Steve, a Coeur d’Alene native, has officiated basketball and football at the high school and college level for approximately 30 years. He has been a back judge in football for the Pac-12 Conference since 1999.
At the high school level, Steve has officiated for 30 years and has worked 26 Idaho state championship games in different classifications. He also has officiated in 10 state championship football contests.
Steve leads the Pac12 in football seniority as he just finished his 20th season. During that span, he has worked 19 bowl assignments, including two Sugar Bowls, a Fiesta Bowl, an Orange Bowl, and a Rose Bowl. The Fiesta Bowl was a national semifinal game between Clemson and Ohio State in 2016. He also has officiated at the Pac-12 Conference championship game.
Prior to working Pac-12 games, Steve officiated in the Big Sky Conference.
He is a member of the North Idaho Official’s Association Hall of Fame
Steve is the fourth generation in his family to run Hudson’s Hamburgers in Coeur d’Alene.