NLSA Referee Academy


The NLSA is developing a referee academy in 2019, with the objective of fast tracking promising young referees to regional level and above, and having them officiate at Challenge Cup/ Jubilee level as soon as possible. In addition the academy will aim to identify talented individuals for the national development stream.

Target group
- Under 25
- Refereeing at senior level
- Willing to commit to training/ education sessions (50% attendance mandatory to remain in programme)
- Achieving or surpassing minimum fitness standards


Nomination/ application/ invitations
- Nominations from senior referees, assessors, associations (open at any time - e-mail Dave Liverman)
- By invitation only, applications reviewed by referee committee

Activities
- Training (pre-season, on field)
- education sessions
- regular de-briefs (use instructors, assessors, senior referees, former nationals)
- mentoring and coaching
- assessments
- 4th official assignments for CC/ JT

The first batch of nominations have been reviewed, and the first intake to the Academy has been approved. Congratulations to the following referees:-

  • Brooke Andrews
  • Ashlan Anstey
  • Chloe Chisholm
  • Reegyn Crikard
  • Anna Jewer
  • Chantal MacDonald
  • Alex Nunes
  • Brett Russell
  • Alexa Tobin

Upcoming Events


May. 01, 2020 9:00 AM to May. 02, 2020 5:00 PM

Goalkeeper Course
King George
May 1 - Boardroom - 9am - 5pm, Field 11am - 1pm and 3-5pm May 2 - Boardroom - 9am - 5pm, Field 11am - 1pm and 3-5pm

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Jun. 12, 2020 5:00 PM to Jun. 14, 2020 3:00 PM

Boys and Girls Under 15 and Under 16 Pre-Tournament Provincial Team Camp
King George
Boys and Girls Under 15 and Under 16 Pre-Tournament Provincial Team Camp Friday - June 12 - 5pm to 8pm Saturday, June 13 - 9am - ...

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