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Officials Education Program

NYS Officiating Program


The New York State Officiating Program has developed a website for your use. Please follow this link to go to their web page. Link

Below are the contacts for the Officiating Programs in New York State.

Mike Shapey

USA Hockey District Referee in Chief

Phone: (516) 835-1200

Try the Stripes Program - 2018/19

Our Officiating program is looking for individuals who would like to become On-Ice Officials. Please follow the link below for more information.

Jim Jernigan

East Section Referee in Chief

Phone: (631) 379-3053

Mike DeFuria

North Section Referee in chief

Phone: (518) 225-9931

Joyce Connolly

Local Supervisor - Hudson Valley

Phone: (203) 598-8833

Don Wood

Local Supervisor - 1000 Islands/St. Lawrence

Phone: (315) 250-6997

Mike Lagree

Local Supervisor - Plattsburgh

Phone: (518) 593-0386

Rich Michalczak

Local Supervisor - Buffalo

Phone: (716) 873-6640

Alan Maglaque

Local Supervisor - Binghamton/Elmira/Ithaca

Phone: (607) 377-0864

Gary Cutler

West Section Referee in Chief

Phone: (716) 998-7680

Rick Pratt

Central Section Referee in Chief

Phone: (315) 343-7050

Dan Gosselin

Local Supervisor - Capital District

Phone: (518) 744-0047

Jason Ellis

Local Supervisor - Syracuse

Phone: (315) 698-1832

Pat Cooney

Local Supervisor - Long Island/NYC

Phone: (516) 220-6817

Butch Martin

Local Supervisor - Lake Placid

Phone: (518) 523-1870

Todd Smith

Local Supervisor - Oswego

Phone: (315) 343-1326

Nick Tochelli

Local Supervisor - Rochester/Brockport

Phone: (585) 678-9052

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