Robert “Tick” Cloherty – Football
Tick served as President of the West Penn Basketball Officials in 1994. He was the Assigning Secretary for the Eastern Association of Interscholastic Football Officials (PIAA) for 9 years. He was also President of the Eastern Intercollegiate Football Officials Association from 1992 to 2000. Tick served as the Commissioner of WPIAL Quad AAAA Football Officials from 2000 to ’14 and was the Heinz Field scoreboard operator for all Pitt and Steelers home football games from 2000 to 2012. He served as President of the Western Chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame for 30 years from 1987 to 2016, overseeing the enshrinement of 407 Western Chapter inductees and 72 PA Sports Hall of Fame inductees from his chapter during that period. Tick also served as PA Sports Hall of Fame Chairman of the Board for 4 years. In 2016 the Western Chapter of the PA Sports Hall of Fame was renamed the Robert “Tick” Cloherty -Western Chapter in his honor.