Matt Stevic

Matt Stevic
Matt Stevic 2018.jpg
Stevic in April 2018
Personal information
Full name Matt Stevic
Date of birth (1979-11-12) 12 November 1979 (age 39)
Place of birth Leongatha, Victoria
Umpiring career
Years League Role Games
2004–present AFL Field umpire 305
Career highlights

Matt Stevic (born 12 November 1979) is an Australian rules football field umpire in the Australian Football League. He has umpired 331 career games in the AFL, as of the end of the 2017 season, including four Grand Finals.[1]

Stevic was born in Leongatha, Victoria. He made his debut umpiring his first match in the AFL in Round 1, 2004, between the Western Bulldogs and West Coast Eagles at the Telstra Dome, and has since umpired internationally.[citation needed]

He came from the Gippsland Umpires association, who umpire the Ellinbank and District football League. He used to teach physical education, business management and geography at a few secondary schools including Melbourne Grammar, Scotch College and Xavier College.

Stevic has umpired in six Grand Finals. His first, alongside Brett Rosebury and Simon Meredith was the 2012 AFL Grand Final; he has since umpired five consecutive grand finals from 2014 until 2018.[2]

Stevic studied Applied Science (Sport Coaching and Administration) at Deakin University with a major in Sport Coaching.[3]

Footnotes

  1. ^ AFLUA Statistics Archived 2009-02-07 at the Wayback Machine, aflua.com.au. Accessed on 19 January 2010.
  2. ^ Davidson, Ryan (25 September 2018). "AFL chooses experience in picking Grand Final umps". afl.com.au. Retrieved 28 September 2018.
  3. ^ "Best on ground – AFL Grand Final, 2012". Deakin Life. Deakin University. Retrieved 16 January 2018.

External links

Matt Stevic at AFL Tables

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