Great way for juniors from 13 years old earn extra $$ (tax free). Also looks great on kids resume as it builds leadership, organisational skills, game sense/strategy and fitness.
Male or female, young or old!
If you want to be involved in football, then Umpiring can be a very rewarding experience. There are many opportunities at all levels of Junior or Senior football, to become an Umpire!
Be Part of our Team
Whether you want to be a Field, Boundary or Goal Umpire, all Umpires are part of our Team. There are qualified coaches and experienced umpires to help you at every level of Umpiring. So you can start Umpiring knowing that whatever level you want to reach, you won’t be doing it alone!
Led by former AFL umpires coach Rowan Sawers, the EDFL Umpires has a professionally run set-up to help all umpires develop their skills and strive to meet their goals.
Get Paid to Get Fit
Imagine how much easier it would be to be paid to be fit and healthy. Well with Umpiring, you can! We have regular, structured training sessions.
Develop your Personal Skills
Umpiring can build your confidence, teach you to make important decisions under pressure, and improve your interpersonal and communication skills.
EDFL to the AFL
If you want to Umpire some amazing football, then there are pathways in place to help you get to the top. By being an EDFL umpire who shows promise in junior then senior football you may then be selected to join the AFLVIC Development Squad. The EDFL is the launching pad for an exciting career as an elite Umpire.
Finally, but most importantly, Umpiring can be great fun! You make lots of friends, have fantastic and sometimes challenging experiences while meeting lots of diverse people. People umpire because they enjoy the challenge. It’s a great way to be involved in the greatest game of all.
Contact the EDFL for more Information
If you want more information about becoming an umpire please visit www.essendondfl.com.au and click on the “Umpiring” section and check out General Information. You can also contact Rowan Sawers on 0434 689 690 (email@example.com) or EDFL Umpires Administrator Patrick Moloney 0438 572 144 (firstname.lastname@example.org).