Being a Technical Official

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This section contains useful information for those active within technical officiating.

Availability and appointements
Registered officials can enter their availability and have their appointments confirmed via the National Programme Umpiring Association (NPUA) website. You can access this website by clicking here

For access to your personal area of the website please contact Joanne Pennycook by emailing her at

Preparing for league/cup matches and tournaments
Being organised is an important part of your role. Our handy checklist covers everything you need to know/do before, during and after your match/event. Head over to our Useful Resources page to download the list.

Code of Ethics and Behaviour
All technical officials are bound by the England Hockey Code of Conduct. To download it please click here.

Technicial Officials are covered by insurance for public liability but not personal injury. It is advised Technical Officials take out their own personal insurance.

Uniform and equipment
A range of uniform for Technical Officials will soon be available to purchase via the England Hockey Shop. To go along with the purchasable uniform, Technical Officials are asked to wear black trousers or a black skits and sensible, appropriate footwear.