Mike Callahan

NBA Experience 29 seasons
Born April 7, 1959 (Philadelphia)
Resides Drexel Hill, Pa.
HS Cardinal O’Hara (Springfield, Pa.)

Mike Callahan has officiated 1,567 regular-season games over 28 seasons as an NBA official. He has also worked 210 playoff games, including 20 Finals games.

Known as “Duke,” Callahan was a member of the crews that officiated the 2007 NBA All-Star Game in Las Vegas and the 1994 Mexico Challenge.

The Philadelphia-born Callahan’s most memorable NBA assignment came in 1990, when he officiated a game at the Spectrum in Philadelphia for the first time.

Prior to joining the NBA, Callahan spent three years officiating in the CBA. His assignments included the 1989 and 1990 CBA Finals.

Callahan helps run the Next Level Referee Training camp, which is held at Villanova University. All proceeds from the camp go to local charities.

A member of the Cardinal O’Hara High School basketball team for four years, Callahan coached the freshman basketball team after graduating.

Callahan enjoys playing golf during his free time.