Referee Mentoring & Volunteering at Hertfordshire FA

Mentoring & Volunteering

Pass on your wisdom!

Think you can help guide the new generation?

Hertfordshire FA works with a group of volunteer Referee Mentors to provide all officials in the county the best possible support throughout their careers.

Whether referees have concern over a point of Law, dealing with a difficult player or a difficult parent, there is always a there’s nothing wrong in asking for a little support and guidance.

Referee Mentors play a huge part in the practical development of officials at all stages of their refereeing career; from newly qualified referees to those officials seeking to climb the promotion ladder.

So whether you’ve been an active match official for 5 months or 50 years, learn how you can help to keep more referees registered and involved in the game.

Phil Sharp, Hertfordshire FA Referee Development Officer and Former FIFA Football Match Official
Interested in becoming a Referee Mentor? Just contact me with your name, location, age, availability and  experience as a match official.
- Phil Sharp: Hertfordshire FA Referee Development Officer Get in touch
Referee Mentoring FAQs
Any referee can be a Mentor to other referees but the more experience you have the more relevant advice/support you can offer to other referees. If you are a young referee at School, are there other referees there that can assist you with advice or you can offer advice to?
Just contact RDO Phil Sharp with your name, home town location, age, availability and number of years experience.
Phil Sharp, Referee Development Officer at Hertfordshire FA, will contact you using the details provided on the expression of interest within 1 month of submission

Get In Touch 

Anyone with further questions should contact Phil Sharp, Referee Development Officer at Hertfordshire FA


01462 650220 (Weekdays: 8am-4pm)


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