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United Collegiate Umpires Appointed North Atlantic Conference Coordinator of Baseball Umpires


Mahwah, NJ – July 14, 2021 – United Collegiate Umpires (UCU) has been appointed North Atlantic Conference (NAC) Coordinator of Baseball Umpires.

“I would like to thank Commissioner Zalot, Associate Commissioner Roy, the athletic directors and members of the NAC search committee for their confidence in our program, demonstrated through this appointment”, stated UCU Executive Vice-President, Alex Skandalis.

Skandalis continued, “We have long-standing relationships with many of the institutions and members of the NAC community through various previous assigning ventures.  We are excited to work with the NAC in our role as their first Coordinator of Baseball Umpires and work to bring a centralized, consistent officiating product to their baseball program.”

We are excited to move forward with an excellent group of professionals who will enhance the playing experience for student athletes in the NAC,” stated NAC Commissioner Marcella Zalot.

NAC Associate Commissioner, Kate Roy added: “The committee was impressed with Alex [Skandalis] and the entire United Collegiate Umpires team through the search process. They are top-rate professionals who will provide excellent umpiring for NAC Baseball. Our baseball administrators and coaches are excited to work with this team, too.

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, NAC, NEAC, NJAC and SUNYAC), NJCAA Region III and XIX, Interstate Collegiate Baseball League, Metropolitan Collegiate Baseball League, New England Collegiate Baseball League, the New York Collegiate Baseball League and RussMatt Invitational. 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 North Atlantic Conference

Founded in 1996, the North Atlantic Conference (NAC) provides transformational growth opportunities for student athletes. The conference is guided by the NCAA Division III philosophy and core values, to include Excellence, Integrity, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, and Well-Being. Collectively, the conference serves the mission of each member institution.

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