Jonathan Sterling

OFFICIAL #17
NBA EXPERIENCE 2 Seasons
BORN April 16, 1982
RESIDES Tampa, FL
HS Satellite Beach High School (Satellite Beach, FL)
COLLEGE Flagler College (St Augustine, FL)

Jonathan Sterling is in his second season as a full-time NBA official. He officiated 41 regular-season games during the 2017-18 season.

Sterling officiated for six years in the NBA G League, working the 2015 and 2016 playoffs and 2017 Finals. He was also a member of the WNBA officiating staff for three years and has more than five years of experience as a FIBA official.

At the collegiate level, he worked for seven seasons in the American, Sun Belt, Southern, SIAC, Sunshine State and Peach Belt conferences, as well as Conference USA.

Sterling graduated from Flagler College in 2006 with a bachelorโ€™s degree in Business Managment. He was an All-Conference basketball player and team captain at Flagler and helped lead the team to the NAIA National Sweet 16. Sterling also played for the Brevard Blue Ducks of the USBL in 2006.

His interests and hobbies include detailing cars, bike riding, basketball, golf, water sports, scuba diving and traveling. Sterling is married to NBA official Lauren Holtkamp.