Referee County Cups 2019

Join our Referee Development Working Group

Surrey FA are seeking group members to advise and consult with the executive team and stakeholders.

Surrey FA is committed to increasing diversity and maintaining an inclusive workplace culture. We welcome applications from all candidates regardless of their ethnicity, race, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or whether they have a disability.

Surrey FA is embarking on an exciting part of its journey, as we seek to safeguard our status as a leading County FA. The role of RDWG is to support, advise and consult with the executive team and stakeholders to ensure Surrey FA remains a leading force of best practice for referees and referee development.

In a changing world, it aims to ensure refereeing and referee development is fit for the future with dynamic processes and practices.


The goals of the RDWG are suggested as follows:


1. To review the current structure, processes and procedures to ensure continuous operational improvement and best practice in refereeing to achieve and exceed FA Key Performance Indicators.

2. Contribute to Surrey FA being a leading County FA for referee recruitment, development, and performance.

3. To engage with clubs, leagues and partners to provide exceptional support for both referees and stakeholders.

4. To ensure Referee retention and an exceptional experience when refereeing in Surrey and engaging with Surrey FA.

You will have the opportunity to shape and drive this dynamic and forward-thinking group and to significantly benefit the experience of match officials in the grassroots community across Surrey.

A full breakdown of the role responsibilities can be found in the role profile below.

To apply for the role, please send a copy of your C.V. in addition to a one-page expression of interest statement to Craig Hicks at

This should outline why you believe yourself to be suitable for the role and how your skills and experience would positively impact the group and its ambitions.