John Morris - Commissioner
John Morris is a prominent figure in the American Indoor Football league (AIF) and serves as the president of John Morris Enterprises (JME). With an illustrious career in the AIF, he has held the position of Commissioner since 2005, playing a pivotal role in the league's management and development. As one of the premier professional indoor football leagues in the United States, the AIF owes much of its success to John's leadership and dedication.
With over 17 years of experience at the helm of the AIF, John Morris has been instrumental in shaping and promoting the league. His strategic vision and efforts have contributed significantly to its growth and establishment as a reputable organization within the indoor football community. Under his guidance, the AIF has flourished and gained recognition as a leading force in the world of indoor football.
Larry Clark - Director of Operations
Larry Clark is a professional in the field of indoor football and currently serves as the Director of Operations for the American Indoor Football (AIF) league. He began his career in indoor football in 2011 when he took on the role of Director of Business Operations for the Marion Blue Racers indoor football team. In 2013, Clark joined the AIF as the Director of Operations, where he is responsible for overseeing various operational aspects of the league.
As the Director of Operations, Mr. Clark plays a vital role in managing day-to-day league operations, coordinating with teams, and ensuring the smooth functioning of the AIF. His experience with the Marion Blue Racers and his subsequent role in the AIF has provided him with valuable insights into the indoor football industry and its unique challenges.
Jerry Wilson - Director of Officiating
Jerry Wilson is a highly respected figure in the world of football officiating and the appointed Director of Officials for the American Indoor Football (AIF) league. With an impressive 40-year career, Jerry brings a wealth of experience to enhance the league's officiating program and uphold the highest standards of fairness and integrity.
Having officiated in NCAA collegiate football for 32 years, including 18 years as a Division 1AA official, Jerry's expertise is unparalleled. He also boasts 24 years of invaluable experience as an official in Arena football.
Jerry's extensive experience in both NCAA collegiate football and indoor football makes him the ideal candidate to lead the officiating department. His appointment underscores AIF's commitment to maintaining officiating excellence, ensuring a fair and thrilling experience for players, coaches, and fans alike.
Jesse Heninger - Chief Marketing Office
Jesse Heninger is a seasoned marketing professional with a passion for football. On July 29th, 2023, he was appointed as the Chief Marketing Officer of the American Indoor Football (AIF) league. With an impressive background in the football industry, Jesse brings a wealth of experience to his new role.
His track record includes key positions such as Director of Marketing, Operations, and Sales for the Richmond Roughriders in 2017 and 2018, and the West Virginia Roughriders in 2019. He also served as the Director of Marketing and Assistant Director of Corporate Sponsorships for the Massachusetts Pirates in 2020, showcasing his leadership skills and innovative marketing strategies.
With a diverse educational background, including an Associate's Degree in Journalism from Santa Fe College and a Bachelor's Degree in Film & Media from the University of Florida, Jesse combines creativity and strategic thinking in his marketing endeavors.
Trey Braid - Director of Creative Services and Information Technology
Trey Braid is a talented creative professional who has been serving as the Director of Creative Services for the American Indoor Football League (AIF) since 2013. With a passion for visual storytelling and design, Trey plays a crucial role in enhancing the AIF’s brand and fan experience through captivating visuals and creative campaigns.
Throughout his tenure, Trey has demonstrated a keen eye for detail and an innovative approach to creative projects. His expertise in graphic design, multimedia production, and marketing strategies has significantly contributed to the league's success and engagement with fans.
Trey's dedication to excellence and his ability to communicate the essence of the AIF through compelling visuals make him an invaluable asset to the league. As the Director of Creative Services, he continues to elevate the AIF's visual identity and contribute to its ongoing growth and popularity in the world of indoor football.
“I am looking forward to working with our teams, players, and fans of the AIF as we look to bring back American Indoor Football for the 2024 season.”
Dorian Redden - Graphic Designer
Dorian Redden is a dynamic graphic designer with a strong passion for combining his artistic skills with his love for arena and indoor football. Hailing from the Albany, NY area, Dorian's creative journey has been driven by his desire to merge his two passions seamlessly. As the main graphic talent behind the Albany Empire, he has collaborated with numerous players and brands within the arena football landscape, gaining valuable insights into the industry's unique demands.
Dorian's portfolio showcases his ability to craft impactful team logos, eye-catching uniform designs, and compelling promotional materials that resonate with both fans and organizations. His work extends beyond sports, reflecting his keen eye for design in various contexts.
Joining the American Indoor Football (AIF) league's Graphic Design department, Dorian is set to contribute his unique perspective. His excitement about combining his graphic design talents with his fervor for indoor football underscores his commitment to building a strong brand identity for the AIF. As the league prepares for an exhilarating 2024 season, Dorian's creativity and passion promise to enhance the fan experience and elevate the AIF's visual presence.