Bob is a 30-plus year veteran National Basketball Association Referee. His professional sports experience, coupled with his former (14 year) law enforcement career, provides tremendous insight and life skills that will entertain and motivate your organization.
Numerous magazine and news articles have chronicled his life story and Dave Scheiber, award winning writer, is co-author of COVERT, My Years Infiltrating The Mob, by Bob Delaney and NEW Book Surviving the Shadows.
To book Bob as your speaker, user our “Contact Us” page to get in touch with our representative, Ryan.
Previous speaking engagements:
Homeland Security • AT&T • Police Athletic League • U.S. Army • Barnett Bank • Boys and Girls Club • New Jersey State Police Training Center • Zane Publications • Mid-Atlantic Bank • Federal Law Enforcement Training Center • North River Dental Group • Young Presidents Organization • FBI Academy • IMG Academies • Avis • New York University • CHAMPS • Budget Car Rental • Florida State University • Conneaut Leather Company • Marriott • Slippery Rock University • K.R. Miklos & Company • NBA Rookie Transition Program • National Assoc. Women’s Law • Enforcement Executives • SMR-Lakewood Ranch • Manatee County Sheriff’s Office • St. Mary’s College of California • National Football League • New Jersey Dept. of Corrections • New York City Police Dept. • U.S. Army Europe • Hope for the Warriors Organization • National Association Sports Officials * Alabama University * Navy SEAL Teams * U.S. Military Academy West Point *Baltimore Ravens NFL * TAPS Organization
Born: Erin, Ontario, Canada
Birthdate: Nov. 7, 1953
Married: Laurie, July 14, 1984
Residence: Thornbury, Ontario, CANADA
Education: Erin Public School, Erin High School
University of Western Ontario, Bachelor of Science 1974
Queen’s University, Bachelor of Education 1976
High School Science teacher 1976-1978 in St. Catharines, Ontario
Ontario Minor Hockey Officiating license 1966
Ontario Hockey Association Officiating license 1975
Under contract to the NHL as an on ice referee 1979-2004.
NHL Career Totals
1427 Regular season NHL games
158 play-off NHL games
NHL play-off assignments 18 consecutive years
1 NHL All-Star game
8 Stanley Cup Finals
Other On-Ice Highlights
Ice Hockey World Championships-1982 Helsinki
Soviet Series Games: 1987-88, 88-89, 89-90, 90-91, 91-92,
Finland: 1994 fall tour with Winnipeg Jets to Helsinki
World Cup of Hockey Tournament and Final Game 1996
Japan: 1998 Game One in Tokyo between San Jose and Calgary
1999 Hall of Fame game in Toronto
European Premiere Games 2004
Officiating Related Information
Have conducted seminars and clinics in several countries including Japan, Russia, Switzerland, Italy, England, France, Scotland, Austria, Netherlands, Sweden, Finland, Czech Republic, Germany, USA and Canada.
Served on the Shanahan Summit Committee in 2004 for NHL Standard of Enforcement changes.
Developed and selected the officiating team made up of NHL and International officials for the Olympic Tournament games of the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver, Canada and the 2014 Olympics in Sochi, Russia. During these tournaments I managed and assigned the officials for the Games.
Managed and assigned the officials for the 2014-15 World Junior Tournament in Montreal and Toronto as well as the 2015 Men’s World Championships in Ostrava/Prague.
Served on many committees to establish and develop the standards and systems used in hockey officiating at the NHL level as well as amateur levels.
NHL OFFICIALS ASSOCIATION
Joined the executive 1981-82 season
Served on the executive until 2000-01 season
20 years on executive, 10 years as president
Collective Bargaining Agreement negotiation committee 82, 85, 88, 93, 97, 00
Post On-Ice Career
In 2005-09 season hired as the Senior Officiating Manager of NHL officials to assist in the development and execution of new managerial programs.
2005 Created and developed the succession planning program for NHL Officials
Served on the Officiating Development Alliance Board from 2009 and to 2013
2009-2013 Senior Vice President and Director of Officiating for the NHL
2013-2017 Officiating Consultant for the NHL
Currently working with the U.S. Polo Association on standard of enforcement
Currently on Board of Directors for the National Association of Sports Officials
Currently on the Advisory Board for Respect In Sports Group
Background in succession planning and transitional planning
1989 named to the Ontario Hockey Association Honor Roll
2007 winner of the Ron Foxcroft Award presented by the Sports Officials of Canada for excellence in officiating at the professional level and for contributing to the world of officiating.
2008 inducted into the Guelph Sports Hall of Fame.
2012 NASO Gold Whistle Award for contribution to the World of Officiating across all sports in North America.
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Previous speaking engagements:
U.S. Polo Assoc. • National Association of Sports Officials • International Ice Hockey Federation • Olympic Ice Hockey Committee • USA Hockey • Hockey Canada • Canadian Major Junior Hockey • Swiss Ice Hockey Federation • British Ice Hockey Federation • Italian Ice Hockey League • Ontario Hockey League • Ontario Minor Hockey •Swedish Ice Hockey League • Czech Hockey League • National Hockey League Mangers • National Hockey League Media Day • Big Ten Football Officials • Missouri Valley Football Officials • Mid-American Conference Football Officials • Cooperators Insurance Management Group • Cooperators Insurance Sales Force • Town of Blue Mountain Work Force • Events For Life School • Probus Clubs • Rotary Clubs