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Beyond The Whistle

Help develop the next generation of referees

Think you could help guide and support the next generation of Middlesex referees?


Our Referee Mentors play a pivotal role in providing regular guidance and feedback to new and inexperienced referees' as well as those who have officiated for a number of years.


Without their support, our Referees simply wouldn't be able to learn and develop as quickly as they do. From queries regarding Laws of Game through to support and feedback regarding in-game incidents, Mentors can assist you in every step of your refereeing career. So if you think you've got the skills and experience needed to help keep our referees involved in the game, contact us today.

Referee Mentors

GOT WHAT IT TAKES?

To qualify to be a mentor, you should have the following:

  • Be a qualified, registered referee
  • Experience from which our referees can learn
  • Attend the Referee Developer Course
  • Have an in date CRC check & Safeguarding Children qualification
  • Attend relevant meetings and CPD events
OBSERVERS

CAN YOU HELP OBSERVE OUR NEW/ AMBITIOUS OFFICIALS?

Observers are responsible for providing written and verbal developmental feedback to CFA promotion candidates. Observer reports help CFAs make decisions on whether candidates should be promoted or not.

To become an observer, you should have the following:

  • Be a qualified, registered referee
  • Attend the Referee Observer Course
  • Have an in date CRC check & Safeguarding Children qualification
  • Attend relevant meetings and CPD events

Referee Observer Course

Book onto our latest Referee Observer Course and help the next generation of referees.

FIND OUT MORE

faqs

Frequently asked questions about referee mentoring and volunteering.

Just contact us with your name, where you live in the county, your age and availability.

There is no minimum requirement however we would recommend that you observe your assigned referee at least once a month. You will also need to be contactable by phone.

Middlesex FA run these courses annually. To be kept up-to-date with dates, please click here

We will contact you using the details provided as soon as possible to let you know the status of your application. 

Any referee can be a Mentor but the more experience you posses the more relevant advice and support you can offer to other referees. It is also important that you are confident as a referee as you will be the first point of contact for the referee assigned to you if they need support.

There is no minimum requirement however we would recommend that you observe your assigned referee at least once a month. You will also need to be contactable by phone.

Get In Touch

Think you're ready to take the next step in your refereeing career? Get in touch and we'll let you know the next steps.

By Phone: 020 8515 1927
(9am - 5pm Monday - Friday)

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