Following the success of previous events, the EHF Education Committee – Working Group Officials is organising a Technical Officials Seminar on 28th – 30th March 2014 in the EHF Office in Brussels.

The seminar is for those officials who already have some experience as Tournament Director at EHF tournaments and have the potential to become Tournament Directors of FIH tournaments in the future.

The programme is designed to educate and train officials in management and cooperation with Organisation Committees, Umpire Managers, appointed Medical Officials and to prepare them for a higher lever tournament.

The attendees are:

David Ellcock, ENG
Erhard Hiessmayer, AUT
Rogier Warris, NED
Cees Sluyk, NED
Paula Jenkins, IRL
Sonja Annabel Schwede, GER
Sabina Zampetti, ITA
Guendi Rampone, ITA
Ewa Wybieralska, POL
Karen Daffey, WAL
Tatiana Zinoveva, RUS
Adrienne Lijs, NED

The programme commences today, with a welcome and a talk on managing expectations.

A full 2 day programme begins tomorrow with intense training led by conductors Edna Rutten, Bjorn Isberg, Sylvie Petitjean, Louise Knipe, Philip Schellekens, and Dr.Peter Wefers Bettink

A full report will be posted next week.

Good luck to all the participants and we look forward to seeing you around our EuroHockey events over the coming outdoor season.