Director of Refereeing



1)        Appointed every two (2) years by the Executive of the Region.

2)        Possess maturity, self confidence and tact and the ability to deal effectively with Referees, Players and Officials at all levels.

3)        Capacity to exercise mature judgement and participate in impartial assessment of Referees.

4)        Undertake courses, reading lecturers etc. so as to be able to Coach and assess Referees with a high degree of credibility.

5)        Must possess a knowledge of the standards and behaviour expected of a NSWTA Official and or Representative, and an acceptance of these standards.

6)        Possess the Level One Course Presenters Certificate or Level One Referees Coaching co-ordinators Certificate.



1)        Work with and be responsible to Regional Director.

2)        Liaise with NSWTA Director of Referees.

3)        Submit reports to a (a) Regional Committee (b) NSWTA Director of Referees on the Referees and Association within the Region.

4)        Prepare and submit to Regional Director a suitable budget for use within the Region, to enable travelling and promotion of Referees at Affiliate Level.

5)        Foster the development of Referees in the Region by:-

  • Coaching of District Director of Referees
  • Assist in the setting up of Referees as a body, group or Association
  • Conducting rules lectures for both player and Referee groups
  • Conduct and co-ordinate Level 1-3 examinations and seminars
  • Conduct and co-ordinate Refereeing seminars on practical aspects of Refereeing.
  • Assist in Coaching and assessing of referees at all Affiliates within the Region.
  • Conduct regular Regional Meetings, to pass on information from State Level.

 6)         Attend meetings/seminars as required at  (a) Regional Level (b) State Level.

 7)        Assist with Regional Competitions, trials, etc.

 8)        Notify NSWTA Director of Referees of prospective candidates to be considered for possible State Grading.

 9)        To keep fully aware the changes in both the direction of Touch, Refereeing and rule changes.