SNG in Bulgaria – Umpiring seminar in Kamchia

Posted On 4th April 2017

Supporting National Growth in Bulgaria

EHF Education Committee member Thomas Eilmer conducted a Supporting National Growth (SNG) umpiring seminar in Kamchia, Bulgaria, during the Bulgarian National Indoor Championships (17-19 March).

15 enthusiastic umpires worked hard on and off the pitch, with classroom sessions accompanying the weekend of umpiring. Video debriefs from each of the games were also held.


The seminar also included two umpire coaches, who worked closely with Thomas to improve on their coaching skills by getting some hands on training.

Many thanks to Thomas for his time and effort and to Bulgarian Hockey Federation for their assistance in organising this course.

EHF Umpire Coach Level 1 – Apply Now! 

EHF is currently receiving applications for an Umpire Coach Level 1 Course. The  course will be at the Push Hockey Tournament in Breda, The Netherlands from 25th – 27th August 2017. Former WP umpire and UM Craig Madden will be leading the course assisted by two mentors. The course will include classroom sessions and practical one-to-one coaching of umpires. All participants that complete the course successfully will receive the certificate “EHF – Umpire’s Coach Level 1”.

Deadline for Application is APRIL 14!  If you have any question about this or any of our Educational programmes, please email us!


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