Robert Rice
Class of 2009. (Deceased) Bob joined the CFOA in 1953 and was elected to the Executive Board in 1963. He was elected Vice President in 1965, became the President in 1966, and chaired the Executive Board in 1967. He was appointed to the New Officials Program Committee in 1974. A track coach at Shaker Heights High School, Bob was inducted into the Ohio Track Hall of Fame. He is also in the Greater Cleveland Sports Hall of Fame. As a National Football League official, Bob worked the first NFL Pro Bowl, the 1982 and 1986 Super Bowls, and ended his NFL career as Assistant Supervisor of NFL officials.