The FA Centre of Refereeing Excellence

Events

Events

Throughout the season we have numerous refereeing events to aid the development of both our referees and workforce (Obsevers, Mentors, Tutors and Coaches). As a county FA we aim to deliver the highest possible level of service to our workforce to allow them to deliver high quality performances week in, week out to service the game.

Upcoming events

10th January – Newly qualified referees call back workshop

Newly qualified referees from our courses at Washington Hub, Consett AFC, Darlington and Hartlepool are invited to Durham FA to go through the challenges they have faced early in their refereeing journey and how they might over come them going forward. As well as this Tyler Dutton (level 5) and David Webb (EFL Championship referee) will be talking through ‘what happens next?’ in the refereeing pathway.

27th January – DFA CORE SELECT

Our monthly meeting of DFA CORE SELECT held at Durham FA, for those who are show promise as referees and are currently within the promotion system. These are delivered by our strong coaching team led by Geoff Eltringham (EFL Championship referee) and include both practical and technical sessions.

3rd February – FA Accredited Mentor workshop

The FA are delivering accredited workshops across the country and our areas workshop will be held at Gateshead International Stadium in partnership with Northumberland FA. This will allow new and existing mentors to receive accredited training and status to then go out and mentor newly qualified referees.

         7th February – DFA CORE Development

        Our first CORE Development event takes place at High Tunstall, Hartlepool in the evening. It will led          by our CORE coaching team and focuses upon key areas such as the promotion pathway, technical          learning around effective refereeing and the transition into adult football.
        This group is aimed at those who wish to move into the promotion pathway in the coming seasons            and aims to give them a better understanding of the requirements and give them the opportunity to            succeed.

10th February – Observer CPD

The second of this seasons CPD events for referee match observers will be held at Durham FA and following on from the previous session of looking at the written report they will be exploring the post match debrief.

24th February - DFA CORE SELECT

Our monthly meeting of DFA CORE SELECT held at Durham FA, for those who are show promise as referees and are currently within the promotion system. These are delivered by our strong coaching team led by Geoff Eltringham (EFL Championship referee) and include both practical and technical sessions.

28th February – Promotion candidate workshop

The second session of the season will see all promotion candidates attend Durham FA to receive further training in game and player management techniques to aid their promotion opportunities.

Get in touch

 

Sebastian Stockbridge
(Referee Development Officer)

T: 0191 3872929 (Option 2 then Option 6)

E: Sebastian.Stockbridge@DurhamFA.com

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