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The Atlanta Quarterback Club

Who We Are ​

The Atlanta Quarterback Club Officials Association (AQCOA) is an organization of high school sports officials serving the Metro-Atlanta area. The association is sanctioned by the state of Georgia and operates under the jurisdiction of the Georgia High School Association (GHSA). 

The purpose of the AQCOA is to promote high school sports officiating by developing and maintaining a membership consisting of qualified professional sports officials, demonstrating integrity and fairness in the application of the rules and regulations governing sporting contests, working to promote dignity, respect, fairness, and good sportsmanship during all contests, and creating a spirit of understanding among coaches, players and officials. The AQCOA is dedicated to the provision of high-quality training and the maintenance of professional standards of conduct and performance. We are vested in the continued improvement and advancement of our officials. 

The Atlanta Quarterback Club

A metro-Atlanta based organization of high school sports officials serving GHSA member schools competing in baseball, softball, football and basketball.


AQCOA is guided by a board of directors compromised of sports officials. The board is representative of a variety of sports and levels.  

The current AQCOA Board of Directors includes: 

Antonio Hairston, President

Lawrence Williams, Vice President

Henrietta Powell, Treasurer 

Tonja Sanders, Secretary

Philip Harden, Member At Large

Eric Philbert, Member At Large

Bernard Tarplin, Member At Large

Andre Lowe, Booking Agent