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Resources and Collection

for Referees and Umpires

Education image 1The Education Collection shares links to referee and umpire schools, teachers, and the ongoing training opportunities that are available in all sports.

We try hard to find and present relevant information for officials across all sports. Educational opportunities are critical to the growth and future advancements of every official. This collection tries to go a little deeper than just giving dates and times for upcoming courses.

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Wendelstedt Umpire School Website
Wendelstedt Umpire School Twitter

MiLB Umpire Academy Website
MiLB Umpire Academy Twitter


The Ref School

High School

3-Star Officiating Website
3-Star Officiating Twitter

Field Hockey

FIH Umpire Academy Website
FIH Umpire Academy Twitter

Coen van Bunge Umpire Academy Twitter

Football – Soccer

James Campbell Twitter Bedfordshire FA

General Sport

Melbourne Sports Institute

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There many training systems and styles that are showing success in some Education image 2regions and may be valuable in your sport. Learn about the standards that leagues try to maintain in sports around the world.

Classroom imageNew training opportunities are always welcomed by ambitious referees and umpires. Look for advice and tips from the top trainers and leagues in the world. Use them to advance your own career. Click the ‘Like’ and ‘Share’ buttons often for posts that you think might be helpful to others.

Use the links in the collection to find Schools and Academies in your sport. Let us know if you have links to schools for officials that should be included here. We would love to hear from you!

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