Doug Rogan named CBA supervisor of officials
September 1, 2005 - Continental Basketball Association 1 (CBA 1) News Release
Boise, ID (August 31, 2005) - The Continental Basketball Association has named veteran league referee Doug Rogan as its Supervisor of Officials. Rogan will serve in this position as he enters his 18th season as an official in the CBA.
Rogan has refereed on the high school and professional level for over 20 years. He began his officiating career on the high school level in Houston, Texas. Rogan refereed his first season in the CBA during the 1987-88 campaign and has been a member of the league's championship series officiating crew every season since 1991.
"Refereeing at this level has been fun. If it wasn't I wouldn't still be doing it," said the Indianapolis, Ind. native. "I have a passion and love for the game and am excited about this opportunity with the CBA."
Besides the CBA, Rogan also refereed NBA games during the 1995 season. In addition to serving as the league's Supervisor of Officials, Rogan will also be on the CBA's Rules and Competition Committee.
"Doug's dedication and commitment to the CBA throughout his distinguished career has been an invaluable asset to the entire league," said Eric Chapman, CBA's Vice President of Basketball Operations. "Nearly three-quarters of current NBA officials have been developed by the CBA, and Doug has trained and mentored many of them."
"Doug is highly respected throughout the world of basketball for his professionalism and integrity," said CBA Commissioner Gary Hunter. "I am happy about keeping a person of his caliber in the CBA."
The 2005-06 CBA season tips off on Friday, Nov. 18 with three games, including Rockford at Gary, Albany at Michigan, and Idaho at Yakama.
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