MCDONALD'S REFEREE DEVELOPMENT
The best seat in the house
McDonald's Referee Development aims to help referees contribute to the success and enjoyment of players, coaches and fans of the beautiful game.
Refereeing is a great way to give back while you play, or continue your enjoyment of the game after. Refereeing allows you to stay fit, utilise and develop your people skills, and pursue a challenging path that provides opportunities from grassroots to the international stage.
BECOME A REFEREE
Want to get involved in football or futsal by becoming a referee?
We have a team of dedicated professionals engaged in the administration, recruitment, development, and education of all referees in New Zealand.
To find out how you can get involved in refereeing, assessing, or furthering your education, click on the relevant Referee Development Officer in your region to email them.
Northern Region Football: Beth Rattray & Mark Hester
WaiBOP Football: Campbell-Kirk Kawana-Waugh
Central Football: Russell Jones
Capital Football: Jamie Cross
Mainland Football: Wayne Stapley
Football South: Allys Clipsham
A similar road exists for assessors, who can impart their knowledge and experience to those at lower levels, either once they themselves have finished active refereeing, or as they progress along the pathway.
THE REFEREE EDUCATION PATHWAY
See where you are on your refereeing journey and the next step to advance through the pathway.
REFEREE ROLL OF HONOUR
Celebrating our referees who have officiated in 100 or more matches in New Zealand Football's range of national competitions.
ISPS Handa Premiership
Peter O'Leary (Referee)
Nick Waldron (Referee)
Matt Conger (Referee)
Glen Lochrie (Assistant Referee)
Mark Rule (Assistant Referee)
Gareth Sheehan (Assistant Referee)
Tony Ambrose (Assessor)
John Cameron (Assessor)
Neil Fox (Assessor)
Ken Wallace (Assessor)
Men's Futsal SuperLeague
Chris Sinclair (Referee)
Antony Riley (Referee)
Campbell-Kirk Kawana-Waugh (Referee)
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