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IATO OFFICIAL OF THE YEAR AWARD WINNERS

2018 OFFICIALS OF THE YEAR

Cross Country Official of the Year-TBA
Boys Track Official of the Year-James Smith-Mt. Ayr
Girls Track Official of the Year-Al Robson-Scranton
Junior High Official of the Year-Al Robson-Scranton
Track Official of the Year-Jim Nichols-Storm Lake
Field Event Official of the Year-Deb Anderson-Gilbert

2017 OFFICIALS OF THE YEAR

Cross Country Official of the Year-Joe Toot-Nevada
Boys Track Official of the Year Stan Kirchhoff – Newton
Girls Track Official of the Year Chris Suntken – Mason City
Junior High Official of the Year Tom Cahalan – Norway
Track Official of the Year Randy Wilson – Knoxville
Field Event Official of the Year Sara Biscoglia – Clive

2016 OFFICIALS OF THE YEAR

Cross Country Official of the Year Cornie Wassink – Alton
Boys Track Official of the Year Chris Suntken – Mason City
Girls Track Official of the Year Mark Tigges – Clive
Junior High Official of the Year Bob Saunders – Iowa City
Track Official of the Year John Casebolt – Marion
Field Event Official of the Year Randy Baker – Le Grand

2015 OFFICIALS OF THE YEAR

Cross Country Official of the Year Curt Anderson – Paullina
Boys Track Official of the Year Rich Choponis – Seymour
Girls Track Official of the Year Larry McHone – Gilbert
Junior High Official of the Year Mark Tigges -Clive
Track Official of the Year Gary O’Daniels – Creston
Field Event Official of the Year Gary Paulsen – Ogden

2014 OFFICIALS OF THE YEAR

Cross Country Official of the Year Tim Bell – Marshalltown
Boys Track Official of the Year Curt Anderson – Paullina
Girls Track Official of the Year Mike Gruver – Pella
Junior High Official of the Year Roger Poage – Fort Madison
Track Official of the Year Ira Dunsworth – Davenport
Field Event Official of the Year Dick Juhl – Dike

2013 OFFICIALS OF THE YEAR

Cross Country Official of the Year Bill Neal – Williamsburg
Boys Track Official of the Year Joe Toot – Nevada
Girls Track Official or the Year Fran Long – Fort Dodge
Junior High Official of the Year Chris Suntken – Mason City
Track Official of the Year John Casebolt – Clive
Field Event Official of the Year Tim Sweet – DeSoto

2012 OFFICIALS OF THE YEAR

Cross Country Official of the Year James Patterson – Cedar Rapids
Boys Track Official of the Year Bill Neal – Williamsburg
Girls Track Official of the Year Joe Toot – Nevada
Junior High Official of the Year Clarence Dawson – Janesville
Track Official of the Year Ray Gaul – Ogden
Field Event Official of the Year Jay Gruenwald – Williamsburg

2011 OFFICIALS OF THE YEAR

Cross Country Official of the Year Mike Gruver – Pella
Boys Track Official of the Year Fran Long – Fort Dodge
Girls Track Official of the Year Tim Sanderson – Keystone
Junior High Official of the Year Bruce Johnson – Hudson
Track Official of the Year Jeff Richards – Polk City
Field Event Official of the Year Cindy Schmell – Des Moines

2010 OFFICIALS OF THE YEAR

Cross Country Official of the Year Tim Thomas – Holstein
Boys Track Official of the Year Ray Wilden – Clinton
Girls Track Official of the Year Bill Neal – Williamsburg
Junior High Official of the Year Bob Bowen – Middletown
Track  Official of the Year Bill Ebert – Washington
Field  Event Official of the Year Jim Walczyk – Des Moines

2009 OFFICIALS OF THE YEAR

Cross Country Official of the Year Mike Stanley – Avoca
Boys Track Official of the Year Bob Saunders  –  Iowa City
Girls Track Official of the Year Steve Rutz  –  East Dubuque
Junior High Official of the Year Keevin Koch  –  Fairfield
Track  Official of the Year Tom Epperly  –  Pella
Field Event Official of the Year Jim Crosman  –  Dallas Center

2008 OFFICIALS OF THE YEAR

Cross Country Official of the Year Ron Werling  –  Indianola
Boys Track Official of the Year Tim Sanderson  –  Keystone
Girls Track Official of the Year Mike Stanley  –  Avoca
Junior High Official of the Year Doug Johnson  –  Cedar Falls
Track  Official of the Year Dennis Anderson  –  Bloomfield
Field Event Official of the Year Larry Almond  –  Independence

2007 OFFICIALS OF THE YEAR

Cross Country Official of the Year Tim Sanderson  –  Keystone
Boys Track Official of the Year Steve Rutz  –  East Dubuque
Girls Track Official of the Year Charles Liston  –  Marion
Junior High Official of the Year Rick Hall  –  Waverly
Track  Official of the Year Ken Weller  –  Pella
Field  Event Official of the Year Al Neumann  –  Earlham

2006 OFFICIALS OF THE YEAR

Cross Country Official of the Year Fran Long  –  Fort Dodge
Boys Track Official of the Year Mike Stanley  –  Avoca
Girls Track Official of the Year Dave Suntken  –  Clear Lake
Junior High Official of the Year Duane Brand  –  Sully

2005 OFFICIALS OF THE YEAR

Cross Country Official of the Year Terry Thompson   –  Ames
Boys Track Official of the Year Evan Knapp  –  Cherokee
Girls Track Official of the Year Ira Dunsworth  –  Davenport
Junior High Official of the Year Bill Ebert  –  Washington

2004 OFFICIALS OF THE YEAR

Cross Country Official of the Year Dave Suntken  –  Clear Lake
Boys Track Official of the Year Ira Dunsworth  –  Davenport
Girls Track Official of the Year Mike Stanley  –  Avoca

2003 OFFICIALS OF THE YEAR

Cross Country Official of the Year Steve Rutz  –  Cascade
Boys Track Official of the Year Dave Suntken  –  Clear Lake
Girls Track Official of the Year Cornie Wassink  –  Alton

2002 OFFICIALS OF THE YEAR

Cross Country Official of the Year Robert Saunders  –  Iowa City
Boys Track Official of the Year Chuck Liston  –  Marion
Girls Track Official of the Year Ray Wilden  –  Clinton

2001 OFFICIALS OF THE YEAR

Cross Country Official of the Year Larry McHone  –  Ames
Boys Track Official of the Year Cornie Wassink  –  Alton
Girls Track Official of the Year Gerald Kuiper  –  Pella

2000 OFFICIALS OF THE YEAR

Cross Country Official of the Year Skip Harsh  –  Adel
Boys Track Official of the Year John Lowry  –  Marion
Girls Track Official of the Year Terry Thompson  –  Ames