|June 8, 1985 (Lima, Ohio)
|Allen East (Lafayette, Ohio)
|Ball State University '07; M.A. '09
Tyler Ford has officiated 463 regular-season games and 31 playoff games in eight seasons as an NBA staff official.
Ford considers his most memorable NBA assignment to be his first playoff game: the Philadelphia 76ers vs. the Brooklyn Nets in a first-round series on April 13, 2019.
Before joining the NBA officiating staff, Ford refereed five seasons in the NBA G League. He officiated the 2015 NBA G League Finals and the 2014 NBA G League All-Star Game.
Ford spent four seasons officiating in the WNBA. He also 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 in Sport Administration from Ball State University.
He enjoys playing golf in his free time.
|Favorite TV Show
|Remember the Titans
|Power of a Positive Team
|Would Most Like To Visit
|Play golf at Augusta National