Umpires & Referees

Accredited Officials


SSO Induction

Beginner to Elite

Sport Staff One provides accredited umpires & referees for all sports. Our aim is raise the standard of grassroots and school sport by supplying qualified and reliable officials. We know that the key to achieving consistency and heightening professionalism is to apply rules consistently with knowledgeable and passionate umpires & referees.

SSO Umpires & Referees are available for inter-school sport, sporting carnivals, club & association sport and recreational competitions. Our official placements are full-season, or ad hoc as required. We can provide to individual organisations or competition-wide.



All Sport Staff One officials are taken through an SSO induction, ensuring they understand the high standards of professionalism and commitment required to work at our client organisations. Reference checks are completed prior to placement and all officials carry a valid child safety check.



All Sport Staff One officials have undertaken accredited training programs and many strive to progress higher along official umpire/referee accreditation pathways. Officials are provided with competition-specific rules and bylaws to ensure any modified gameplay is appropriately enforced.



To maintain the highest levels of professionalism, Sport Staff One officials wear an official uniform and are required to adhere to expectations of behaviour. We communicate via SMS and phone to confirm coach attendance, enabling us to deliver a reliable service.