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Welcome to the Athletic Officials Service Website!

We are glad you are here.  Please browse the site using the top and side navigation menus to find the information you need.  AOS is one of the original organizations for officials in Illinois and we are here to serve the Illinois Football and Basketball officiating community.  If you have any questions, please contact us at

AOS Basketball Meeting – Monday, October 22, 2018

Please join us for our next AOS Basketball Meeting on Monday, October 22, 2018 at Hoffman Estates High School. The meeting will begin at 7:00pm.  Here is the schedule:

7:00 – Case Play Discussion
7:10 – Scott Albrecht – Traveling
7:25 – 2 Person to 3 Person Transition Led by Ron Kaye & Ken Pink
7:35 – Bill Brennan – Pushing
7:50 – Video Clip Review

Our meetings are held in the faculty cafeteria, which is located behind the student cafeteria.  Use the main school entrance. Then go through the doors just before the mailboxes (usually we use the doors past the mailboxes), go down the stairs and turn right, when you get to the end turn right. There are doors just ahead, go past them and turn left, walk through the student cafeteria and into the faculty cafeteria.

If you have any questions, email Basketball VP Josh Schroeder.

AOS Basketball 2018-19 Newsletter Released

We are gearing up for the 2018-19 Basketball Season.

The 2018 Basketball Newsletter has been released.  Click here to check it out!

AOS Fall 2018 Newsletter Released

We are gearing up for the 2018-19 Season.  Meetings begin on August 13th!

The Fall 2018 Newsletter is out.  Click here to check it out!

John Katzler Scramble Golf Outing – 2018

Thank you for joining us for the 10th Annual John Katzler Golf Outing for Leukemia!  See you Next Year!

AOS Spring Banquet – A Time for Celebration!

Athletic Officials Service held our annual spring banquet on March 19th at Chandlers.  We announced the winners of several awards, recognized our down state officials and announced two new board members.  We had a great time with great food and great members!

Click here to see the award winners and state final officials

Click here to see a full listing of our board members.

AOS Member Selected To Work IHSA State Tournament

Congratulations to AOS Member Matt Mann on his selection to officiate the IHSA Boys 3A/4A State Basketball Tournament.  Matt is an accomplished official with several post-season appearances including a number of Conference Title games, Regional and Sectional games. He worked Boys 4A Super-Sectional games in 2017 and 2018. Matt has now added “Down State” to his resume.

Matt joins a long list of more than 30 AOS Members who have worked the State Tournament. Our long tradition as a premier training organization has also produced members who have been recognized as Officials of the Year in their respective sports.


AOS Annual Banquet & 60th Year Celebration

We held our Annual AOS Banquet on Monday, March 20th, 2017 at Lamplighter in Palatine.  It was a great success!  Each attendee received a 60th Year Celebration Water Bottle and Luggage Tag.  We celebrated with our award members and we announced the new board members.  Click Here for More.

Basketball and Football Meetings

Our calendar on the “Home” tab shows all the meeting dates as well as presenters for each week.

Any highlighted date indicates a event. Hovering over the highlighted date will show the details.

Would you like to Join AOS?

Contact our Membership VP Dave Lopshire