Sports Former Stratford man named OHA top ref prospect SHARE ON: Patrick Grapes, staff Wednesday, Apr. 26th, 2017 A former Stratford man has been named the Ontario Hockey Association’s top referee prospect. His name is Chris Chapman. Chapman, who’s 24-years-old, now lives in London. The OHA says he began officiating in 2008 after playing in the GOJHL for Waterloo, Cambridge, and Listowel. He joined the OHA staff in 2014 as a linesman and was promoted to referee in 2016. Chapman also serves as a linesman in the Ontario Hockey League.