Referee Coaching & Match Observing

Richard Pace in action at the Junior Cup Final
Richard Pace in action at the Junior Cup Final
Richard Pace in action at the Junior Cup Final
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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

Pre-requisites: Affiliated to Norfolk FA as a Level 10 or Level 7 or above (or highest Refereeing Level was Level 7 or above); in-date CRC disclosure held; minimum 3 years Refereeing experience

Requirements: 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

Availability: At least one Saturday or Sunday per month

Qualification process: Workshop attendance

Remuneration: £18 per completed development report is payable on a pro-forma invoice basis, three times during a playing season.

Match Observing

Pre-requisites: Affiliated to Norfolk FA as a Level 10 or Level 5 or above (or highest Refereeing Level was Level 5 or above); in-date CRC disclosure held; minimum 3 years Refereeing experience

Requirements: 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

Availability: At least one Saturday or Sunday per month

Qualification process: Workshop attendance; Successful completion of two match observation reports shadowing a qualified match observer (no expenses payable)

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

To find out more about Referee Coaching or Match Observing, contact the Referee Development Officer, David Robinson on 01603 704050 (Options 1, 1 and 3) or at David.Robinson@NorfolkFA.com.

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