Jim Tunney had an exemplary career in sports.
A former high school coach, teacher, principal and district superintendent, he had a 40-year career in officiating football and basketball.
Thirty-one of those years he was an NFL Referee working a record 29 post-season games including 3 Super Bowls, 10 NFC/AFC Championship games, 6 Pro Bowls and 25 Monday Night Games.
He officiated some of the most memorable games in NFL history. His book Impartial Judgment: “The Dean of NFL Referees” Calls Pro Football As He Sees It, chronicles his NFL career.
As a Professional Speaker, he is Past President of The National Speakers Association. NSA named him Philanthropist of the Year in 2007.
As an author he has written and/or co-authored 9 books: Impartial Judgment, Chicken Soup for the Sports Fan’s Soul, Speaking Secrets of the Masters, You Can Do It!, Super Bowl Sunday, Insights into Excellence, Lessons in Leadership, Build a Better You and his most recent book, It’s the Will, Not the Skill.