Steve Mitze

Year Inducted: 2022

Category: Officials

Schools / Organizations: Illini Basketball Officials Association

BiographySteve’s 38 years as a basketball official were highlighted by 30 IHSA Regionals, 16 IHSA Sectionals, 6 IHSA super-sectionals and three state finals. He officiated the IHSA Class 1A/2A state finals in 2010, 2011 and 2013, including the 2011 1A championship game.  Steve is a former past president and treasurer of the Illini Basketball Officials Association. He also officiated men’s college basketball from 1991-2008 and high school football from 1996-2016. He has been an NCAA Division III football official since 2007.