Alex Aussie Master umpire
The Brisbane Masters' committee has for the
past two seasons initiated and sponsored Trainee
Umpire Scholarships for three young aspiring umpires. After
completing his two-year scholarship under the guidance of Rod Hurst and
Allen Schasser, Alex Savage was accepted to umpire at the Australian Masters' Hockey Championships currently being held in Hobart (22nd Sept to 7th Oct).
Alex (pictured with fellow
umpire Nigel Richardson, Tasmania) has been umpiring games in
all O60s, O65s, O70s and O75s. By Day 11 he had completed 14 games. The
tournament has been a fantastic learning environment for Alex and he has
received much positive feedback from a number of highly qualified
umpires on the panel during the first week.
Alex will benefit from an official report
that will guide his areas for improvement and Brisbane hockey,
including Masters, will be long-term beneficiaries of his continued