Bryan Platt Name Supervisor of AAC Football Officials – April 9, 2018

Bryan Platt, an ANEFO and Division I College Football Official, has a new position; this time its off the field.  “Commissioner Mike Aresco has announced the hiring of Bryan Platt as the American Athletic Conference’s Supervisor of Football Officials. Platt, who has officiated many of the biggest games in college football during his 21 seasons … Read More

College Football Official’s Exam – March 24, 2018

Are you interested in becoming a college football official? If so, this message is for you. Since 1945 the Boston Chapter of the Eastern Association Intercollegiate Football Officials (EAIFO), has trained and promoted the very best college football officials in the country. Many past and present EAIFO members have officiated in the NFL, BCS Championships; … Read More

Bob Prestera receives Gridiron Club Award – March 4, 2018

Bob Prestera, ANEFO Secretary-Treasurer, will receive the “Stewart Award!” The award is issued annually to a top high school football official. Bob will receive this prestigious award at the Tenth Annual Super26 Dinner sponsored by the Gridiron Club of Greater Boston and the Massachusetts High School Football Coaches Association at the Lantana in Randolph on … Read More

Jim Mello – NFC Championship Game – Jan. 21, 2018

Jim Mello, former ANEFO Official, will be one of the NFL football officials on the field during the NFC Championship Game between the Minnesota Vikings vs Philadelphia Eagles. The game will be televised on FOX-TV at 6:40 p.m. on Sunday, January 21, 2018.  Jim Mello also spoke at a meeting of the ANEFO two years … Read More

ANEFO 2017 Banquet

The 2017 ANEFO Annual Awards Banquet was held at the Irish-American Club in Malden, Massachusetts on Monday, November 22, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. This capstone season event is historically the Monday before the annual Thanksgiving Day football games.  Rick Cacciatore was the master of ceremonies, and he introduced the retirees and special guests.  The platters … Read More

Business Meeting and Election – November 6, 2017

The Association of New England Football Officials held its annual business meeting on Monday, November 6, 2017. A well-represented, robust group of officials were in attendance. After the reading of the minutes and a discussion about old business and new business, an election was held. The results of the election for ANEFO Officers are as … Read More

ANEFO 2017 Pre-Season Exam – August 4, 2017

The ANEFO 2017 Pre-Season Exam is now online. Officials must take the pre-season exam online. First, log on the ANEFO webpage. After you have logged on, select the PRESEASON EXAM. When you are finished, do not forget to select the SUBMIT tab at the end of the exam. Members are encouraged to get together in … Read More

ANEFO On-Field Technique Clinic – July 29, 2017

The ANEFO On-Field Technique Clinic was held on Saturday, July 29, 2017 for our new officials. The event was a big success and was held on the turf field at Woburn High School. Although the on-field technique clinic was geared for our new officials, all ANEFO members were welcome to attend to sharpen their skills. … Read More

Annand Featured in Local Newspaper – July 11, 2017

Ron Annand, an ANEFO and college football official, was the subject of an article about sports officiating in the Lawrence Eagle Tribute on July 11, 2017.  Although Ron has officiated over 4,000 games in multiple sports, it is football that is his first passion according to the newspaper story.  The reporter explains, “Although he finds … Read More

ANEFO Swag for Sale

Are you interested in purchasing an Under Armour Men’s Coaches shirt with the ANEFO Logo, or ¼ zip Charles River long sleeve apparel with ANEFO logo, and/or a pair of Dry-Exel shorts with the ANEFO logo? If so, these are three good looking, game-day items that you may be interested in purchasing.  The polo is … Read More