Local Official Gets His Grey Cup Stripes

(PHOTO COURTESY baseball.ca)

For the third time in his CFL officiating career Saskatoon’s Tim Kroeker will preside over a Grey Cup game.

The Canadian Football League announced the officials for Sunday’s 102nd Grey Cup game in Vancouver yesterday.

The Referee will be Andre Proulx who will be working his 8th championship game.

Meanwhile, Kroeker a nine year veteran of the sidelines will be the Line Judge.

The Calgary Stampeders and Hamilton Tiger-Cats will square off in Grey Cup 102 in Vancouver on Sunday.

Here is the “official” release from the Canada Football League:

The Canadian Football League (CFL) announced today the officiating crew that will work the 102nd Grey Cup to be played in Vancouver on Sunday, November 30th at BC Place Stadium. This group of officials were the highest rated officials at their respective positions during the 2014 season.

2014 Grey Cup Officials:

Referee #28 Andre Proulx
Umpire #31 Ben Major
Head Linesman #67 Justin McInnes
Line Judge #74 Tim Kroeker
Side Judge #21 Don Carmichael
Back Judge #42 Carey Anderson
Field Judge #51 Bryan Taylor

Backup Referee #48 Kim Murphy
Backup Official #34 Ritchie Miller
Backup Official #57 Marty Carreau

The crew will be supported by an off-field officiating staff, including:

Vice President, Officiating Glen Johnson
Director, Officiating Darren Hackwood
Supervisor, Officiating Larry Rohan
Replay Official Jake Ireland
Assistant Replay Official Jeff Harbin

The following is some background information on this year’s Grey Cup officials:

Andre Proulx – Referee
17th Season 291 Games 5th Grey Cup Game 3rd Grey Cup Game as Referee

Ben Major – Umpire
10th Season 155 Games 3rd Grey Cup Game

Justin McInnes – Head Linesman
5th Season 65 Games 2nd Grey Cup Game

Tim Kroeker – Line Judge
9th Season 132 Games 3rd Grey Cup Game

Don Carmichael – Side Judge
20th Season 333 Games 6th Grey Cup Game

Carey Anderson – Back Judge
17th Season 280 Games 3rd Grey Cup Game

Bryan Taylor – Field Judge
15th Season 263 Games 4th Grey Cup Game

Kim Murphy – Backup Referee
21st Season 399 Games 9th Grey Cup Game

Ritchie Miller – Backup Official
7th Season 107 Games 3rd Grey Cup Game

Marty Carreau – Backup Official
9th Season 126 Games 1st Grey Cup Game

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