CFOA
Biography



Don Schirmer
Class of 2009. 'Captain' Schirmer became a member in 1957 and was elected to the Executive Board in 1969. He was elected Vice President in 1972, President in 1973, and chaired the Executive Board in 1974. He was a willing topic presenter and mentored many new officials. 'Captain' was honored as the CFOA's "Man of the Year" in 2004. He umpired baseball and softball and had occasion to umpire in the American League during the Major Leagues umpire's strike. 'Captain' is also in the OHSAA Officials Hall of Fame, the Greater Cleveland Slo-Pitch Softball Hall of Fame, and the Lake Erie Basketball Officials Association Hall of Fame. .