Wisconsin Hockey Officials Association

2016 WHOA Seminar Application

WHOA is now accepting 2016 USA Hockey Seminar Applications. Associations who are interested in hosting a seminar need to fill out the online form with as much information as available to be considered. More information, along with the form can be found here. Please direct any questions you may have to your Region Directors.

USA Hockey National Championships

The WHOA would like to congratulate our officials who were selected to work various District & National Tournaments this season.

Central Districts - Omaha, NE
Jon Haas, Nano Espenes, Dalton Fenske & Chris McGuirk

Girls/Women's Nationals - Blaine, MN
Katie Glover & Taylor Willert

18U Tier II Nationals - Amherst, NY
Jon Haas

High School Nationals - Reston, VA
Nano Espenes

Sled Nationals - Fraser, MI
Ryan Schroder
Brad Roethlisberger

NAPHL U16 League Championship - Troy, MI
Sam Heidemann

WHOA Officials Excel at all levels

WHOA would like to congratulate Wisconsin officials who were have been selected to work various other levels of hockey this season. Please help us in congratulating them. 

NCAA Division III - Women's Quarterfinal
Referee - Eric Olson
Linesman - John Annis & Dan Kassis

NCAA Division III - Men's Quarterfinal
Referee - Josh Hatinger
Linesman - Jon Haas

WIAA High School State Tournament

Ryan Reischel

Eric Olson

Jay Dupree

Jon Haas

Dan Fitzsimmons

Tim Richter

Dave Reichenbacher


Mark Bray

Ryan Schroder

Mike Jager

Jason Lassen

Nicole Kloes

Taylor Willert

Graydon Richartz


Amy Smith

Karl Olm

William Conybear

Chris McGuirk

Jim Brown

Dave King

Dave Ferwerda

Screening Database

WHOA maintains a continual Screening Database. Please visit the link for more information. 

2016 WAHA Playoff & State Tournament Rosters

WAHA State Tournament Officials Rosters are now available. Please contact your Region Director if you have any questions in regards to Playoffs and State Tournament assignments. 

Only those officials who are listed here can work games per WAHA policy. 

Playing Rule Comparison

USA Hockey has published the USAH / NFHS / NCAA Playing Rules Comparison chart. This document lists the differences between all three rule books and can be a very good resource. 

WAHA Development Conference

At the WAHA Annual Meeting, WHOA gave a presentation pertaining to the recruitment, retention, continued education and assignment of officials. Click here for the PowerPoint slides.