DATE: Saturday, June 30 TIME: 8:00 AM LOCATION:Crown Colony Country Club COST: $50. Mail to SFA Chapter Clinic, P.O. Box 68, Lufkin, TX 75902 FORMAT:2018 NCAA Rule Changes, UIL/TAPPS Exceptions, 5-Man & 7-Man Mechanics using film study. Lunch included.
CLINICIANS/INSTRUCTORS Cooper Castleberry, Referee - Big 12 Conference Started officiating in 1978. He became a referee in 1979 and has worked the position ever since. His career includes working at the high school level from 1978 through 1998, Southland Conference from 1994 through 1998, Western Athletic Conference from 1999 through 2001 and the Big 12 Conference (CFO-West) from 2002 to present. He has had 18 bowl and post-season play-off assignments including the Big 12 Championship, 2008 FCS Division 1 National Championship, the 2017 FBS National Championship and the 2018 Citrus Bowl between LSU & Notre Dame. He remains very active in the SFA Chapter as well as TASO (TASO-Football President 2011-12) and is the UIL State Football Rules Interpreter.
Greg Adams, Umpire – Conference USA Greg began officiating in the late 90’s as a member of the Permian Basin Chapter. He relocated to the Houston area in 2008 and transferred his membership to the Houston Chapter. Greg began working college football in the Southwest Junior College Football Conference from 2001 through 2003. He then began working in the Lone Star and America Southwest Conference from 2003 through 2007. In 2007, he was hired by the SWAC and C-USA as an Umpire. Greg has had the honor to work 2 Texas High School State Championships, 2 East-West Shrine College All-Star Games, 3 Texas vs The Nation College All-Star Games, 2 SWAC Championships and 2 Conference USA Championships. Greg has also worked the 2009 Chick-fil-A Bowl, the 2010 Alamo Bowl, and the 2012 Las Vegas Bowl. He will continue working for C-USA in the upcoming 2018 season along with remaining an active member of the TASO Houston Football Chapter and the Southwestern Athletic Conference.
Cal McNeill, Head Linesman - Big 12 Conference Started officiating in 1985 as a Head Linesman in the High School ranks before moving to referee. In 1992 at he worked in the Junior College conference; 1995 the Lone Star conference; 1997 the Southland Conference; 2000 the Sun Belt Conference; 2007 The Western Athletic Conference. Since 2008, he has officiated in the Big 12 and Mountain West Conferences. He has worked ten (10) post season bowl assignments, the latest being the 2013 Capital One Bowl between Nebraska and Georgia. Cal continues to support his local chapter and state organization serving as an officer and board member at both the local and state level.
Anthony Flemming, Side Judge - Big 12 Conference Anthony started officiating in 1997 and joined the Dallas Football Officials Association in 1998. He has been working varsity level football games since 1999. By 2001, he was working small college football. Up to this point, Anthony has worked in the American Southwest Conference, Lone Star Conference, SWAC, Sun Belt Conference, Southland Conference, Mountain West Conference and Big 12 Conference. He has worked various post-season bowl games including most recently the 2018 Citrus Bowl between LSU and Notre Dame and the 2017 National Championship Game between Clemson and Alabama.
Also assisting in the clinic: Eddie Kelly, Referee - SWAC Stacy Hardin, Center Judge - Big 12 Conference