He served as vice presodent of the Football Association of Norway at the age of 21, in 1911. He was then the president from 1916 to 1918, and later returned to the post in 1927 and 1928. By then he was also Norway"s representative in Fédération internationale de football association. He also refereed the 1914 Norwegian Football Cup final.
He was later president of Norges Landsforbund for Idræt from 1932 to 1936.
He died in May 1961 and was buried in Vestre gravlund.