John Dickerson, a Canton native, will retire from his position as assistant commissioner of the Ohio High School Athletic Association on September 19.
Dickerson is a 1960 graduate of Canton Lincoln High School, earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Mount Union College in 1964 and a Master of Arts degree from the University of Akron in 1969. He also is a member of the Lorain County Basketball Coaches Hall of Fame, the OSSCA Hall of Fame and the OHSAA Officials Hall of Fame. He was a registered football official in Ohio for 41 years, which included officiating 14 state championship games.
The OHSAA announced that the deadline for applications for the position is May 2, by noon and that finalists will be notified by Commissioner Dan Ross no later than May 16.