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Butler County


BASEBALL Online or In Person Course 25.5 hours $125 Hours Ken Gallo 3/9/2021 5:30 PM 9:30 PM Cincinnati Zoom or Lakota West HS 3/10/2021 5:30 PM 9:30 PM Cincinnati Zoom or Lakota West HS 3/11/2021 5:30 PM 9:30 PM Cincinnati Zoom or Lakota West HS 3/12/2021 5:30 PM 9:30 PM Cincinnati Zoom or Lakota West HS 3/13/2021 10:00 AM 2:00 PM Cincinnati Zoom or Lakota West HS 3/15/2021 4:30 PM 6:00 PM Scrimmage TBD 3/16/2021 5:30 PM 9:30 PM Cincinnati Zoom or Lakota West HS Monroe High School Taught by Michael Stanger $35 28 Hours 2/15/2021 8:00 AM 3:00 PM Monroe High School- Gymnasium 2/22/2021 8:00 AM 3:00 PM Monroe High School- Gymnasium 3/1/2021 8:00 AM 3:00 PM Monroe High School- Gymnasium 3/8/2021 8:00 AM 3:00 PM Monroe High School- Gymnasium What you can expect:
The prospective sports official/umpire will receive a minimum of 25 hours of instruction on the playing rules and mechanics (where to stand, signals and where to look) of the sport. Class sessions will be dedicated to the relationship of the OHSAA and officials, how to deal with emotionally charged situations, how to get games, where to purchase uniforms and equipment, where to find a local officials/umpires association and all related information to provide each prospective official/umpire with an opportunity for success. The goal of each instructor is to provide every student with enough knowledge and proficiency to be successful at the entry level in sports officiating.


What is expected of you:
It is expected that each student be proficient in reading and writing. Officials may have to run and be engaged in strenuous physical activity, therefore you should be ambulatory and have the necessary level of physical fitness required for that sport. You are expected to attend every class. You will be required to pay an instructional fee. At the conclusion of classes and prior to your first game assignment you will be expected to purchase your own equipment and uniform. You will be required to be proficient in mechanics. You will also be required to receive at least 75% on two written, final exams: one on rules and one on mechanics.

Concussion Training
Prior to completing the class and receiving your permit you are required by the OHSAA to complete additional concussion training. Baseball - Stanger - Buckeye Elite Michael Stanger $115 25 Hours 2/27/2021 9:00 AM 5:00 PM Monroe High School Media Center 2/28/2021 9:00 AM 2:00 PM Monroe High School Media Center 3/6/2021 9:00 AM 4:00 PM Monroe High School Media Center 3/7/2021 9:00 AM 2:00 PM Monroe High School Media Center What you can expect:
The prospective sports official/umpire will receive a minimum of 25 hours of instruction on the playing rules and mechanics (where to stand, signals and where to look) of the sport. Class sessions will be dedicated to the relationship of the OHSAA and officials, how to deal with emotionally charged situations, how to get games, where to purchase uniforms and equipment, where to find a local officials/umpires association and all related information to provide each prospective official/umpire with an opportunity for success. The goal of each instructor is to provide every student with enough knowledge and proficiency to be successful at the entry level in sports officiating.


What is expected of you:
It is expected that each student be proficient in reading and writing. Officials may have to run and be engaged in strenuous physical activity, therefore you should be ambulatory and have the necessary level of physical fitness required for that sport. You are expected to attend every class. You will be required to pay an instructional fee. At the conclusion of classes and prior to your first game assignment you will be expected to purchase your own equipment and uniform. You will be required to be proficient in mechanics. You will also be required to receive at least 75% on two written, final exams: one on rules and one on mechanics.

Concussion Training
Prior to completing the class and receiving your permit you are required by the OHSAA to complete additional concussion training. SOFTBALL - Also see All Ohio Umpire School under "areawide" menu above Online or In Person Course 25.5 hours $125 Hours Ken Gallo 2/23/2021 5:30 PM 9:30 PM Cincinnati Zoom or Lakota West HS 2/25/2021 5:30 PM 9:30 PM Cincinnati Zoom or Lakota West HS 2/26/2021 5:30 PM 9:30 PM Cincinnati Zoom or Lakota West HS 3/1/2021 5:30 PM 9:30 PM Cincinnati Zoom or Lakota West HS 3/2/2021 5:30 PM 9:30 PM Cincinnati Zoom or Lakota West HS 3/4/2021 4:30 PM 6:00 PM Scrimmage TBD 3/5/2021 5:30 PM 9:30 PM Cincinnati Zoom or Lakota West HS Search and Register for a Course Here




Clermont County


BASEBALL Learn to Umpire/Southwestern Ohio Miami University - Middletown Course forming in January 2020 For additional information or asstistance with registration, contact the instructor(s): Dan Duncan & Jim Kovac 513.280.2914 swuamail@gmail.com or danergd@roadrunner.com Search and Register for a Course Here ​Blue Chip Umpire Baseball Training Course forming in January 2020 For additional information or asstistance with registration, contact the instructor(s): Dan Imbronyev 513.828.2967 dimbronyv@gmail.com Search and Register for a Course Here SOFTBALL See All Ohio Umpire School under "statewide" menu above​​​​​​​ Search and Register for a Course Here




Clark County


BASEBALL Clark County Course Rob Cowles and Don Hammond Rob: 937-360.5071; robert.cowles63@gmail.com Febduary 28-March 24 Virtual (Microsoft Teams) On-field training weather permitting Search and Register for a Course Here SOFTBALL See All Ohio Umpire School under "statewide" menu above Search and Register for a Course Here




Champaign County


BASEBALL See Miami County Tab Search and Register for a Course Here SOFTBALL See All Ohio Umpire School under "areawide" menu above Search and Register for a Course Here




Darke County


BASEBALL Darke County Umpires Baseball Training Greeneville High School Starting February 18, 2020, Tuesday & Thursdays 5:30-8:00 p.m. For additional information or asstistance with registration, contact the instructor(s): Dave Henry 937.417.5731 redsumpire1953@yahoo.com Search and Register for a Course Here SOFTBALL - Also see All Ohio Umpire School under "areawide" menu above Online Course DJ Stone, Facilitator 22 Hours $140 2/1/2021 6:00 PM 9:00 PM Online 2/2/2021 6:00 PM 9:00 PM Online 2/4/2021 6:00 PM 9:00 PM Online 2/8/2021 6:00 PM 9:00 PM Online 2/9/2021 6:00 PM 9:00 PM Online 2/11/2021 6:00 PM 9:00 PM Online 2/13/2021 4:00 PM 6:00 PM In person 2/15/2021 6:00 PM 8:00 PM Online Additional information:We will meet online a few times online.1st time we will meet will just to discuss how the class works, what to expect, and talk about the exams. Also during the class we will meet to go over mechanics on the field. If you have any questions feel free to email at dstone@crsi-oh.com Search and Register for a Course Here




Hamilton County


BASEBALL Mid-America Ballyard (6960 Blue Rock Road Cincinnati) Sean Burns and Matthew Kleiner Contact Sean (umpsean@gmail.com) Cost: $125 March 2 5:30-9:00pm March 3 5:30-9:00pm March 4 5:30-9:00pm March 9 5:30-9:00pm March 10 5:30-9:00pm March 11 5:30-9:00pm Search and Register for a Course Here SOFTBALL All-Ohio Softball Umpire school - Cincinnati Sycamore High School March 21-22 Sycamore HS 8AM-5PM with scrimmages following week For additional information or asstistance with registration, contact the instructor(s): Jerry Fick 513.673.9900 swdoc@fuse.net Search and Register for a Course Here




Logan County


BASEBALL Top of Ohio Umpires Assoc. Umpire Training Course forming in January 2020 Search and Register for a Course Here SOFTBALL See All Ohio Umpire School under "areawide" menu abov Search and Register for a Course Here




Madison County


BASEBALL Madison County New Baseball Umpire Course London High School Course meets for 26 hours Cost: $115 2/22/2021 5:30 PM 9:00 PM London 2/24/2021 5:30 PM 9:00 PM London 2/27/2021 10:00 AM 4:00 PM London 3/1/2021 5:30 PM9:00 PM London 3/3/2021 5:30 PM 9:00 PM London 3/6/2021 10:00 AM 4:00 PM London For additional information or asstistance with registration, contact the instructor(s): Keith Smith 740.248.0814 paintplus@aol.com Search and Register for a Course Here SOFTBALL - Also see All Ohio Umpire School under "areawide" menu abov Madison County New Softball Umpire Course London High School Course forming in January 2020 2/16/2021 5:30 PM 9:00 PM London 2/18/2021 5:30 PM 9:00 PM London 2/20/2021 10:00 AM 4:00 PM London 2/23/2021 5:30 PM 9:00 PM London 2/25/2021 5:30 PM 9:00 PM London 2/27/2021 10:00 AM 4:00 PM London For additional information or asstistance with registration, contact the instructor(s): Keith Smith 740.248.0814 paintplus@aol.com Search and Register for a Course Here




Miami County


BASEBALL West Central Ohio Umpires Assoc. Umpire Training - North Region Miami East Elementary/Junior High School Course Start: January 17, 2021, Sunday's 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. For additional information or asstistance with registration, contact the instructor(s): Steve Kirby 937.654.6551 skirby@miamieast.k12.oh.us 1/17/2021 6:00 PM 9:00 PM Miami East Elementary/Jr High 1/24/2021 6:00 PM 9:00 PM Miami East Elementary/Jr High 1/31/2021 6:00 PM 9:00 PM Miami East Elementary/Jr High 2/14/2021 6:00 PM 9:00 PM Miami East Elementary/Jr High 2/21/2021 6:00 PM 9:00 PM Miami East Elementary/Jr High 2/28/2021 6:00 PM 9:00 PM Miami East Elementary/Jr High 3/7/2021 6:00 PM 9:00 PM Miami East Elementary/Jr High 3/14/2021 6:00 PM 9:00 PM Miami East Elementary/Jr High 3/16/2021 5:00 PM 8:00 PM Scrimmage TBA 3/18/2021 5:00 PM 8:00 PM Scrimmage TBA 3/21/2021 6:00 PM 9:00 PM Miami East Elementary/Jr High Class Description

All classes will be held at Miami East Elem/Jr Hi. Classes will go from 6-9 p.m. or 5-9 p.m. on Sunday evenings. Half of the class will be spent in the gym each week. Please make sure you wear or bring shoes to wear in the gym. As part of the class, you will be required to attend the WCOUA Umpire Clinic in February/March. The clinic is free for members of this class. There will also be several scrimmages that will be added in March (Date, time, and Location TBA). Attendance of 80% of the classes/scrimmages is mandatory in order for the tests to be released. It is the student's responsibility to get with the instructor to make-up class time that has been missed. Your completion of this course will also include your membership into the West Central Ohio Umpires Association for the 2021 year. The West Central Ohio Umpires Association will also provide a mentor for each student in the class.

Class size is limited to 15 students in order to meet COVID protocols. This class will also follow all COVID protocols. Masks will need to be worn at all times. All classroom materials will be sanitized periodically throughout each class session.

If you have further questions, please contact Steve Kirby @

bknights40@live.com or 937-654-6551 Search and Register for a Course Here SOFTBALL - Also see All Ohio Umpire School under "areawide" menu abov Instructor: DJ Stone 25 Hours $140 Online with scrimmage 2/4/2021 6:00 PM 9:00 PM Online 2/5/2021 6:00 PM 9:00 PM Online 2/6/2021 6:00 PM 9:00 PM Online 2/9/2021 6:00 PM 9:00 PM Online 2/11/2021 6:00 PM 9:00 PM Online 2/12/2021 6:00 PM 9:00 PM Online 2/13/2021 4:00 PM 9:00 PM In person/online 2/15/2021 6:00 PM 8:00 PM Online Search and Register for a Course Here




Montgomery County


BASEBALL Kettering Umpire Association Baseball Umpire Training Kettrering Middle School cafeteria (by the Greene) Course start January 25, 2020, run each Thursday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. until March 26th. For additional information or asstistance with registration, contact the instructor(s): Dan O'Bryan 937.361.8538 d.obryan@sbcglobal.net Search and Register for a Course Here SOFTBALL See All Ohio Umpire School under "areawide" menu abov Search and Register for a Course Here




Warren County


BASEBALL Learn to Umpire/Southwestern Ohio Miami University - Middletown Course forming in January 2020 For additional information or asstistance with registration, contact the instructor(s): Dan Duncan & Jim Kovac 513.280.2914 swuamail@gmail.com or danergd@roadrunner.com Search and Register for a Course Here SOFTBALL See All Ohio Umpire School under "areawide" menu abov Search and Register for a Course Here




Franklin County


BASEBALL Central Ohio Baseball Umpries Association AEC 2021 Online Daniel C. McGinnis dmac0014@msn.com $140 17 Hours 2/14/2021 7:00 PM 8:30 PM Online via Zoom 2/21/2021 7:00 PM 8:30 PM Online via Zoom 2/28/2021 7:00 PM 8:30 PM Online via Zoom 3/7/2021 7:00 PM 8:30 PM Online via Zoom 3/14/2021 7:00 PM 8:30 PM Online via Zoom 3/20/2021 8:00 AM 4:00 PM Grove City High School 3/21/2021 7:00 PM 8:30 PM Online via Zoom The prospective sports official/umpire will receive a minimum of 25 hours of instruction on the playing rules and mechanics (where to stand, signals and where to look) of the sport.

Class will consist of weekly Zoom meetings as well as additional outside of class course requirements via RefPrep. Students will be required to complete all RefPrep courses outside of class, this will be tracked via the instructor and weekly discussions will be used to discuss questions and situations.

Cost for RefPrep online course, first year's membership dues into the Central Ohio Baseball Umpires Association (COBUA), as well as fee for attending umpire clinic in March is all included in course fee ($140).

The following will also be discussed during class: how to get games, where to purchase uniforms and equipment, where to find a local officials/umpires association and all related information to provide each prospective official/umpire with an opportunity for success. The goal of each instructor is to provide every student with enough knowledge and proficiency to be successful at the entry level in baseball umpiring. OHSAA Online Class - Valentine OHSAA Online Baseball Umpiring Class Eric Valentine $145 25 Hours 2/6/2021 9:00 AM 5:00 PM Online 2/20/2021 9:00 AM 5:00 PM Columbus - TBA 3/7/20211 2:00 PM 5:00 PM Online 3/15/2021 5:00 PM 9:00 PM Online Baseball 101 Robert Gooch $125 25 Hours 2/15/2021 10:00 AM 12:30 PM Destiny Center 1561 Old Leanord Ave Columbus Ohio 43219 2/16/2021 10:00 AM 12:30 PM Destiny Center 1561 Old Leanord Ave Columbus Ohio 43219 2/17/2021 10:00 AM 12:30 PM Destiny Center 1561 Old Leanord Ave Columbus Ohio 43219 2/18/2021 10:00 AM 12:30 PM Destiny Center 1561 Old Leanord Ave Columbus Ohio 43219 2/22/2021 10:00 AM 12:30 PMDestiny Center 1561 Old Leanord Ave Columbus Ohio 43219 2/23/202110:00 AM 12:30 PM Destiny Center 1561 Old Leanord Ave Columbus Ohio 43219 2/24/202110:00 AM 12:30 PM Destiny Center 1561 Old Leanord Ave Columbus Ohio 43219 2/25/202110:00 AM 12:30 PM Destiny Center 1561 Old Leanord Ave Columbus Ohio 43219 3/1/2021 10:00 AM 12:30 PM Destiny Center 1561 Old Leanord Ave Columbus Ohio 43219 3/2/2021 10:00 AM 12:30 PM Destiny Center 1561 Old Leanord Ave Columbus Ohio 43219 What you can expect:
The prospective sports official/umpire will receive a minimum of 25 hours of instruction on the playing rules and mechanics (where to stand, signals and where to look) of the sport. Class sessions will be dedicated to the relationship of the OHSAA and officials, how to deal with emotionally charged situations, how to get games, where to purchase uniforms and equipment, where to find a local officials/umpires association and all related information to provide each prospective official/umpire with an opportunity for success. The goal of each instructor is to provide every student with enough knowledge and proficiency to be successful at the entry level in sports officiating.


What is expected of you:
It is expected that each student be proficient in reading and writing. Officials may have to run and be engaged in strenuous physical activity, therefore you should be ambulatory and have the necessary level of physical fitness required for that sport. You are expected to attend every class. You will be required to pay an instructional fee. At the conclusion of classes and prior to your first game assignment you will be expected to purchase your own equipment and uniform. You will be required to be proficient in mechanics. You will also be required to receive at least 75% on two written, final exams: one on rules and one on mechanics.

Concussion Training
Prior to completing the class and receiving your permit you are required by the OHSAA to complete additional concussion training. SOFTBALL - also see All Ohio Umpire School under "areawide" menu above OHSAA Online Class - Valentine OHSAA Online Softball Umpiring Class Eric Valentine $145 24 Hours 2/6/2021 9:00 AM 5:00 PM Online 2/20/2021 9:00 AM 5:00 PM Columbus - TBA 3/14/20211 1:00 PM 5:00 PM Online 3/15/2021 5:00 PM 9:00 PM Online Search and Register for a Course Here




Areawide Courses


All Ohio Umpire School For information contact: Jerry Fick OHSAA Director of Officials Development-Softball 513 563 2755 or swdoc@fuse.net See the following link for full information about this dual OHSAA and USA Softball certification. https://tinyurl.com/y9ncr9pf




Marion County


Baseball - Marion Umpires Course Taught by Casey Mackay $100 19.5 hours Marion 2/14/2021 12:30 PM 3:00 PM Online 2/18/2021 7:30 PM 9:00 PM Online 2/21/2021 12:30 PM 3:00 PM Online 2/25/2021 7:30 PM 9:00 PM Online 2/28/2021 12:30 PM 3:00 PM Online 3/4/2021 7:30 PM 9:00 PM Online 3/7/2021 12:30 PM 3:00 PM Online 3/14/2021 9:00 AM 2:00 PM Mechanics Clinic (TBD) Class Description

Class will consist of weekly online meetings as well as additional outside of class course requirements via RefPrep. Students will be required to complete all RefPrep courses outside of class, this will be tracked via the instructor and weekly discussions will be used to discuss questions and situations. *Dates of the online meetings are subject to change.*

Students will be given the opportunity to participate in preseason scrimmages (weather permitting). Also, an in-person clinic will be held to go over and practice mechanics for the plate and bases.

Fees for the course cover the students' OHSAA License and course materials including RefPrep access.

What you can expect:
The prospective sports official/umpire will receive a minimum of 25 hours of instruction on the playing rules and mechanics (where to stand, signals and where to look) of the sport. Class sessions will be dedicated to the relationship of the OHSAA and officials, how to deal with emotionally charged situations, how to get games, where to purchase uniforms and equipment, where to find a local officials/umpires association and all related information to provide each prospective official/umpire with an opportunity for success. The goal of each instructor is to provide every student with enough knowledge and proficiency to be successful at the entry level in sports officiating.


What is expected of you:
It is expected that each student be proficient in reading and writing. Officials may have to run and be engaged in strenuous physical activity, therefore you should be ambulatory and have the necessary level of physical fitness required for that sport. You are expected to attend every class. You will be required to pay an instructional fee. At the conclusion of classes and prior to your first game assignment you will be expected to purchase your own equipment and uniform. You will be required to be proficient in mechanics. You will also be required to receive at least 75% on two written, final exams: one on rules and one on mechanics.

Concussion Training
Prior to completing the class and receiving your permit you are required by the OHSAA to complete additional concussion training.





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