Behind The Flag Spring 2022 Football Official’s Forum; A dreamBIG Event…

Train today for a better game tomorrow. Take the steps to improve your individual rules knowledge, learn advanced film breakdown techniques, and growing your officiating network.

With support from UNM; the NMOA, NFHS, and NFL Grassroots program have partnered together to help with the shortage of high school football officials in New Mexico.

With this in mind, Behind The Flag has organized a 2022 Spring Football Officials Forum on April 1st and April 2nd at UNM Dreamstyle Stadium. The forum is intended to recruit and retain NMOA high school officials, provide classroom and on-field training, and networking opportunities for those interested in officiating at the next level.

The forum will be instructed by current DI and DII Football officials actively officiating in the Mountain West, Conference USA, Rocky Mountain and LoneStar Conferences.

We will cover film break down, officiating philosophies, NFHS rules, and mechanics.

This Forum will also have guests NFL Officials and College Coordinators speakers to discuss how to advance your officiating career. Take the next step in your officiating path to success!

The Forum will have the following guest clinicians:

Land Clark – Referee – NFL

Brad Rogers – Referee – NFL

Brandon Cruse – Referee – Big12

Randy Campbell – RMAC Coordinator

Tim Crowley – LoneStar Conference Coordinator

Dusty Young – NMAA Associate Director

Zac Stephenson – New Mexico Commissioner of Officials

NMOA Staff

NMOA Regional Assignors:

Stephen Aragon – Northeast Region

David Briseno – Southeast Region

Mike Rundell – Southwest Region

Ken Murphy – Central Region

Behind The Flag Staff and Clinicians:

Abram Anaya Center Judge – Mountain West Conference

Joseph Martinez Side Judge – Mountain West Conference

Mike Contreraz – Replay Official – Mountain West Conference

Victor Sanchez – Field Judge – Conference USA

Dennis Barela – Line Judge – RMAC

Ken Adent – Back Judge – RMAC

Estevan Baca Line Judge – LoneStar Conference

Leonard Longhorn – Umpire – LoneStar Conference

Todd Morris – Field Judge – LoneStar Conference

Bob Arnone – Back Judge – Huntsville, Alabama – Get It Right Enterprises

Kevin Banks DreamBIG