Born in Passaic, New Jersey, Ed acquired his love for football while playing at Don Bosco Prep and the US Naval Academy. After completing flight school, Ed was assigned to a Helicopter squadron in San Diego and joined the San Diego County Football Officials Association where he has maintained membership since 1977.
Ed has been a member of the Central Coast Officials Association and the Portland Football Officials Association where he officiated at the High School level.
Additionally, he was a member of the Northwest Intercollegiate Football officials Association where he officiated NCAA Division III and NAIA football.
Since the early 1990’s Ed has primary served as a Crew Chief /Referee at the HS level in San Diego and Oregon. He has worked two High School playoff games in Oregon, multiple San Diego Section Finals and the 2008 Division III California State Championship. As a member of the Southern California Collegiate Football Officials Association, he has worked NCAA Junior College and Division III games primarily as a Back Judge and more recently as a Referee. He has worked an NCAA Junior College Bowl Game and a Division III playoff game in Oregon.
Ed has been classroom instructor for the SDCCFOA for over 15 years. He has served as the Association’s President and multiple terms as a Board Member. Presently, Ed serves as the Executive Secretary. Finally Ed has been the San Diego representative to the Executive Board of the SCCFOA for the past five years.
Ed would like to thank his family for their support and all the past and present members of the San Diego County Football Officials Association for their support and friendship.