On this webinar we talk with NCAA football officials Todd Riddick and Conor Clougherty about leadership in sports officiating. Conor Clougherty works as a Field Judge in the Atlantic Coast Conference and Todd Riddick is a football official in the American Athletic Conference.
Conor Clougherty works as a Field Judge in the Atlantic Coast Conference. Immediately after graduating from North Carolina State University in 2005, he started officiating football for the NCHSAA. It was there that he found his true passion and desire to become the best official he could. He is a Vice President at North State Bank and leads the Wealth Management division. He and his wife Maggie live in Raleigh and have three beautiful children (Liv, Emmett, & Shep.)
Todd Riddick is a football official at the Division I FBS level in the American Athletic Conference. He’s had success at various levels, working several high school championships, NCAA DII playoff games, bowl games and the 2019 Army-Navy game. Todd is currently the Active Adults Program Director for Raleigh (NC) Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Communications/Media Production and Master’s in Recreation and Leisure Facilities and Services Administration from East Carolina University.
Ryan Christian is a Silbo community manager & 8-year Division I basketball and baseball official. He has also served twenty years with the City of Raleigh Parks & Recreation’s Athletic Dept.
Brendan Szulik is the co-founder and CEO of Silbo, a digital marketplace connecting qualified sports officials to amateur sports games. He is the author of Whistleblower, which reveals the harsh truths of the amateur officiating industry and sheds light on the technologies, policies, and solutions that will make amateur sports officiating more accessible, enjoyable, and sustainable. He resides in North Carolina, where he has officiated basketball, lacrosse, softball, and baseball for nearly a decade. He is a frequent speaker and presenter on the officiating and youth sports industries, sportsmanship, and entrepreneurship.