​​President:    Todd Gooding

Vice President:  Rob King


Treasurer:  Bob Garvelink


Secretary:  Carl Keller


Recruiting Coordinator: ​​

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About Us

Welcome to the Kalamazoo Officials Association.

Based in Kalamazoo, Michigan, the KOA is a not-for-profit referees association serving high school and amateur officiating needs throughout Southwest and West Michigan. The KOA has been holding association meetings since September of 1955.

If you have any questions regarding rules, interpretation or perhaps a suggestion on how we can better server our organization, feel free to contact us.

Remember, you are only as good as your last call!


Our Mission:

Our mission is to help our membership with the common sense applicatiion of the rules, positioning guidelines and proper mechanics. 

Our Vision:

We want to pursue good sportsmanship among officials, coaches, players and school administrators.

 Our Values:  

Understanding and knowing the rules, proper mechanics and a passion to give your best effort.  


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​Todd Gooding          tgooding.somifb@gmail.com

​Bob Garvelink          rgarvelink@portageps.org


​Deb Schug                ​debidownonthefarm@gmail.com


Rob King                  robking102871@gmail.com

John Creek               ajcreek@sbcglobal.net


Trent Anderson       tande10142@aol.com

​John Bishop              jbishop@alleganps.org