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Online USA Field Hockey Beginner & Junior Umpire Clinic

 Online USA Field Hockey Beginner & Junior Umpire Clinic

Date/Time:Monday, Apr. 4, 2022 (8:00 PM) - Wednesday, Apr. 20, 2022 (9:00 PM)
Organizer:USA Field Hockey

Camp/Clinic Details

Online USA Field Hockey Beginner & Junior Umpire Clinic

This will be an online Beginner and Junior Umpire Clinic that will run for three-consecutive weeks each Monday and Wednesday evening beginning Monday, April 4, 2022.

Each session will be from 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. ET (5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. PT) and last 45 minutes to 1-hour.

The clinic will be presented using the Microsoft Teams platform. A links will be sent out before each session for your use.

The cost of the clinic is $50 for non-USA Field Hockey Members and $25 for USA Field Hockey Members.

This online clinic is designed for the beginner umpire, those who are looking to umpire at the middle and high school levels, junior hockey in recreational leagues this fall and those who have less than 5 years' experience in umpiring. This clinic is also a great start for players who are thinking of getting into umpiring and expanding their knowledge of the game.

Topics to be covered by USA FIeld Hockey's Director of Umpiring Steve Horgan include:

  • Monday, April 4 - Presentation...Whistling, Signals, Confidence
  • Wednesday, April 6 - Positioning...When and where to be to make the best decision
  • Monday, April 11 - Cooperation...Working as a team to cover the field to get the calls right
  • Wednesday, April 13 - Management...Aerial Balls, Free Hits...Dealing with players, coaches and parents...
  • Monday, April 18 - Rules Applications...Obstruction, Stick interference, backsticks, Intentional over the endline
  • Wednesday, April 20 - Keeping It Safe...Managing physical play and dangerous situations

Registration will be open until Sunday, April 3, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. ET.

For questions, please contact Steve Horgan at or (302-668-7409) 

We look forward to seeing you virtually!

Location & Contact Information

Facility  ONLINE
Camp/Clinic Contact  Steve Horgan
Phone  302-668-7409
Last Updated: 5/23/2024 4:53:10 PM MT