United Collegiate Umpires Appointed Cape Cod Baseball League Coordinator of Baseball Umpires


Factoryville, PA – January 2, 2023 – United Collegiate Umpires (UCU) has been appointed Coordinator of Baseball Umpires for the Cape Cod Baseball League (CCBL).

“We are excited to add the Cape Cod Baseball League to the list of outstanding summer leagues assigned by United Collegiate Umpires,” stated UCU President, Chris Marshall. “With this addition, umpires are afforded another exceptional stage to display their talents in support of the CCBL student-athletes and coaches. A special thank you to Chuck Sturtevant and Eric Zmuda for entrusting the league’s umpire program to us. We look forward to a successful partnership for years to come.”.

As the CCBL takes their umpire program in a new direction, Commissioner, Eric Zmuda is excited: “The Cape League is excited to be partnering with UCU, and I look forward to working with Chris [Marshall], Alex [Skandalis], and everyone at United Collegiate Umpires, as we embark on our new agreement with their umpire group.”

United Brand Chief Executive Officer, Alex Skandalis, cites the benefits of this partnership from a developmental perspective: “The new partnership provides additional access to technological resources allowing us to monitor, evaluate, train, and promote umpires with more tangible evidence than ever before. We all look forward to working on the Cape this summer.”

About The Cape Code Baseball League

Founded in 1885, The Cape Cod Baseball League is a premier collegiate summer baseball league, as one of six MLB players have played in the league. Following a decade (1974-84) of using aluminum bats, the CCBL became the first collegiate summer league to use wooden bats in 1985.

The Cape Cod Baseball League has a 44-game regular-season schedule and a postseason comprised of best-of-three quarterfinals, semifinals, and a championship series.

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, NESCAC, NJAC, North Atlantic, SUNYAC, and United East), NJCAA Region III and XIX, and the RussMatt Invitational. Offering superior continuing umpire education, UCU has participated in the implementation of training programs throughout the country, including presentations made as part of the NCAA Umpire Improvement Program.

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