John was elected as WCUA President in 2022. He has been an FHSAA umpire as a member of the WCUA since 2015-2016 as a transfer umpire from Michigan. John was selected to work an MHSAA state final in 2015 and FHSAA state semifinal in 2021. Additionally, John is a collegiate umpire with FCU and was hired to work Division II baseball in the Peachbelt conference. As President and previous evaluation committee chair, John aspires to bring his training and development background to promote the engagement, improvement, and growth of our umpires. Among his goals during his term as President, John seeks to solidify collaborative relationships with the FHSAA, other area associations, and local colleges and universities to promote umpires’ recruitment and to be recognized as a leader for umpires at the local and state level.
Email him at WCUATampa@gmail.com
1st Vice President
As the first VP of WCUA, Jonathan’s duties include overseeing FHSAA contests and officials and handling any issues that may arise during those contests. He handles and oversees most training at our general membership meetings. He has been a member of WCUA since 2010 and has been umpiring at the collegiate level with FCU since 2012. He attended and graduated the Jim Evans Academy of Professional Umpiring in 2009 and The Umpire School (now the MiLB Umpiring Academy) in 2013. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
A 14-year member of WCUA and a 27-year veteran umpire, Steve has served as an Election Committee member for WCUA, he’s also the former 2nd Vice President and most recent Past President. He has game experience ranging from Youth baseball all the way through MiLB (Florida State League). As Past President, he assists the President with WCUA operations in a variety of ways. He can be reached at email@example.com.
A native Floridian, Jim has been with WCUA since 2010 and during that time he’s won the association’s “Most Improved” award and has been selected for plate assignments in district playoffs for each of the last 2 seasons. Jim’s goals include working regionals and to own a plate jacket as awesome as Steve Durrance’s! He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Equal Opportunity Chairperson
Miguel has been an umpire for 11 years. He started umpiring in North Carolina until he moved to Florida and joined WCUA in 2016. He graduated from the Army’s Equal Opportunity Program and was a representative. He was also an EO person at the Brigade level. He can be reached at email@example.com
Treasurer & Assistant Booking Commissioner
Steve serves as both the Treasurer and Assistant Booking Commissioner.
The booking commissioner books all high school and high school equivalent games.