Victorian Trevor Murphy has been recognised for his outstanding commitment to the game with the 2019 Vivienne Triplett Umpire of the Year award
Murphy’s commitment to the Victorian Umpiring Program is demonstrated by both his administrative roles and practical contributions. It is Murphy’s commitment to the umpires themselves that shines through. His willingness to be available in all areas, development, mentoring and assessing goes well above the standard He is as familiar with the grass roots as he is the national stage.
He is well known to travel to any metropolitan Associations where required to perform these roles to ensure that all umpires are afforded the same opportunities to advance.
While Murphy’s administrative roles keep him busy, he makes the time to be there for all umpires regardless of their level.
Murphy is extremely active within the softball community in Victoria. He currently holds multiple positions with his local Association and at state level. His exposure to the grass roots and elite level provides Murphy with a diverse skillset and understanding of the sport at all levels.
His passion for the sport and his commitment as a volunteer sees Murphy devote an extraordinary amount of time to the Werribee Softball Association and the Victorian Umpiring Program in addition to striving to achieve his own personal umpiring goals.
From umpiring courses to line marking, from attending meetings to assessing, Murphy always presents a positive image within the sport of softball. In all areas of the state program, he is held in the highest esteem.