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Junior Umpire Drills & Skills Program

Perfect for teens and young adults beginning their umpiring careers!

  • Started May 13
  • 28 US dollars
  • Decatur

Service Description

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Become an Evolve Junior Umpire Instructor and offer a six-week live field activity program to help train new umpires for your local area! New Instructors gain password access to an online portal called the Locker Room. Inside the Locker Room, Instructors can access educational resources including: Weekly Agendas, Lesson Plans, Materials List, Field Activity Set Up Diagram, and much more. Registered Junior Umpire participants gain password access to the Evolve 2 Excellence Online Classroom featuring downloadable activity pages, a selection of guided reading training videos, weekly reading assignments, optional quizzes, and an optional final exam. Special activities on plate mechanics, signals, and uniforms & equipment. This dynamic program will take participants through twelve frequently occurring rules that are enforced exactly the same in baseball and softball such as the dropped third strike, infield fly, and fair/foul ball. Live Office Hours (every other Weds at noon CT) with professional umpire Jen Pawol will be available to assist participants who have additional questions. Each participant who completes the pre-assessment Rules Challenge, the coursework, and pass the final exam to receive their official Evolve Junior Umpire embossed silver sticker. Participants can also ask for assistance connecting to local umpire associations in their area to begin working paid games. Participation prizes have been provided by our sponsors and partners: All Star Sports, Birdman Bats, and Umps Care Charities! Program textbooks include a wide variety of high school, travel, college, and professional baseball and softball rule books, plus "Umpiring Is For U," written by Jen Pawol. PDF worksheets from the textbook will be included with the course in the Evolve Online Classroom. Printed soft cover textbooks may be ordered separately and shipped for an additional cost.


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Contact Details

  • Decatur, IL 62524, USA

    607-372-1695

    evolve2excellence@gmail.com