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Bill Magnus

Jan. 15, 2019

Bill had a 26 year career as an on-court basketball official, all with the Ottawa Valley Board of Approved Basketball Officials (OVBABO). He was elected an honourary liftetime member of OVBABO due to his outstanding career, which included officiating at two university men’s national championship tournaments, the 2001 Canada Games, OCAA/CCAA playoffs and championships, and OFSAA provincial championships. Bill has also been active as a member of the OVBABO Executive, having held the positions of Vice-President, President and the Board Interpreter and Chair of the Board Training Committee, as well as serving as a member of the OABO FIBA Ad Hoc Provincial Interpreters Committee to help develop FIBA rules instructional and training materials for Ontario officials. He is currently a local assignor with OVBABO.