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Association Contacts
Hon. Chairman
Jane Binner
Hon. Secretary
Ian Witchell
Hon. Treasurer
Mark Bennett
Outdoor Appointments (Saturday and Schools)
Chris Burton
Outdoor Appointments (BUCS Midweek)
Peter Redshaw
Outdoor Appointments (Sunday)
Kirit Sharma
Indoor Appointments
Dave J Thompson
Chairman of Selectors
Paul Hollingum
SHUA Shop
Andy Chambers
Webmaster
Dave J Thompson
Webmaster Assistant
Ian Witchell
Red Card/MMOs for SHUA Appointed Matches
Ian Witchell
County Disciplinary Administrator Red Cards/MMOs in Club matches
Marilyn Walker
2020 AGM

Thursday 10th September 2020

This is the new date for the 2020 AGM and the venue will be advised in due course

This is in 68 days.

Joining Surrey HUA

If you are interested in joining the Hockey Umpires' Association, whether to take neutral umpiring appointments or not, click here to register your interest and we will contact you.

Recent News Items
23rd Jun
Message from England Hockey about way ahead with resumption of Hockey

Hi All

Hope you are all staying well? As communicated last week, England Hockey are continually reviewing our stance to “Return to Play” in England along government advice. As there was an announcement last night, please see below our latest update:

“Latest Government ...
click for full details

6th Jun
Sad news regarding Mark Abraham

A few of you may remember a Surrey umpire called Mark Abraham from the 1980s and 1990s.
Sadly he has passed away.
I met him for a cup of coffee last November and we had a very good chat and catch up. I'm afraid that I know no other information but our thoughts do go out to his family at this ...
click for full details

19th Mar
EH AGM and the proposed resolution

Tuesday 17th March was expected to be the long awaited EH AGM when the resolution to re-organise hockey in England was due for consideration. You were given some information on this at last year’s SHUA AGM as well as an update bulletin before Christmas. There is full documentation on the EH ...
click for full details

Covid-19 - the coronavirus

The coronavirus is with us and you will be aware, no doubt, that England Hockey has recommended that all league hockey is suspended forthwith. There are no messages coming from the leagues at present that suggest any immediate reversal of the decision to postpone games and so we can anticipate no ...
click for full details

24th Jan
Our "new" President

Council is delighted to announce that Neville Wrench has agreed to take on the role of President of our Association. Neville is very well known as a willing and very capable member of many committees at England Hockey, Southern Counties and of course us. Neville has previously been the Secretary of ...
click for full details

5th Oct

(2019)
Red Cards and MMOs ...(with link - click here)

Some updates and clarifications have been issued by EH in respect of Red Card and MMOs. Please ensure you refresh your memory on these regulations and particularly note there is now a "fillable pdf" that may be used for the reporting process. A brief summary of the changes is
Disrepute ...
click for full details

... More
25th Sep

(2019)
Recruitment ...(with link - click here)

We are always very keen to accept new members onto our rosters. You may either be a club umpire with ambition or a player who wishes to learn more about umpiring. Whatever your background we would like to hear from you so that we can discuss an umpire pathway for you. You may begin by seeking to ...
click for full details

... More
1st Apr

(2017)
Head (and other serious) injuries ...(with link - click here)

Council would like to remind all umpires about the correct procedures with regard to head (and other serious) injuries.
In the event of a head (or another serious) injury, the game MUST be stopped immediately so that the player may receive appropriate treatment.
When and where possible and ...
click for full details

... More

Click here for more details for any of these news items.

Forthcoming Events
20th July 202020th Jul 2020
20th Jul 202019:30AGM - postponed
@ TBA
In view of the continuing and expected social distancing restrictions Council has postponed the AGM due to be held on 20th July. The new date will be shown here in due course.
3rd September 20203rd Sep 2020
3rd Sep 202014:00Selection & Coaching Committee
@ TBA
10th September 202010th Sep 2020
10th Sep 202019:30AGM
@ TBA
New date for the AGM
21st September 202021st Sep 2020
21st Sep 202019:30Council Meeting
@ TBA
19th April 202119th Apr 2021
19th Apr 202119:30Council Meeting
@ TBA
28th June 202128th Jun 2021
28th Jun 202119:30Council Meeting (provisional)
@ TBA
Headlines
July 2019 - New rules changes confirmed - see news item or Information and Downloads page
Benefits of Surrey HUA Membership

Insurance

Fully insured to umpire ANY game ANYWHERE in the world.

Rule Changes

Guidance on changes in rules and their interpretations.

Surrey HUA Support

Support with any umpiring issues.

Support with any questions arising from any of your games (a red card for example).

Support for questions about umpiring or where to go next.

Support whether or not you take appointments from us.

Full access to and advice from our Level 2 (SCHUA and higher) umpires.

Active umpires receive regular coaching.

Progression

Advice on the EH Umpire pathway --- Level 1 is only the first step.

Club Umpire (Level 1) Practical Assessment

Free practical assessment to complete the Club Umpire (Assessed) qualification.

Free Membership

Unassessed umpires receive subscription free membership for at least one full season.

To Join Surrey HUA

Complete the join us form.

Joining Surrey HUA

If you are interested in joining the Hockey Umpires' Association, whether to take neutral umpiring appointments or not, click here to register your interest and we will contact you.

Forthcoming Events
20th July 202020th Jul 2020
20th Jul 202019:30AGM - postponed
@ TBA
In view of the continuing and expected social distancing restrictions Council has postponed the AGM due to be held on 20th July. The new date will be shown here in due course.
3rd September 20203rd Sep 2020
3rd Sep 202014:00Selection & Coaching Committee
@ TBA
10th September 202010th Sep 2020
10th Sep 202019:30AGM
@ TBA
New date for the AGM
21st September 202021st Sep 2020
21st Sep 202019:30Council Meeting
@ TBA
19th April 202119th Apr 2021
19th Apr 202119:30Council Meeting
@ TBA
28th June 202128th Jun 2021
28th Jun 202119:30Council Meeting (provisional)
@ TBA
Benefits of Surrey HUA Membership

Insurance

Fully insured to umpire ANY game ANYWHERE in the world.

Rule Changes

Guidance on changes in rules and their interpretations.

Surrey HUA Support

Support with any umpiring issues.

Support with any questions arising from any of your games (a red card for example).

Support for questions about umpiring or where to go next.

Support whether or not you take appointments from us.

Full access to and advice from our Level 2 (SCHUA and higher) umpires.

Active umpires receive regular coaching.

Progression

Advice on the EH Umpire pathway --- Level 1 is only the first step.

Club Umpire (Level 1) Practical Assessment

Free practical assessment to complete the Club Umpire (Assessed) qualification.

Free Membership

Unassessed umpires receive subscription free membership for at least one full season.

To Join Surrey HUA

Complete the join us form.

Association Contacts
Hon. Chairman
Jane Binner
Hon. Secretary
Ian Witchell
Hon. Treasurer
Mark Bennett
Outdoor Appointments (Saturday and Schools)
Chris Burton
Outdoor Appointments (BUCS Midweek)
Peter Redshaw
Outdoor Appointments (Sunday)
Kirit Sharma
Indoor Appointments
Dave J Thompson
Chairman of Selectors
Paul Hollingum
SHUA Shop
Andy Chambers
Webmaster
Dave J Thompson
Webmaster Assistant
Ian Witchell
Red Card/MMOs for SHUA Appointed Matches
Ian Witchell
County Disciplinary Administrator Red Cards/MMOs in Club matches
Marilyn Walker
Headlines
July 2019 - New rules changes confirmed - see news item or Information and Downloads page
2020 AGM

Thursday 10th September 2020

This is the new date for the 2020 AGM and the venue will be advised in due course

This is in 68 days.

Recent News Items
23rd Jun
Message from England Hockey about way ahead with resumption of Hockey

Hi All

Hope you are all staying well? As communicated last week, England Hockey are continually reviewing our stance to “Return to Play” in England along government advice. As there was an announcement last night, please see below our latest update:

“Latest Government ...
click for full details

6th Jun
Sad news regarding Mark Abraham

A few of you may remember a Surrey umpire called Mark Abraham from the 1980s and 1990s.
Sadly he has passed away.
I met him for a cup of coffee last November and we had a very good chat and catch up. I'm afraid that I know no other information but our thoughts do go out to his family at this ...
click for full details

19th Mar
EH AGM and the proposed resolution

Tuesday 17th March was expected to be the long awaited EH AGM when the resolution to re-organise hockey in England was due for consideration. You were given some information on this at last year’s SHUA AGM as well as an update bulletin before Christmas. There is full documentation on the EH ...
click for full details

Covid-19 - the coronavirus

The coronavirus is with us and you will be aware, no doubt, that England Hockey has recommended that all league hockey is suspended forthwith. There are no messages coming from the leagues at present that suggest any immediate reversal of the decision to postpone games and so we can anticipate no ...
click for full details

24th Jan
Our "new" President

Council is delighted to announce that Neville Wrench has agreed to take on the role of President of our Association. Neville is very well known as a willing and very capable member of many committees at England Hockey, Southern Counties and of course us. Neville has previously been the Secretary of ...
click for full details

5th Oct

(2019)
Red Cards and MMOs ...(with link - click here)

Some updates and clarifications have been issued by EH in respect of Red Card and MMOs. Please ensure you refresh your memory on these regulations and particularly note there is now a "fillable pdf" that may be used for the reporting process. A brief summary of the changes is
Disrepute ...
click for full details

... More
25th Sep

(2019)
Recruitment ...(with link - click here)

We are always very keen to accept new members onto our rosters. You may either be a club umpire with ambition or a player who wishes to learn more about umpiring. Whatever your background we would like to hear from you so that we can discuss an umpire pathway for you. You may begin by seeking to ...
click for full details

... More
1st Apr

(2017)
Head (and other serious) injuries ...(with link - click here)

Council would like to remind all umpires about the correct procedures with regard to head (and other serious) injuries.
In the event of a head (or another serious) injury, the game MUST be stopped immediately so that the player may receive appropriate treatment.
When and where possible and ...
click for full details

... More

Click here for more details for any of these news items.