About the YVFOA

The Yakima Valley Football Official's Association provides a great service to the local football scene in the Yakima Valley. We cover games from Sunnyside to Kittitas to Cle Elum and everywhere in between. They officiate games from Grid Kids up through high school Varsity games and many of the members will tell you they love their job because they have the best seat in the house!

YVFOA Bylaws

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ABOUT

Craig Lacy

Years Football officiating: 8

Member of YVFOA: 8

Other Associations:

   Yakima Valley Umpires Association

Other Sports you officiate:

    Softball

Why do you officiate Football?

     I enjoy watching the game and a good friend kept asking me to give it a try. It is also a great way to give back to the community and have some fun.

Highlight of career:

     Working a playoff game in my third year of officiating.

Favorite memory of career:

     Meeting a great group of people and making some new friends.

Brad Cramer

Years Football officiating: 39

Member of YVFOA: 39

Other Associations:

   Yakima Valley Umpires Association

     Yakima Valley Basketball Association

     Central Washington Basketball Association

Other Sports you officiate:

    Softball (35+ years)

      Basketball (35+ years)

Why do you officiate Football?

     It's a blast to be on the field on Friday nights. Watching the kids and coaches play the game as well as working with my fellow officials.

Highlight of career:

     Working my first Final in the King Dome in 1992.

Favorite memory of career:

     State tourney weekends with my fellow officials. O.T. Final game in 2006 between Kennedy and Bellevue

Gene Hayward

Years Football officiating: 40

Member of YVFOA: 

Other Sports you officiate:

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Why do you officiate Football?

    

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