Ken Thaxton

Year Inducted: 2011

Category: Officials

Schools / Organizations: IHSA

Biography: Ken’s 34 year officiating career included state tournament assignments in Champaign in 1991, 1992, and 1993.  He worked 23 IHSA Regionals, 10 IHSA Sectionals, and 5 IHSA Super-sectional games.  Ken’s college work features 8 seasons on the Men’s NCAA Division III level and 10 years on the NCAA Women’s Division I, II, and III levels.  He was the vice president of the Southwestern Athletic Officials Association for 8 years.  Ken died on April 24, 2020.