John Messaglia

Year Inducted: 2019

Category: Officials

Schools / Organizations: IHSA
Chicagoland Basketball Officials Association 

Biography: John’s 30+ years of officiating include an impressive  post-season resume of IHSA Regionals, Sectionals, and Super-sectionals.  The pinnacle of his outstanding career came as he earned assignments to the IHSA State Finals in 2014, 2016, and 2018.  Twice, John was chosen to officiate the State Championship Game.  John has served as president of the Chicagoland Basketball Officials Association.  He also has officiated nuerous Chicago area holiday tournaments.