Gordon McCain

2007 Contributor Award / Official, 1958 – Current

McCain__GordonGordon McCain has served as an IHSAA official for over 50 years.  He was licensed in six different sports and has worked contests under the tenure of seven of the eight Commissioners in the history of the IHSAA.  He was chosen to serve as the referee for six state swimming championships, he has worked as an assistant starter, diving referee, and stroke and turn judge in nineteen additional state championships. He worked six diving regional championships.  Gordon has been assigned to 25 state finals in swimming and diving and 10 state finals in other sports.  Additionally, he has served as the swimming and diving rules interpreter in Indiana for over 20 years, has served as a clinician since the inception of the IHSAA program, and has worked as a basketball Observer since 1977.  He was appointed and served on the NFHS Swimming and Diving Rules Committee from 1985 to 1987.  Gordon has been married for over 50 years to his wife Sandra.  He has 2 sons, Scott and Brock, and 5 grandsons.  He is owner and operator of a 600 plus acre family farm in Carroll County.  Gordon was selected for the Carroll County Agriculture Hall of Fame in 2000.  Gordon has been elected to 6 terms on the Carroll County Council and was chairman of the Carroll County Council for 23 years.  He has also been appointed as a Committeeman for the Federal Housing Administration.