Inducted in 2016
Jack Folliard graduated from Lewis & Clark in 1969 before earning a law degree from the Lewis & Clark Law School in 1974. During his time at Lewis & Clark, Folliard began officiating basketball and, later, football, eventually reaching the heights of the Pacific-10, now Pac-12, Conference in 1982. Starting in 2002, Folliard became a referee for the conference, a position he held until retiring after the 2014 season and concluding a 33-year career in the field. He is now a supervisor of officials for the Pac-12.
Between Jack’s two grown children, Jennifer and John, he is the proud grandfather of seven grandchildren ages 6-15. Founder and executive director of the Oregon Athletic Officials Association, he practiced law until his recent retirement as a medical defense trial lawyer defending doctors and nurses in the courtroom. His other hobbies include golf, ski racing, serving on the Board of Directors of Special Olympics-Oregon and running the Hood to Coast for the last 22 years.
If you know of an individual or team who is eligible and deserves to be a member of the Lewis & Clark College Sports Hall of Fame, please visit the Pioneer Athletics Club page on the www.lcpioneers.com website to submit your nomination!