SUNY Cortland & Tompkins-Cortland Community College

Clinic is SOLD OUT!
We have reached capacity for this clinic. However, if you want to be put on the clinic waitlist, you can complete a registration and, if a spot opens up, you will be notified. Please note, there is no guarantee a spot will become available and it may open at the last minute. Wait list registrants would be added on a first-come basis.

Optional Evaluations on October 7
Attendees of this camp are offered an optional additional training day of live game evaluations on October 7. Attendance on October 7 is not required to participate in this clinic but is a great way to reinforce clinic instruction.

Clinic Overview
This camp offers innovative instruction preparing umpires to work all levels of NCAA and NJCAA baseball. We believe in an intense and professional approach to the instruction of three-man umpire mechanics with an emphasis on plate and base work augmented by live game evaluation, on-field drills, and instruction.

Program of Instruction
Instruction includes comprehensive classroom discussion of mechanics and techniques, NCAA Rules and CCA Mechanics, The Strike Zone, Handling Situations, Communication, Philosophy of Plate and Base Work, and Field Work and Drills.

Special Guest Instructors
Don Umland, NCAA Division III National Coordinator is planning to attend this clinic. Also, Bill McCallum, NCAA Divison I Regional Advisor/Evaluator is planning on attending as well.

Special Address
SUNYAC Commissioner, Tom DiCamillo will open the clinic with an address to students regarding expectations for officials from the perspective of a conference commissioner.

Cost and Location
Tuition for this event is $300. The clinic will take place on the campus of SUNY-Cortland, Tompkins-Cortland Community College (September 15-17), and SUNY-Brockport (October 7, Optional).

Tentative Schedule
Instruction begins on Friday evening, September 15 at 6:30 pm with classroom instruction at SUNY-Cortland. Instruction and evaluation on September 16, September 17, and October 7 from 8:00 am until dark.

–September 15: Classroom Instruction – SUNY-Cortland
–September 16-17: Live game evaluations and instruction – SUNY-Cortland and Tompkins-Cortland
–October 7 (Optional): Live game evaluations and instruction – SUNY-Brockport

Travel Arrangements
Umpires are responsible for their own lodging, transportation, and meals. COG will attempt to accommodate your travel plans, but umpires should be prepared to participate in a full day and night of training on September 17.

Questions and Additional Information
If you have any questions about this clinic, please contact Alex Skandalis at 908-432-4543 or email at

Please note, all registrations (applications) are subject to approval.


This umpire development opportunity is jointly supported by Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Umpires and United Collegiate Umpires.

Hosted By United Collegiate Umpires
PO Box 201
Pluckemin NJ 07978
(908) 432-4543
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September 15, 2017 - September 17, 2017
Clinic Attendee $300.00