Sunny Gill, Referees the 2021/22 Senior Cup Semi-Final between Reading FC and MK Dons

End of Season Referee Promotions Confirmed for 2021/22

We are delighted to confirm our list of Referee Promotions for the 2021-22 season.

Berks & Bucks FA are delighted to confirm that 22 officials have been promoted to Level 6 & 5 referees, with eight referees promoted to Level 4.

The FA have also confirmed two officials have made the jump to Level 3, with one official moving to Level 2a and another referee added to the National List who will now oversee matches in EFL League One & Two.

In addition, we have seen three promotions in the Women’s Pathway with two officials being promoted to 3W and one referee promoted to 2W.

A full list of the promotions can be seen below:

Promoted to Level 6

Christopher Ball
Nicholas Phipps
Dominic Bennett
Jack Thomas
Daniel Broughton
Brendan Vaughan
Luke Garratt
Joshua Whittall
Ross Newton

Promoted to Level 5

Richard Addae
Peter Gibbins
Katherine Allen
Luke Klincewicz
Mark Atkins
James Knight
Alan Buckberry
Robin Pleaden
Manny Chandwani
Nick Pyne
Lee Dunnings
Reece Woodham
Mark Firmager

Promoted to Level 4

Adel Abdel Rasoul
Sophie Dennington
Aaron Baker
Mackenzie Raymond
Matthew Barrett
James Samways
Matthew Childs
Marcus Tingey

Promoted to Level 3

Jake Hillier
Oliver Kaya

Promoted to Level 2a

Jason Richardson

Promoted to National List Referee

Sunny Gill

Promoted to 3W

Katherine Allen
David Pilling

Promoted to 2W

Sophie Dennington

We have also had several officials promoted on the Specialist Assistant Referee route

Promoted to National List AR

Alan Creswell

Promoted to Step 1 AR

Kieran Bailey

Promoted to Step 2 AR

Simon Parbery
David Pilling

Referee Development Officer, Sam Myatt, confirmed the promotions, saying: "I just want to say well done to all of our officials who have had their promotions confirmed recently. This promotion is testament to the hard work and dedication to refereeing throughout this season and reward many have been waiting for since the COVID pandemic.

"I also want to say a big thank you to our Promotion Co-Ordinators who have worked tirelessly throughout the season as this would not be possible without them."

If you are interested in signing up for promotion during the 2022-23 season, you can express your interest below:

Referee Promotion Scheme 2022/23 - Expression of Interest

For more information about Referee Promotions please contact Berks & Berks FA, Referee Development Officer, Sam Myatt, via