Stephen Zsiga

President

A 12-year member of WCUA and a 24-year veteran umpire, Steve has served as an Election Committee member for WCUA and he’s also the former 2nd Vice President.  He has game experience ranging from Youth baseball all the way through MiLB (Florida State League) and MLB spring training.  As President, he oversees all WCUA operations.  He can be reached at WCUATampa@gmail.com

 

Jonathan Hagen

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 jhagen88@hotmail.com

 

Matthew Nall

Past President

 

Matt has been in Tampa for 8 years and he has been a member of WCUA for 8 years.  Matt has served as the grievance committee chair and as 2nd VP.  He also umpires college baseball with FCU and worked two games at the state finals in 2017.  He can be reached at kyaudioguy@gmail.com

 

Jim Barlow

Secretary

 

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 jbarlow32129@yahoo.com

 

Dave Stone

Treasurer

 

Dave has been a member of WCUA for 23 years.  He served as the assistant booking commissioner for two years and Booking Commissioner for six.  He also served as President for 10 years and now serves on the Board as Treasurer.  He worked at the collegiate level for 15 years with FCU, retiring in 2013.  Dave loves the game of baseball and takes a lot of pride in WCUA.  He can be reached at bucdave@msn.com

 

Miguel Gomez

Equal Opportunity Chairperson

 

Miguel has been an umpire for 10 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 gomike19@gmail.com

 

Steve Durrance

Booking Commissioner

 

The booking commissioner books all high school and above level games.  He also has the best plate jacket you have ever seen!

 

Lamarr Simon

Assistant Booking Commissioner

 

Lamarr works as our assistant booking commissioner and is responsible for booking youth assignments with WCUA’s umpires.  He has worked in this capacity for 6 years.  He also assists the booking commissioner when needed.  Lamarr is a 15 year veteran umpire and has been a part of WCUA for 15 years.  In 2016 he was voted “Umpire of the Year.”

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