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2010 Umpire Registration · Umpire News · 2010 Rule Changes ·
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2010 Arizona ASA Umpire School for the Central District

If you want to learn ASA Mechanics and work ASA Tournaments and Leagues in the Central District, you need to register for the new 2010 AZ ASA Umpire School by clicking here.


2010 ASA Umpire Exam

The 2010 ASA Umpire Exam is Available On-Line Now!

Begin your exam by clicking here.


UMPIRE REGISTRATION FOR ARIZONA ASA FOR 2010

It is with regret to inform you that for the 2010 registerasa.com for Umpire Registration will not be available. We apologize for an inconvenience this may have caused you.

Unfortunately there were just a few too many programing bugs to work out of for Umpire Registrations this year.

A  PRINTABLE   form is available. Just download the the Background Consent Form here and the Umpire Registration Form here. Complete these forms and mail them, along with a $40.00 check (made payable to Arizona ASA), to:

  • Arizona ASA
  • Attn: Director of Umpire Support Services
  • 29834 N. Cave Creek Road
  • Suite 118-294
  • Cave Creek, AZ 85331

Registration and Background Consent Forms are also available from your District UIC. If you obtain the Forms from your UIC, complete them as soon as possible and mail your check, please.

If you have any questions regarding the 2010 Registration Process, please feel Free to contact Wally Latall at umpirewally@gmail.com.

HAVE A GREAT SEASON, AND DON'T FORGET OUR CLINICS' MOTTO --
"GET IN THE BOOK!"

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STATE UIC CONTACT INFORMATION

Arizona ASA State Umpire-in-Chief, Mike Davidson, now has a second E-mail address: arizonaasauic@cableone.net. Please use this address in addition to the current address of mike.davidson@prescott-az.gov.


STATE UIC ANNOUNCES T. J. BREWSTER AS CENTRAL DISTRICT UIC

Mike Davidson,  Arizona ASA  State Umpire-in-Chief, is pleased to announce the selection of Thayne ("T.J.") Brewster as the AZ ASA Central District Umpire-in-Chief.  

T. J. is a 26 year veteran Umpire with ASA and joins the AZ Umpire Staff having experience in 3 different Local Associations: the old Metro Phoenix Association, the Utah State Association, and the Arizona State Association. T. J. Brewster has experience in both the Fast Pitch Program and the Slow Pitch Program and has umpired in five (5) ASA National Championship Tournaments including the former Inter-Service Championships SP (now called the Armed Forces Championships), the 14U Girls FP Western, the 18U Girlís FP Western, the Menís ďCĒ FP and the Menís ďBĒ FP.

In addition to ASA Umpiring, T. J. umpires in several Allied Member Organizations including NFHS, NJCAA, and the NCAA where he works the Mountain West, WAC and PAC-10 Conferences. T. J. Brewster has been awarded the Gold Level of Excellence in the ASA Medals Program and his induction into the National Indicator Fraternity (NIF) is pending.

T.J. replaces Darrell McRae in this position and will now serve on the AZ ASA State Executive Board. As the Central District of AZ ASA covers such a large population as well as large numbers of Team and Umpire registrations, T. J. has appointed an Assistant District UIC for Fast Pitch and an Assistant District UIC for Slow Pitch. He has also retained all Deputies and has added some new ones as well.

T. J. Brewster resides in Mesa, Arizona, with his wife Karen and has nine (9) children. His contact information is located in the Contacts Section and the Umpires Info Section of this Website. Contact info for the Assistant and Deputy UICís for the Central District is located in the Contacts Section of this Website.

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DIRECTOR OF UMPIRE SUPPORT SERVICES

Mike Davidson,  Arizona ASA  State UIC, is proud to announce the appointment of long time ASA Veteran, Wally Latall, to the position of Director of Umpire Support Services.  

The purpose of the Director of Umpire Support Services position is to assist the State Umpire-In-Chief in the Administration of, Communications within, and Training within the Arizona ASA State Associationís Umpiring Program.

This position will maintain records and reports, and develop and coordinate parameters and standards of training to ensure each Certified and Registered Umpire in the Association is knowledgeable of ASA programs, rules, mechanics, and game management. Additionally, the position will be responsible for communications within the Association and Contractual Umpiring Services between Arizona ASA and Cities, Towns, and Private Agencies as assigned by the State Commissioner. 

Wally is now a  member of the AZ ASA State Executive Board and  will have the same authority as the District UICís, enjoying  a close working relationship with the Commissioner as well as the Sate UIC.  Wally resides in the Central District in Cave Creek, AZ and his contact information is available in the Contacts Section of this Website.

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2010 UMPIRE RULE CHANGES & COMMENTS

2010 Playing Rule Changes

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ASA STATE UMPIRES

Joe Robinson

Rocky Mountain Regional  UIC

7471 E. Nicaragua Drive

Tucson, AZ 85730

Phone: 520-790-3253

azasaump1@aol.com 

Mike Davidson

State Umpire In Chief

502 Perry Street

Prescott, AZ 86303

Phone: 928-237-0516

Business: 928-777-1558

mike.davidson@prescott-az.gov

or

arizonaasauic@cableone.net

Wally Latall
Director of Umpire Support Services
29834 N. Cave Creek Rd. Suite 118-294
Cave Creek Az. 85331
Mobile: 602-999-9392
Home Office: 480-419-2787
Fax: 480-419-2788
umpirewally@gmail.com
Mike Alexander
Southern District UIC
13255 E. Alley Spring Drive
Vail, Az. 85641
Phone: 520-275-7374
myke5599@cox.net
Thayne "TJ" Brewster
Central District UIC
2439 E. Kael Circle
Mesa, Az. 85213
Office: 602-387-3449
Mobile: 480-389-5183
Fax: 602-383-6297
azcentraluic@gmail.com

Bob Smith

Northern District UIC
Phone: 928-855-8403
iscaz@frontiernet.net

 

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ASA NATIONAL UMPIRE SCHOOLS

The purpose of the ASA National Umpire School is to develop each student's individual talents and skills as an umpire. Because of your interest, we realize that you have the pride and attitude it takes to become one of the best softball umpires in the nation. Our goal is to bring out the best in your talent and ability.

Each ASA National Umpire School is run by a team of no less than three National Umpire staff members. Each member is an experienced instructor with a boundless knowledge of all aspects of the game of softball. With a ratio of at least one clinician per 25 students, each participant will receive hands-on personal instruction throughout the school.

Contact the school coordinator shown below for an application and payment information. Following is a list of 2010 ASA National Umpire Schools:

2010 ASA NATIONAL UMPIRE SCHOOLS

Date Location Region / Type Coordinator
December 12-13, 2009 Bryan/College Station, TX Region 7 James Brau
January 30-31, 2010 Lake Worth, FL Region 5 Matt Dunbar
January 30-31, 2010 Columbus, OH Region 9 Warren Jones
February 6-7, 2010 Moor Park, CA Region 14 Jim Gibilisco
February 13-14, 2010 Nashville, TN Region 4 Phil Davidson
February 20-21, 2010 South Bend, IN Region 10 Ron Summers
March 20-21, 2010 Stratford, CT Region 1 Hank Koritkoski
April 10-11, 2010 Oxford, MI Region 8 Bob Lawson
April 17-18, 2010 Sheridan, WY Region 13 Mike Hanson
May 1-2, 2010 Rapid City, SD Region 11 Brett Distel
June 16-20, 2010 Cincinnati, OH Fast Pitch Camp Dee Fick
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