Football Umpiring Pathways

The NFNL provide a large team of coaches, many with AFL/VFL experience.

The NFNL has a Development Field Umpire Squad who receive specialist coaching and training.

We also have AFL field, boundary and goal umpires attend training regularly.

NFNL umpires are promoted to an AFL Talent Academy each year where they receive specialist coaching from the AFL. Therefore, if you aspire to take your umpiring to higher levels the NFNL is the place to commence your umpiring.