Officiating in the South East

What is the South East Officiating


The OWG with the help of a skills based Officiating Operations Group will assist EH in the development of strategies and resources to improve the umpire, umpire support and young umpire pathways, create uniformly high standards of umpiring and umpire support, a consistent approach to umpire coaching and assessing and to improve the recruitment and development of technical officials.
League regulations have already been standardised in England.

The responsibilities of the AOC are:

  • To recruit, develop and assess neutrally appointed umpires and umpire support.
  • To appoint officials to the EHL and the Area Leagues together with EH Competitions.
  • To support the recruitment, and development of Club umpires, working with Club Umpire Developers to deliver workshops and members' evenings and to facilitate the assessment of umpires.
  • To recruit and educate young umpires, provide opportunities for their development and progress to Adult League and Competitions appointments.
  • To deliver Technical Official (TO) education and opportunities for TO development in Clubs and to recommend TO appointments to Leagues and Competitions.
  • Appointments will continue to be made using the Officiating Management System (OMS), now enhanced through its integrationt with the Games Management System (GMS).

Please check the contacts page for who the team is.