Spring hasn't Sprung

Spring hasn’t Sprung

It sure doesn’t feel like spring in Maine.  Umpires Ed McDonough and Danny Deshaies brave 35 degree temperatures as Bates hosted Plymouth State in Lewiston, Maine on 4/4/18.

Palm Beach Challenging Photos

Palm Beach Challenging Photos

Bill Peck (NYC) has his game face on, flanked by crew members David Gonzalez (NJ) and Rich Galvin (MA) at the recent CBUAO Florida Camp

Another sunny day in Palm Beach, FL with a 4 man crew ready to work D-II baseball at the 2018 Florida Umpire Camp.

Left to right Dave Gonzalez (NJ) Len Ancuta (NJ) Bill Juilli (ME) Anthony Benham (MA).

Palm Beach Challenge 2018 in the books

Palm Beach Challenge 2018 in the books

 

 

Another sunny day at the Palm Beach Challenge, as the CBUAO Florida Umpire Camp concludes a successful week of intense umpire training. The sold-out event featured 5 days of four, three, and two man mechanics instruction leading into live D-II game evaluations. All of the students had a great time and are anxious to showcase their skills as we head into the heart of the 2018 college baseball season.

Nick Zibelli, lead instructor goes over the days events with the campers at the Palm Beach Challenge.

Instructor Rich Maggio intently surveys campers as they go over plate mechanics.

Campers listen, as instuctors go over plate work and drills.

See below for more Camp pictures

 

 

 

Fall Umpire Camp

 

Nick Zibelli, President of the CBUAO instructs campers on 2 and 3 man field situations and proper positioning. This years fall instructional camp was a huge success. Held at Baseball Heaven in Yaphank NY. 

For more photos go to the page section of the website and click on the camp tab.

Jim Kelly YBL Umpire Of The Year

Jim Kelly YBL Umpire Of The Year

Congratulations to Jimmy Kelly who has been selected as the 2017 Yawkey Baseball League Umpire of the Year. Jimmy has been a proud member of the CBUAO for more that 10 years. The CBUAO congratulates Jimmy on this outstanding accomplishment.

Steve Williams CCBL 2017 Umpire of the Year/ Daniel Silva Award Presentation

Steve Williams CCBL 2017 Umpire of the Year/ Daniel Silva Award Presentation

Stephen Williams (Abington, MA) receives the 2017 Curly Clement Award, as the Cape Cod Baseball League Umpire of the Year.
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L-R:  Mike Carrier (CCBL Deputy Commissioner), John Teehan (CBUAO Evaluator), Steve Williams (Curly Clement Award Recipient), Sol Yas (CCBL Director of Officiating), Nick Zibelli (CBUAO President)
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Josh Breaux (McLennan CC) receives the 2017 Daniel Silva Sportsmanship Award from Cape Cod League officials and umpires Jeff January, PJ McConville, and Joe Peters, in front of a packed house prior to Falmouth’s final game of the regular season.

Photos courtesy of SportsPix