2016 Bruce Doane Sr. Umpire Camp
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Below is a gallery of some of our camp photos from previous years. Our camp focuses on all areas of the game, including proper plate fundamentals (with video review), base mechanics, rules and handling situations. We even have time for some camaraderie and fun. Click on a photo to see a larger version of the picture in a separate window. Close that window to return to the photo gallery. Been to camp and have some photos for our gallery? Feel free to pass them along!


Mike Duffy presents Bruce Doane Sr. with a lifetime achievement award for his years of service to umpires. Camp Director Rich Fetchiet addresses the campers. Dick Runchey tries to loosen up a camper. Students and Instructors, 2007.
Umpire legend Tom Ravashier addresses the campers. First year camp instructors, 1991. Dick Zivic demonstrates a proper plate stance. GRCC baseball players simulate a play for base umpire drills.
Joe Yonto mentors a group of campers on handling situations. Dave Buck and GRCC Head Baseball Coach Mike Cupples enjoy the Saturday night social. Bruce Doane Jr. works with a student on plate fundamentals. Sal Giacomantonio works with a camper on balls and strikes.
A camper works on tracking the ball all the way to the catcher's glove. Instructor Scott Barry takes a break. David Uyl evaluates a plate stance. Campers work on correct plate positioning.
Mike Bess shows a correct strike mechanic. Lenny Brickens goes over video with a student. Campers focus on instructor commands. Mark Uyl (left) instructs in the classroom.
Campers go through drills with help from the GRCC baseball team. Mark Ditsworth makes a point. Kyle McNeely instructs on National Federation rules. Jim Jackson answers group questions.
David Uyl gives tips on plate mechanics. Perry Costello prepares to watch a camper take his turn. Mike Duffy makes a point. Camp staff, 2007.
Dick Runchey attempts to baffle a camper with a 10 part scenario. Mark Winters and Chad Bocian run drills with the group as they prepare for plate work. Chad Bocian works with campers. Dave Buck instructs on proper plate mechanics.
Ron Nordquist polishes a camper's strike three mechanic. Campers hash out a tricky play. Bryan Wild goes over video with a camper. A camper asks Mark Ditsworth a question.