Want to qualify as an Umpire for Southgate?

Parents, players, friends of the club!
Level 1 Umpire course
At Southgate Hockey Club
Sat. 19th December.
Time: 10-4pm TBC
It costs £50.00

Once you have umpired 3 games Southgate Hockey Club will refund the money.

If you are interested please contact Mark Langley our Umpire Secretary umpires@southgatehc.org.uk who will preovide you with all the detail you need to register for the course. You will also need to complete an online Englnad Hockey rules test before attending. This is a multiple choice test and will just require some reading an dthey also provide videos as part of the reading.

Not only will you be helping the cluib by adding to our umpire pool you it will also help in many other ways;

  • Great for your CV
  • Shows to prospective employers you cab make decisions under pressure
  • Universities will often pay their umpires.
  • Will help develop your play by understanding the thought process of other umpires.
  • Help their captain out and take a responsibility (another reason to be selected)
  • Use it as part of their volunteer profile.
  • Will help with the the shortage of umpires across the Middlesex Hockey.
    (10 more regular umpires would almost solve the problem so we need 20-30 alternate week umpires).

Once the course is completed, Mark will help by firstly giving you games to build your confidence and then the world is your oyster – you could be a umpire for the next Hockey World Cup or any of the major Championships!

You can see the umpire development path on the England Hockey website.