Monte Tilgner returns for his second season as Head of Officials for the CIF. Monte started in the world of college football, back in 2007. He handled his first-ever D-1 games in 2010 as well as the Big Sky Conference in 2012 and 2013. As an official, he has handled a total of 23 D-1 games over a two-year period. After the Big Sky Conference, he moved on to the Missouri Valley in 2014 and then onto the MAC in 2015. In 2016 he had the privilege to be one of the officials in the Armed Forces Bowl game.
Since 2008, Monte has been handling indoor football games with great focus and dedication. He has handled indoor playoff games every year since 2008 and has worked multiple indoor championship games including last year's game between the Wichita Force and Amarillo Venom.