2017 Coaching Panel
There have been a number of changes over the summer to the SFNL umpire coaching panel. We would like to officially welcome the following individuals to the group:
Peter Marshall will remain as the Director of umpiring and Field umpire coach where he will again be assisted by Jonathon Auditore. Craig Davenport remains as Head Coach the goal umpires and will continue to be supported by Robin Epstein and Brett McGeorge. We also welcome back Harry Stamos and David Smith who will continue in their match day coaching roles.
Peter Bailey has been appointed the Boundary Umpire Coach and will be assisted by Andrew Scott. Peter will also continue with his video analysis after its success in 2016.
Rodd Johnson has joined the group as a match day coach. Rodd will officiate morning matches with a focus on afternoon games across all disciplines.
Brett Chard joins our field umpiring coaching panel. Brett will be a hands on mentor on game day and a skills coach at Thursday night trainings. Brett brings a wealth of umpiring experience, including time spent at the VFL.
Glenn Emery has been appointed in the newly created position of first year umpire mentor. Glenn will give assistance to all new umpires as well as assisting all umpires at training and;
Hannah Bailes has joined the group as the female ambassador. Hannah will be assist and represent all female umpires within the group.