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Adelaide Footy Umpiring in 2018


If interested in umpiring with the Adelaide Footy League for the first time in Season 2018, please contact Umpire Manager Colin Rowston on 0434 547 904 (mobile) or at (email)

SANFL Basic Umpires Course (for new field umpires)

Level 1 Accreditation (for new field/boundary/goal umpires)

Uniforms need to be purchased at the Sports Centre (142 Port Rd, Hindmarsh)

Important dates:

Tuesday February 6 – Introductory night in the function room at ALDI Arena for all field, boundary and goal umpires
Thursday February 8 – First training session for field and boundary umpires at Kings Reserve
Friday February 16/Saturday February 17 – Training camp for field, boundary and goal umpires at Woodhouse Activity Centre (note that the coaching session on the Friday night will be compulsory for anyone who wants to umpire A grade)
Tuesday February 27 – 3km time trial for field and boundary umpires (at Adelaide Uni Loop)
Tuesday March 20 – First training session for goal umpires at Kings Reserve
Tuesday March 27 – 3km time trial for field and boundary umpires (at Adelaide Uni Loop)
Wednesday April 4 – First training session on ALDI Arena
Wednesday June 20 – 3km time trial for field and boundary umpires (at Adelaide Uni Loop)
Saturday October 6 – End of Season Presentation Dinner (at the Crowne Plaza)

Division 1 field umpires must run 13 minutes or quicker for at least one of the three 3km time trials

Registration forms (available in January 2018) are to be completed online


Trial Games 2018


Trial Game Umpire Request Form



Adelaide Footy Umpire’s Coaching Staff 2018


Umpiring Manager – Colin Rowston 0434 547 904 (mobile) or (email)

Umpiring Coordinator – Peter Angel 0427 770 419 (mobile) or (email)

Umpires Trainer – Susan Stevens

Field Umpires Coaches – Tony Symons (fitness coach), Sam Colella (1st years coach), Mark Braunack, John Morrison, Greg von Einem, Craig Trewartha, Lincoln Smith, Anthony Wesley, Richard Williams, Darcy Wright

Boundary Umpires Coaches – Ian Denham (head coach), Blake Emmins (fitness coach), Frank McHugh, Neil Rankine, Ray Roberts, Rick Starkie

Goal Umpires Coaches – Steve Chrysochoos (head coach), Joe Buselli, Gary Coombes, Bill Dart





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