Young Umpire Programme
Please note you MUST be a member of Hockey Ireland to book onto this course.
Venue: Sport Ireland Campus (meet in pavilion)
Ages: 14-18 year old’s
Time: 11.00 – 15.00
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The Young Umpire Programme runs in partnership with Hockey Ireland, the Provincial Umpire Associations and The IHUA.
The course is 2.5 hours in duration. The Theory element takes around 1 hour and covers basics including positioning, signaling and general rules. The remainder of the course is spent gaining practical umpiring experience. The Young umpires will be given a workbook, whistle and t-shirt (dependent on availability) as part of the programme along with opportunities to umpire throughout the hockey season at youth hockey blitzes, final days and indoor competitions.
The course is designed for young people aged 14 to 18, focusing primarily on how to umpire youth hockey, looking specifically at U9, U11 and U13 hockey.