Jul 8, 2019
Tommy Hunt has made tremendous contributions in high school athletics as a game official. Currently the coordinator of football officials for the Atlantic Coast Conference, Hunt officiated approximately 240 NCAA Division I football games, including 10 bowls, during his distinguished career. He also officiated football on the high school level for 18 years, including working the 1969 Shrine Bowl as well as the North Carolinas Coaches Association East-West game. He is a former supervisor of high school football officials for the Triangle Officials’ Association and earned the 2001 Joe Eblen Officials/Booking Agent award from the NCHSAA. A native of Durham, Hunt was an outstanding athlete at Durham High and graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill. He has been very active in civic and community affairs. Hunt has served on both the Durham County Board of Education and the Durham County Commissioners and is a past president of the Durham Sports Club.