Yolande Brada

Is now project manager on behalf of the Dutch Olympic Committee (NOC*NSF) for the national campaign “More female national referees in the sport” and works together with seven sport federations. (soccer, field hockey, basketball, volleyball, korfball, waterpolo and handball).

Has been active within the American Football Association in the Netherlands re officiating policy, officials recruitment, official’s clinics within the national project “Safe sport environment”.

Was an international umpire in (field)hockey in the nineties and since 2000 she is a top international umpires coach.

Was Manager Umpiring Department (2005-2010) for the Royal Dutch Hockey Federation and again from 2014-2016. Nowadays she is a project manager for the same federation for several projects re umpiring-education and innovation & development for national field hockey umpires.

Offers since 2010 as a contracter her professional knowledge and experience to sport clubs and sport federations worldwide re umpiring/officiating (advise, mentoring, education, workshops etc.)

Photograph: Koen Suyk