A career football official, Tony Michalek knows all about maneuvering in pressure situations, both on and off the field. His unique background and love of life provide him with a foundation for his messages of motivation and achievement of excellence.
He is currently an NFL Official, the Director of Officiating for USA Football and IFAF Officiating Chairman.
Selected by the NFL in 2002 to join the 120 member officiating staff, his playoff assignments include the 2008 Super Bowl between the New York Giants and New England Patriots along with the 2007AFC Championship Game. He officiated in NFL Europe for 4 seasons culminating with the 2003 World Bowl in
Tony’s “day job” as Director of Officiating for USA Football, keeps him on the conference circuit, key note speaker at numerous events. He has also spoken for corporate groups including, financial and high tech companies, leveraging his 22 years as a floor trader at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.
As a 28 year member of the Central Officials Association in
Earning his bachelors degree from
Whether your group are football fans, or just want to be inspired, Tony’s talks appeal to all ages and groups. He custom tailors his talks to be relevant to your organization. People walk away from Tony’s presentations with renewed energy and desire to succeed, both on the job and off.