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Referee coaching & match observing

Ever thought of becoming a Referee Coach or Match Observer?

By attending the appropriate workshop held annually at County Headquarters, you can gain the qualification you need to become a registered Norfolk FA Referee Coach or begin your journey to becoming a registered Norfolk FA Match Observer

Referee coaching

  • Affiliated to Norfolk FA as a Level 7 or above (or highest Refereeing Level was Level 7 or above)
  • In-date DBS Disclosure held
  • Minimum 3 years Refereeing experience

  • Thorough knowledge of the Laws of the Game

    Ability to motivate officials whilst offering advice

    Ability to present the relevant information in a report and transmit it by electronic means within 72 hours

  • At least one Saturday or Sunday per month
  • Workshop attendance

  • £20 per completed development report is payable on a pro-forma invoice basis, three times during a playing season.

Get In Touch

If you have any questions or would like to find out more, contact our Referee Development officer, David Robinson.

By Phone: 01603 704050 (Ext.1; Opt 1)

Email:
 David.Robinson@NorfolkFA.com

MATCH OBSERVING

  • Affiliated to Norfolk FA as a Level 5 or above (or highest Refereeing Level was Level 5 or above)
  • In-date DBS disclosure held
  • Minimum 5 years Refereeing experience

  • Thorough knowledge of the Laws of the Game
  • Ability to motivate officials whilst offering advice
  • Ability to present the relevant information in a report and transmit it by electronic means within 72 hours

  • At least one Saturday or Sunday per month

  • Workshop attendance; successful completion of two match observation reports shadowing a qualified match observer (no expenses payable)

  • £25 to £28 per completed match observation report is payable on a pro-forma invoice basis, three times during a playing season.

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