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Larry Nemmers

Inducted 1994

Biography

Larry has been a National Football League official the past 10 years including referee and crew chief since 1991. He officiated the 1991 Super Bowl and has done several NFL playoff games. He was a Big Ten football official for nine years and officiated the 1984 Rose Bowl. He was an NCAA basketball referee for eight years and a Mid- Continent Conference official for six years. He officiated high school football and basketball for 18 years. In basketball he officiated for sectionals (1975-82), super- sectionals (1978-82), state finals (1979, 80, 82), and the state championship game in 1980. As the principal of Elgin High School from 1982 to 1994, and an assistant principal at Elgin and Larkin high schools prior to that, he was recognized as a strong supporter of athletics. He was inducted into the Upper Iowa University Hall of Fame in 1993, the Illinois Basketball Coaches Hall of Fame in 1991 and the Waterloo (Iowa) Columbus High School Hall of Fame in 1982.