The West Michigan Umpire Association, along with Elite baseball of Grand Rapids, proudly bring you the West Michigan Baseball Umpire One Day Clinic.
When: Saturday November 16, 2019 from 1pm-7pm
Where: State of the art Elite Training Facility. 5930 Clyde Park Ave SW, Wyoming, MI 49509
Cost: Non Member $50
What you get: Individual plate (cage) work, plate and base work in a live controlled environment to work on positioning and rule interpretation, live drills will be videotaped to review at the following WMUA meeting, instruction from four former profession umpires and current NCAA umpires, classroom rule interpretation and rule change coverage from a four time MHSAA finals umpire.
Waters will also be provided...
Don Walker: 50 years of umpiring experience. Four State Finals.10 years college experience
TJ Newport: Minor League Baseball 2004-2007 (Appalachian, South Atlantic, Florida State, Texas), NCAA DI, DII, and DIII since 2009, 4 NCAA DIII Regional, DIII National Championship 2017
Sean Howard: Wendelstedt Umpire School, Gulf Coast League (Semi Finals), New York Penn (Semi Finals), Midwest League. Current NCAA DI, DII, DIII umpire. Umpired 2017 and 2018 DII Midwest Regional.
Cory Hinga: Has been umpiring for 15 years. He attended the Wendelstedt Umpire School in 2005 and spent six seasons umpiring in Minor Leagues. Cory umpired in the Appalachian, Midwest, Florida State, and Eastern Leagues. Currently Cory umpires collegiate baseball in the MAC, Summit, and Horizon as well as at the DII, DIII and NAIA levels.
Nick Sweeney: 25 years experience, Jim Evans umpire school, 2005 Appalachian League Championship series, 2006 South Atlantic League. Current NCAA DI, DII, DIII umpire. 2018 DII regional umpire.