Mechanics School & Refresher Clinic
Jeff Whipple, Softball Canada’s National Director of Umpires, was in St. John’s, NL this weekend to conduct the Softball Canada National Mechanics School Course and the Softball Canada National Umpires Refresher Clinic, both held at St. Paul’s Junior High School.
The Fredericton, NB native was recently reappointed as Softball Canada’s National Director of Umpires through the 2017 season!
Whipple started umpiring in 1986 and in 1997 he received his Level V and ISF Certification.
On the National Softball scene, he has served as UIC and DUIC at 8 Canadian Championships.
Internationally, he served on the Umpire and Rules Commission at the 2013 ISF Congress (Cartagena, CO), served as Assistant UIC at the 2014 ISF Junior Men’s World Championships (Whitehorse, YK) and in 2015 will serve as Assistant UIC at the WBSC Men’s World Championships (Saskatoon, SK).
Other Umpiring Notes:
2008 Softball Canada’s Officiating Development Committee (National Deputy UIC).
2011-2012 Softball Canada’s Umpire Program Review Committee (Chair).
2015 Mechanics School Participants (St. John’s, NL)
Len King, Kearney Druken, Terry Sweeney, Danny Mullins, John Farrell, Bob Walsh, Paul Smith Jr.
Dave Boland, Paul Smith Sr., Brittany McCarthy, Cassie O’Leary, Joe Devereaux, Jeff Whipple-Softball Canada’s National Director of Umpires.
Softball NL Would Like To Take This Opportunity To Thank Jeff Whipple For Conducting The Softball Canada National Mechanics School Course And The Softball Canada National Umpires Refresher Clinic This Weekend In St. John’s, NL!