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United Collegiate Umpires Appointed Atlantic Baseball Confederation Collegiate League Coordinator of Baseball Umpires


Mahwah, NJ – November 26, 2019 – United Collegiate Umpires (UCU) has been appointed Atlantic Baseball Confederation Collegiate League (ABCCL) Coordinator of Baseball Umpires.

“I am extremely excited to welcome the ABCCL into the United Family”, stated UCU Executive Vice-President, Alex Skandalis.

Skandalis continued, “The opportunity for our umpires to work locally in New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania during the summer months in a highly competitive collegiate summer league is a huge win for our training and advancement program, the umpires and the ABCCL student-athletes. I look forward to working with Commissioner [Mike] Kolesar, Chief Operating Officer [Brian] Delahant and the various GMs and head coaches in the upcoming season to bring the ABCCL the same level of quality service and officiating we provide to NCAA and NJCAA institutions in the same footprint.”

“Our program, the ABCCL, is excited to announce we are choosing to trust United Collegiate Umpires as our official umpire assignor”, stated ABCCL President, Mike Kolesar. “With our league’s growth in our 2020 season, it is very important we use a program like UCU that has the same passion and dedication as our program.”

About United Collegiate Umpires

Founded in 2014, UCU supervises baseball conferences in Division I (America East, Ivy League, Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference, Northeast Conference), Division III (Atlantic East, Empire 8, Liberty, NEAC, NJAC and SUNYAC), NJCAA Region III and XIX, Atlantic Baseball Confederation Collegiate League, Interstate Collegiate Baseball League, Metropolitan Collegiate Baseball League, New England Collegiate Baseball League, and the New York Collegiate Baseball League. Offering superior continuing umpire education, UCU has participated in the implementation of training programs throughout the country, including several presentations made as part of the NCAA Umpire Improvement Program.

About Atlantic Baseball Confederation Collegiate League

With a geographical footprint in New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania, the ABCCL Enters its 19th season of play in 2020 with 14 teams. The ABCCL has established a well-earned reputation for high-quality play and a unique spirit of cooperation and partnership with college programs throughout New Jersey, the Atlantic Region and beyond.

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