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THE 2017 PEOC INSTRUCTION STAFF AND CAMP GUESTS WILL HAVE EXPERIENCE IN LEAGUES / ASSOCIATIONS INCLUDING:

* The League/Association logos listed above are registered trademarks of each respective league/association.  

* All Leagues/Associations shown above do not sponsor, or endorse, PEOC

* 2017 PEOC Instruction Staff and Guest roster subject to change.

* Not all staff & guests listed will attend each 2017 PEOC camp.

 2017 PEOC STAFF                        DIRECTORS, INSTRUCTORS & GUESTS   

PEOC DIRECTORS

ZACH ROBERTS

PEOC Executive Director


Zach Roberts (Pittsburgh, PA) returns as the Executive Director of the Pittsburgh Elite Officiating Camps for the sixth consecutive summer in 2017.


Zach currently officiates professional hockey in the American Hockey League and the ECHL.  He has been selected to officiate the AHL Calder Cup Playoffs, nine consecutive ECHL Kelly Cup Playoff seasons, and the 2017 CCM ECHL All-Star Classic.


Zach also currently officiates NCAA Division I Men's hockey in the Big Ten.  He has previously worked in the Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA), Atlantic Hockey, College Hockey America and the ECAC.


In addition to his collegiate and professional hockey officiating experience, Zach was also previously a member of USA Hockey's Officiating Development Program (ODP), working multiple USA Hockey Junior National Championships.  During his time with the ODP, Zach was selected to USA Hockey's Regional and National Officiating Development Camps.


Zach is also a supervisor for USA Hockey's Officiating Development Program, supervising officials in leagues such as the NA3HL, NAHL, and USHL.


Additionally, Zach is a member of the USA Hockey Officiating Program Instruction Staff and has instructed and presented at numerous Mid-Am District seminars and Regional Camps.


Zach is also the Executive Director and Management & Development Director for Pittsburgh Ice Hockey Officiating (PIHO).

RAY KING

PEOC Officiating Development Director


Ray King (Erie, PA) returns to the Instruction Staff of the Pittsburgh Elite Officiating Camps for the fifth consecutive summer in 2017.  
 
Ray currently officiates professional hockey in the American Hockey League (AHL) and ECHL.  He also currently officiates major-junior hockey in the Ontario Hockey League (OHL).
 
Ray also currently officiates NCAA Division I Men's hockey in the Big Ten and Atlantic Hockey.  He has previously worked in the Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA), College Hockey America and the ECAC.
 
Additionally, Ray is a member of the USA Hockey Officiating Program Instruction Staff and has instructed at many Mid-Am District seminars and Regional Camps.  He is also a current Mid-Am District USA Hockey Supervisor of Officials.

Ray is also a supervisor for USA Hockey's Officiating Development Program, supervising officials in leagues such as the NA3HL, NAHL, and USHL.

Ray is also the Officiating Operations Director for Pittsburgh Ice Hockey Officiating (PIHO).

DAVE FRYER

PEOC Operations Director


Dave Fryer (Pittsburgh, PA) returns to the PEOC staff for the fourth consecutive summer in 2017. 


Dave is a member of the USA Hockey Seminar Instruction Staff and has made presentations at USA Hockey Officiating Program Seminars throughout the Mid-American District.  Dave has officiated in at the professional level in the Federal Hockey League.


Dave is also the current Commissioner of College Hockey East, an ACHA Division III conference.


Dave is also the Business Operations Director for Pittsburgh Ice Hockey Officiating (PIHO).

FRANK BASTONE

PEOC Program Director


Frank Bastone is the Program Director of the Pittsburgh Elite Officiating Camps.  He was selected to attend the very first PEOC in 2012, and has been involved in every camp since, both as a participant and as an instructor. 


Frank currently officiates in the USA Hockey’s Officiating Development Program (ODP) as a linesman. He also officiates collegiate hockey as a linesman and a referee in the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference of the NCAA. 


In 2013, Frank became a USA Hockey Seminar Instructor following his attendance at the Eastern Instructors Seminar in Lake Placid, NY.  Frank earned the Milt Kaufman award which is given to the official who most exemplifies hard work and dedication to officiating.


Frank is also an Officiating Development Coach with Pittsburgh Ice Hockey Officiating (PIHO).

PEOC INSTRUCTION STAFF

RYAN MURPHY

PEOC Instructor


Ryan Murphy (Sydney, Nova Scotia) currently officiates professional hockey in the ECHL and American Hockey League (AHL). He has officiated multiple ECHL Kelly Cup Finals and AHL Calder Cup Playoff series.


He has also officiated Canadian Major-Junior Hockey in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.

FURMAN SOUTH

PEOC Instructor


Furman South (Sewickley, PA) currently officiates professional hockey in the National Hockey League and American Hockey League. He also officiates in USA Hockey’s Officiating Development Program (ODP), where he has experience as  in the USHL, NAHL, and SPHL.


Furman has been selected to officiate at the National Hockey League Prospects Camp in Traverse City, MI.  He was also selected to attend the National Hockey League Officiating Combine in Buffalo, NY.


Prior to his career in officiating, Furman formerly played NCAA Division I hockey for Robert Morris University.

TOMMY GEORGE

PEOC Instructor


Tommy George (Frederick, MD) currently officiates professional hockey in the American Hockey League (AHL).  He has previous professional hockey officiating experience in the ECHL, CHL and UHL. 


He also currently officiates NCAA Division I Men's hockey in Hockey East.


He was selected to officiate the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.  Tommy is a current member of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) officiating staff and has worked in several international tournaments.


Additionally, Tommy is a member of the USA Hockey Officiating Program Instruction Staff and has instructed at many District seminars, Regional Camps, and National Camps.

JIM WEAVER

PEOC Instructor


Jim Weaver (Pittsburgh, PA) is currently the USA Hockey Mid-American District Referee-in-Chief.  He is also currently a USA Hockey Officiating Program Supervisor and member of the USA Hockey Seminar Instruction Staff.  


Jim has also been an off-ice official with the National Hockey League (NHL) since 1994.  He was recently a Vice President of the Western Pennsylvania Hockey Officials Association (WPHOA), and was President of WPHOA from 1985-1994.

GARRETT GAYDOSH

PEOC Instructor


Garrett Gaydosh (Pittsburgh, PA) is a current member of the USA Hockey Officiating Development Program (ODP) and officiates in the North American Hockey League. He has previously been on the Officiating Staff rosters of the United States Hockey League and Southern Professional Hockey League.


Garrett also currently officiates NCAA Hockey in College Hockey America, the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference, and Atlantic Hockey.  He has also been selected to attend USA Hockey Regional Camp and National Camp.  


Garrett is also a member of the USA Hockey Seminar Instruction Staff and is a USA Hockey Officiating Supervisor.

RANDY DENGLER

PEOC Instructor


Randy Dengler (Pittsburgh, PA) is a current member of the USA Hockey Officiating Development Program (ODP) and officiates in the North American Hockey League (NAHL), United States Hockey League (USHL), and Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL).


He previously attended three Pittsburgh Elite Officiating Camps prior to being hired by the ODP. He has also been selected to attend USA Hockey's Mid-American District and Eastern Regional Camps

TIM MORGRET

PEOC Instructor


Tim Morgret (Pittsburgh, PA) officiated professional hockey in the ECHL and NCAA Men's Division I college hockey in the ECAC.  


Additionally, Tim is currently the USA Hockey State Director of Officials for Western Pennsylvania. Tim is also a USA Hockey Seminar Coordinator and a member of the USA Hockey Seminar Instruction Staff.

PEOC GUESTS

KEITH KAVAL

PEOC Guest

USA Hockey Officiating Development Program (ODP)


Keith Kaval (Erie, PA) currently officiates professional hockey in the American Hockey League (AHL).  He has previous professional hockey officiating experience in the ECHL, CHL and UHL. 


He also currently officiates major-junior hockey in the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) and NCAA Division I Men's hockey in Hockey East. 


Keith also is a current member of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) officiating staff and has worked in several international tournaments.


Additionally, Keith is a member of the USA Hockey Officiating Program Instruction Staff and has instructed at many District seminars, Regional Camps and National Camps.

SCOTT PERDUE

PEOC Guest

USA Hockey Officiating Development Program (ODP)


Scott is currently a supervisor of officials with the USA Hockey Officiating Development Program which includes supervising the North American Hockey League (NAHL) and various Tier III Junior Hockey Leagues on the east coast.


Scott's on-ice officiating experience includes multiple minor professional hockey leagues, including the American Hockey League (AHL) and the ECHL.

DAVID LABUDA

PEOC Guest

USA Hockey


David LaBuda (Chicago, IL) joins PEOC for the second season in 2017.


David is the current USA Hockey National Referee-in-Chief.  He is also an Officiating Supervisor in the United States Hockey League (USHL) and USA Hockey Officiating Development Program (ODP)

CHRIS ALLMAN

PEOC Guest

North American Hockey League (NAHL)

USA Hockey Officiating Development Program (ODP)


Chris Allman (St. Paul, MN) is the Officiating Coordinator for the NAHL and NA3HL. Allman's main responsibilities include supervising, evaluating and coordinating all the officials within the North American Hockey League (NAHL) and NA3HL.


His responsibilities include educating and developing on-ice officials through evaluations and observation. Allman has a wide array of experience on the ice as an official where for the past 10 years he has worked professionally in the AHL, ECHL, CHL and SPHL as a referee or linesman. He also has on-ice experience at both the NAHL and USHL levels

JOE ERNST
PEOC Guest
ECHL

Joe Ernst (Wheeling, WV) is currently the Vice President of Hockey Operations of the ECHL. He has previously worked for the ECHL as the Director of Officiating as well. Joe is currently responsible for everyday operations of the ECHL’s officiating and hockey operations departments, which include player discipline, the overall supervision of on-ice officials, oversight of rules, the ECHL Rule Book & its directives and communicating with the National Hockey League and American Hockey League on the advancement of ECHL on-ice officials.

Joe’s officiating experience includes working as a referee in the ECHL (including six Kelly Cup Finals and one All-Star Game, the American Hockey League and the International Hockey League. He was also a member of the National Hockey League’s training program and worked numerous NHL pre-season games.  Ernst was also inducted into the ECHL Hall of Fame in 2011.