For Immediate Release – August 8, 2014
Independent Baseball Umpires Association, LLC, in conjunction with Gold Glove Baseball Academy, announces a Comprehensive Umpire Training Program.
When – November, 2014 (Sunday Evenings)
In November 2014, The Independent Baseball Umpires Association, LLC, in conjunction with Gold Glove Baseball Academy, will be holding a Comprehensive Umpire Training Course. On field mechanics training, as well as classroom and cage instruction will be taught by top notch Professional and Collegiate Umpires.
New Umpires as well as those with High School experience are encouraged to attend. This Program will prepare new umpires, as well as prospective high school umpires to take and pass their PIAA test. It will also enable umpires with high school experience to take their game to another level. Interested parties should contact IBUA National Director Lou Acello as soon as possible, as space is limited. Contact information for Lou can be found at the top of this announcement.
Cost – Cost of the Basic Umpire Training Course will be approximately $400, payable
to Independent Baseball Umpires Association, LLC.
Basic Course of Instruction - The Basic Course of Instruction will consist of approximately 15 hours of classroom, field, and cage work.
Location - The location of the Basic Course of Instruction will be that of Gold Glove Baseball Academy, utilizing their indoor facility. Instructors - Instructors will be provided by Independent Baseball Umpires Association, LLC, and will be veteran Professional and Collegiate Umpires
We look forward to seeing you in York this November.
GGSA is very excited to bring the team of NGS Instructors into our facility to bring top-notch professional softball instruction to our customers and the surrounding area. Nicki Starry (a former Division 1 Catcher as well as a Division III College Coach) and her team of instructors will bring an un-matched training approach to our softball customers who are looking to improve on those skills that are needed to get our athletes to the next level.
Next Generation Softball strives to prepare young athletes to play softball at the highest level, while promoting life skills, discipline, education, health, confidence and self-esteem. Through instructional lessons, camps, clinics, college showcases and other sport related events, Next Generation Softball athletes learn the fundamentals of work ethic and positive attitude in a fun, enthusiastic, learning environment. Our staff is committed to developing the young athlete on the mental, emotional and physical aspects of the game.
Gold Glove Sports Academy is the premier indoor sports training facility in the York, Pennsylvania area. Gold Glove Sports Academy prides itself in providing a training facility to fulfill the athletic needs of our customers as well as develop the sport-specific skills needed for our customers to excel in their respectful sport. Whether you’re in the pros, college, high school or youth programs, Gold Glove Sports Academy is the elite training facility to satisfy your training needs.
Gold Glove Sports Academy along with NGS, will offer camps, clinics, and private lessons utilizing some of the best instructors and professionals in the business. Our 8,000 sq. ft indoor facility is open year-round and includes 3 training areas, 7 multi-use indoor tunnels and is completely covered in turf. All multi-use indoor tunnels are fully retractable so that teams can simulate outdoor baseball and softball fields as well as support other sport specific training needs such as soccer, lacrosse, football, and field hockey,
GGSA would like to congratulate all athletes that were recognized for their accomplishments this past softball season. Please read the following article about their accomplishments:
Those athletes who train at GGSA are:
Sam Hartman (Dallastown) – Division 1 Player of the Year
Haley Norton (Spring Grove) – Division 2 Co-Player of the Year
Carrie Fix (York Catholic) – Division 4 Co-Player of the Year
Division 1 First Team- Kayla Merriman (Dallastown), Haylee Anders (Dallastown), Lyndee Anders (Dallastown), Mel Grant (Dallastown)
Second Team – Kayla Flemmens, Kayla Resh
Division 2 First Team – Emmy Turbury (York Suburban), Maddy Staub (Susquehannock), Jenna Jacoby (Spring Grove), Caraline Cornman (Spring Grove)
Second Team – Olivia Etcheson (York Suburban), Julie Wivell (Spring Grove)
Division 4 – Second Team – Lauryn King (Delone)
Gold Glove Sports Academy is proud to announce a new partnership with the Professional Soccer Organization- Baltimore Blast. This new partnership will now bring a professional soccer program to Gold Glove Sports Academy which will offer camps, tournaments, leagues, and private instruction (using professional soccer players from the Blast) plus many other advantages.
Please continue to watch our website for updates on our new soccer program.