John Larter Umpire Development Scholarship

The John Larter Development Scholarship was introduced in 2006 in honour of one of Victoria's senior umpires John Larter.  John has been a major contributor to the Victorian Umpiring Program over many years and his commitment and achievements are recognised by Softball Victoria and the Victorian Umpiring Committee in the naming of this award.  The award is presented to a current Level 1 umpire.

To be eligible to win the John Larter Development Scholarship,

  • the nominee being a competent umpire within the season the award is presented in
  • the umpire demonstrates an enthusiasm for umpiring 
  • the umpire consistently demonstrates an above average level of officiating skill
  • the umpire demonstrates commitment to work towards their obtaining their level 2
YEAR WINNER ASSOCIATION
2006 ANTHONY BATRICH WERRIBEE 
2007 CASEY FOGARTY KNOX 
2008 KATE PRISTOV GLEN EIRA 
2009 ALAN VAN BREDA ALBURY WODONGA 
2010 NOT PRESENTED  
2011 TALIA McDONALD GEELONG
2012 NOT PRESENTED  
2013 TAZMIN DODDS CASEY 
2014 KIAN PRIVITERA WAVERLEY 
2015 NOT PRESENTED  
2016 HELENA HAPETA NORTHERN DISTRICT
2017 TOBIAS SADLER WERRIBEE