New Pathway For Macquarie Referees Stalwart

October 22nd, 2015

Long serving President of Macquarie Referees, Brad Carlin, has been appointed to the new role of Premier Competition Match Officials Coordinator with Northern NSW Football (NNSWF).

Carlin, an active match official with NNSWF since 1977, including 31 years as President of Macquarie Referees, has accepted the role which will aim to enhance the professionalism and management practices for match officials across NNSWF Premier Competitions including the PS4 National Premier Leagues, the Herald Women’s Premier League and NEWFM 1st Division.

The new role is a direct result of a comprehensive review of referees undertaken by NNSWF in 2013. The review identified the need to establish the role to ensure that the professionalism of refereeing kept pace with the growth and continued development of the game in the region.

Carlin’s responsibilities will include match official appointments, recruitment, registrations, accreditation and education, as well as the identification and implementation of a Talented Official Pathway (TOP) program.

“It’s such an exciting and rewarding opportunity to be able to provide new and enhanced pathways for both community and elite level referees,” Carlin said. “I’m really looking forward to providing the opportunities that I have experienced, to other match officials.”

‘My immediate focus is going to be on implementing initiatives aimed at increasing the accreditation standards of match officials and the establishment of a viable pathway for match officials to follow throughout their careers,’ Carlin concluded.

Carlin will commence in his new role in early November.

Related Topics:

NewsMore >

  More News  

Two NEW Newcastle Permanent Coaching Masterclasses ANNOUNCED!
Northern NSW Football has announced the next two Newcastle Permanent Coaching… [more]
Northern NSW Football Announces 2021 Mental Health Round: 21-23 May
Northern NSW Football (NNSWF) will again host Mental Health Round across its… [more]
FOOTBALL APPLAUDS NSW STATE GOVERNMENT’S MOVE TO FUND FEMALE CHANGEROOMS
FOOTBALL APPLAUDS NSW STATE GOVERNMENT’S MOVE TO FUND FEMALE CHANGEROOMS IN… [more]

  Around the Clubs  

Edgeworth Junior Soccer Club achieve five stars in National Club Development Program
Edgeworth Junior Soccer Club has become the latest Northern NSW Football club… [more]
Minmi Wanderers FC achieve four stars in National Club Development Program
Minmi Wanderers FC can lay claim to being one of Northern NSW Football’s… [more]
Broadmeadow Magic Youth FC achieve five stars in National Club Development Program
Broadmeadow Magic Youth Football Club have launched their 2021 season having… [more]

  Classifieds    

Community Football

Newcastle Permanent Community Shield

Sponsors