Conversation 46: MFOA Co-Coordinators John O’Neill and Tom Fiedler

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B1G Referee John O’Neill returns to the podcast with Tom Fiedler.  Together they are co-coordinators for the Midwest Football Officials Alliance (MFOA).  Listen to learn more about their fantastic officiating program.

Topics include

  • Overview of the MFOA
  • Tasks of coordinators
  • The COC “stack”, and where the MFOA fits in.
  • Training and Feedback
  • Crew make up
  • Recruitment of officials

Quote of the Week

A ship in harbor is safe, but that’s not what ships are built for – John A. Shedd

Fight Song – Boise State

6 thoughts on “Conversation 46: MFOA Co-Coordinators John O’Neill and Tom Fiedler

  • Kyle Piercefield

    Kyle Piercefield- HS Back Judge/ SWCFO Center Judge, Houston, TX; Recently discovered the podcast, thanx for what you guys are doing. I’m already on my second time through all of the podcasts. Wanted to let you know that this episode cuts off in the middle of conversation, hope we can get the rest of it posted soon, keep up the good work.

    • rule11wordpress

      Thanks Kyle! You were one of the firsts to let us know about this.

  • Jim Sullivan

    Really enjoy your podcast. I work In MFOA and Tom and John are doing great things for the D3 officials. Video and feedback are always improving
    Good stuff. Will continue to follow.

    • rule11wordpress

      Thanks Jim! We certainly appreciate their time and support of the podcast, as well as yours.

  • Chris

    Lovin this stuf (podcast). Let’s me listen/learn while I work. Great insights helping this here younger official (not age :-), but Division)

  • Jeff

    Ha ha. I made this podcast. I was the guy that emailed about the incorrect location pin at Carthage that you fixed. 🙂


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