The Nikki Ross Memorial
8 Week Winter Umpire School
2019 Umpire Classes

It’s that time of year again!

The Nikki Ross Memorial Umpire School (NRMUS) is pleased to be hosting the annual 8 Week Umpire Clinic sanctioned by Baseball Ontario. We extend this invitation to Umpires from all associations. We are continuing the tradition of the late Nikki Ross, great advocate of the baseball community.
The intensive umpire training will include; contemporary techniques, procedures, mechanics and rule interpretations. Umpires will be gaining OBA Level 1 and 2 Certification with additional advanced components including game management, 3 umpire mechanics as well as advanced rules and interpretations. Baseball Canada Certified Course Conductors, will assist participants through each levels material. Pitching machines will be used to assist in
development of positioning, eye tracking and timing.
The three-part course consists of: classroom work, involving rules & rule interpretations and on-field mechanics & positioning work. Students will spend three hours each week both in class and on field for a total of 24 hours instruction.

We offer an educational and enjoyable clinic. Please encourage other umpires to attend – register now!
At the conclusion of the 8 weeks; awards, prizes and certificates will be given to participants!

Chris Hadfield Public School, 465 Fairview Rd W, Mississauga, ON, L5B 3W7

Thursday January 17th, (and runs every Thursday for 8 weeks)

6:30pm sharp-10:00pm: - Levels alternate in class & on-field
(Be on time so classes can start on time)

Please reserve your spot through the OBA website (log into your profile and select it). A sign-up table will be available on the 1st day of the course however, to avoid a large number of participants signing up last minute, please respond via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 416-804-0897 (after 5pm) if you have any questions.
The OBA website has posted it.

Cost Level 1: $100.00 due at registration (plus $25 carding cost)
Cost Level 2: $100.00 due at registration (plus $45 carding cost)
payable by Cash or Cheque to MNBA & all due at sign in on January 17th, 2019


In addition to the advertisement this year, we have launched our facebook and linkedin pages!! Please feel free to share that information with other umpires as well. The links are below and I will be updating with new information, etc as a way to broadly reach everyone who is interested. We will be including pictures and video from NRMUS clinics over the years. It is another way to keep up to date on what MNBA is doing with NRMUS.

Contact: Adam Bakos, Director of Umpires
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 416-804-0897 (after 5pm)