Umpires

The following is a list of umpires and umpire organizations available to KVBSA teams. Each team is responsible for providing 2 umpires to their home games. This list is provided as a courtesy to our members. If you are an umpire or director of a community's umpire staff, please let us know and we'll post your contact information.

Andrew Sekely
Ages 16U and younger
MHSAA Certification
Phone: 248.808.1629
asekely11@gmail.com
Anthony Abbott
3 years MHSAA certified
10u - 18u
Areas: Downriver, Monroe, Canton, Plymouth, Belleville, Ypsilanti, Southgate, Taylor, Riverview
Phone: 734-777-5671
tabbott1247@gmail.com
Brad Gibbons
Ages 13U to 18U
Registered MHSAA Baseball Official - 3 years
12 years experience in South Lyon Junior League
2 Years with Novi Youth Baseball
6 years with KVBSA
Available for Novi, Northville, Farmington, Commerce, Livonia
Available starting June1
Cell: 248-756-7131
gvumpire@gmail.com
Brian Halteman
Brian runs a crew of 5 umpires available for U10 - U15 games. They generally work a 30 minute radius around Holly, MI. They are available Saturday and Sundays anytime and M-F after 4:00pm.
Each umpire has full MHSAA uniform.
Phone: 586-929-3989
michinferno@gmail.com
Cade Lambdin
16u and below
Experienced umpire who has worked for Ron Reed (FAAST)
Local little leagues
Available Monroe county, Wayne county, Ypsilanti, Ann Arbor, and southern Oakland country areas.
Cell: 734-330-5999
cadelambdin@yahoo.com
Carlos Garcia
1 year of experience
Worked FAAST tournaments and KVBSA league play (8u-16u)
Available in: Livonia, Canton, Westland, Novi, Northville, Plymouth
Availability: Monday - Friday after 4pm, Some weekends
Call or Text: 734-838-7409
carlosgarcia120@gmail.com
Dan Jaklic
MHSAA certified with 4 years umpiring experience (2009-2012) ages 14 and under
14+ years baseball playing experience and 4 year baseball varsity letter winner - Milford High School (2009-2012)
Ages 13U-18U
Field umpire but may be able to get a plate umpire if needed
Weekdays: 1-2 games/week, 20 mile radius from Milford)
Weekends: DH and tournament / Very flexible (times/locations)
Phone: 248-912-7392 (please initiate w/ text if possible)
dcjaklic148@gmail.com
Dan Reason
Phone: 810.422.8797
Devin Fossen
Ages 10U to 18U
MHSAA certified umpire
6 years with MDAO with playoff experience.
13 years with SFBI Blues/KVBSA
Cell: 248-345-8558
devinafossen87@yahoo.com
Area: Novi, Northville, Livonia, Commerce/Walled Lake, Canton, Westland, Plymouth, Canton and South Lyon
Will consider Ann Arbor, White Lake, Ypsilanti/Belleville
Available for tournaments
Work with John Howell. Our group services the SF Blues/Mud Hens organizations. Experience ranges from KVBSA only, MHSAA, tournaments and some with LLWS and Cooperstown selections.
Douglas L. Shaw
Available for all age groups within approximately 1 hour from Chelsea (Chelsea, Grass Lake, Manchester, EMU, Whitmore Lake, etc)
Cell: 734-845-8707 (preferred)
Home: 734-562-2330
shawd30@gmail.com
Fred Koshen
Past KVBSA Manager
Current KVBSA Umpire
Ages 18U and younger
MHSAA Certification
Can provide partner or work independently
248-534-7888
ffk@comcast.net
Jack Yardley
Ages 15u and younger
4 years experience
LJAL Umpire Supervisor
Available for Livonia, Plymouth, Canton, Northville, Westland
Age: 18 years
Phone: 734-679-0861
joyardley@ameritech.net
Jeff Lampman
Available for U9 to U16
30 miles radius from Fowlerville
MHSAA Registered
734-2602058
jjlampma@umich.edu
John Graham
Ages 11U through 18U
MHSAA registered
Available for Wayne County, Oakland, Ypsilanti, Ann Arbor area's starting June 1
Cell: 734-634-4031
jay713us@yahoo.com
John Howell
Registered MHSAA official for Baseball, Basketball and Softball since 2007
Manages a staff of 25 umpires for games in Farmington and Livonia
Phone 1: 313-595-4113
Phone 2: 248-329-0217
Jlh970@hotmail.com
Joshua Ceccacci
7 years umpiring experience
9u to 16u
Phone: 810-923-1473
joshuarc19@comcast.net
Ken and Steven LaCross
Available 13u and younger
coachklacross@gmail.com
Ken Snowden
Umpire Coordinator - Lincoln Baseball/Softball (Ypsilanti)
8 adult experienced umpires for 16U and younger available
Phone: 734.660.1172 (Phone or text)
Ken_snowdon@yahoo.com
Kevin Bak
16u and under
6 years experience with Northville Baseball Softball Association
Available for Northville, Novi, South Lyon, Farmington, Plymouth, Canton and Livonia
Age: 18
Cell: 248-924-1826
kbak8@comcast.net
Lance Lambdin
Ages 15u and younger
Available for All of Monroe, and Wayne, Southern Oakland and Eastern Washtenaw counties.
Cell: 734-972-1392
Lance55LL@yahoo.com
Matthew Riley
Ages 16U and younger
MHSAA Certification
Phone: 248.807.9303
football4life@ymail.com
Noah Huggins
4 years of travel baseball experience
Available for ages 15U and below for Northville, Novi, South Lyon, Farmington, Plymouth, Canton, and Livonia
Age: 17
Cell: 734-536-3651
nhugg1040@thehugginsfamily.com
Paul Drainville
Ages 12U 18U
MHSAA registered official
Member of MDAO
Only work down state Monday, Tuesday and Wednesdays
Work High school baseball until June but will take your game if I am not scheduled
Cell: 248-514-6805
pauldd2@gmail.com
Pete Rodriguez
MSHAA certified, 10 years High School experience
Over 12 years baseball playing experience.
7 years associated with assigning umpires (4 years as an assistant assignor, 3 years head assignor)
Baseball & softball, ages 8u-18u
Approx. 100+ umpires in my program (travel & house league)
Umpire Availability: 7 days/week anytime, tournaments included
Areas: Ann Arbor, Canton/Westland, Chelsea, Clinton, Dexter, Milan, Pinckney, Saline, Whitmore Lake, Ypsilanti
Phone: 734 645-7500.
trublueump@gmail.com
Philip Lessnau
An SEMUC attendee and available for all ages 15U and below.
Home: 248-366-4828
Cell: 248-736-3581
philip.lessnau@aol.com
Richard Miller
5 years MHSAA certified for baseball and football
10u to 18u
Tournaments with in 30 miles of South Lyon
3 years SEMUC attendee
Phone: 248-345-6741
millermediavision@comcast.net
Thor Gail
11 years experience umpiring Travel
Able to officiate all ages 8-18u - Baseball/Softball
Available in: Brighton, Whitmore Lk, Pinckney, Howell
More flexible for tournaments
Text or Call (810) 772-8269
thorgail@yahoo.com
Todd Liedeke
MHSAA certified umpire looking for opportunities for games Monday thru Thursday.
Located in Brighton and able to work all age groups.
Phone: 989.928.7853
rtoddliedeke@yahoo.com
Todd Zebkar
23 years as a member of the MHSAA
Certified in both Baseball / Basketball
Chief Umpire Lakes Athletics 3 years
Home: 248.624.1712
Cell: 248.877.7731
tzebkar31@yahoo.com
Tommy Lindeman
Experienced umpire who has worked for Ron Reed (FAAST) and Tom Dishman (MBJ).
8U to 14U
Phone: 734-755-0626
trlindemanjr@gmail.com