MISSION

To expose highly motivated high school and college football officials, of all experience levels, to the latest football officiating philosophies and mechanics and provide them with quality on-field snaps that will allow them to be observed and provided feedback in a competitive environment.  We will accomplish this by providing a staff of the most talented and accomplished NFL, NCAA and GHSA clinicians who possess the teaching spirit. 
 
Our goal is to help get YOU to YOUR next level.
Founders
Marcus 
Woods

In 2007, Marcus discovered his true passion and joined a local high school football association, AAFOA and eventually earning the 2013 AAAA State Championship.

In 2011, Marcus entered the college ranks of football and joined the SIAC. From 2014 – 2015, he worked in the MEAC. In 2015 - he was asked to join the AAC earning an assignment as an Alternate for the 2016 Cactus Bowl.  2017, he was offered a position in the ACC.

2017 worked ACC Championship

2018 Fiesta Bowl  2019  Alternate in the 2019 Peach Bowl.

Marcus knows that mentorship is imperative to success in the football officiating world.  He values the mentor relationships he’s developed over the years and is repaying those debts by serving as a mentor for many young up and coming officials.  He is a lead coordinator and presenter for the Atlanta  College Football Officials study group.

Andrew Scotchlas

Andrew started officiating in 2010 with the intentions of staying involved with football to become a coach. As he was finishing with his teaching degree he joined Atlanta Area Football Officials Association and he found that this was what he wanted to do to stay involved in the game he loved. He was asked to join the Southern Athletic Association in 2013 and in 2016 was asked to join the Gulf South Conference. In 2017, he became part of  the Mid Eastern Athletic Conference.  As an educator, Andrew knows the importance of reaching different learning styles. He has worked for several years as a GHSA camp Clinician.  He knows Georgia is perfect for a camp because of the current talent level of officials in the state. He has worked as a playoff evaluation board member helping to identify talented officials qualified to work state championships. He hosts at his school and helps as a lead coordinator for the Atlanta College Football Officials study group.   

Terrence 
Ramsey

Terrence's officiating career spans over 35 years beginning in Westchester County, NY in 1984. In 1986, he began officiating with the Georgia High School Association, leading to a Class AAA State Championship in 1997. His college officiating career began in 1994 in the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC).  His SIAC career included a Division II playoff game and the Pioneer Bowl.

In 2001, he was invited to become a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC). 2020 will be his 20th season in the ACC. Highlights of his ACC career include: The Outback Bowl, Rose Bowl, Cotton Bowl, Sugar Bowl, two ACC Championship Games and the Army-Navy Game. The greatest highlight of his career has been the privilege of being a part of the college football officiating fraternity.

Terrence has benefitted greatly from the many mentors he has had over the years and, in turn, has served as a mentor for many officials throughout his career. He continues to mentor young men and women throughout the country. He sees the ATL FOC as an extension of that mentorship, believing that the camp will provide inspiring officials with the tools and resources they will need to succeed at any level. 

Jacques began his officiating career with the Georgia High School Association  in 1999. Jacques was asked to join the Gulf South Conference as a Field Judge.   From 2009 to 2014, he officiated in the Ohio Valley Conference. In 2014, Jacques  began officiating in the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC).  2017 Rose Bowl, 2017 Liberty Bowl, 2018 Army vs Navy Game  

2020 Outback Bowl.
Jacques strongly believes in giving back to officiating.   He continues to serve as a mentor to new and upcoming officials.   He is a lead coordinator and presenter for the Atlanta  College Football Officials study group.   

Jacques Hooper
James Arnold

James has officiated GHSA football since 1986 at 18 years old. He has worked 4 GHSA state championships, 12 GHSA semi-finals and worked 2 rounds of NCAA Div II playoffs in 2009. He started officiating college football in 2004 with the Gulf South Conference and later moved up to the Ohio Valley Conference (2010-2015). He spent two more years working in the Southern Athletic Association. His awards and accomplishments include the George Gardner Award in 2007, GHSA official of the year in 2008. He has been a high school assigner since 2005. He currently holds the positions of Coordinator of officials for GHSA, GHSA Football Camp Director and GHSA State Training Officer. He believes this is a next level investment in officiating for the official that wants to achieve the next level of success.

 GHSA officials will receive GHSA playoff camp credit.  
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