This Akron native has been officiating for 40 years, starting with high school basketball in 1963. He branched out to football in 1967 and to baseball in 1978. However, it is in football that Pfaff has gone the farthest and gained the most acknowledgements. On the high school level he has officiated in eight Akron City Series championships, six Ohio High School regional and semi-final games and one state championship (1977). He was elevated to the Ohio Athletic Conference in 1978 and after five years became a Mid-American Conference official, serving 18 years until 2000. He officiated in four NCAA Division III playoff games, two NAIA playoff games and a NAIA National Championship (1989). His resume also includes the 1984 Cherry Bowl, the ’94 Las Vegas Bowl and the 2000 Liberty Bowl. Pfaff has worked 18 high school baseball regional games, two semi-final games and six state championship contests. He has been Supervisor of Football Officials for the North Coast Conference since ‘97.