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4th JunEMHUA Fitness Testing

Sent to all EMHUA panel umpires

Please be aware that MRHUA have now announced the dates of their fitness tests within the EMHUA region:
- Tuesday 11th June @ Nottingham Hockey Centre - 19:00 Start
- Tuesday 18th June @ Nottingham Hockey Centre - 19:00 Start
- Thursday 11th July @ Nottingham Hockey Centre - 19:00 Start

EMHUA will be offering our members the opportunity to complete these tests - these are not mandatory for promotions within the EMHUA panel structure.

Any umpire who is aspiring for a level 2 (MRHUA) nomination MUST have a valid fitness test to enable EMHUA to nominate them as a candidate. This covers both the ladies and men's games.

Should any umpire wish to run on one of these dates then please email Colin Anderson and Alan Bird who are collating the numbers to ensure suitable watchers are available.

Details of the levels required are in the link attached.

If you have any queries please let me know.
Colin Anderson
EMHUA Appointments Secretary/Secretary to Grading

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15th MayNYUPL Success

3 of our members were successful this weekend in being accepted to the National Young Umpire Promising List (NYUPL).

Huge congratulations go to Esther Beardsley, Ross Jones and Dougal Perfitt.

Well done all!

Any other young umpires who would like to know more about the Midlands Young Umpiring group and opportunities further afield should contact myself or Andy Barnes who can arrange for details to be passed over.

Colin Anderson
EMHUA Appointments Secretary/ Secretary to Grading

15th MayEMHUA Panel Promotions

Following the recent meeting of the grading committee EMHUA are happy to announce the following internal panel promotions:

Ross Jones, Dougal Perfitt and Darren Rose all promoted to the A panel.

Rob Leslie-Carter and Will Murphy have both completed successful assessments and have joined the EMHUA panel as B* grades

Congratulation to all on their successes.

Colin Anderson
EMHUA Appointments Secretary/ Secretary to Grading

9th MayNew Council Members

As a result of the recent AGM, the updated list of elected council officials has been updated under 'EMHUA Council and Officials.' The council for 2019/2020 is below:

President - Alan Bird
Immediate Past President - Andrew Barnes
Honorary Secretary - Ben Garrod
Honorary Treasurer - Paul Bradley
Honorary Appoitments Secretary (Outdoors) - Colin Anderson
Honorary Chief Coach - Andrew Barnes
Assistant Secretary (Membership) - Simon Brown
Assistant Secretary (Level 1) - David Straker
EMHUA Webmaster - Josh Robinson
Child Protection and Welfare Officer - Sarah Middleton

For contact details of any of the council members, please refer to the 'EMHUA Council and Officials' section of the website.

9th MayAGM Awards

As a result of the recent AGM, the following awards were awarded:

Presidents Trophy - Amar Chudasama
Reg Walker Award - David Straker
Top Club Award - Loughborough Students 3rds

Tony Gerrard was made a Life Vice President of the association.

Congratulations to all on their well deserved awards.

29th AprEMHUA AGM 2019

Please be aware that the reports and documentation for the 2019 AGM have been uploaded to the Information & Downloads section of the website. Please try to read these before the AGM as they will not be read out during the evening.

18th AprAGM 2018/19 Season Calling Notice

Notice is hereby given of the 2018/19 Season AGM to be held on Tuesday 30th April, 7PM at West Bridgford Hockey Club.
You can find the full calling notice in the Information & Downloads section; it is also linked below.
We look forward to hopefully seeing you there.

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10th AprNPUA - "2nd" Umpiring Appointments Administrator - Job Advert

See below for update from NPUA/EH Regarding appointments administration for the 2019/20 season.

Please be aware that as part of the increase in matches within the National League for the 2019/20 season, NPUA with England Hockey are looking to recruit a second Umpiring Appointments Administrator to assist Colin Barthorpe with the umpiring appointments.

The role, whilst being recruited by England Hockey, will be under the direct line management and responsibilities of the NPUA. Saying this, applicants do not need to be current members of the NPUA to apply and a representative group of key stakeholders are involved with this recruitment process.

Details of the position can be found in the attached link.

I would be very grateful if you could please share this opportunity with your members and if anyone has any questions regarding the role then please direct them to myself in the first instance.

Best wishes

David Elworthy
Officiating Relationship Manager

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4th JanEMHUA - Change of Appointments Secretary

Please be aware that Colin Anderson has taken over as appointments secretary for the remainder of the 2018/2019 season, we ask that any communications are now forwarded to him.

- 07795565566
- cdanderson1982@googlemail.com

28th Oct (2018)New Message from Bill Workman's family

We are absolutely blown away with all the tributes payed to Bill on Saturday both at Manor Park and around the Midlands and all the messages, cards and kind words from the hockey community. Good or bad everyone that has met Bill over the years will have memories and stories which will know doubt be remembered for years to come.
In turbulent times the hockey community always finds a way to shine. Further details will be released in due course for anyone who would like to celebrate Bill's life along with his family and friends.
All the best
Linda and family

23rd Oct (2018)Message from Bill Workmans family

Some of you will be aware that our President and former appointments secretary Bill Workman had a long standing illness. This manifested itself more recently and has a terminal prognosis. Bill's family now wish to inform all his friends and colleagues in EMHUA of the current situation where Bill is in palliative care and unlikley to recover. Our thoughts are with Linda his wife and all his family at this time. Further news will be provided as and when we receive an update. Please do not try to contact Bill on any EMHUA matter. Please direct all communication to Andy Barnes, Colin Anderson or Simon Widdison. (Andy EMHUA Deputy President)

3rd Oct (2018)Congratulations Amar

EMHUA Grading committee announce the promotion of Amar Chudasama from A Panel to Level 2 candidate. Well done Amar in acheiving this by hard work and commitment. We wish you well in your future umpiring career.

24th Mar (2015)MRHA Men's league newsletters

The latest Newsletter from the Men's league can be downloaded viewed from the Web handbook Downloads section

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