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Our Mission

To recruit, educate, train, retain, and promote high school and college officials

“The Collegiate Officiating Consortium is in full support of the developmental and educational initiatives of the Upper Midwest Officials Association in its efforts to recruit, mentor, instruct, and elevate football officials across the midwestern footprint of the COC.”


Bill Carollo, Supervisor of Officials

COC-FB (Big Ten, Mid-American, Missouri Valley, and Pioneer Football Conferences)


"The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) is thrilled with the UMOA efforts to elevate all aspects of officiating. We fully support the UMOA mission to enhance officiating through recruitment, education, and professionalism. The game of football will significantly benefit from these efforts."

Dan McKane

Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Commissioner

"The Upper Midwest Athletics Conference (UMAC) is grateful for the creation and emergence of the Upper Midwest Officials Association (UMOA).  We are excited to help support and collaborate with the UMOA in its focus on recruiting, mentoring, and developing football officials, specifically in our local region.  The efforts of the UMOA will undoubtedly enhance the overall quality of officiating and professionalism."


Corey Borchardt

Upper Midwest Athletic Conference Commissioner


"As the Supervisor of Football Official for the MIAC and UMAC Conferences, I fully support the effort of the UMOA. As we all know, the recruitment of new football officials, retaining officials are educating officials is a top priority. I hope with everyone efforts we will see a very positive impact on the staffing of football officials in the Midwest area."


Tom Perrault

Supervisor of Football Officials

MIAC and UMAC Conferences


"As the NSIC Supervisor of Officials, the NSIC values the work and commitment of the UMOA mission.  It is critical we continue to grow football officiating, our officials on staff, and all aspiring to officiate college football.  The UMOA ability to connect with officials at all levels to share knowledge, philosophies and resources is paramount."

Justin Ingalls

Coordinator of Football Officials

Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference


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