|Occupation||NFL official (2014–present)|
Novak resides in Miami, Florida.
Outside of the NFL, Novak is a sales manager in the Miami area.
Novak served several seasons in the NFL Officiating Development program. Prior to entering the NFL, Novak was in the Big 12 conference and worked as a referee and deep wing official.
Novak was hired by the NFL in 2014 as a field judge, and was promoted to referee with the start of the 2019 NFL season following the retirements of Pete Morelli and Walt Coleman. He is the first NFL official to wear the uniform number 1.
Novak's 2020 NFL officiating crew consists of umpire Ramon George, down judge Derick Bowers, line judge Walt Coleman IV, field judge Mike Weatherford, side judge Jonah Monroe, back judge Terrence Miles, replay official Matt Sumstine, and replay assistant Kevin Brown.
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