Ballwin Athletic is hiring Umpires. If you are interested in wanting to Umpire for the 2024 season please contact Jason Neal at

All applicates must be 13 years or older to umpire any games during the season. Umpires who will turn 13 after the start of the season are encouraged to attend all the necessary training sessions during the offseason, but will not be able to work any games until their 13th birthday.

Games will begin on April 1st and run into October.


Umpires with 3 or less years of experience MUST attend 1 Rules Meeting, 1 Video Training, and 1 On Field Training session.

Upcoming Training Sessions


Rules Meetings (Umpires with 3 or less years experience need to attend 1 meeting)

Sat. Feb. 10, 2024 1-3pm
Tues. Feb. 13, 2024 7-9pm
Sun. Feb. 25, 2024 2-4pm (PLEASE NOTE THIS TIME HAS CHANGED)

On Field Training (Umpires with 3 or less years experience need to attend 1 meeting)

Sun. Mar. 3, 2024 12-3pm
Sat. Mar. 9, 2024 9am-12pm
Wed. Mar 13, 2024 6-9pm
Wed. Mar. 27, 2024 6-9pm


BAA Umpire Program Overview

The BAA umpire program is run by the Ballwin Athletic Association Board of Directors.


  • 13 Years or older
  • No experience necessary
  • Complete the 2023 Umpire Employee Application
  • Attend the informational meeting in January
  • Complete all required BAA Employee Forms prior to being scheduled for games
  • Umpires new to BAA and BAA umpires with 3 or less years of experience must attend Training Sessions
    Spring/Summer Training - February and March (TBD)
    Fall Training - July (TBD)  
  • All  umpires are ranked by the age group they are qualified to umpire  
  • Pay is determined by ranking, experience and training attendance
  • Contact Jason Neal if interested.

 Items considered for ranking:
 Years of Experience    Age of the Umpire     Knowledge of Rules    Field Performance      Promptness      Character 

QUESTIONS?  contact Jason Neal

The Umpire Committee thanks you!

Jason Neal (UIC)
Pat Murphy
Marc Dippel
Turner Herbek
John Hernandez
Adam Peper

Ted Repp
Mike Wait

Mike Wilson


BAA Uniform Supplies

A 2023 phone list and umpire reponsibilities will be given to you prior to your first game.

Umpire Dress Code 

  • Field 1, 2 & 3 umpires should wear gray pants. 
  • Fields 4, 5 and 6 umpires should wear dark blue, black or gray pants or shorts. 

All Umpires:

  • Dark blue or black hat (w/BAA logo or no logo)
  • Umpire shirt 
  • Bag with clicker and brush 
  • No white shoes

BAA provides all plate gear: Chest protector, shin guards & mask


BAA's umpire program includes non-refundable uniform costs:
Shirt:  $35.00 (powder blue BAA shirt)
Hat:    $25.00 (BAA hat optional. You may purchase your own elsewhere if so desired (dark blue or black)
Bag with clicker/plate brush:  $15.00 (optional - you may purchase your own elsewhere if so desired)
Rule Books: BAA will supply