Officials Chair: George Erker
Officials Vice Chair: Michele Walker & Sue Polansky
Officials Secretary: Pam Lee
Certification Chair: Gary Westerfield
** Certification of all USATF officials expires at the end of each Olympiad. The recertification process for the 2025-2028 Olympiad should be completed by Dec 31, 2024, but not later than Mar 31, 2025 **
** How to Complete your Officials Certification Status Tutorial Video **
You can become a certified USATF officials in Track & Field, Cross Country, Road Running and Race Walking.
Training and certification of officials is central to USATF's goal of ensuring fair and safe competitive opportunities for athletes. The training and certification processes promote a serious and professional approach to officiating and demonstrate an official's commitment to excellence. As an official gains experience, exposure to correct officiating practices, and additional training, USATF recognizes this skill development through progressive levels of certification: Association to National to Master.
To become an official you must become a USATF Member.
Please fill out the Officials Certification Form and return to Gary Westerfield.
Please also mail a check for $50 payable to USATF Long Island.
Mail to: Gary Westerfield
350 Old Willets Path
Smithtown, NY 11787
For more information, contact Gary Westerfield.