Umpire Coaching


The annual AFL Victoria State Umpire Coaches’ Conference will be held at Victoria Park, Abbotsford on Sunday 18 February from 8:30am – 4:00pm.

The link to formally register to attend and participate within the Conference is

and the cost is $52.00 that can be paid using a credit card when registering.

As the schedule of events is being finalised, we look forward to catering for four coach education streams as we strive towards all Umpiring Groups’ Senior Coaches, Discipline Coaches & Development Coaches possessing a current level of Umpire Coach Accreditation:-

  • 1. Development Coach Education
  • 2. Advanced Coach Education
  • 3. Leadership Group Training Education
  • 4. High Performance Coach Education

We look forward to the day that will include:

  • a high-profile community football keynote speaker
  • on-ground coaching and skill-drill delivery and observations
  • the three-hour Training Workshops
  • Elective sessions.

Elective sessions for all participants will be conducted between 3:00 and 3:45pm and the following options are available to select.

    1. The Three Field Umpire System – Cam Nash
    2. The Three Boundary Umpire System – Leigh Buwalda
    3. Goal Umpiring Specifics – Craig Herman

More information will be added here as it is finalised.


Umpire Coaching Resources
  • CLICK HERE to check out drills and coaching tips for each umpiring discipline

To find out more about Umpire Coaching Courses and resources available please contact our Umpiring Development Managers by CLICKING HERE

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