Introducing Referee Development Officer, Lisa Benn

Lisa is responsible for the development of referees from grassroots to semi professional Football (Level 4). She manages and develops the volunteer workforce and Referee Development Team (Referee Observers, Mentors, League Appointments Officers, and Referee Coaches) to support and develop referees across the County. She also oversees the Young Referee Development Pathway and Referee Development Groups, linking in with The FA CORE Programme.

Lisa aspires to reach 100 % Coverage for all  9 v 9 & 11 v 11 games with a qualified Referee. She qualified as a referee aged 14 and has never looked back…

On other interests Lisa comments, "Being a Referee myself the majority of my time is spent Refereeing, whether this be 11 v11 or Futsal. When I am without a whistle in my hand, I am usually found on water, enjoying sailing & water sports"