 meetings to qualify for clinic credit

Online Membership Registration

July 28, 2016 7:00 – 9:00 pm

Mechanics Overview
5A State Final Crew, Chris Head, Larhone Miles, Mike Outten, Ivan Palamore, Andre Golston

August 4, 2016 7:00 – 9:00 pm
IHSA overview
Sam Knox, IHSA Head of Football
Doug King (HUDL)

August 11, 2016 7:00 – 9:00 pm – Room 218/220
Kicking Game
Mark Cunningham

August 18, 2016 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Conflict Resolution and Professionalism
2A State Final Crew: Michael Zuckerman, Tom Cappelen, Tom Lowe, Darrell Schrag, Kevin Lindell

August 24, 2016 7:00 – 9:00 pm – WEDNESDAY
New rules and applications
Bill Laude

September 1, 2016 7:00 – 9:00 pm
You Make the Call – video clip review
Ted Lepucki

AOA Members Assigned to 2016 IHSA Baseball Playoffs

Posted on June 14, 2016 / Posted under Announcement, Baseball

State Finals

Craig Davelis — 3A/4A

Super Sectionals

Craig Davelis — Crestwood 4A
Bill Mushrush — Augustana 3A


Craig Davelis — St. Viator
Vince Mastandrea — Rochelle
Bob Copas — Lincoln Way West
Jeff Schanks — Chicago Brooks

Chuck Graber – Illinois Wesleyan semi-final
Ruben Rodriguez –Illinois Wesleyan semi-final
Steve Harms — Stevenson**
Bill Mushrush — Oswego


Jeff Brogan — Holy Trinity play in game*
Don Hoener — Walther Christian

Jim Meurer — Timothy Christian
Mike Sawicki — Guerin Prep
Mike Stensen — St Joseph Weschester

Don Arnold — Belvidere
Bob Copas — St. Pat’s
John Cyr — Benet Academy
Bob Jenkins — Montini
Steve Harms — Benet Academy
Joe Marks — Benet Academy Final
Bill Mushrush — Kaneland
Bob Pauls — Sycamore
Ruben Rodriguez — Kaneland
Mike Stensen — Chicago Harlan
Gary Stratton — Palo Heights
Bill Vincent — Marian Central

Jim Adamski — Bolingbrook
Craig Davelis — Palatine
Chuck Graber — Bolingbrook
Ed Hayes — Glenbrook North*
Steve Jakes — Metea Valley
Vince Mastandrea — Maine West
Jim Meurer — Sandburg
John Norder — Chicago Kennedy Play in
John Norder — Reavis (Burbank)
Jim Piazza — Metea Valley
Mike Sawicki — Maine West
Jeff Schanks — Lockport
Pat Schenck — Glenbard West

* First Assignment in State Playoff Series
** First Assignment at that level

In Memoriam: Bob Fisher

Posted on May 31, 2016 / Posted under Announcement

In Memoriam: Bob Fisher, AOA Member

We recently learned that Bob Fisher, a long time AOA member passed away on Monday, May 23, 2016. Services were held in Lebanon, TN

2016 AOA Basketball Camps

Posted on May 7, 2016 / Posted under Announcement, Basketball

Date: Saturday, June 25
Location: Elmhurst College
Target Audience: Officials with 1-3 Years Experience
Cost: $10

Date: Saturday, June 18
Location: Northern Illinois University Convocation Center
Target Audience: Officials with previous Three Person Experience
Cost: $50

Basketball Banquet

Posted on March 17, 2016 / Posted under Basketball, Social

This year’s post-season Basketball Banquet will take place on Thursday, March 31 at Alta Villa Banquets in Addison IL. Open bar begins at 6:30pm, dinner is at 7:30pm, and the general program starts at 8:15pm.

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