Get paid to be a WMLL umpire!

Working as a WMLL umpire is a great way to make money while experiencing the game in a new way, having fun & helping WMLL! 

If you’re interested in this exciting opportunity, please read the information below and in the WMLL Umpire Manual, then apply via the link at the bottom of the page.

Eligibility

To be eligible to umpire at WMLL during the spring/summer season, you must meet the following criteria:
–   you must be 12 years-old (as of August 30, 2022) or older
–   you must have successfully completed the umpire training required by WMLL (see below)
–   you do not need to be a current of former WMLL player to be an umpire

Pay

Umpires are paid in CASH immediately after the game at the following rate (see the WMLL Umpire Manual for additional details):
–   Rookie Lg BB/SB: $16 per game for home plate / $13 per game for base
–   Minor Lg BB/SB: $18 per game for home plate / $15 per game for base
–   Major Lg BB/SB: $21 per game for home plate / $18 per game for base
–   Junior Lg BB & Jr/Sr SB: $29 per game for home plate / $26 per game for base
–   Senior Lg BB: $31 per game for home plate / $28 per game for base

Game Scheduling: Umpires select the games they want to work, within established limits, using WMLL’s online umpire scheduling system.

Mandatory Training

WMLL is offering three training sessions.  WMLL requires all new & second-year umpires to attend two of these sessions before they are allowed to take a game.
–   Session 1 (for new & 2nd-year umpires): Sunday, March 20 from 4:30-6:00 PM in Edgewood High School’s Krantz Center gym (downstairs)
–   Session 2 (for new & 2nd-year umpires): Sunday, April 10 from 3:00-4:30 PM at West Madison Little League
–   Refresher training for all umpires – optional, but recommended (new & 2nd-year umpires are welcome to attend & this can count as one of the two mandatory sessions if needed: Sunday, April 3 from 4:00-6:00 PM in Edgewood High School’s Krantz Center gym (downstairs)

Game Scheduling

Umpires select the games they want to work, within established limits, using WMLL’s online umpire scheduling system.  The details of this system will be explained at the umpire clinics and instructions for using the Arbiter system will be distributed to eligible umpires.

Additional Information

If you’re interested in this exciting opportunity, please visit the umpiring page of WMLL’s website (HERE) & read the WMLL Umpire Manual (HERE). If you have questions, please contact Tom Heneghan, WMLL’s umpire training & oversight coordinator at umpires@wmll.org.

APPLY TO BE A WMLL UMPIRE!

Anyone meeting the eligibility requirements, may apply to be an umpire (click HERE).
Not everyone will automatically be selected. Umpire commitment and availability will be key factors in the selection process