Mike Armstrong (2015)
Track Official Mike Armstrong has served as an official and referee for Arkansas High School Championships, NCAA National, Regional and Conference meets, USATF National Championships, IAAF World Championships, Texas Relays, University of Arkansas home meets, as well as many high school and college meets around Arkansas.
Along with being certified by the National Federation of High Schools, he is a Master level official with USATF, an IAAF Level Il Technical Official, and a member of International Area Technical Officials Panel for North America, Central America, and the Caribbean.
Over the years, he has officiated over 70 NCAA National, Regional and Conference meets, over 20 Drake, Kansas, and Texas Relays, over 20 USATF National Championships, many Arkansas State Championships, and multiple US Olympic Team Trials.
Received USATF’s National Outstanding Field Event Official Award (2010), Service Award (2010), and Leadership Award (2014). He represented the US in an Officials’ Exchange program with Great Britain in 2010.
Member of the USATF Officials Training Committee, teaching clinics across the country and preparing materials for the national “Best Practices” library and NFHS “Pre-meet Notes”. He served as President and/or Board member for the Arkansas Association of USATF, University of Arkansas Officials’ Association, Chile Pepper Cross Country Festival, and Arkansas Track and Field Hall of Fame.