Mark Heckel


448 Dogwood Lane
Hughesville, PA 17737-8837
570.584.3128
email


Grade 3 Field Referee
Grade 1 Electronic Measurement Judge

Certified in all field events; master field referee; weights and measures;
electronic manager; electronic measurement

Career highlights:

1992, 2004, 2008 US Olympic Trials Official
2005 Team USA Pan Am Junior National Team Assistant Manager
2002, 2003, 2004 Distinguished Service Award, USATF National Officials Committee
4-time USATF Masters National Champion
Clinician in Three Rivers, New England, Metropolitan, Mid-Atlantic, Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky, Virginia, Lake Erie, Niagara Associations
USATF National Officials Committee Horace Crow (Outstanding Field Event Official) Finalist
Past Vice-Chairman - Training, National Officials Committee, USATF

2014 Meet Resume

Meets at Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA
Referee - Patriot League Indoor Championship - Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA
Referee, Field Events - B1G Indoor Championship - SPIRE Institute, Geneva, OH
Chief, Electronic Measurement - Penn Relay Carnival, Philadelphia, PA
Referee, Field Events - Northeast Conference Outdoor Championship, Robert Morris College, Pittsburgh, PA
Meet Director - Pennsylvania Heartland Athletic Conference
Meet Director - PIAA District IV Championship - Athens High School, Athens, PA
Broadcaster - Pennsylvania Cable Network - PIAA State Championship - Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, PA
Electronic Measurement - adidas Grand Prix - Ichan Stadium, New York, NY
Electronic Measurement - IAAF World Junior Championships - University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

2013 Meet Resume

Referee, field Events - Big East Indoor Championship - SPIRE Institute, Geneva, OH
Referee, Field Events - B1G Indoor Championship - SPIRE Institute, Geneva, OH
Chief - Electronic Measurement - Penn Relay Carnival - Philadelphia, PA
Electronic Measurement - USATF Outdoor Championship - Des Moines, IA
Meet Director - PIAA District IV championship
Meet Director - Pennsylvania Heartland Athletic Conference championship
Broadcaster - Pennsylvania Cable Network - PIAA State Championship - Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, PA
Various meets at Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA

2012 Meet Resume

Referee - Patriot League Indoor Championship, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA
Chief -Throws - HEPS Indoor Championship, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
US Open Indoor Meet - Madison Square Garden, New York, NY
Chief - Electronic Measurement - Penn Relay Carnival, Philadelphia, PA
Referee, Field Events - University Athletic Association Outdoor Championships, Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA
Meet Director - PIAA District IV championship
Meet Director - Pennsylvania Heartland Athletic Conference championship
Broadcaster - Pennsylvania Cable Network - PIAA State Championship - Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, PA
Chief - Electronic Measurement - adidas Grand Prix, New York City
 

2011 Meet Resume

2010 Meet Resume

Chief - Electronic Measurement - adidas New York Grand Prix
Chief - Electronic Measurement - Penn Relay Carnival, Philadelphia, PA
Chief - Horizontal Jumps - Patriot League Outdoor Championships - Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA

2009 Meet Resume

Referee, Field Events - University Athletic Association Championship - Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
Chief - Electronic Measurement - NCAA Division I Outdoor Championships - University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
Chief - Electronic Measurement - USATF National Indoor Championships - Albuquerque, NM
Chief - Electronic Measurement - Penn Relay Carnival, Philadelphia, PA
Chief - Electronic Measurement - Northeast Conference Championship - Monmouth University, Long Branch, NJ
Chief - Electronic Measurement - NYC Reebok Grand Prix
Chief - Weight Throw and Shot Put - Patriot League Indoor Championship - US Naval Academy, Anapolis, MD
Meet Director - PIAA District IV championship
Meet Director - Pennsylvania Heartland Athletic Conference championship
Broadcaster - Pennsylvania Cable Network - PIAA State Championship - Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, PA

2008 Meet Resume

Chief - Electronic Measurement - US Olympic Team Trials - Track and Field - University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
Chief - Electronic Measurement - USATF Junior National Championships
Chief - Electronic Measurement - Penn Relay Carnival, Philadelphia, PA
Chief - Hammer and Javelin - Northeast Conference Championship - Robert Morris College, Pittsburgh, PA
Chief - Electronic Measurement - NYC Reebok Grand Prix
Chief - High Jump - Patriot League Indoor Championship - Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA
Meet Director - PIAA District IV championship
Meet Director - Pennsylvania Heartland Athletic Conference championship
Broadcaster - Pennsylvania Cable Network - PIAA State Championship - Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, PA



Officials Training Videos

TFO Training Associates YouTube Channel

Current tutorials include:

Crew Mechanics: Horizontal Jumps
Crew Mechanics: Hammer Throw
Venue Setup: The Circle
Venue Setup: The High Jump
Seeding and Advanceement in the Dashes
Measuring at the Circle
Conducting the Jump Off
Determining Places in the Vertical Jumping Events
Five Alive In The Vertical Jumping Events

 

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