Online USA Field Hockey Beginner and Junior Umpire Clinic
This will be an online Beginner and Junior Umpire Clinic that will run for three-consecutive weeks each Monday and Wednesday evening beginning Monday, July 27.
Each session will be from 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. ET (5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. PT) and last 45 minutes to 1 hour.
The clinic will be presented using the Microsoft Teams platform.
The cost of the clinic is $50 for non-USA Field Hockey Members and $25 for USA Field Hockey Members.
This online clinic is designed for the beginner umpire, those who are looking to umpire at the middle and high school levels, junior hockey in recreational leagues this fall and those who have less than 5 years' experience in umpiring. This clinic is also a great start for players who are thinking of getting into umpiring and expanding their knowledge of the game.
Topics to be covered by USA FIeld Hockey's Director of Umpiring Steve Horgan include:
- Monday, July 27 - Presentation...Whistling, Signals, Confidence
- Wednesday, July 29 - Positioning...When and where to be to make the best decision
- Monday, August 3 - Cooperation...Working as a team to cover the field to get the calls right
- Wednesday, August 5 - Management...Dealing with players, coaches and parents
- Monday, August 10 - Rules Applications...Obstruction, Stick interference, Aerial Balls, Free Hits
- Wednesday, August 12 - Keeping It Safe...Managing physical play and dangerous situations
Registration will be open until Sunday, July 26, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. ET.
For questions, please contact Steve Horgan at firstname.lastname@example.org or (302-668-7409)
We look forward to seeing you virtually!