Dennis Mayers

COLLEGE: Western Michigan University, Michigan State University
SPORT: Basketball Officiating

Member of the National Association of Sports Officials (NASO) – 1980-2009
Women’s NCAA Basketball Official
Big Ten Conference – 1983-2009
Mid-American Conference – 1983-2009
Horizon League, MCC – 1987-2009
Big East Conference – 1995-1999; 2005-2009
Conference USA – 1998-2009
Missouri Valley Conference – 2005-2009
Summit (Mid-Continent) Conference – 1999-2009
Men’s NCAA Basketball Official:
Great lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (Division II) – 1983-1990
Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (Division III) – 1983-1988
Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) registered Basketball Official:
MHSAA Official – 1972-2009
Intramural Director and Instructor at Northern Michigan University – 1975-1978
Taught Athletic Officiating class fall and winter semesters (Tom Izzo in class)
Michigan State University – 1978-1990:
Responsibility was to recruit, train, and evaluate all intramural officials in touch
football, basketball, and softball. More than 100 officials or umpires in each
sport every year. Helped many students register with MHSAA and then officiate
various high school athletic contests.
Association of Mid-Michigan Officials (AMMO) Secretary – 1986-1990
Assigned officials for the Ingham County High School League. Completed
assignments for all high school football, girls basketball and boys basketball
games at all levels – freshmen, J.V., and varsity
Selected to officiate in NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Tournament – 1989-2009
Second longest consecutive years of officiating in Women’s NCAA tournament
Selected to officiate in Final four Women’s Championship – 1998
Selected to work in Big Ten Conference Tournament – 1995-2009
Selected to work Mid-American Conference Tournament – 1988-2009
Officiated record setting 7 MAC championship games
Selected to work MCC and Horizon League Tournament – 1990-2008
Officiated 3 championship games
Selected to officiate MHSAA Boys Basketball Class A State Championship Game-1988
Selected to work MHSAA Tournament games – Boys Basketball – 1979-1996
District, regional or quarterfinal games
Basketball camp clinician and instructor:
MAC Officials Camp, East Lansing, MI – 1990-2005
MHSAA Officials Camp, Adrian, MI – 1990-1992
Tri-City Officials Camp, Saginaw, MI -1994-2004
America’s Best Officiating Camp, Chicago, IL – 1999-2008
Named the 2010 Naismith Women’s College Official of the Year