Zach Roberts (Irwin, PA) is the Executive Director of the Pittsburgh Elite Officiating Camps. He founded PEOC in June 2012.
Zach currently officiates professional ice hockey in the American Hockey League and the ECHL. The 2019-20 season marks his eighth season on the ice in the AHL and thirteenth in the ECHL. Zach has earned multiple Calder Cup Playoffs (AHL) and Kelly Cup Playoff (ECHL) appearances. He was also selected to officiate the 2017 CCM ECHL All-Star Classic in Glens Falls, NY.
Zach also currently officiates NCAA Division I Men's hockey in the Big Ten Conference. He previously officiated collegiate hockey in Atlantic Hockey, the Central Collegiate Hockey Association, College Hockey America and the ECAC.
In addition to his collegiate and professional hockey officiating experience, Zach was also a member of USA Hockey's Officiating Development Program (ODP), and was selected to officiate multiple USA Hockey Junior National Championships. During his time with the ODP, Zach was selected to attend USA Hockey's Regional and National Officiating Development Camps.
Zach attended Pittsburgh Central Catholic High School and earned both his Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Business Administration South University. He is also the current Executive Director of Pennsylvania Ice Hockey Officiating (PIHO).
Zach and his wife Jaime reside in Irwin, PA with their son, Connor, and daughters, Riley and Reagan.
Ray King is the Development Director of the Pittsburgh Elite Officiating Camps. He has held this position with PEOC since 2014. Prior to this position, Ray was the PEOC Assistant Director.
Ray currently officiates professional hockey in the American Hockey League. He also currently officiates major-junior hockey in the Ontario Hockey League. Ray previously worked in the ECHL, working 700 regular season games and earning the ECHL's Birmingham Award in 2014.
Ray also currently officiates NCAA Division I Men's hockey as a linesman in the Big Ten. He has previously officiated varsity collegiate hockey in the Central Collegiate Hockey Association, College Hockey America, Atlantic Hockey and the ECAC.
Additionally, Ray is a member of the USA Hockey Officiating Program Instruction Staff and has instructed at many Mid-Am District seminars and Regional Camps.
Ray is also a current Mid-Am District USA Hockey Supervisor of Officials and a Supervisor or for the USA Hockey Officiating Development Program (ODP).
Ray is a native of the Erie, PA area. He attended Erie Cathedral Prepatory High School and earned his Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from Edinboro University.
Ray and his wife Nora reside in Erie, PA.
Frank Bastone is the Program Director of the Pittsburgh Elite Officiating Camps. He was selected to attend the very first PEOC in 2012, and has been involved in every camp since, both as a participant and as an instructor.
Frank currently officiates in the USA Hockey’s Officiating Development Program (ODP) as a linesman. He also officiates collegiate hockey as a linesman and a referee in the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference of the NCAA.
In 2013, Frank became a USA Hockey Seminar Instructor following his attendance at the Eastern Instructors Seminar in Lake Placid, NY. At this camp, Frank earned the Milt Kaufman award which is given to the official who most exemplifies hard work and dedication to officiating.
Frank brings a special passion to every game he works. In his career, Frank has earned several assignments for amateur, collegiate, and scholastic Playoffs, Finals, Championships and All-Star games.
Frank is from Pittsburgh, PA. He currently lives in Allegheny Township with his wife, Missy.
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