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lot of great players have come through St. John's Jesuit High School. One of
them, John Floyd, still lives and breathes basketball, just in a different way.
may remember Floyd dominating games for Ed Heintschel back in the early 2000s.
He then went on to play at Bowling Green, where he was a captain his final
year. Floyd's interactions with referees led him to a new career choice: He's
still involved with basketball, but now when he laces up his sneakers, he's
able to stay involved in some way or another has just been a blessing," Floyd said.
"It's been a great thing for me. It's given me the opportunity to travel around
and officiate different venues and still be part of the action."
has worked high school games and is now working division one college games as
he works his way up the ranks. Like players and coaches, Floyd is always trying
bothers us when we don't get a play right," he said. "We really strive for
perfection. You're never going to officiate that perfect game, but just like a
coach strives for perfection from his players, we strive from ourselves."
says he doesn't know what his ultimate goal is in the profession, but he loves
that he can still be on the court.
truly means the world to me. This game has blessed me with so many
opportunities and I feel like maybe I'm just giving back a little bit. I could
never give it back totally what I owe it, but I'm trying to do the best I can."