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YJFL announce Program Manager – Umpiring and Clubs and Head of Umpiring Development

The Yarra Junior Football League (YJFL) is pleased to announce Cameron Nash as Program Manager – Umpiring and Clubs and Neville Nash as Head of Umpiring Development.

Cameron brings expertise across multiple areas with over 20 years of experience in football as both an accredited umpire and umpire coach. Cameron has officiated 125 VFL matches and has extensive experience in umpiring coaching at including EFNL Head of Umpiring, AFL State League Umpire Coach Queensland, VFL State League and Talent Pathway Umpire Coach and most recently NFNL Head of Umpiring.

In his role as Program Manager – Umpiring and Clubs, Cameron will be responsible for the management of club development programs and overseeing the YJFL Umpiring Program. Cam’s role is Full time, beginning December 1st.

Neville has 20 years of on field service and over 30 years developing umpires in a coaching and development capacity including roles with AFL Queensland, AFL Umpires Selection Committee, AFL Victoria and NFNL.

He umpired 217 VFL/AFL matches including the 1983 Grand Final in front of 110,332 spectators at the MCG. He is a Life Member in AFL Umpiring Association and member of the AFL 200 Club.

Neville will grow umpiring in the league through academies and training sessions, sharing valuable knowledge to aspiring individuals who want to grow their skillset or begin their umpiring journey.

YJFL current Head of Umpiring, Ray Kelsey stated the league was eager to appoint the strong calibre of Cameron and Neville’s, as the league positions its club and umpiring program to be the most experienced at local level.

“The YJFL is excited to have Neville and Cameron on board to provide our umpiring group with one of the best umpiring coaching groups within the umpiring community.”

We look forward to Cameron and Neville commencing their roles with the YJFL in preparation for the 2024 season.

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