Annual Meeting

Date, Time and Location are yet to be determined


The Mission of the Rochester Area Official Association (RAOA) is to assist members in becoming better athletic officials.


RAOA will accomplish this goal through clarification and interpretation of rules and promoting efficient and standard officiating techniques in football, basketball, baseball, softball and Volleyball. Each member will be involved in the following :

  • Rules Knowledge

  • Instructional Meetings

  • Professionalism

  • Promoting Sportsmanship

Board Members

President - Mj Wagenson

Past President - Tim Nicometo

Secretary/Treasurer - Jared Butson


VP Football - Jay Lonien

VP Volleyball - Eric Huntoon

VP Basketball - Jim Fall

VP Baseball/Softball - Aric Kittleson

About RAOA

Rochester Area Officials Association (RAOA) trains, mentors, and assigns high school officials in the sports of Baseball, Basketball, Football, Softball and Volleyball.


With over 250 members, RAOA was established in Rochester, MN in 1950 and is a member of the Minnesota State High School League. RAOA provides officials to high schools through out Southern Minnesota.


Over our proud history, RAOA has had many members assigned to Minnesota State Championship games as well as those who moved up to officiate in the NCAA.

Business Info


Rochester Area Officials Association
ATTN: Jared Butson
221 Devin Drive
St. Charles, MN 55972

Phone: 507-250-1446