Join the Polar Bears Umpiring development program, be a role model.
Why this Program:
- The role of the Umpire is to apply the rules of the game and ensure the game is played in a safe and fair manner.
- The rules of the game provide the umpires with the responsibilities of managing the game both on and off the field.
- Learn to become a competent official with provincial certification which helps to develop your leadership and adds to your resume.
- Be mentored by experienced and certified Polar Bears & FHBC Umpires
- Receive volunteer hours and a reference upon completion of the season
- Shadow umpire and move to umpiring games by yourself as you grow more confident.
Who Should Participate?
- Players who are in grade 8 onwards
- Players who love the sport and want to share their passion for field hockey
- Players who want to give back and learn leadership skills
- Players who want to improve as a player themselves – knowing the rules helps you play the game
Mentor by Experienced Umpires
- Young umpires will be mentored during the Spring Junior League season by Polar Bears Certified Umpires
Registration and Next Steps:
Please email your interest and availability for days that you can coach (i.e. Wednesday and Saturday) to firstname.lastname@example.org