Umpire Training Institute - UTI

Committed to providing affordable umpire training (clinics) and a one-of-a-kind educational experience.

UTI invites you to train along side with us.

UTI takes pride in training you...

UTI would like to invite all levels of baseball umpires to join along side us in creating an affordable, reliable and consistent foundation of a life long umpire learning experiences. Our on-site clinics and on-line training webinars are second-to-none opportunities. These opportunities will provide each individual the ability to maximize their skills in the areas, not limited to the following: 

  • Two - Umpire, Three - Umpire, and Four - Umpire Clinics
  • Mechanics and Responsibilities
  • Successful Umpiring Philosophy
  • Signals
  • Rules - Implementation and Proper Terminology Pertaining to Balks, Obstruction, Interference, etc.)
  • Reading Trouble Plays (base and plate)
  • Plate Work (Strike Zone and Making Adjustments)
  • Handling Non-Routine Situation (Arguments)
  • Classroom Instruction, in-depth and quality videos
  • Field Drills (Possible Junior College games) 

Founders of Umpire training Institute

Travis Katzenmeier at NCAA College World Series

Travis Katzenmeier

  • Former Minor League umpire (1990 - 2001) / MLB fill-in umpire (1999 - 2001) 
  • Current MLB Umpire Observer (2008 - Present) 
  • Former Pac-12 and WAC umpire (2006 - 2017) 
  • Current Mountain West Conference and West Coast Conference umpire 
  • NCAA College World Series (2011, 2014, 2018) 

Jason Rogers

  •  Current Pac-12, Big West and WAC umpire (2006 - present)
  • Mountain West umpire (2004 - present) 
  • Mountain West Tournament (2005, 2007 to 2018) 
  • NCAA Regional umpire (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2015, 2016, 2017) 
  • NJCAA World Series in 2003 and 2004 

Steve Mattingly

  •  Former Minor League umpire (1995 - 2000) / MLB (NL Spring Training (1998))
  • Jim Evans Academy of Professional Umpiring Instructor (1995 - 2000)
  • Current Arizona Athletic Community College Conference Umpire Supervisor 
  • Current Pac-12, Big West and WAC umpire (2003 - present) 
  • WAC Tournament 2010, 2012, 2014 to 2018 
  • NCAA College World Series (2013, 2017) 

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"UTI is committed to providing affordable clinics and a one-of-a-kind educational experience to maximize each umpire’s ability to be successful at any level of umpiring. "

Umpire Training Institute

602-451-5758

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