|CIAA Announces Hiring of Coordinators of Basketball Officials
Charlotte, NC (June 29, 2018) – The Central Intercollegiate
Athletic Association (CIAA) names Taiqua Stewart and Reggie
Greenwood CIAA Coordinators of Basketball Officials. Stewart assumes
the Women's Basketball Coordinator of Officials position with over
20 years of officiating experience while the Men's Basketball
Coordinator of Officials, Greenwood, joins after 37 years of
officiating and supervising.
"The CIAA is honored and fortunate to have Ms. Stewart and Mr.
Greenwood back home to build on the legacy and foundation of Mr.
James T. Burch," said CIAA Commissioner Jacqie McWilliams. "We have
secured two individuals who are highly respected nationally,
regionally and locally in the basketball officiating community. We
look forward to the passion they bring to recruit, train, and retain
some of the best officials in the country and the CIAA."
Taiqua Stewart is a former NCAA Division I, II, and III official,
having called games in nearly a dozen conferences including the
CIAA, Big South Conference, Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC),
and Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC). During post-season play,
Stewart has officiated numerous conference tournament games as well
as NCAA championships across all divisions and the Women's National
Invitation Tournament. In 2006, she was selected to officiate the
NCAA Division II Elite Eight, Final Four, and National Championship
Stewart, a 1986 graduate of Virginia Tech University, was a
four-year letter winner on the basketball team, she also served on
the bench as an assistant coach at Christopher Newport University in
Newport News, VA from 1994-1998.
Most recently, Stewart has served as the Coordinator of Women's
Basketball Officials for the MEAC and as a NCAA Regional Evaluator.
Stewart and her husband Kenny are the proud parents of two children,
Victor and Maria.
began his officiating career in 1981 and is no stranger to the CIAA,
having worked 15 CIAA Basketball Tournaments from 1994-2009. In
2011, he was inducted in to the CIAA Basketball Officials Hall of
Fame. Throughout his career, Greenwood has spent 20 years at the
Division I level and worked the NCAA Tournament 12 years, including
the 2005 NCAA Final Four contest between North Carolina and Michigan
State. Total, he has acquired 30-years of on-court officiating
In 2009, Greenwood was named the Supervisor of Officials for the Ivy
League and the Patriot League and deals with more than 120
basketball officials between the two leagues. From 2011-2014, he
also served as the Supervisor of Officials for the Atlantic Ten
Over the course of his career, Greenwood has called games in
conferences such as the ACC, Big Ten, Big East, Big South, and The
Colonial Athletic Conference. He has participated in numerous
officiating camps as a speaker, clinician, and instructor. Greenwood
currently serves on the NCAA Mechanic Committee.
Ms. Stewart and Mr. Greenwood join the CIAA under a 3-year agreement
upon the retiring of legendary CIAA Coordinator of Officials, Mr.
James Burch. This marks the first time in conference history that
the coordinators position has been split in to two roles.