The SandStorms are looking for players that can also referee. Please see the criteria below from our Referee-In-Chief Eric Koeman 

Dear Fellow Hockey Referees and Potential New Referees

As per the IIH and league guidelines, the basic requirements for being a SandStorms referee are set as follows 

  • Be a very good skater
  • Be in good physical condition
  • Possess good hockey sense and a good knowledge of hockey rules and referee mechanics
  • Be available to referee when called upon or at least one game/week
  • Attend your assigned games as scheduled or advise if unavailable at least with 48 hour notice
  • Have an attitude to learn and improve
  • Be professional at all times when on duty
  • Be at least 14 years of age
  • Attend a SandStorms referee clinic.

In return, we promise to provide you with an opportunity to develop your skills and with at least one or possibly two written on-ice evaluation per year as well as the game fees.

If you are interested please contact:

Eric Koeman 


Dubai SandStorms