The Umpire Academy is based on solid educational principles, lecture, demonstration and supervised application conducted by the experienced Southeast Region Volunteer Umpire Staff. Students will be provided with information and training to help them move their game to a higher level, which will include rule interpretations, proper mechanics, signaling, and positioning instruction. Registration will be […]
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Marty Henry and Louis Nickerson have been appointed as members of the Southeast Region’s Volunteer Umpire Staff. Matt Weber, Southeast Region Director made the appointments upon the recommendation of fellow members of the Umpire Staff, which is led by the Umpire-in-Chief, Rich Ealy. Members of the Volunteer Umpire Staff lead various education and training events, […]
Little League® International mourns the passing of Preston Pierce, former Virginia District 10 Administrator. He was 97. Mr. Pierce, a native of Surry County, Virginia, resided in Fairfax, Virginia, at the time of his passing. Joining the United States Army in 1945, Mr. Pierce served in Alabama and Germany. Following his honorable discharge from military […]
Save the Date! A Southeast Region D.A. and Staff Zoom meeting will be held on January 10, 2023 @ 7:30 p.m. (ET). More information coming soon!
Little League® International remembers Gary York, a Little League Southeast Region volunteer and umpire for more than 20 years, who officiated games in the 2017 Little League Softball® World Series in Portland, Oregon. He was 59. Mr. York, a native of Chattanooga, Tennessee, resided in Lakemont, Georgia, at the time of his passing. After graduating […]
Little League® International mourns the passing of Robert “Bobby” Veleta, Jr., who was a Southeast Region volunteer umpire for 27 years, and twice officiated games at the Little League Baseball® Europe and Africa (EA) Region Tournament played in Kutno, Poland. He was 66. Mr. Veleta’s volunteer service to the Little League program began with the […]
The Two-Umpire Mechanics Clinic instructs participants both on the field and in the classroom on all principles of field mechanics and facets of the two-umpire system. Detailed plate mechanics are covered in cage sessions which are recorded and available to each student after the Clinic. Additional mechanics are covered in various drills and sessions. Classroom […]