The Club recognises the vital role Umpires play in enabling the game to be played and develop. We are furtunate to have a pool of qualified and developing umpires at the club. However we also recognise the need to support the develop of new and exisiting umpires. This will impact on the following;
- Recruitment and retention of umpires at all levels
- Enjoyment of umpires
- Quality of the playing experience
- Appreciation of players from within the club of umpires
It is also often said that gaining experience as an umpire will actually improve your playing performance as you will understand the rules!
Umpire Development Programmes & Support
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England Hockey Support
You will find lots of useful resources and information on how you can get qualified. Getting qualified will then enable you to start umpiring League and certain levels of competitive junior hockey.
Officiating - the link will take you to the main Officiating England Hockey Page.
Once you click on Umpiring you can select the following
- Get involved and started
- Umpire development pathway
- Find a Course
- Useful Resources
- Umpire developers, coaches and resources