Tyler Ford

OFFICIAL #39
NBA Experience 4 seasons
Born June 8, 1985 (Lima, OH)
Resides Lafayette, IN
HS Allen East High School (Lafayette, OH)
College Ball State University (Muncie, IN)
Bachelor of Science: Sport Administration
Masters of Arts: Sport Administration

Tyler Ford has refereed 169 regular-season games in three seasons as an NBA official. He considers his most memorable assignment to be a dramatic game between the Golden State Warriors and Utah Jazz on Nov. 30, 2015.

Before joining the NBA, Ford spent six seasons in the NBA G League, where he officiated the 2015 NBA G League Finals and the 2014 NBA G League All-Star Game.

Ford also spent four seasons officiating in the WNBA. He officiated Division I college basketball for three seasons in the Big Ten, Mid-American Conference and Summit League.

The Ohio native served as the Assistant Director of Intramural Sports at Purdue University from 2009-15. Ford holds both bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Ball State University in Sport Administration.

He enjoys playing golf.