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Illinois HIGH SCHOOL Association, 1984 to 2016, IHSA State Certified Official, State Clinician, State Rules Interpreter, State Advisory Committee. Class AA IHSA State Basketball Finals (2001 & 2005); Chicago Public League Championship, 4X.

ADDIDAS ROUNDBALL CLASSIC, United Center, Chicago, IL; ESPN2 EA SPORTS; International Small Fry, Orlando, FL


President - METROPOLITAN OFFICIALS ASSOCIATION, Public Relations Chairman; CPLCA, Hall of Fame, 2018 inductee.

COLLEGE: NCAA, NAIA, CCIW, CCAC; Observer – Big East Division 1 Women’s Conference, 2015

PROFESSIONAL: ABA, IBL, GBA; International/Chicago Pro-Am - Atlanta/Denver/Orlando/Tampa/St. Petersburg/Las Vegas


Executive Search profession since 1979.  Currently, Owner, The Clifford J. Bailey Company. Previous positions: Director, Executive Search, Diversity Consulting firm; Manager, Construction Division; Vice President, Diversity Practice. President, (NSN) National Sales Network, Chicago Chapter; Board of Directors, Breakthrough Urban Ministries; President, (CRN) Construction Recruiters Network; President, (ABNA) Ace’s Business Network A’Fair.


B.A. Social Work, 1977, Lewis University, Romeoville, IL; Baseball Team, NAIA National Champions, 1974, 1975, 1976; Basketball Team, 1973/1974. Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., Fall 1975


CHRISTIAN SPORTS LEAGUE, Elmhurst College         2006 to Present

RED BULL REIGN 3X3 – Sponsored by NBA, New Orleans Pelicans, Anthony Davis -                2015, 2016, 2018


SHOWTIME & JOBBA CHI CITY PRO SUMMER LEAGUE – 2012/2013/2014 South Suburban College

Participants: NBA Champions Antwan Walker, Shawn “The Matrix” Marion, Tony Allen; Bobby Simmons, Will Bynum, Jerome & Jeremy Pargo

NIKE SKILLS CAMP – Chicago, IL 2011, 2012

High school players preparing for Division 1; Division 1 players preparing for the NBA draft

NBA participants - Kevin Durant, Deron Williams, Amar’e Stoudemire; NBA attendees Andre’ Iguodala, Tim Hardaway, Danny Crawford, Horace Grant, Maurice Cheeks. Special Guest: Judge Mathis, Nike Rep, Merle Code.

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RIM ROCKER 3X3 – University of Chicago      1997, 1998, 1999

COURT MASTERS – 1998 AAU, HIGH SCHOOL, OPEN & ADULT DIVISIONS (Men & Women), three days, six different age divisions,  more than 30 teams, more than 400 participants, four locations, 15+ courts, more than 35 referees