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Surrey Hockey Umpires' Association
Surrey Hockey Umpires' Association
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Association Contacts
Hon. Chairman
Jane Binner
Hon. Secretary
Ian Witchell
Hon. Treasurer
Mark Bennett
Outdoor Appointments (Saturday and Schools)
Chris Burton
Outdoor Appointments (BUCS Midweek)
Graeme Hope
Outdoor Appointments (Sunday)
Kirit Sharma
Indoor Appointments
Dave J Thompson
Chairman of Selectors
Ian Witchell
SHUA Shop
Andy Chambers
Webmaster
Ian Witchell
Webmaster Assistant
Dave J Thompson
Red Card/MMOs for SHUA Appointed Matches
Ian Witchell
County Disciplinary Administrator Red Cards/MMOs in Club matches
Marilyn Walker
Joining Surrey HUA

If you are interested in joining the Hockey Umpires' Association, whether to take neutral umpiring appointments or not, click here to register your interest and we will contact you.

Recent News Items
8th Jun
**** SHOP SALE ****

All our existing clothing, whistle and radio accessories are now at savagely reduced prices (plus postage).
We will place no more orders for Surrey HUA kit and the shop will close after this Sale. First come, first served.
Active members who wish to buy the new biker radio sets at £50 plus ...
click for full details

Subscriptions 2021-22

Your Council has decided not to require subscriptions at any level for 2021/22. This year is ‘on us’! As the transition from County HUAs to the new Officiating Areas proceeds, we want to reward you for your loyalty to Surrey HUA and ensure that you have a subscription, including a valid ...
click for full details

1st May
Appointments and Chris Burton

About 6 weeks ago I advised that Saturday Appointments duties were being covered by the 2 Ians (Hay and Witchell) in the absence of Chris Burton. This situation will continue until the end of May and after this we will shut down for the Summer months. If all things Covid related continue to bounce ...
click for full details

20th Apr
SHUA Umpiring tips by Sean Edwards via Zoom and now on YouTube

For those of you that either missed the SHUA Umpire development sessions we ran, those who want a refresh, or anyone else interested, here are the links to Sean's Zoom sessions now on YouTube:

Positioning: https://youtu.be/33MU2TFpR4o
Game management: https://youtu.be/_CEeOnux4a0

Enjoy them!

15th Apr
Midweek Appointments - Umpire Availability

Given the return of hockey and teams looking to organise fixtures in what is left of the season we are starting to receive requests for umpires for midweek friendly games (predominately evenings). Given this we are asking for those colleagues interested in taking midweek appointments to keep an eye ...
click for full details

3rd Apr
Promotion

At our first appointment on the return to hockey Paul Alexander has successfully passed his assessment and is promoted to CM2. Well done Paul.

23rd Mar
Updated information re the Umpiring re-structure ...(with link - click here)

We have compiled a few notes to show the current situation that is developing in the new areas following the mandate given to EH to progress "A structure fit for the future".
You may read these notes in the Comms 2 document that may be assessed with the link below.
Council

... More
Our Vice Chairman and Appointments Secretary

Chris Burton, Vice Chairman and Appointments Secretary, is in hospital following a recent operation. With a possible re-start to hockey after Easter, Chris will not be doing anything hockey related while he recuperates. Should you have anything you would have raised with Chris, please contact Ian ...
click for full details

27th Oct

(2020)
Decision Making meeting ...(with link - click here)

Sean Edwards presented an excellent session last night on decision making and this was attended by nearly 100 members. The geographical reach of this meeting covered a lot of the south east of the country and even reached Edinburgh from where a former NPUA, now Scottish National League, umpire ...
click for full details

... More
26th Oct

(2020)
Head Injuries and Possible Concussion ...(with link - click here)

Council reminds all umpires and clubs that England Hockey has published documentation that covers incidents where possible concussion has occurred. The regulations govern all player ages. The link below will download the latest guidance from EH. These instructions should also be applied in any ...
click for full details

... More

Click here for more details for any of these news items.

Forthcoming Events
28th June 202128th Jun 2021
28th Jun 202119:30Council Meeting (provisional)
@ Zoom online
26th July 202126th Jul 2021
26th Jul 202119:30AGM
@ Zoom online
Provisional date and venue for the AGM
Headlines

**** SHOP SALE **** see News item posted on 8th June

Benefits of Surrey HUA Membership

Insurance

Fully insured to umpire ANY game ANYWHERE in the world.

Rule Changes

Guidance on changes in rules and their interpretations.

Surrey HUA Support

Support with any umpiring issues.

Support with any questions arising from any of your games (a red card for example).

Support for questions about umpiring or where to go next.

Support whether or not you take appointments from us.

Full access to and advice from our Level 2 (SCHUA and higher) umpires.

Active umpires receive regular coaching.

Progression

Advice on the EH Umpire pathway --- Level 1 is only the first step.

Club Umpire (Level 1) Practical Assessment

Free practical assessment to complete the Club Umpire (Assessed) qualification.

Free Membership

Unassessed umpires receive subscription free membership for at least one full season.

To Join Surrey HUA

Complete the join us form.

Joining Surrey HUA

If you are interested in joining the Hockey Umpires' Association, whether to take neutral umpiring appointments or not, click here to register your interest and we will contact you.

Forthcoming Events
28th June 202128th Jun 2021
28th Jun 202119:30Council Meeting (provisional)
@ Zoom online
26th July 202126th Jul 2021
26th Jul 202119:30AGM
@ Zoom online
Provisional date and venue for the AGM
Benefits of Surrey HUA Membership

Insurance

Fully insured to umpire ANY game ANYWHERE in the world.

Rule Changes

Guidance on changes in rules and their interpretations.

Surrey HUA Support

Support with any umpiring issues.

Support with any questions arising from any of your games (a red card for example).

Support for questions about umpiring or where to go next.

Support whether or not you take appointments from us.

Full access to and advice from our Level 2 (SCHUA and higher) umpires.

Active umpires receive regular coaching.

Progression

Advice on the EH Umpire pathway --- Level 1 is only the first step.

Club Umpire (Level 1) Practical Assessment

Free practical assessment to complete the Club Umpire (Assessed) qualification.

Free Membership

Unassessed umpires receive subscription free membership for at least one full season.

To Join Surrey HUA

Complete the join us form.

Association Contacts
Hon. Chairman
Jane Binner
Hon. Secretary
Ian Witchell
Hon. Treasurer
Mark Bennett
Outdoor Appointments (Saturday and Schools)
Chris Burton
Outdoor Appointments (BUCS Midweek)
Graeme Hope
Outdoor Appointments (Sunday)
Kirit Sharma
Indoor Appointments
Dave J Thompson
Chairman of Selectors
Ian Witchell
SHUA Shop
Andy Chambers
Webmaster
Ian Witchell
Webmaster Assistant
Dave J Thompson
Red Card/MMOs for SHUA Appointed Matches
Ian Witchell
County Disciplinary Administrator Red Cards/MMOs in Club matches
Marilyn Walker
Headlines

**** SHOP SALE **** see News item posted on 8th June

Recent News Items
8th Jun
**** SHOP SALE ****

All our existing clothing, whistle and radio accessories are now at savagely reduced prices (plus postage).
We will place no more orders for Surrey HUA kit and the shop will close after this Sale. First come, first served.
Active members who wish to buy the new biker radio sets at £50 plus ...
click for full details

Subscriptions 2021-22

Your Council has decided not to require subscriptions at any level for 2021/22. This year is ‘on us’! As the transition from County HUAs to the new Officiating Areas proceeds, we want to reward you for your loyalty to Surrey HUA and ensure that you have a subscription, including a valid ...
click for full details

1st May
Appointments and Chris Burton

About 6 weeks ago I advised that Saturday Appointments duties were being covered by the 2 Ians (Hay and Witchell) in the absence of Chris Burton. This situation will continue until the end of May and after this we will shut down for the Summer months. If all things Covid related continue to bounce ...
click for full details

20th Apr
SHUA Umpiring tips by Sean Edwards via Zoom and now on YouTube

For those of you that either missed the SHUA Umpire development sessions we ran, those who want a refresh, or anyone else interested, here are the links to Sean's Zoom sessions now on YouTube:

Positioning: https://youtu.be/33MU2TFpR4o
Game management: https://youtu.be/_CEeOnux4a0

Enjoy them!

15th Apr
Midweek Appointments - Umpire Availability

Given the return of hockey and teams looking to organise fixtures in what is left of the season we are starting to receive requests for umpires for midweek friendly games (predominately evenings). Given this we are asking for those colleagues interested in taking midweek appointments to keep an eye ...
click for full details

3rd Apr
Promotion

At our first appointment on the return to hockey Paul Alexander has successfully passed his assessment and is promoted to CM2. Well done Paul.

23rd Mar
Updated information re the Umpiring re-structure ...(with link - click here)

We have compiled a few notes to show the current situation that is developing in the new areas following the mandate given to EH to progress "A structure fit for the future".
You may read these notes in the Comms 2 document that may be assessed with the link below.
Council

... More
Our Vice Chairman and Appointments Secretary

Chris Burton, Vice Chairman and Appointments Secretary, is in hospital following a recent operation. With a possible re-start to hockey after Easter, Chris will not be doing anything hockey related while he recuperates. Should you have anything you would have raised with Chris, please contact Ian ...
click for full details

27th Oct

(2020)
Decision Making meeting ...(with link - click here)

Sean Edwards presented an excellent session last night on decision making and this was attended by nearly 100 members. The geographical reach of this meeting covered a lot of the south east of the country and even reached Edinburgh from where a former NPUA, now Scottish National League, umpire ...
click for full details

... More
26th Oct

(2020)
Head Injuries and Possible Concussion ...(with link - click here)

Council reminds all umpires and clubs that England Hockey has published documentation that covers incidents where possible concussion has occurred. The regulations govern all player ages. The link below will download the latest guidance from EH. These instructions should also be applied in any ...
click for full details

... More

Click here for more details for any of these news items.