Leadership

The GLOA is nothing without members dedicated to the association and to growing lacrosse in our state. Below you will find biographies and contact information of our Current Board Members, and Assignors.

Board

President
Bill Powell –

Bill first began officiating high school basketball while still a student at the University of Georgia. He continued with basketball for a few years after college until family and work demands pulled him away. Bill got involved with lacrosse the same way many GLOA members did – through his children. Both of Bill’s two boys played high school and youth lacrosse at several levels and Bill volunteered as a groundskeeper and scorer. After serving as official scorer at Roswell for several years, Bill began officiating lacrosse. He joined GLOA as a charter member in 2002, the same year the GHSA recognized and sanctioned boys’ lacrosse as an official sport in Georgia. He is a US Lacrosse Certified Trainer and has assisted in GLOA’s training and observation programs over the past few years. He has served as crew chief for a number of Georgia high school playoff assignments and officiated the 2014 Class A-AAAAA final. Bill is a member of the National Intercollegiate Lacrosse Officials Association as an official in District V. He also officiates football and volleyball at the GHSA level.


Vice President
James Eubanks –

James Eubanks is a well-seasoned and experienced lacrosse official. A member of the Georgia Lacrosse Officials Association (GLOA) since 2007, he has officiated every level of the game, from youth to high school to college club. James has completed the US Lacrosse Referee Development Programs and has shared what he has learned by training youth and adult officials for GLOA on the field. James is also a member of the National Intercollegiate Lacrosse Officials Association. As an Information Technology professional for a major consulting firm, James lives in the Atlanta area with his wife and three young adult sons.

 

 


Secretary 
Landon Hunsucker –

Landon has worked youth, club, and high school lacrosse games since 2002. He has also officiated college and men’s club lacrosse since 2005. A native of the great state of Virginia. He is married and has a son and three daughters. He currently resides in Marietta, GA. Landon also officiates high school football with the Georgia Football Official’s Association.

 


Treasurer
Peter Fleury – 

Peter has officiated youth and high school lacrosse games since 1998 and has also officiated college lacrosse since 2000. Peter was the GLOA secretary from 2003 to 2007 and the treasurer from 2007 to the present.

 

 

 

 


Member At Large, Communications/Head Trainer
Greg Hite – 

Greg played lacrosse at the Hackley School, Bates College, internationally at Oxford University and post-collegiate club ball at the University of Virginia. He has officiated at the youth, high school, USILA, NCAA, and post-collegiate levels, He is as a US Lacrosse certified trainer and LAREDO  Clinician and is the USL District Coordinator for Georgia. In 2011, he and Gordon Corsetti created Atlanta Lacrosse Official to assist young officials to break into the game of Lacrosse and to provide experienced officials resources designed to complement rather than compete with those produced by US Lacrosse and the National Federation High Schools (NFHS). He and his wife live in Decatur.


Member At Large, State Rules Interpreter
Jeremy Redmon – 

Jeremy Redmon has extensive experience officiating lacrosse. A member of the Georgia Lacrosse Officials Association since 2008, he has officiated every level of the game, from youth to high school to college to post-collegiate. Redmon has completed the US Lacrosse Referee Development Programs 2 and 3 and has shared what he has learned by training youth and adult officials for GLOA. Redmon is also a member of the National Intercollegiate Lacrosse Officials Association, which has given him the opportunity to officiate numerous MCLA and NCAA college games. In 2013 and 2015, Redmon was honored to be selected to officiate Georgia high school lacrosse championships. He also serves as a volunteer with Major League Lacrosse. A journalist, Redmon lives in the Atlanta area with his wife and two young children.

 


Member At Large
Clyde Allen, Jr. – 

Clyde Allen started his officiating career with GLOA in 2012 and credits GLOA with providing adequate training, positive feedback, and challenging assignment opportunities, which allowed him to develop into a better lacrosse official. He became a NILOA official in 2016. My goal is to now yield GLOA the same level of commitment the organization has given to me.

 


Member At Large
Herbert Phillips – 

Herbert joined the GLOA in 2010 and in that time has worked numerous games, completed LAREDO 2 and 3 training, and worked three GHSA State Finals. He is also a collegiate official. In addition to lacrosse, he has 15 years of experience as a GHSA football official. Herbert says, “My vision for the organization is broken into two parts, recruiting and training. With the enormous growth in our sport, recruiting and retaining officials is imperative. After the recruitment, we must improve the training of these and existing officials to expand our capability to work all levels of games (especially at the 3-man level).”

 


Member At Large, 
Trey Towery – 

A former player, Trey has watched the game grow and develop since 1993. He joined the association in the Spring of 2006 and has officiated four GHSA State Championships.  A collegiate official since 2008 and have been awarded two NCAA Division 2 semi-finals. In 2016, he joined both professional leagues as an official: the NLL and MLL.

 

 

 


Member At Large, 
Jason DeMarchi – 

Jason came to Georgia from Central New York, where he played lacrosse for 4 years at Oswego State, in 1995. He has helped promote the game as player and a coach in Atlanta and joined GLOA in 2012.  Since then he has attended U.S. Lacrosse LAREDO 2 and 3 training, became a member of the National Intercollegiate Lacrosse Officials Association in 2016 and was a part of the GHSA State Championship crew in 2018. “I owe a debt of gratitude to those mentors and role models that have encouraged and supported my growth within the game of lacrosse”, he adds.

Jason would like to promote best practices, in terms of game preparation, and promote the highest standards of respect for the game and rules compliance. “Being a part of the lacrosse community has given me a great deal and it is important that we take care of it”.


Member At Large, Head Assignor
Patrick Joyce – 

Patrick grew up in western New York and started playing lacrosse in High School. He played three years of varsity lacrosse at Canandaigua Academy and also three years at Nazareth College. Patrick has lived in Atlanta for over six years and has been officiating lacrosse since 2005.  He is also the GLOA Head Assigner.

 

 

 

 


Board Member Emeritus
Eric Rudolph – 

Eric has officiated lacrosse, at all levels, for over 40 years. He is active in lacrosse in many eric-rudolphcapacities, including serving as the District 5 collegiate Assigner for the United State Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association as well as the South Eastern Lacrosse Conference. He is the Chairman of the US Lacrosse Rules Committee and a member of both the National Federation of High School (NFHS) and the Federation of International Lacrosse. (FIL) rules committees. He has been inducted into the Georgia Lacrosse Hall of Fame and South Florida Lacrosse Hall of Fame.

 

 

 Assignors

 

stuart-smithStuart Smith – 

Stuart got started as a lacrosse official through coaching.  In 2005, he was “volunteered” to be the assistant coach for the East Coweta HS club team, and after coaching for a year he attended an officials training class for the sole purpose of getting to know the game better.  After he finished the training class, the instructor, Bob Jackson, asked, “So, when are you going to start ref’ing?”  Stuart started officiating with GLOA in the fall of 2006, and has been an assignor since 2009.  Stuart has attended a U.S. Lacrosse LAREDO 3, and is a college official with NILOA.  He has officiated three Georgia High School state finals and multiple playoff games.

 

 

 

Tony Rouse – 

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