For season 2019 we will be trialling a weekly video to help communicate events and training information to all umpires (and save you reading some text!). Week 3 features Westbourne training information, coaching arrangements for Wednesday 20th, and an explanation of our training methodology this week. We hope you enjoy the first of these videos!
In addition to our main base at Elsternwick Park, the VAFA provides training opportunities in the West and North-East. Our long-running, tight-knit Western Training campus resumes for 2019 this Wednesday 20 February, once again under the guidance of Terry Gunn. We have been fortunate to once again secure the use of the oval at Westbourne … <p class="link-more"><a href="https://www.vafaua.asn.au/?p=1044" class="more-link">Continue reading<span class="screen-reader-text"> "Western Campus Underway"</span></a></p>
We all know that joining a new club can be a daunting experience with much to learn. To help smooth this process for our 2019 recruits, we have named 6 Development Mentors who have recently been through the development system and are now umpiring senior football. Our mentors will not only act as an initial … <p class="link-more"><a href="https://www.vafaua.asn.au/?p=1028" class="more-link">Continue reading<span class="screen-reader-text"> "2019 Development Mentors Announced"</span></a></p>
Congratulations to Daniel Simons and his wife Steph on the birth of their daughter Avery Rachel.
Haydn O'Connor has revealed the new-look coaching panels for 2019, with two notable recruits joining our ranks.