High Performance Level 4/5

Role of the Portfolio

The High Performance Portfolio manages the national umpire program (Level 4/5), which is the final step in the development of the amateur umpires in Canada.  The program is run by Baseball Canada with the collaboration of the provincial associations. The mandate of the High Performance Portfolio is  to develop and implement curriculum, programs, policies and procedures to enhance umpiring at the national and international level in Canada.

The role of the High Performance Portfolio will include:
Allocating umpiring slots at Baseball Canada Championships to each province
approving provincial individual umpire assignments for Baseball Canada Championships
Training, Developing & Recommending Umpires for International Assignments
acting as a liaison with the Baseball Canada Rules Committee and coordinating rules matters
Annually creating, distributing, and assessing the national certification exam
Selecting annual recipients of Baseball Canada umpire awards



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