CJ began refereeing in 1995 in Grande Prairie and moved to Red Deer in 1996 to increase his opportunities. He has worked as a referee and linesman in the Alberta Junior hockey League and a linesman in the Western Hockey League. CJ also refereed at prestigious games such as; the Doyle Cup, Mackenzie Cup, and Pacific Cup. He has been on the provincial board since 2001 and is the Hockey Alberta Regional Coordinator and Officials Instructor. Since moving back to Grande Prairie he has continued instructing clinics in the region and province and continues his work on the provincial committee and as the regional coordinator.