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Softball Canada Indicator Club
The Canadian Indicator Club was developed by Softball Canada to acknowledge contributions made by individual umpires to the officiating program across Canada. Softball Ontario selects the umpires to be honoured on a by-yearly basis. All inductees into the Canadian Indicator Club will have their names published in the Softball Canada Official Guide and Rule Book. Nominees must met the following criteria: Presently registered with Softball Ontario and Softball Canada and must have been registered for the past 10 years. Must be active in the Softball Ontario umpire program. (ie. An instructor/evaluator, Deputy, ZUIC etc.) Conduct on and off the diamond is such that the official is a positive rule model for younger officials. Must not have achieved Level V status. Level V umpires have already been honoured by achieving this status.
NOMINATE AN UMPIRE FOR THE CANADIAN INDICATOR CLUB
Softball Ontario is actively seeking nominations for the Canadian Indicator Club Umpire Recognition Award. Three (3) Ontario Fast Pitch Umpires and Three (3) Ontairo Slo-Pitch Umpries will be inducted into the Club at the next Blue Convention.
The objective of the Canadian Indicator Club is to acknowledge contributions made by individual umpires to the officiating program across Canada. Nominated Umpires must meet the following conditions:
- Conduct on and off the field is such that the official is a positive role model for younger officials
- Have a minimum of ten years of continuous umpiring and registration with both the provincial/territorial association and Softball Canada (Must be presently registered with Softball Canada)
- Be active in the umpiring program; examples would include serving as an evaluator, instructor, provincial/territorial Umpire in Chief or Deputy Umpire in Chief
Award winners receive a high quality medallion and have his or her name listed in the Softball Canada Rule Book. Recipients also receive one (1) free ticket to the Blue Convention Banquet where they receive their medallion; however, attendance at the banquet is not mandatory.
To nominate an umpire for the Canadian Indicator Club, submit a completed Nomination Form to Stephanie Sutton at Softball Ontario. Please note that Level V Umpires are not eligible to receive this award.
Send nominations to Softball Ontario at the following address:Softball Ontario85 Scarsdale Road, Suite 301Toronto, ONM3B 2R2
Canadian Indicator Club Umpire Recognition Award winners will be announced at the Blue Convention Awards Banquet.
The Canadian Indicator Club Nomination Form is available online.
For more information on the award or Softball Ontario’s Umpires Program contact Softball Ontario at email@example.com or call (416) 426-7150.
Canadian Indicator Club Inductees:
|Dennis Craven, Moorefield||Steve Bedard, Cobourg||Dave Mills, Acton||Dick Coleman, Orleans|
|Bob Dahl, Windsor||Gary Chenier, London||Gary Callaghan, Kanata||Ted Burchell, Newmarket|
|Paul Ketchum, Ridgetown||Bruce Ellis, Newmarket||Gerry Zvonkin, Woodstock||Jim Dandy, Fergus|
|Barry Luscombe, St. Thomas||Terry Gavas, Kingston||Wayne Worth, Grimsby||Wayne Briggs-Jude, St. Catharines|
|Dave Minnema, Bradford||Dave Hale, Thorold||Steve Camus, Welland||Morley Dixon, Burlington|
|Paul Tanti, Barrie||John Snook, Norwich||Steve Doyle, Newmarket||Dan Tiede, London|
|Tony Guarascia, Burlington||Dave Drake, Hamner||Steve Anderson, Bowmanville||Jim Batley, Peterborough|
|John Hayes, Brampton||Len Gorgei, Caledonia||Don Balkwill, Windsor||Bruce Bierman, Ayr|
|Peter Kluszczynski, Brampton||Eric Kane, Cobourg||Alfred Mervin Bonney, Ottawa||John Bole, St. Thomas|
|Jamie McCaig, Scarborough||Leon Rice, Alliston||Hank Bouwman, Milton||Douglas Cundall, Barrie|
|Ed Otterman, Simcoe||Lindsay Barfoot, Breslau||Tery Burr, Puslinch||Dennis Feeley, Petawawa|
|Greg Pipher, Pickering||Ron Carnahan, Merlin||Cecil Dunn, Cambridge||Len Graf, Unionville|
|Lori Smith, London||Mike Murphy, Ingersoll||George Findley, Ottawa||Shawn Henderson, Blenheim|
|Doug Webster, Bowmanville||Clarence Beneteau, Essex||Daniel Fisher, Colgan||Barbara Jones, Burlington|
|Clarence Beneteau, Essex||Daniel Fisher, Colgan||Don Kennedy, Orleans|
|Daryl Way, Brampton||Robert French, Stouffville||Leanna Pacini, London|
|Sam Lapari, Brampton||Rodger Low, Stoney Creek||Dave Reynolds, Napanee|
|Alan McMullen, Palgrave||Donald Stewart, Hamilton|
|Robert Phillips, Hagersville||Burton Whalen, Napanee|
|Brian Sharples, Pickering||Ross Wilson, Pickering|
|Mitchell Zuk, Erin||George Young, St. Catharines|