IAABO 173 Member of the Year Award - Past Winners

Chris O'Dell

2017-2018

Mike Wood

2017-2018

Bill Jennings

2016-2017

Mark Halsell & Larry Krull

2015-2016

Jason Klein

2013-2014

Jim Klein

2013-2014

Robyn Foster

2012-2013

Norman Rescot

2011-2012

Bill Jennings & Tom Zytoko

2010-2011

Rob Bittick

2009-2010

Greg Stoulp

2008-2009

Rick Glidewell

2007-2008

George McAuliffe

2006-2007

Keith Haislip & Matt Remacle

2005-2006

Ray Blanc & Keith Haislip

2004-2005

Bill Yoffie

Lifetime Achievement Award

2003-2004

Mark Halsell & Kevin Ransom

2002-2003

Rick Glidewell

2001-2002

Mike Imergoot

2000-2001

Mike Williams

1999-2000

Matt Remacle

1998-1999

Greg Ransom

1997-1998

Mark Halsell

1996-1997

Bill Yoffie

1995-1996

IAABO Officials Who Have Worked a MSHSAA Final Four

Pat Burns

2002, 2013, 2018

Larry Byndom

2003

Ray Collins

2005, 2009, 2013, 2018

Ed Crenshaw

2008

Bill Dupont

2000, 2004, 2009, 2013, 2017

Fred Falker

2011

Paul Fitzwater

1991, 1997, 2005, 2009, 2018

Jim Gummersbach

1994

Mark Halsel

1994, 1997, 2001, 2004, 2008, 2013, 2017

Kevin Harrison

1996, 2002, 2007, 2014

Mike Hebert

2015

John Hohenstein

2001, 2017

Keith Kee

2014

DJ Koester

2018

Art Lucky

1999, 2007

Carl Madsen

1989, 1995

Andy Minor

1995

Aaron Mitchel

1998, 2004, 2009, 2013, 2017

Danita Moore

2019

Brian Schmersahl

2019

Jason Smith

2007, 2012, 2015

Frank Spencer

1996

Steve Sullivan

2005, 2010, 2014, 2018, 2019

Mike Williams

1998, 2010, 2014, 2018

Reggie Williams

2001

Mike Winkelman

1994

Mike Wood

1998, 2001, 2008, 2013, 2017

Phil Yoesel

2003

Bill Yoffie

1987, 1991, 1994

IAABO Officials Who Have Served in the Armed Forces

We Proudly Solute those of us who have defended our country...

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LARRY BYNDOM, US ARMY

JAMES CARRAWELL, US NAVY

STEFAN DENSON, US AIR FORCE

ALLEN LAND, USMC

TIM MARR, US ARMY

LYNN PALAZZOLO, US NAVY

MATT SCHLEP, US NAVY

MARVIN SCOTT, US ARMY

TRACY STONE, US AIR FORCE

EDDIE TOLBERT, US NAVY

IAABO 173 Years of Service

30+ Years

Lynn Palazzolo, Bart Castelli, Greg Ransom

25+ Years

Larry Byndom, Mark Halsell, Gerald Masucci, Rich Mohrmann, Matthew Remacle, Mike Winkelmann

20+ Years

Rob Bittick, Ray Blanc, Rick Glidewell, George Hendrix, Keith Kee, Larry Krull, Mark Lange, Andy Minor, Norman Rescott, Brad Schallert, Steve Sullivan, Phil Yoese

15+ Years

Jeff Callaway, James Carrawel, Ray Collins, Bill DuPont, Fred Falker, Kristopher Figge, Steve Henry, John Hohenstein, Bill Jennings, Art Lucky, Reba McBurrows, Al Mitchell, Paul Niggemeier, Rory Reynolds, Brian Schmersahl

10+ Years

Dominic Blesener, Ed Boyett, Patrick Burns, Paul Fitzwater, Jim Klein, Marc Langhauser, Aaron Mitchell, Chris O’Dell, Terry Pollard, Matt Schelp, Jody Scott, Mike Wood, Tom Zytko, Jason Zytko

5+ Years

Kelvin Abernathy, Nate Boettcher, Brian Chase, Phil Fitzwater, Mike Goldstein, Mike Hebert, Ken Jordan, DJ Koester, Neil Lopez, Ed Luepker, Tim Marr, Matthew Matter, Chris McCaleb, James Mithcell, Bryce Nuss, Eric Sachs, Dolph Schallenberg, Marvin Scott, Jason Smith, Brad Stonecipher, Michelle Vaughn, Joseph Waldner, Mark Waltman

Awards & Recognition

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IAABO 173 Hall of Fame

  IAABO 173 has established of a Hall of Fame for those retired and active members who have significantly contributed to the association, officiating and to the community. For more information on the Hall of Fame and the HOF Dinner, click the link below.

Hall of Fame Dinner

David Smith

IAABO Co-Coordinator of Interpreters address the membership

David Smith has been a member of IAABO since 1981. He served on the IAABO Executive Committee and the 78th President of IAABO. Mr. Smith served as the State of Colorado and Board #4 Rules Interpreter since 1993. He has officiated high school basketball for 13 years and has assigned to multiple state tournaments and state championship games. He officiated at the collegiate level for twelve years working for several conference tournament and championship games. Mr. Smith was selected to work multiple NCAA Division II Regional Tournaments including Regional Finals.


An IAABO Life Member, Mr. Smith is one of four Co-Coordinators of Interpreters for IAABO. He joined IAABO 173 membership for their October 23, 2018 meeting and discussed two important aspects of officiating:


  • Guarding a Player with the Ball - Legal vs. Illegal Defenders
  • Offense Initiated Contact.