Umpires Are In Great Demand

May 6, 2022

Umpires provide a vital part of the hockey game, allowing players to concentrate on their own game and letting the game flow. The 2022 season sees umpires in great demand in a variety of settings.  Umpires receive reimbursement for their time, so it’s a good way to make some pocket money as well as contribute to the development of the game.

Umpires are needed for the following competitions:

  • Geelong Hockey Association local competitions – junior and senior

Payment is available:

U10                                $10
U12/ U14                      $15
U17                                $20
D1 men or women      $40
D2 men or women     $35

Contact your club to offer your help. If you are a non-playing umpire or can offer mentoring/ tutoring assistance for new umpires, please contact Claire Barnes.

The Geelong Hockey Association is also seeking an Umpire Co-ordinator to roster umpires for the GHA Senior men’s and women’s competitions. Honorarium of $1000 is offered for this role.

  • Hockey Geelong Sharks

Hockey Geelong Sharks teams play in the Hockey Victoria competitions at junior and senior levels. Contact Nette Williams.

  • Kardinia International College

Umpires are wanted for U10 games at Lloyd Reserve at 10.00 or 11.00 am on Saturday. Payment $10. Contact Glenn Evans.

Umpires are wanted for GISSA year 7 and 8 games on a Wednesday at Stead Park from 1.40 to approx. 2.40. Payment available $25. Contact Gill Armstead.

  • Geelong College

Umpires wanted for APS games on Saturday morning. Contact Jack Yates.

  • Geelong Grammar School

Umpires wanted for APS games on Saturday morning. Contact Martin Andrews.