ICC Umpire Coaches

Stuart Cummings

Stuart Cummings

DOB: Nov 17, 1960 Born: Whitehaven, Cumbria

Played Minor Counties cricket for Cheshire before starting a refereeing career in Rugby League. A PE teacher, he also refereed 2 RL World Cup Finals, 4 RL Challenge Cup Finals and 2 Super League Grand Finals.
In 2002 he became Match Officials Director for the Rugby Football League and stayed in this role until 2013 setting up full time referees and developing a coaching and performance management structure.
He went on to work with many different sports and was part of Sky Sports RL commentary team. He started mentoring English Cricket Umpires before being appointed as Match Referee with the ECB. He was also Match Officials Manager for the International Rugby League.

Karl Hurter

Karl Hurter

DOB: Feb 12, 1964 Born: Port Elizabeth, Cape Province, South Africa

Played cricket at school and club level before embarking on an umpiring career that spanned 24 years. Umpired 115 First Class matches and 4 One Day Internationals as well as a host of List A and T20 matches. Was actively involved in the restructuring of professional umpiring in Cricket South Africa over a 4 year period before accepting the Umpire Coach position at the ICC in November 2017. Responsibilities include Elite and International Panel Umpires in South Africa and Zimbabwe, as well as Development Umpires in Africa.