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 to get started.

Umpires NW will be conducting training beginning the end of January each year. We are looking into running a clinic or two in the future. - See Below for current training schedule! 

2018 Training Schedule:


North Training:

Module 3 - Introduction to Two Umpire Mechanics - Sunday February 25, 2018 - Kenmore Lanes (425-486-5555), 7638 NE Bothell Way, Kenmore WA 98208  1pm-3pm
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
 

Central Training:

Module 3 - Introduction to Two Umpire Mechanics - Saturday February 24, 2018 - Newport Public Library (425-747-2390), 14250 SE Newport Way, Bellevue, WA  98006 10am-12pm
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
 


 

Central Washington Training:
Modules 1 - Introduction to Baseball/Softball Rules for Umpires - Friday March 30, 2018  - Rotary Park, 1200 West 5th Ave,  Ellensburg, WA  98926 6pm-8pm
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 31, 2018  - Rotary Park, 1200 West 5th Ave,  Ellensburg, WA  98926 10am-2pm
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
 

Advanced Umpire Training - Saturday February 24, 2018 - Kenmore Public Library - 6531 NE 181st St, Kemore, WA  98028 (425-486-8747), 2pm-5pm - 
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

Makeup Sessions:
Module 1
- Introduction to Baseball/Softball Rules for Umpires - Monday March 5, 2018 - Newcastle Public Library (425-255-0111), 12901 Newcastle Way, Newcastle,  WA  98056 6:30pm-8:30pm
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 - Monday March 12, 2018 - Sammamish Public Library (425-392-3130), 825 228th Ave SE, Sammamish, WA  98075 6:30pm-8:30pm
Positioning, prioritize potential plays, Read/React, Pregame, Ground Rules, Special league rules, Angle/Distance, Judgement, Signals, etc
Module 3 - Introduction to Two Umpire Mechanics - Wednesday March 21, 2018 - Lake Forest Park Public Library (206-362-8860), 17171 Bothell Way NE, Lake Forest Park, WA  98155 6:30pm-8:30pm
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


Field Training - Sunday March 4, 2018 - ROCK CREEK SPORTS COMPLEX/Ravensdale Park, 27101 SE Kent Kangley rd, Ravensdale, WA 98051 Two Sessions 11:30am-1:30pm, 2pm-4pm
1 man and 2 man on field positioning, rotations, communication, etc

Field Training - Tuesday March 6, 2018 - SHOREWOOD HIGH SCHOOL, 17300 Freemont Ave N, Shoreline, WA 98133  5:15pm-7:15pm
2 man on field positioning, rotations, communication, etc

Field Training - Thursday March 8, 2018 - SHOREWOOD HIGH SCHOOL, 17300 Freemont Ave N, Shoreline, WA 98133  5:15pm-7:15pm
2 man on field positioning, rotations, communication, etc

Indoor Facilities Cage Work - TBD
Live pitching, work on head height, slot, tracking pitches, strike zone, adjustments, etc

Stay Tuned for on field scrimmages/practice games opportunities!

Live action!

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 - Sunday February 11, 2018 - Big E Brewery (425-672-7051), 5030 208th St SW, Lynnwood WA 98036  1pm-3pm
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 - Sunday February 18, 2018 - Kenmore Lanes (425-486-5555), 7638 NE Bothell Way, Kenmore WA 98208  3pm-5pm
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 - Sunday February 11, 2018 - Renton Highlands Public Library (425-277-1831), 2801 NE 10th St, Renton, WA  98056 3:30pm-5pm
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 - Sunday February 18, 2018 - Sammamish Public Library (425-392-3130), 825 228th Ave SE, Sammamish, WA  98075 3pm-5pm
Positioning, prioritize potential plays, Read/React, Pregame, Ground Rules, Special league rules, Angle/Distance, Judgement, Signals, etc

South Training:

Module 1 - Introduction to Baseball/Softball Rules for Umpires - Saturday February 3, 2018 - Federal Way Public Library (253-838-3668), 34200 1st Way S, Federal Way,  WA  98003 10am-1pm
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 10, 2018 - Des Moines Public Library (206-824-6066), 21620 11th Ave S,  Des Moines, WA  98003 3pm-5pm
Positioning, prioritize potential plays, Read/React, Pregame, Ground Rules, Special league rules, Angle/Distance, Judgement, Signals, etc
Module 3 - Introduction to Two Umpire Mechanics - Saturday February 17, 2018 - Kent Public Library (253-859-3330), 212 2nd Ave N, Kent, WA  98032 12:30pm-2:30pm
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

 

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