We are fortunate to have Junior Umpire Coaches who support our Junior Umpires in developing their officiating skills as they begin their umpiring pathway.
To ensure the best development of our umpires, our Junior Umpire Coaches are to to abide by the Junior Umpire Mentoring Guidelines (see below). Junior Umpire Coaching is in alignment with the North Harbour Hockey Junior (Primary and Intermediate) competition dates.
To become a Junior Umpire Coach please see our Umpire Mentoring Application Process Document below or contact firstname.lastname@example.org
To become a Junior Umpire Mentor at North Harbour Hockey Association (NHHA) you must complete one of the following options:
On expression of interest candidates are shared with the Umpires Officials Divisions Executives Committee (UODEC) and it may be requested that the candidate complete an interview with an NHHA staff member and/or UODEC Member.
Interested applicant would then receive official NHHA communications via email to confirm that the UODEC and NHHA would like them to be involved in the NHHA Mentoring Programme.
On being offered a Mentoring Position the applicant would be required to sign the NHHA Mentoring Agreement that will include a role start and end date.
NB: Those that have had to complete a Police Vetting Form will not be able to Mentor Youth until clearance is obtained.
If you have any questions or are interested about our Mentoring Programme please contact our Hockey Volunteer Development Officer via email email@example.com to organise a time to discuss. For the safety of our Mentors and Umpires we do not allow informal queries.
We are fortunate to have a number of experienced Senior Umpire Coaches who generously volunteer their time. Our coaches aims to support all umpires across the grades, whether it be their very first match or those umpiring at Premier grade.
If you are new to umpiring, or would simply like to grow your ability we encourage you to join our coaching programme. Coaching can range from observing games, receiving feedback, setting goals, or having a someone available to talk all things umpiring.
Any umpire is welcome to join our programme! If you are interested in being supported contact our Umpire Development Team – firstname.lastname@example.org