Clinics

 Clinics

New Umpire Clinic
Winter 2020

The majority of the new umpire school will be devoted to hands-on-training, including both field and plate work.  Plate mechanics will be evaluated and instruction will be given to improve the accuracy, consistency, and confidence of the strike zone.

There will also be classroom instruction focusing on a comprehensive orientation to the Houston TASO Chapter of High School Baseball Umpires.

Orientation **UPDATED 11/24**

(Must attend one Orientation Class)

  • Tuesday, December 10,  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

  • Saturday, December 14,  9:00 am - 12:00 pm

  • Thursday, January 9,  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

  • Saturday, January 11,  9:00 am - 12:00 pm

 

Location:

Emerson Automation Solutions

6005 Rogerdale Rd.

Houston, TX 77072

Clinics

Orientation Class required to attend.

Next Clinic: January 2020 (2 sessions, minimum) ​

 

Must attend all six (6) days either Weeks 1 & 2 -OR- Weeks 2 & 3 to graduate.

Week 1 - January 2020, TBD
Week 2 - January 2020, TBD
Week 3 - January 2020, TBD​

3/4 Man Mechanics

Classroom Agenda

  • Basic logistical expectations

  • Crew Chief responsibilities

  • Review and discuss mechanics, rotations, and play coverage.

 

On Field Agenda

  • Base positioning and coverage

  • Plate positioning and responsibilities

For those who would like to review the 2019 Presentation and/or Quiz, please see the links below.​

3 Man Mechanic Presentation >

3 Man Mechanic Quiz >

TASO-Houston Chapter

12422 Morning Rain Dr, Tomball, Texas  77377

Ed Nelson - President

Tel: 713-480-5095 Email: usaumpire@yahoo.com

Bruce Sanford - Treasurer

Tel: 713-826-7418 Email: bruce_sanford@sbcglobal.net

Josh White - Secretary

Tel: 713-203-6836 Email: dad9299@gmail.com