2016 CBUAO/ECUA “Advanced” 2-Man Umpire Camp

October 14 -16

Camp Information:   The Collegiate Baseball Umpires Assigning Organization (CBUAO) in conjunction with the East Coast Umpires Association (ECUA), will conduct an advanced 2-man umpire camp October 14-16 at Baseball Heaven (Yaphank, NY).  Umpires looking to move up to the D-II and D-III level as well as umpires looking for recertification are invited to attend.  Camp Director Nick Zibelli has assembled an outstanding team of teachers and evaluators led by NCAA Regional Evaluator Rich Maggio.


Camp Location: The CBUAO/ECUA Camp will be using the Baseball Heaven Complex in Yaphank, NY (www.baseballheaven.com). This location will be used for all field drills and live game evaluations.

Clinic Itinerary:

  • The most experienced staff in the Northeast Region
  • Advanced Cage Work (Umpires are required to have plate gear & uniform)
  • Field Drills covering the 2-man umpiring system (base uniform required)
  • All students will umpire & be evaluated during live baseball games.

Clinic Schedule:

  • Friday October 14: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm: Field Stations & Cage Work (lunch included).
    830PM: Live game evaluations
  • Saturday October 15: 8:00 am – 8:00 pm: Live Evaluation Games & Cage Work (full uniform required)
  • Sunday October 16: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm: Live Game Evaluations (full uniform required)

Camp Cost:

Per Camper Cost: $375.00 (includes daily lunch)

  • Out of town campers will be responsible for their own hotel reservations
  • Camp will be limited to 24 camper, so act early!!

Clinic Deposit:

A $150.00 non-refundable deposit is required, to reserve your spot for this camp

Registration Form: Click on this link for our online registration form (Deadline to register is October 1st, 2016) Make checks payable to: East Coast Umpires, Inc., mail to: Please direct your phone call questions to Rich Maggio at (631) 767-8478 or e-mail us at info@eastcoastumpires.com

Registration Form click here 2016_ecua_2-man_app-8

2017 CBUAO Umpire Tryouts

2017 CBUAO Umpire Tryouts


The CBUAO will be conducting tryouts for umpires wishing to be considered for college baseball assignments in the spring 2017 season. Tryouts will be held at various locations in the Northeast in September and October. Umpires should reside within the geographical footprint of the CBUAO schools (New England, NY, NJ, PA, DE). Click on the link below for the New Umpire Application Form




CBUAO Application Form

Chasen/Trump a winning “BASEBALL” ticket. 

Chasen/Trump a winning “BASEBALL” ticket. 



Hall of Fame coach, player, and umpire, Barry Chasen (top row, 2nd from left) and Donald Trump (seated, front row center) pose with teammates on the 1964 championship New York Military Academy baseball team…Trump Photo

Old partners work for a great cause

Old partners work for a great cause


Nick Zibelli, Mark Ottovianelli, Peter Hall, and Joe Cacciatore pose on the
3rd tee of the 2016 Joe Driscoll Memorial Golf Tournament at Squirrel Run in
Plymouth.  Thanks to all the umpires and friends who made this year’s
tournament a smashing success.
This year’s Joe Driscoll Memorial Golf Tournament at Squirrel Run Golf
Course in Plymouth, Massachusetts, raised more than $3,000.00 for the JDF
Scholarship Fund.
L-R:  Jack Reardon, Frank Auditore, Joe Peters, Tim Reiner, Ed Smallcomb,
Mike Rabideau, and John Leeds.
CCBL Names Mickey Garcia Umpire of the Year

CCBL Names Mickey Garcia Umpire of the Year

DSC_5641 Mickey Garcia slide show                                                                            Congratulations to Mickey Garcia (Mashpee, MA) the recipient of the 2016 Curly Clement Award as the Cape Cod Baseball League’s Umpire of the year.


Below: Mickey Garcia (Mashpee, MA) receives the 2016 Curly Clement Award as the Cape Cod Baseball League umpire of the year.

L-R:  CCBL Senior Associate Commissioner Sol Yas, Mickey Garcia, CCBL President Chuck Sturtevant, and CBUAO President Nick Zibelli

DSC_0134 Umpire of the Year slide show

A visit to the Hamptons

The Hamptons

CBUAO President Nick Zibelli poses with the umpiring crew for the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League Championship Series at Montauk, NY.

(Left to Right): Tom Magier, Rich Lionetti, Nick Zibelli, and Skip Amadio