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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)
Peter Redshaw
Outdoor Appointments (Sunday)
Kirit Sharma
Indoor Appointments
Dave J Thompson
Chairman of Selectors
Paul Hollingum
SHUA Shop
Andy Chambers
Webmaster
Dave J Thompson
Webmaster Assistant
Ian Witchell
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 Milestones
24th October 2020
24th October 2020Ian WitchellIan Witchell250th Surrey HUA umpire support appointment.
250th Surrey HUA umpire support appointment.
Eb Mukhtar MBEEb Mukhtar MBE100th Surrey HUA umpiring appointment.
100th Surrey HUA umpiring appointment.
Recent News Items
23rd Dec

(2020)
Expenses - umpires and Clubs

Mark, our Treasurer, plans to prepare invoices for all this season’s club appointment charges to date whilst eating mince pies during the Twelve Days! He’d be grateful for the invoices to be paid promptly and asks all club Webmasters to login and check that their treasurer contact details are ...
click for full details

18th Dec

(2020)
A massive congratulations to Eb Mukhtar ...(with link - click here)

It is with great pride that we can announce that Eb has been awarded an MBE for his work during the Coronavirus outbreak supporting the NHS with the distribution of personal protective equipment.
Eb joined SHUA many years ago as an umpire who played and/or as a player who umpired.
He is currently ...
click for full details

... More
17th Dec

(2020)
Covid and Tier regions ...(with link - click here)

Please see the England Hockey guidance note in connection with how hockey may be organised under the changing Tier arrangements issued by the Department of Health. The link will take you to the latest advice on who may and who may not play matches and there is an excellent infographic that may be ...
click for full details

... More
6th Dec

(2020)
Postponed Games

Could I remind everyone that if your game is called off for any reason, you should mark it as cancelled for the website in your personal area. Thank you

17th Nov

(2020)
About the new radios

A message from Charles Hallows --- our supplier --- pertinent to lockdown:
"I normally recommend putting them on to charge every 4-6 weeks whilst they are not being used – they shouldn’t take too long to charge."

10th Nov

(2020)
Umpire radios

A message from our Treasurer:
When you have the new radios, please can you return the SHUA-owned UmpireTalk radio to a Council Member as soon as feasible, please. With the ‘unique’ charging cable if possible. We’d appreciate them NOT being sent in the post due to the battery ...
click for full details

3rd Nov

(2020)
Umpire Positioning - drop in meeting on 2nd November

Sean Edwards presented another excellent session last night, this time on umpire positioning. This meeting was attended by nearly 90 members.
Video clips were used again to demonstrate the theories that were clearly explained beforehand. For umpires just embarking on their careers the advice is to ...
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
25th January 202125th Jan 2021
25th Jan 202119:30Council Meeting Postponed
@ Zoom online
new date 22nd February
22nd February 202122nd Feb 2021
22nd Feb 202119:30Council Meeting
@ Zoom online
Re-scheduled from 25th January
8th April 20218th Apr 2021
8th Apr 202119:30Selection & Coaching Committee
@ Zoom online
19th April 202119th Apr 2021
19th Apr 202119:30Council Meeting
@ TBA
28th June 202128th Jun 2021
28th Jun 202119:30Council Meeting (provisional)
@ TBA
26th July 202126th Jul 2021
26th Jul 202119:30AGM
@ Zoom online
Provisional date and venue for the AGM
Headlines
July 2019 - New rules changes confirmed - see news item or Information and Downloads page
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
25th January 202125th Jan 2021
25th Jan 202119:30Council Meeting Postponed
@ Zoom online
new date 22nd February
22nd February 202122nd Feb 2021
22nd Feb 202119:30Council Meeting
@ Zoom online
Re-scheduled from 25th January
8th April 20218th Apr 2021
8th Apr 202119:30Selection & Coaching Committee
@ Zoom online
19th April 202119th Apr 2021
19th Apr 202119:30Council Meeting
@ TBA
28th June 202128th Jun 2021
28th Jun 202119:30Council Meeting (provisional)
@ TBA
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)
Peter Redshaw
Outdoor Appointments (Sunday)
Kirit Sharma
Indoor Appointments
Dave J Thompson
Chairman of Selectors
Paul Hollingum
SHUA Shop
Andy Chambers
Webmaster
Dave J Thompson
Webmaster Assistant
Ian Witchell
Red Card/MMOs for SHUA Appointed Matches
Ian Witchell
County Disciplinary Administrator Red Cards/MMOs in Club matches
Marilyn Walker
Headlines
July 2019 - New rules changes confirmed - see news item or Information and Downloads page
Recent Milestones
24th October 2020
24th October 2020Ian WitchellIan Witchell250th Surrey HUA umpire support appointment.
250th Surrey HUA umpire support appointment.
Eb Mukhtar MBEEb Mukhtar MBE100th Surrey HUA umpiring appointment.
100th Surrey HUA umpiring appointment.
Recent News Items
23rd Dec

(2020)
Expenses - umpires and Clubs

Mark, our Treasurer, plans to prepare invoices for all this season’s club appointment charges to date whilst eating mince pies during the Twelve Days! He’d be grateful for the invoices to be paid promptly and asks all club Webmasters to login and check that their treasurer contact details are ...
click for full details

18th Dec

(2020)
A massive congratulations to Eb Mukhtar ...(with link - click here)

It is with great pride that we can announce that Eb has been awarded an MBE for his work during the Coronavirus outbreak supporting the NHS with the distribution of personal protective equipment.
Eb joined SHUA many years ago as an umpire who played and/or as a player who umpired.
He is currently ...
click for full details

... More
17th Dec

(2020)
Covid and Tier regions ...(with link - click here)

Please see the England Hockey guidance note in connection with how hockey may be organised under the changing Tier arrangements issued by the Department of Health. The link will take you to the latest advice on who may and who may not play matches and there is an excellent infographic that may be ...
click for full details

... More
6th Dec

(2020)
Postponed Games

Could I remind everyone that if your game is called off for any reason, you should mark it as cancelled for the website in your personal area. Thank you

17th Nov

(2020)
About the new radios

A message from Charles Hallows --- our supplier --- pertinent to lockdown:
"I normally recommend putting them on to charge every 4-6 weeks whilst they are not being used – they shouldn’t take too long to charge."

10th Nov

(2020)
Umpire radios

A message from our Treasurer:
When you have the new radios, please can you return the SHUA-owned UmpireTalk radio to a Council Member as soon as feasible, please. With the ‘unique’ charging cable if possible. We’d appreciate them NOT being sent in the post due to the battery ...
click for full details

3rd Nov

(2020)
Umpire Positioning - drop in meeting on 2nd November

Sean Edwards presented another excellent session last night, this time on umpire positioning. This meeting was attended by nearly 90 members.
Video clips were used again to demonstrate the theories that were clearly explained beforehand. For umpires just embarking on their careers the advice is to ...
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.