2022 SEMSO High School
Football Officiating Clinic


Featuring special keynote speaker: Bill LeMonnier


Since its launch in 2015, the annual SEMSO High School Football Officiating Clinic has focused on one goal: to improve the skills and confidence of our officials, building a stronger officiating community overall.

Officials training is not just our job, it’s our passion.

Saturday, July 30, 2022

Registration: 8:00am
Clinic: 9:00am - 4:30pm
Networking Hour: 4:30pm - 6:00pm

What's Included

Full-Day Clinic & Training Materials
Training From Collegiate D1 & D2 Officials
Position-Specific Breakouts
Attendee's Choice Track Sessions
Hot Buffet Lunch
Networking Hour
Sponsor Gift

Our Beautiful Location

After a great experience with our new venue in 2019, we are excited to return to Weber's Inn this year. From extended meeting spaces to exception meals, we are proud to elevate your clinic experience with our partners at Weber's.

Webers Inn
3050 Jackson Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI 48103

This Year's Special Keynote

Bill LeMonnier

Since leaving the field in 2014, Bill has dedicated innumerous hours developing officials worldwide.  His training videos are circulated globally, while his insight as an ESPN rules analyst helps educate millions around the USA.  Year round, Bill dedicates countless weekends presenting at numerous clinics in Japan, Europe, Australia and throughout the United States.  A career collegiate official with over 30 years of NCAA experience, highlighted by the 2011 BCS National Championship Game, it is an absolute pleasure to welcome Bill as he brings his expertise to Michigan this summer.

Dick Honig

Dick brings another 30 years of Division I experience – 22 of which he served in the Big Ten. Dick’s career includes over 350 NCAA Division I games, including more than 15 post-season bowl assignments.  An Ann Arbor native needing no introduction, Dick’s lifelong commitment to officials goes well beyond the field. In addition to founding Honig’s Whistle Stop, he presently serves as the coordinator of officials for Michigan Collegiate Football Officials Association, a primary rules analyst for BTN, and produces the annual Great Lakes Collegiate Officiating Clinic.


Rich Ames

Field Judge, MAC (Ret.)


After 20 successful years serving as a Deep Wing in the Mid-American Conference, Rich is looking to invest a great deal of effort to educate and train the next generation of football officials. Rich is an evaluator and officiating scout for the Big Ten Conference, and serves as our SEMSO deep official position trainer.

Jeremy Valentine

Referee, MAC


In addition to his involvement with high school officiating, Jeremy showcases over 20 years of officiating experience entering his fourth year as a Referee and crew chief in the NCAA Division I Mid-American Conference. Other career highlights include the 2021 Rocket Mortgage MAC Championship Game, 2020 TicketSmarter Birmingham Bowl, 2013 NCAA Division II National Championship, 13 NCAA postseason assignments, and two high school state finals.

Dave Siegle

Referee, MAC


Dave brings over 20 years of football officiating experience to our clinic, a majority of which working as a Referee and Crew Chief. Dave led the 2013 Division II National Championship crew and is entering his 7th season as a Division I Referee, his third in the Mid-American Conference. Dave's insight on leadership, philosophies, and mechanics are superb. It is a great pleasure to welcome Dave back this season!

AJ Haduch

Head Line Judge, Mvc


AJ is returning SEMSO clinician and is always a favorite of his session attendees. He's spent 17 years officiating at both the high school and collegiate level, now entering his second season in the NCAA FCS Missouri Valley Conference. Developing a strong career within the University of Michigan, AJ has a 360-degree view of athletic programs, officiating, and leadership to share.

Alex Bade

Field judge, gliac


Alex achieved success very early in his officiating career, as he approaches his tenth season as a deep wing in the GLIAC and high school crew chief. As a multi-sport official in football, basketball, and soccer; Alex brings a unique and valuable approach toward effective game management and professionalism.

Brian Bower

Referee, GLIAC


Brian brings over 20 years officiating experience to his teaching. He has advanced at both the collegiate and high school level, working as a high school State Championship Referee. In addition to broad experience on the field, serves as the Associate Football Coordinator for SEMSO. As a Referee in the GLIAC, Brian brings outstanding knowledge on how to establish and sustain a cohesive crew.

Dennis Busse

Umpire, GLIAC


We are pleased to welcome Denny back this year as a SEMSO clinician. Dennis has 15 years of officiating experience as a multi-position official, working line of scrimmage, deep, and umpire at the NCAA Division II level. He brings a great deal of knowledge of how umpire mechanics can best serve the crew.

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