training program

Pacific Baseball Umpires serves the San Diego high school baseball community.  Our training program begins in the winter to prepare for the spring CIF baseball season and consists of the following:

  • Classroom Studies - Weekly sessions on Wednesday evenings at Calvin Christian High School in Escondido where we'll cover NFHS baseball rules, CCA mechanics, and Pacific Umpires game management protocols

  • Field Mechanics Work - Weekly training initially focused on standard two-man mechanics with special training sessions focusing on both one-man mechanics, for new umpires, as well as four-man mechanics for experienced umpires

  • Mentoring Program - Get focused attention and guidance by working one-on-one with an experienced umpire

Membership benefits

  • Classroom and field training

  • NFHS Rulebook, Case Studies, & CCA Manual

  • CIF Exam management

  • Scrimmage game work

  • Game Assignments (Beginning in February-March) - for all High School Baseball Levels = Freshman (Frosh), JV, & Varsity

  • Automated Game Assignment Scheduling & Payment

  • Games are assigned 2 weeks in advance, with automated payments every 2 weeks

  • Camaraderie and community involvement

  • Post Season banquet Celebration

What's required of you

  • Step one - contact us and SIGN UP NOW!

  • Commitment - If you've been at it for decades or are new to umpiring, you'll only need a desire to learn and improve.

  • Attitude - We're here to honor the sport, serve our customers and have fun in the process.

  • We Check our ego at the door and strive to be the best we can be on the Diamond!

  • Pay annual membership fee of $75 (Fees have not increased in 5+ years!)

  • Have insurance (Pacific Umpires will provide you with Insurance information & provider Resources)

  • Provide equipment and uniforms to New Umpires to help keep start-up equipment costs low (Returning members donate gear each year to be claimed by new umpires, to help keep costs down for New Umpires)

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