Sheffield & Hallamshire County FA are delighted to announce Aaron Bannister as our new Football Development Officer (Referees).
Aaron joins us with a wealth of experience in both Refereeing and working with County Football Associations and will bring this experience to the role.
Get to know Aaron....
What is your job role?
As Football Development Officer (Referees), my role is to recruit and retain a diverse workforce to ensure 100% coverage in all leagues associated with Sheffield & Hallamshire County FA. I will also create development opportunities for our Referee and Volunteer workforce.
Where are you from?
Featherstone, West Yorkshire
As I am from a Rugby League town, I am a season ticket holder at Featherstone Rovers Rugby League, currently in the Championship.
"Sheffield & Hallamshire have a great reputation in refereeing and I look forward to aiding the development of the next generation of match officials within the County as well as supporting those who do a fantastic job at grassroots every week."
General Manager, Simon Frost, stated: "It is great to have Aaron join us here at SHCFA and he takes on a vital role for us and the county. Aaron has an strong background in refereeing and also being part of County FA's which will help him with this role. He has enthusiasm and commitment towards Referee Development and we will do everything we can to support him through his work. It will be an exciting time for all involved in refereeing across our county to see the changes Aaron brings. From all at SHCFA we wish him all the best."