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Our mission is to promote the best interests of basketball by providing highly trained and confident basketball officials to the Central District and the State of Ohio

Executive Board

Donald Wood
Westerville, OH

Vice President
Brad Griffith
Galena, OH

2nd Vice President
Sean T. Kummer
Dublin, OH

Past President
Gregg Ryder
Lewis Center, OH

Secretary / Treasurer
Paul Melcher
Westerville, OH

Central Ohio Basketball Officials Training will offer classes for new officials starting on the following dates(registration will open on these dates, and stay open for one week): February, June, September and November 1st. Please direct any interested individuals to the OHSAA website to complete registration. Two classes will be posted on each date: one for high school students only (14 or older) and one for adults only.

Welcome to the COBOA

Past Presidents who attended the 2019 COBOA Banquet

Ask the Expert
Are players allowed to wear jewelry this season? How about bracelets? Speaking with an official a varsity contest Friday night and it was communicated that the rule changed this year and it was up to us to decide if the jewelry was safe to play in. I say nay to this.  Click Here to read the Expert's answer.




Rules Interpreter
Kurt Schooley
Hilliard, OH

Mechanics Interpreter
Brian Spangler
Blacklick, OH