Co-Sponsored by:
University of Maine Baseball

When:    September 2019

Where: University of Maine 

Who is it for? 
This program is open to anyone that currently umpires baseball or anyone who is interested in becoming an umpire. This day long clinic will sharpen the skills needed to becoming a better umpire. 

The program will also be a benefit to current umpires that would like to 'move up' in High School levels or on to the college ranks, as current HS (NFHS) and College (CCA) mechanics will be taught.

Cost:     Free

What will we cover? 
We will start with some of the basic fundamentals of umpiring and build on those concepts throughout the day. 
We will focus on 2 & 3-man mechanics.
~ Proper plate positioning/mechanics/Wedge
~ Cage work - calling pitches
~ Proper field mechanics/Positioning
~ Proper signaling
What do students need to bring?
~ Umpire uniform (If you have one) or clothes for running and baseball activities.
~ Plate gear. (Some can be provided if you have none)
~ Water bottle
~ The willingness to work to become a better umpire.
~ Athletic Cup (If you are borrowing plate gear)

Tentative Schedule of Clinic

8:30am        Meet at UMaine Lounge
8:45am        Working with coaches - Coach Derba
9:00am        Classroom session - Plate
10:00am      Plate work session - Hitting Pavilion
11:15am      Classroom session - Base work
12:30pm      Base work Practical - Mahaney Diamond
TBD             Start of scrimmage - umpires will rotate through
3:00pm        Estimated end of day

Lunch will be provided
* Specific rules WILL NOT be covered in this session. This is a field mechanics clinic, and some rules MAY be discussed.

* We will be working University of Maine inside scrimmages..
Interested in becoming a High School Baseball Umpire?
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If you are interested in becoming a member of the Eastern Maine Baseball Umpires Association, rules programs are held in the spring. 
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Our Lead Instructors
Troy Lare
Executive Board - EMBUA
High School Umpire
College Baseball Umpire
Cape Cod League Umpire
Little League Umpire Trainer
American Legion Umpire
LL - Regionals & WS Umpire
Rob Curtis
Jim Evans Pro School Graduate
High School Umpire
Trainer - EMBUA
Asst interpreter - EMBUA
HS State Game Umpire
Little League Umpire Trainer
American Legion Umpire
Little League - Regional Umpire
Little League - Assistant DA
Nick Derba
Head Coach Univ of Maine
Fmr Asst Coach CCBL
Former Division 1 player
Former AAA Catcher (STL)

Eastern Maine Baseball Umpires Association
We will contact you by e-mail as a confirmation and will send pre-clinic information and updates.
We will be working a live scrimmage again this year. Take what we learn to the field.
Thanks for the great response.
We will offer a 2 & 3 man clinic in the fall of 2019.

Information coming soon