After a fantastic 2015 USAFL Nationals Tournament in which we accredited more umpires than ever before, we are thrilled to look at what will be happing in 2016. Whether you are just looking to help your local team or looking to get some experience in Australia, Europe, or Canada, the USAFL UA is your source for help, ...
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USAFL Umpire Association to conduct final Umpire Clinic for 2015 at the USAFL National Tournament, Austin, TX
The final 2015 Umpire Clinic being hosted by the USAFL and USAFL Umpires Association will be held on October 16, 2015 in Austin, TX in conjunction with the USAFL National Tournament that weekend.
16 umpires from the Riddell Umpires in Melbourne will be flying to Texas in early October to take part in the USAFL Nationals.
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Stating the obvious - you cannot have a game without umpires. The USAFL Umpires Association main objectives are the recruitment, training, and development of USAFL Field, Boundary, and Goal Umpires. But we cannot do it alone. We must have help. Your help. Each team's executive committee must keep these same objectives. The ...
Umpire Type: All
First Year Umpiring: 2011
Family: Two young boys
Interests: Footy, Rugby, Football, computers
Favorite Book: Game of Thrones
Favorite Music/Band: Duke Ellington
Favorite Footy Memory: Defeating Ireland for 3rd place in 2005 International Cup
Umpire Type: Goal
First Year Umpiring: 1998
Family: two brothers
Interests: Aussie Rules, history, literature, Dr Who, World Cup skiing to name a few
Favorite Book: too many to name
Favorite Music/Band: Doors, Grateful Dead, Genesis, Phil Collins, Warren Zevon, British Invasion and new ...
Umpire Type: (Field/Boundary/Goal) a little bit of everything
First Year Umpiring: 2000
Location: Toronto, On
Family: wife, two teens
Interests: cycling, reading, coaching
Favorite Book: Shawshank Redemption
Favorite Footy Memory: Three OAFL premierships as a player with the Toronto Rebels AFC.
Umpire Type: (Field/Boundary/Goal) Field
First Year Umpiring: 1988
Location: St. Paul, MN
Family: Married to Kathy, five children between us
Interests: I kinda like umpiring
Favorite Book: Usually, whatever I'm reading at that moment
Favorite Music/Band: "Good Old Collingwood Forever"
Favorite Movie: ...
Jeff Persson, Nashville: Umpires 2011
Jeff is the current USAFL Umpire Coach and has served in this role since 2011. Jeff was the first international umpire to attend and umpire at the AFL International Cup in 2002, and has been involved as both a player (2008) and umpire (2002. 2005, and 2011) having umpired two ...