IBCA Hall of Fame

HOF Officials

Jim McKennaName: Jim McKenna

Year Inducted: 2013

Category: Officials

Schools / Organizations:
IHSA
Chicago Public League
Chicago Catholic League

 

Biography:  Jim began his long officiating career in 1971.  He officiated for 40+ years in the Chicago Public League, the Chicago Catholic League, and numerous suburban conferences.  Jim regularly officiated in Chicago area and national tournaments.  He worked 191 boys' IHSA postseason games and 159 girls' postseason contests.

 

Dave KingName: Dave King

Year Inducted: 2013

Category: Officials

Schools / Organizations:
IHSA

 

Biography:  At the time of his Hall of Fame induction, Dave had been officiating IHSA basketball games for 30 years.  He worked 22 IHSA Regionals, 9 IHSA Sectionals, and 5 IHSA Super-sectionals.  The highlight of his distinguished career was working the 2009 IHSA Boys' Class 4A State Championship Game.  He also was chosen as an official for the 2006 and 2007 Class 2A IHSA State Finals.  He had worked 15 Proviso West Holiday Tournaments.

 

David HancockName: David Hancock

Year Inducted: 2013

Category: Officials

Schools / Organizations:
IHSA
Western Big Six Conference

 

Biography:  David's officiating career included 33 IHSA Boys' Regional Championship Games.  He also worked 9 IHSA Sectionals, 4 IHSA Super-sectionals, and the IHSA Boys' State Finals in 2004 and 2005.  David worked numerous holiday tournaments in Illinois, notably at Macomb and Bloomington-Normal.  He also worked extensively in the Western Big Six Conference.

 

Dave HasleyName: Dave Hasley

Year Inducted: 2013

Category: Officials

Schools / Organizations:
IHSA

 

Biography:  Dave's 4 decades of officiating have been very busy.  He began officiating in 1976.  His career was highlighted by working the IHSA Boys' State Finals in 2006 and 2007; the IHSA Girls' State Finals in 2009 and 2011.  He was a member of the officiating team that called the championship in 2011.  Collectively (boys and girls), Dave worked a total of 50 IHSA Regionals, 26 IHSA Sectionals, 8 IHSA Super-sectionals.  He also has officiated at 150+ holiday/county tournaments.  He is widely respected as one of the finest officials the state of Illinois has produced.

 

Julie ColwellName: Julie Colwell

Year Inducted: 2013

Category: Officials

Schools / Organizations:
IHSA

 

Biography:  Julie has been a three-sport official in her quarter century of officiating.  She has worked the IHSA State Finals in both boys' and girls' volleyball and earned the NFOA State Active Official of the Year Award.  Julie officiated her second IHSA Girls' Basketball State Tournament in 2012.  She worked the Class 3A/4A finals.  She teaches six officiating classes throughout the year at Evanston High School and recruits new officials to the IHSA.