United Collegiate Umpires Appointed RussMatt Coordinator of Baseball Umpires

Mahwah, NJ – August 7, 2018 – United Collegiate Umpires (UCU) has been appointed RussMatt Central Florida Invitational Coordinator of Baseball Umpires in Division II, Division III, JUCO, and NAIA.

“Having worked at RussMatt early in my career, I experienced first-hand how important these early season games are for teams and umpires”, stated UCU President, Chris Marshall.

Marshall continued, “As a coordinator now with this vast inventory of competitive games in Central Florida, I am excited at the prospects in forming this partnership with RussMatt, widely viewed throughout the country as a superior spring destination. The opportunity to evaluate our staff and identify other talented umpires early in the season is a significant development in the evolution of our program.”

RussMatt President, Rob Sitz believes the partnership is mutually beneficial, stating:

“I am excited to partner with United Collegiate Umpires and their demonstrated commitment to training and development of umpires. We realize umpires are an important component in the overall experience and we believe this partnership will enhance the quality product RussMatt provides for all of our teams.”

About United Collegiate Umpires

Founded in 2014, UCU supervises baseball conferences in Division I (America East, Ivy League, Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference, Northeast Conference), Division III (Atlantic East, Empire 8, Liberty, NEAC, and SUNYAC), NJCAA Region III and XIX, Interstate Collegiate Baseball League, Metropolitan Collegiate Baseball League, New England Collegiate Baseball League, and the New York Collegiate Baseball League. Offering superior continuing umpire education, UCU has participated in the implementation of training programs throughout the country, including several presentations made as part of the NCAA Umpire Improvement Program.

About RussMatt Central Florida Invitational

Founded in 2004, RussMatt has forged a national NCAA baseball reputation as a preeminent spring destination hosting 1,000-plus games for more than 250 colleges annually in Division I, Division II, Division III, JUCO, and NAIA.

For More Information, contact:
Dan Miller, VP, Digital Media/Public Relations
201-906-2246
dmiller@umpires.org