If you are new to umpiring and still looking to get started, we can tailor a plan to get you ready to take the field. Contact Steve Reed 206-962-9113 steve@umpiresnw.com to get started.

We are looking into running a clinic or two in the future. - See Below for current training schedule! 

2019 Training Schedule:

MAKEUP SESSION OPPORTUNITY - Module 1/2 - Introduction to Baseball/Softball Rules & One Umpire Mechanics - Sunday May 19th 3:30-6pm, Tukwila Library, 14380 Tukwila International Blvd, Tukwila, WA 98168 - 206-242-1640 - NOTE:  Prior to attending Module 1, please download and complete the Rules Test found at https://tinyurl.com/UNW-RuleTest.  Bring your copy of the test with you to the training session.  We will use this test for discussion during the training.
Welcome to Umpires NW, handouts, forms, Leagues covered, type of games, expectations, arbitersports training, pay and of course Rules!
Positioning, prioritize potential plays, Read/React, Pregame, Ground Rules, Special league rules, Angle/Distance, Judgement, Signals, etc


Scheduled training is just about over, but we can still find opportunities with local scrimmages and practice games to train you. So don’t let missing out on our classroom, cage work and field mechanics sessions stop you from contacting us to work baseball and/or softball games this year!

Live action!

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However if you are still interested in joining Umpires NW, we can tailor specialized training to get you ready to call a game! 

More to come, Date/Time/Location TBD - Including practice games/scrimmages and indoor facility for live pitching (ball and strikes, positioning, etc)

PAST MODULES
Module 1
- Introduction to Baseball/Softball Rules for Umpires - Saturday January 26th, 2019 - 10am - 12:30pm, Kirkland Library, 308 Kirkland Ave, Kirkland, WA 98033 - NOTE:  Prior to attending Module 1, please download and complete the Rules Test found at https://tinyurl.com/UNW-RuleTest.  Bring your copy of the test with you to the training session.  We will use this test for discussion during the training.
Welcome to Umpires NW, handouts, forms, Leagues covered, type of games, expectations, arbitersports training, pay and of course Rules!

Module 4 - Advanced Umpire Training - Thursday January 31st, 2019 - 6pm - 8pm, Newport Way Library, 14250 SE Newport Way, Bellevue, WA 98006 - 425-747-2390 Plays that trip you up, Plate Work, Base Work, Dealing with Coaches, Look the part, Sharpening Mechanics, Work like a team, Winning Positioning, Strengthening Verbal Skills, Officiating in the Gray, etc

Module 2 - Introduction to One Umpire Mechanics - Saturday February 2nd, 2019 - 10:00am - 10:30am (new member orientation) Training 10:30am - 12:30pm, Kenmore Library, 6531 NE 181st St, Kenmore, WA 98208
Positioning, prioritize potential plays, Read/React, Pregame, Ground Rules, Special league rules, Angle/Distance, Judgement, Signals, etc

Module 1
- Introduction to Baseball/Softball Rules for Umpires -Saturday February 2nd 11:30am-12:00 (new member orientation) Training 12:00pm - 2:00pm, Newcastle Library, 12901 Newcastle Way, Newcastle, WA 98056 - NOTE:  Prior to attending Module 1, please download and complete the Rules Test found at https://tinyurl.com/UNW-RuleTest.  Bring your copy of the test with you to the training session.  We will use this test for discussion during the training.
Welcome to Umpires NW, handouts, forms, Leagues covered, type of games, expectations, arbitersports training, pay and of course Rules!

Module 2 - Introduction to One Umpire Mechanics - Saturday February 16th 10:00am - 10:30am (new member orientation) Training 10:30am - 12:30pm, Renton Library, 100 Mill Ave S, Renton, WA 98057
Positioning, prioritize potential plays, Read/React, Pregame, Ground Rules, Special league rules, Angle/Distance, Judgement, Signals, etc

Indoor Facilities Cage Work - Sunday February 17th - 10:00am-12:00pm -Base by Pros, 14926 35th Ave W, Lynnwood, WA 98087
Live pitching, work on head height, slot, tracking pitches, strike zone, adjustments, etc (working with a couple of 13u-18u teams)

Field Training  -Sunday February 24th - 9am-11am, Eastlake High School (Fastpitch Field), 400 228th Ave NE, Sammamish, WA 98074
1 man on field positioning, rotations, communication, etc

Field Training -Sunday February 24th - 11am-1pm, Eastlake High School (Fastpitch Field), 400 228th Ave NE, Sammamish, WA 98074
2 man on field positioning, rotations, communication, etc

Indoor Facilities Cage Work - Saturday February 23rd - 8am-10am -NPA, 5034 37th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98118
Live pitching, work on head height, slot, tracking pitches, strike zone, adjustments, etc (working with a couple of 13u teams)

Module 1 - Introduction to Baseball/Softball Rules for Umpires - Tuesday February 26th 6-8pm, Kenmore Library, 6531 NE 181st St, Kenmore, WA 98208
- NOTE:  Prior to attending Module 1, please download and complete the Rules Test found at 
https://tinyurl.com/UNW-RuleTest.  Bring your copy of the test with you to the training session.  We will use this test for discussion during the training.
Welcome to Umpires NW, handouts, forms, Leagues covered, type of games, expectations, arbitersports training, pay and of course Rules!

Modules 1 - Introduction to Baseball/Softball Rules for Umpires - Friday March 1 6-8pm  - Cad Room, Ellensburg High School, 1203 East Capitol Ave,  Ellensburg, WA  98926 - NOTE:  Prior to attending Module 1, please download and complete the Rules Test found at https://tinyurl.com/UNW-RuleTest.  Bring your copy of the test with you to the training session.  We will use this test for discussion during the training.
Welcome to Umpires NW, handouts, forms, Leagues covered, type of games, expectations, arbitersports training, pay and of course Rules!

Module 2&3 - Introduction to One & Two Umpire Mechanics - Saturday March 2 10am-2pm  - Cad Room, Ellensburg High School, 1203 East Capitol Ave,  Ellensburg, WA  98926 - Positioning, prioritize potential plays, Communication with partner, Areas of coverage (working area), Read/React, Pregame, Ground Rules, Special league rules, Angle/Distance, Judgement, Signals, On Field rotations, communication, etc

Field Training - Saturday March 2nd - 10am-1pm, Edmonds Woodway High School, 7600 212th St SW, Edmonds, WA 98026
2 man on field positioning, rotations, communication, etc (working with a local High School baseball team)

Module 3 - Introduction to Two Umpire Mechanics - Sunday March 3rd, 2019 - 1pm - 3pm, Sammamish Library, 825 228th Ave SE, Sammamish, WA 98075 - 425-392-3130 Positioning, prioritize potential plays, Communication with partner, Areas of coverage (working area), Read/React, Pregame, Ground Rules, Special league rules, Angle/Distance, Judgement, Signals, etc

Module 2 - Introduction to One Umpire Mechanics - Tuesday March 5th 6-8pm, Kirkland Library, 308 Kirkland Ave, Kirkland, WA 98033
Positioning, prioritize potential plays, Read/React, Pregame, Ground Rules, Special league rules, Angle/Distance, Judgement, Signals, etc

Field Training - Tuesday March 5th - 5:00pm-7pm, Shorewood High School, 17300 Fremont Ave N, Shoreline, WA 98133
2 man on field positioning, rotations, communication, etc (working with a local High School baseball team)

Field Training - Thursday March 7th - 5:00pm-7pm, Shorewood High School, 17300 Fremont Ave N, Shoreline, WA 98133
2 man on field positioning, rotations, communication, etc (working with a local High School baseball team)

Module 1/2 - Introduction to Baseball/Softball Rules & One Umpire Mechanics - Saturday March 9th 10-1pm, Snoqualmie Library, 7824 Center Blvd SE, Snoqualmie, WA 98065 - 425-888-1223 - NOTE:  Prior to attending Module 1, please download and complete the Rules Test found at https://tinyurl.com/UNW-RuleTest.  Bring your copy of the test with you to the training session.  We will use this test for discussion during the training.
Welcome to Umpires NW, handouts, forms, Leagues covered, type of games, expectations, arbitersports training, pay and of course Rules!
Positioning, prioritize potential plays, Read/React, Pregame, Ground Rules, Special league rules, Angle/Distance, Judgement, Signals, etc

Module 1/2 - Introduction to Baseball/Softball Rules & One Umpire Mechanics - Sunday March 10th 3:30-6pm, Tukwila Library, 14380 Tukwila International Blvd, Tukwila, WA 98168 - 206-242-1640 - - NOTE:  Prior to attending Module 1, please download and complete the Rules Test found at https://tinyurl.com/UNW-RuleTest.  Bring your copy of the test with you to the training session.  We will use this test for discussion during the training.
Welcome to Umpires NW, handouts, forms, Leagues covered, type of games, expectations, arbitersports training, pay and of course Rules!
Positioning, prioritize potential plays, Read/React, Pregame, Ground Rules, Special league rules, Angle/Distance, Judgement, Signals, etc

Module 1/2 - Introduction to Baseball/Softball Rules & One Umpire Mechanics - Saturday March 16th 10-12pm, Algona-Pacific Library, 255 Ellingson Rd, Pacific, WA 98047 - 253-833-3554 - - NOTE:  Prior to attending Module 1, please download and complete the Rules Test found at https://tinyurl.com/UNW-RuleTest.  Bring your copy of the test with you to the training session.  We will use this test for discussion during the training.
Welcome to Umpires NW, handouts, forms, Leagues covered, type of games, expectations, arbitersports training, pay and of course Rules!
Positioning, prioritize potential plays, Read/React, Pregame, Ground Rules, Special league rules, Angle/Distance, Judgement, Signals, etc

Module 4&5 - Advanced Umpire Training - Monday March 18th 6-8pm, Newcastle Library, 12901 Newcastle Way, Newcastle, WA 98056
Balks and illegal pitches, Advanced strike zone, how to work with a catcher, Situation management, etc

Jamboree - March 23rd 9am-4pm, Evergreen Playfields, 10am-3pm Forest Crest Playfields. Modified scrimmages

Jamboree - March 22nd 6pm, Elks, March 23rd 9am-8:15pm, Puyallup High School, Wildwood Park & Elks, Modified scrimmages

Modules 1 - Introduction to Baseball/Softball Rules for Umpires - Saturday April 13th 10am-11:45am  - Rotary Park, 1200 West 5th Ave,  Ellensburg, WA  98926
- NOTE:  Prior to attending Module 1, please download and complete the Rules Test found at https://tinyurl.com/UNW-RuleTest.  Bring your copy of the test with you to the training session.  We will use this test for discussion during the training.
Welcome to Umpires NW, handouts, forms, Leagues covered, type of games, expectations, arbitersports training, pay and of course Rules!
Module 2&3 - Introduction to One & Two Umpire Mechanics - Saturday April 13th 11:50pm-1:30pm  - Rotary Park, 1200 West 5th Ave,  Ellensburg, WA  98926
Positioning, prioritize potential plays, Communication with partner, Areas of coverage (working area), Read/React, Pregame, Ground Rules, Special league rules, Angle/Distance, Judgement, Signals, On Field rotations, communication, etc
FIELD TRAINING - Saturday April 13th 1:35pm-3pm  - Rotary Park, 1200 West 5th Ave,  Ellensburg, WA  989261 & 2 man on field positioning, rotations, communication, etc

MAKEUP SESSION OPPORTUNITY - Module 1/2 - Introduction to Baseball/Softball Rules & One Umpire Mechanics - Sunday April 28th 3:30-5pm, Kingsgate Library, 12315 NE 143rd St, Kirkland WA 98034 - 425-821-7686 - NOTE:  Prior to attending Module 1, please download and complete the Rules Test found at https://tinyurl.com/UNW-RuleTest.  Bring your copy of the test with you to the training session.  We will use this test for discussion during the training.
Welcome to Umpires NW, handouts, forms, Leagues covered, type of games, expectations, arbitersports training, pay and of course Rules!
Positioning, prioritize potential plays, Read/React, Pregame, Ground Rules, Special league rules, Angle/Distance, Judgement, Signals, etc

 

Looking to secure indoor training facilities for live pitching/plate work - Dates and locations TBD