If you are a qualified umpire or just interested in supporting the club as an unqualified umpire, please get in touch with our Umpire Development team to find out more!
Umpiring is open to all. So if you are a parent of a player, an ex-player yourself or just enjoy being a part of the hockey vibe, please consider volunteering some of your time and get in touch for more information.
There are loads of fantastic resources, help and advice on the England Hockey website. Just checkout:
To help new and developing umpires, below are some useful links to umpire resources to help you on your umpiring journey.
Study the Rules of Hockey and watch video examples of how the Rules are applied on the field of play. There is an online test to check your knowledge, with a downloadable awareness certificate.
The latest rule book for the game of hockey is the go to to read the letter of the law. Available online and as a mobile app, this is a great resource from which to learn the details
Tara and Kerryl have compiled a series of short videos demonstrating the practical aspects of many of our games rules. A great way to visualise the rules and better see them in action under sunny Australian skies!
425 Videos, livestream training and online courses, FH umpires has lots of resources to support you on your umpiring journey. “Ruley Tuesday” does a deep dive into specific rules and “WhatsUpWednesday” studies videos of challenging umpiring decisions and throws it out to the community for discussion.