If you love footy, you’ll love being an umpire. Not only do you get the best view of the action, you also get paid for the privilege. It helps keep you fit, you get to be part of a team and you can learn leadership skills that you can take with you when you walk off the ground. They call it a job, but really, whether you’re a field, boundary or goal umpire, it might just be the most fun you can have at work.
To get in the game and become an umpire go to http://getinthegame.com.au/.
The AFL North Coast Umpires Association appoints Umpires to all matches within the North Coast Junior and Senior competitions, assesses Umpires, conducts training, and assists Umpires to gain the all important accreditation.
Off the field, the Umpires Association has a strong social element and welcomes anyone interested in joining the ranks.
Contact AFL NSW/ACT Umpire Development Co-ordinator Jake Bateman on 4973 2799 or firstname.lastname@example.org for further information about umpiring, accreditation courses, or training.