IBCA Hall of Fame

HOF Officials

Bob HorvathName: Bob Horvath

Year Inducted: 2019

Category: Officials

Schools / Organizations:
Joliet Basketball Officials Association
IHSA

 

Biography:  Bob's stellar 27-year officiating career featured working numerous IHSA Regionals, Sectionals, and Super-sectionals.  His post season career included working the IHSA State Finals in 2013, 2014 and 2018.  In 2018, Bob was on the crew for the IHSA Championship Game.  Bob is an IHSA certified clinician and conference assignor.  He has served as President of the Joliet Basketball Officials Association for over a decade.

 

Terry GrossName: Terry Gross

Year Inducted: 2019

Category: Officials

Schools / Organizations:
IHSA

 

Biography: Terry's officiating career spanned 30+ seasons.  These include numerous central and western Illinois holiday tournaments.  He has also been on the floor for IBCA All-Star games.  Terry's post-season accomplishments include officiating for 27 IHSA Regional tournaments, 18 IHSA Sectional tournaments and 6 IHSA Super-sectional games.  His best came when he was selected to work 3 IHSA State Finals.

 

Candice DanielName: Candice Daniel

Year Inducted: 2019

Category: Officials

Schools / Organizations:
IHSA, NAIA, NJCAA, NCAA

 

Biography:  Candice had a superb 25+ year career of officiating girls' and women's basketball.  She worked in the Chicago Public League as well as on the NAIA, NJCAA, NCAA Divisions I and III levels.  Candice was on the officiating crews for the IHSA Girls' State Finals in 2000, 2001, and 2003.  She has received numerous officiating awards and has been an outstanding mentor for female athletes and officials.

 

Ken FaulknerName: Ken Falkner

Year Inducted: 2019

Category: Officials

Schools / Organizations:
IHSA
NCAA, Div. I
American Officials' Association

NBA

 

Biography:  Ken's extraordinary career in officiating spans 50+ years.  Part of this tenure was with the NBA from 1976-79.  Ken worked at the NCAA Division I level along with extensive assignments at the high school level.  Ken is a former vice-president of the American Officials' Association who built a reputation as a highly sought clinician.

 

James Capers SrjpgName: James Capers, Sr.

Year Inducted: 2019

Category: Officials

Schools / Organizations:
NBA Official

NBA Supervisor of Officials

 

Biography:  Jim enjoyed an outstanding basketball officiating career that began with working in the Chicago Public League and the Chicago Catholic league.  He also worked junior college, boys clubs and the Pan-Am games from 1966-69.  Jim was an official in the National Basketball Axxociation from 1970-93.  He served as the NBA Supervisor of Officials following his retirement from floor work.  Jim was inducted into the Chicago Public League Hall of Fame in 1992.