A great way to make extra money working evenings and helping your community is to become an umpire! You must be 15 years-old by April 1. New and experienced umpires are needed for this Season. Diamond Council will provide training clinics and help you get started.
Recreational league positions through the City of Columbia, Parks & Recreation, if you are interested in being an umpire for Diamond Council Recreatonal Leagues, please contact: Bobby Chick Columbia Parks & Recreation, 573-874-7706.
Diamond Council also hires umpires for its’ competitive leagues directly.
Competitive League Umpires can earn $20-25/hour working in our competitive leagues. Anyone interested to umpire in our competitive leagues, please download our Umpire Application and send it directly to the Diamond Council.
Umpires in our leagues will need to wear the following uniform:
Baseball: Navy Shirt, gray pants, black shoes. (USSSA);
Softball: Red or Navy blue shirt, gray pants, black shoes. (USSSA);
All umpires will need to provide their own equipment (face mask, shin guards, chest protector, plate brush, and clicker).
To get a head start in your training for umpiring, read up on the rules. Here are the links:
Below is a list of umpire clinics hosted by Diamond Council for our competitive league umpires. Mr. Ron McMillan will be the instructor for our umpire training clinics. You must attend one classroom and one field mechanics clinic.
DC Umpire Clinic/Training
Umpires must attend one baseball and one softball clinic.
April 1, 2013 – Baseball
April 3, 2013 – Softball
April 10, 2013 – Softball AND Baseball
Location & Times for all above dates
Activity & Rec Center, ARC Room C
1701 W. Ash Street
Columbia, MO 65203
5:30 – 9:00pm
Tournament Umpires must attend a USSSA umpire clinic.
Fastpitch Tournament Umpire Training
February 24, 2013
Lange Middle School
2201 Smiley Lane, Columbia, MO 65202
Ron McMillan 573-819-5915 email@example.com
All Umpires (OVER 18 years old) are required to have a background check performed by Protect Youth Sports. If you are a MSHAA umpire, we will accept your background performed by MSHAA. Please provide us with a copy of your MSHAA certificate. All other umpires, please click on the Protect Youth Sport logo to submit your background check today.