F. David Coleman

Vice President of Officiating, Pac-12 Conference

    David Coleman is from Cleveland, Ohio.  Upon graduation from Hawken School, David received a congressional appointment to the United States Military Academy at West Point. There, he received a Bachelor of Science Degree in General Engineering and was commissioned a 2d Lieutenant in the U.S. Army.  David received a Master of Science Degree in Operations Research from the Weatherhead School of Management at Case-Western University in Cleveland.  He served on active duty for 22 years in the U.S. Army and retired as a Lieutenant Colonel.   David’s professional career has been in Human Resources (Army, packaging, steel, plastics and sports management).  Also, he has been a sports official (football, basketball, and softball).  After five seasons as the Director of Officiating (talent acquisition, training and development) at the National Football League, David joined the Pac-12 Conference in 2015 as the Vice President of Officiating.  He manages the football officiating program and supports the sport managers and coordinators who are responsible for the officiating of basketball, baseball, softball, soccer and volleyball.