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Coaching Contacts

The coaching panel for 2018 includes the following personnel:

  • Field Umpires Coaches/Observers
    • Brett Cryer
    • Paul Dimartino
    • Peter Howe
    • Bruce Pain
    • Steve Sutton
    • Bob Taylor
    • Geoff Tressider
    • René van Kuyk
    • Mark Westgarth
  • Boundary Umpires Coaches/Observers
    • Craig Gurrie
    • Henry Strzadala
    • Richard Watt
    • Maree Wilke
  • Goal Umpires Coaches/Observers
    • Rod Davies
    • Graeme Hodgart
    • Leo Keating

Academy staff are listed in the relevant academy pages.

Contact Details

The following contact details can be used to get in touch with members of the WRFL Umpires' coaching panel who form the WRFL Umpires Appointment Board.

Director of Umpiring Mark Westgarth 0448 050 433
Field Umpires Coach Paul Dimartino 0413 270 605
Boundary Umpires Coach Maree Wilke  0417 510 894
Goal Umpires Coach  Graeme Hodgart 0414 995 960
Administrator René van Kuyk 0405 718 630

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Umpires fight back to record a win

14 Sep 2014

The usual annual football game between the WRFL Umpires and the Hoppers Crossing Fireys was played at Avalon Airport Oval, Chirnside Park, Werribee on Sunday 14 September. The numbers were fantastic with about 21 players on each side. Read More