Suffolk County Hockey Umpiring Association


Latest update: 16th August 2008

Introduction to the SCHUA

The SCHUA is responsible for the provision of a neutral pool of umpires for menís hockey in the East League Divisions 1 and 2, and for Suffolk Clubs in Division 1 of the East Womenís League, and for all aspects of League umpiring. In addition, the SCHUA encourages umpire development through the provision of Level 1 (L1) qualification courses and by coaching umpires to improve their abilities and status. Persons wishing to obtain the L1 Umpiring qualification, or require coaching or assessment should contact Dave Charles.

Level 1 (and other qualified) umpires are encouraged to become members of the SCHUA, this being a requirement for those qualified umpires intending to officiate in the neutral pools and/or League Hockey within Suffolk. Annual membership is £5.00 and includes 3rd party liability insurance. Enquiries and applications to John Wilkinson (or through your club Umpire Liaison Officer in the first instance).

For 2008/9, the SCHUA is to continue to be managed by its own committee and is represented on the committee of the SHA & ERHUA. The Officials and Neutral Pool members who accept pool appointments are listed in the tables below.
General enquiries should be made to the Secretary, Julie Spice: Tel 01473 824774

Enquiries about umpire development, including Young Umpires, should be made to Dave Charles: Tel 01449 770623

For development opportunities for young umpires (13 - 21 years) please refer to: Suffolk Young Umpires Action Group

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