Umpiring Staff Announced For 2015 ISF
The World Baseball Softball Confederation Softball Director of Umpires, Bob Stanton, has appointed sixteen umpires from eleven countries to officiate in the 14th WBSC Men’s Softball World Championship in Saskatoon, SK, Canada later this year.
Officials will be represented from Argentina, Australia, Canada, Czech Republic, Germany, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Nicaragua, USA, and Venezuela.
The men’s pinnacle event was last hosted in 2013 in Auckland where host New Zealand earned gold, Venezuela claimed silver, and Australia bronze.
14th WBSC Men’s Softball World Championship Umpires
Javier PENARROYA – Argentina
Darren SIBRAA – Australia
Serge LAFLAMME – Canada
Terry RICHTER – Canada
George FINDLEY – Canada
Pavel VYCHODSKY – Czech Republic
Galip SONMEZ – Germany
Kenji NAKASHIMA – Japan
Renzo RUIZ – Mexico
Lance BROWN – New Zealand
Mark PORTEOUS – New Zealand
Jose RODRIGUEZ – Nicaragua
Jon HAND – USA
Keith COOK – USA
Frederick EWALD III – USA
Rafael GARCIA – Venezuela
Bob Stanton – UIC – Canada
Wayne Saunders – Assistant UIC – New Zealand
Jeff Whipple – Assistant UIC – Canada
Host Committee Umpire Liason
Bernie Burtney – Saskatoon, Canada
Softball NL Would Like To Take This Opportunity To Congratulate All Of The Umpires That Have Been Appointed To Work The 2015 ISF Tournament.
Softball NL Would Also Like To Take This Opportunity To Congratulate Canadian Umpires Serge LAFLAMME, Terry RICHTER and George FINDLEY On Being Appointed To Work The 2015 ISF Tournament.
Congratulations Serge, Terry & George!
Bob STANTON (Canada) & Jeff WHIPPLE (Canada) are 2-of-3 Supervisors for the event. Stanton is the UIC and Whipple is the Assistant UIC, along with Wayne Saunders (New Zealand).
Congratulations Bob & Jeff!
Bernie Burtney (Saskatoon) is the Host Committee Umpire Liason for the 2015 ISF Tournament.