Ed Clements at KLBJ Radion in the capital city.
Hayes was a 1994 intern with Walt Disney World in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.,
where whe attended weekly professional seminars on the managent philosophies of the Walt Disney Company. While in Florida, she lived with international
students from Norway, Germany, the U.K., Tawain and Canada.
Hayes has assisted as a YMCA volleyball game official, done Allied Youth
Drug and Alcohol Counseling and has been involved with the Texas Adopt-A-
Assistant Director of Championships
Rick Dunn joined the Southwest Conference staff
as Assistant Director of Championships in July 1995.
The native of Grand Rapids, Mich, came to the
SWC office from SMU where he assisted in game
management from 1993-95.
Dunn was a varsity basketball guard at Aquinas
(Mich.) College. He served as a student assistant coach for the AC basketball
team from 1991-93.
While at SMU, he assisted with both the 1994 and '95 Dr Pepper SWC
Basketball Classics at SMU's Moody Coliseum and at Reunion Arena while
working with host SWC personnel in the 1994 NCAA Midwest Region Tournament.
Dunn worked with all 17 men's and women's sports at SMU and was on the
host staff for the 1994 NCAA Men's Golf Championships at Stonebridge Ranch
in McKinney, Tex. He also served in tourney operations for the 1995 SWC
Women's Golf Championships at Bent Tree Country Club in Dallas.
Nancy Peterson, who served as an intern for SWC
ticket operations in 1995, played a role in planning,
regisration and trasportation during the 1995 SWC Spring
Meetings in Dallas. She has assisted in a number of
roles in addition to tickets. She became a full-time
member of the SWC staff in July 1995.
Peterson graduated from Southern Methodist University with B. A. degrees
in German and Economics. Her student extracurricular activities included chair
of the Student Foundation Parents' Weekend Barbecue, Student Orientation
Group Leader and Alpha Delta Pi Sorority Publicity Chair.
She was also a student leader with SMU's Academic, Advising, Registration and Orientation Group, which helped 65-70 incoming students daily with
direction in the orientation process.
Steve Ewerz is in his 18th year with the Southwest
Conference office and plays an extremely vital role in the
day-to-day operation of the office.
Ewerz aids the SWCs controller in payment of
officials, employees and accounts payable, as well as
maintaining the office's general ledger and acounts
His duties include maintaining all records and operations of office
inventory and ordering of all office supplies, and design and
distribution of all SWC awards. He also handles special projects as assigned by
the Commissioner and serves as coordinator for various Collegiate Commissioners Association (CCA) publications. Ewerz has similar office magerial
duties for the Southland Conference office in Piano.
The Lubbock native's resposibilities also involve assisting the supervisor
of officials (football, men's and women's basketball, volleyball, baseball and
tennis) in administrative duties which include game assignments, preparing
materials for clinics and maintaining permanent files for all SWC officials. He is
also involved in the administration and organization of the SWCs business
operations and also coordinates the SWCs computer network.
Ewerz is a 1969 graduate of Lubbock Christian University.
Supervisor of Football Officials
Wendell Shelton, a Southwest Conference football
official from 1977-90, was chosen as SWC Supervisor of
Officials in May, 1991. He has worked closely with four
SWC Commissioners on officiating improvement and
A native of Itasca, Texas, and a longtime resident
of McKinney, Shelton officiated in the SWC and several post-season games
during his on-the-field-tenure.
Shelton has worked on the officiating crew of two USF&G Sugar Bowl
contests (both as referee), the Sunkist Fiesta Bowl, the Sea World Holiday Bowl,
the Independence Bowl, the Mirage Bowl in Tokyo, Japan, and two Pioneer
Bowls in NCAA post-champhionship play.
He has also coached high school athletics, taught or served in school
administration in Lubbock, McKinney and Dallas (at Hillcrest, Kimball and Spruce
High Schools) before entering private business in the late 1970's.
A member of the Southwest Officials Association for over 30 years, Shelton
received both his undergraduate and master's degrees at the University of North
Shelton is married to the former Peggy Mayfield and they have two sons
-Jay and Jim.
" Dale Kelley
Supervisor of Men's Basketball Officials
Dale Kelley is in his third year in association with
the Southwest Conference as its Supervisor of Men's
Kelley spent the last eight seasons as the supervisor of men's basketball officials in the Metro Conference,
Conference USA (the new circuit composed of Great
Midwest and Metro Conference teams as well as Houston) and the Sun Belt
A highly-successful basketball official who worked three NCAA Final Fours,
Kelley boasts an impressive resume both on and off the basketball court. He was
a Southeastern Conference basketball official from 1970-85, a tenure in which
Kelley officiated in nine consecutive NCAA tournaments.
Kelley currently serves as the mayor of Huntingdon, Tenn, and is a member
of the County Commission of Carroll County. He has served as the commissioner
of the Tennessee Dept. of Transportation from 1985-87 and was a member of the
State House of Representatvies from 1978-84. Kelley has also served in several
capacities for the city of Huntingdon and was a member of the President's
National Advisory Council on Adult Education.
A graduate of Bethel College in McKenzie, Tenn, Kelley played basketball
and baseball and in 1981 was inducted into the school's hall of fame. Kelley and
his wife, Carlene, have three children - Amanda, Meredith and Cliff.
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