Courses and Training

AFL Victoria offers a full range of umpiring courses to further educate members of our affiliated umpiring groups. Our highly qualified Umpiring Department can deliver and assist in the delivery of these courses to address the needs of our umpiring affiliates. 

 

AFL Basic Umpiring Course

The Basic Umpiring Course is an introductory course about umpiring Australian Football outlining the basic factors that are involved in being a field, boundary and goal umpire.   The course is not intended to fully equip a person to umpire a senior game of football but is seen as a way in which people who have a passion and an interest in football umpiring may be introduced to some of the specifics of this rewarding involvement in our great Australian game.

A registration form for students can be found by clicking here to download the 2018 AFL Basic Umpiring Course (Schools) – Registration Form. The course has been designed to include seven 90-minute modules all of which include some theory and some physical activity.   The seven modules included in the course are:

  • Introduction to umpiring
  • Positioning
  • Decision making
  • Communication
  • Boundary umpiring
  • Goal umpiring
  • Fitness and nutrition

 

 To find out more about the programs above please contact  our Umpiring department:

AFL Victoria Community Umpiring Manager

Russell O’Toole           Phone: 0409 130 100              Email: russell.otoole@afl.com.au

 

AFL Victoria Umpiring Development Manager

Neville Nash                Phone: 0418 883 948              Email: Neville.nash@afl.com.au

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