Mid Coast Officials Association (MCOA)

MCOA Sports Officials

We provide top quality sports officials (Referees & Umpires) for mutliple sports for Brevard, Volusia, and Indian River County public and private schools.

Read our Fall 2023 Newsletter

HOF 2022
Fall 2023 Newsletter

View The 2023 Hall of Fame Inductees, Photos, and Video

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View The 2023 Hall of Fame Ceremony Photos

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Watch the MCOA 2023 Hall of Fame Ceremony

Class of 2023

2023 Hall of Fame Ceremony Guest Speaker

Gary Shifrin

Gary Shiffrin had a 42-year career tied to the Brevard County public school system before his retirement in 2013. He relished the opportunity to impact kids as an educator.
Shiffrin's record included service as dean of students, coach, assistant principal, principal and athletic director. Additionally, he was heavily involved with the Cape Coast Conference, which included all Brevard and Indian River County schools. He started as the secretary and treasurer and eventually assumed the role of Commisssioner in 1991. Shiffrin held that position for 21 years.

The Final Call

The Final Call
Larry Makela Jr.

The MCOA would like to acknowledge our team members that have gone home after the final whistle. This page is dedicated to them, their families, friends and loved ones so they might know we have remembered them and their life that was a part of our team.
Missed and not forgotten

New Boys Lacrosse Commissioner

Xavier Ferguson
Xavier Ferguson

Please welcome Xavier Ferguson as the MCOA Boys Lacrosse Commissioner!

New Baseball Commissioner

Dan Lawarence
Dan Lawrence

Please welcome Dan Lawrence as the MCOA Baseball Commissioner!

Thank you Ed

Ed Dufrene
Ed Dufrene

Thank you Ed Dufrene for your many years of service.
A great last year in Baseball:
Baseball scheduled over 400 games this year that included 4 Districts Playoffs with those teams vying for their District Championship. We received 7 Regional assignments, 5 Regional Quarter Finals, 1 Regional Semi-Final, 1 Regional Final. We received a State Series Semi-Final 3A game that our Crew did an excellent job of Officiating.

2023 General Membership Meeting

2023 General

The Mid Coast Officials Association 2023 General Membership Meeting was held on Monday, June 26 at 6:30pm.
Meeting details forthcoming. Contact your Sport Comissioner for further details.

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A Plea For Help

This is a plea for help for our Sports Officials (Referees and Umpires). Many who read this post may have a loved one who plays sports, or you play sports, or you just enjoy watching sports. Sports official assault is unfortunately a growing issue. According to the National Federation of State High School Associations, 80% of high school sports officials quit before their third year.
Plea For Help

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New Football Commissioner

Duane Summers
Duane Summers

Thank you Roy Holbeck for your many years of service. Please welcome back Duane Summers as the MCOA Football Commissioner!

We Need You!

The Mid-Coast Officials Association (MCOA) is looking for new refereees and umpires.

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The MCOA, through its unique multi-sports model, strives to:

  • Provide high quality FHSAA certified sports officiating and administrative services at fair, reasonable, and competitive pricing levels.
  • Support our member officials, schools, coaches, administrators in our united mission to serve student-athletes in interscholastic competition with excellence.

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Life In Stripes Life In Stripes Videos

Listen to people discuss their sports official journey.

Without officials,

It’s just recess!

No Ref, MEANS No Game!
The Mid Coast Officials Association is sanctioned by the Florida High School Athletic Assoc. (FHSAA).

© 2024 MCOA
P.O. Box 372583
Satellite Beach, FL., 32937

Last update: January 28 2024 12:20:27