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Jaap Quarles van Ufford
As player (and trainer/coach)
1958: started playing hockey as 10-year old at hockeyclub TOGO in The Hague.
1962: switched to hockeyclub HLC (schoolclub) and played 2nd class senior hockey at 14.
1964: became chairman of hockeyclub HLC (for two years).
1966: back to hockeyclub TOGO to play in first mens team in Dutch National league.
1968: played in first mens team of Richmond Hockey Club, London, in English National League.
1969: played in Dutch Military Team during military service.
1972: trainer/assistant coach of girls University Team in Topeka, Kansas, USA.
1975-1985: played in third and fourth teams of Hockey Club Klein Zwitserland
1988-1996: played recreational hockey in Business League but stopped in 1996 due to back problems. Trained, coached and umpired numerous youth teams during those years.
1996: started umpiring in Dutch District League.
2001: promoted as umpire to Dutch National League.
2001-2008: apart from weekly National League matches, umpired many practice matches of various Dutch National-, <21-, and youth teams.
2008: returned to District League on turning 60 years of age.
2008-2015: continued umpiring at highest level in District League and Youth National League.
2015: Ended career as Dutch League umpire and was awarded Royal Dutch Hockey Association (KNHB) Distinguished Service Pin.
As Committee Member
1992-present: member of Hockey Club Klein Zwitserland umpiring committee (chairman 1993-1996).
1996-2004: Regional Umpiring Representative in the District (course examiner).
2002-2005: KNHB task force for development of new umpiring plan.
2001-2004: member of District Umpiring Committee, responsible for appointments of all youth matches (outdoor) and all senior and youth matches (indoor).
2006-2009: member of District Umpiring Committee, responsible for appointments of all senior matches (outdoor).
2011-2013: Honorary Secretary of Hockey Club Klein Zwitserland
2012-2014: Senior Umpire Manager of WGMA.
2015-present: Technical Director of WGMA.
2000-present: teacher of club-umpire courses
2005-present: teacher and examiner of league-umpire courses
1999-2002: umpire manager at National League tournaments in The Hague.
2002-2006: umpire manager at international tournaments in Rotterdam, The Hague, Prague and Barcelona for English organization “Your Sporting Challenge”.
2004-2005: interim work in Umpiring Department of KNHB (Royal Dutch Hockey Association).
2004: Floormanager at European Championship Indoor, Eindhoven.
1998-2010: volunteer work as Assistant Floormanager at virtually all international tournaments held in Holland (e.g. World Cup in 1998, several Champions Trophies and European Championships), both outdoor and indoor (wide exposure to international judge- and jury duties).
2005-present: umpire manager at several national- and club tournaments.
2005-present: fitness trainer for District League umpires.