Officials Spotlight: David EppersonMar 21st, 2020
WHERE ARE YOU FROM?
Which sports do you officiate?
"College Baseball, High School Football, Basketball & Volleyball"
WHEN/WHERE DID YOU START OFFICIATING?
"My oldest son Derek got me started with High School basketball in Alabama in 2009. He now works collegiate basketball."
HIGHLIGHT OF YOUR CAREER?
"Working NCAA D3 conference tournaments and NJCAA Region 7 tournament in baseball."
Favorite piece of equipment or uniform?
"West Vest Gold CP with UMPLIFE Flex harness."
WHAT DO YOU LOVE MOST ABOUT OFFICIATING?
"Interaction with other officials. It really is a brotherhood."
Have any tricks of the trade?
"Dress as professional as possible. Looking like you know what your doing is one of the MOST important things any official should do."
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About the Author
Pro School Umpire Graduate Josh Mann
A native of Chicago, Josh graduated from the University of Arizona with degrees in Economy & Industry and Sports Management. He attended the Minor League Baseball Umpire Training Academy and Harry Wendelstedt Umpire School, umpired in the Frontier Professional Baseball League, and worked in the Chicago Cubs Organization. Josh enjoys baseball, hockey, golf and spending time with his dog Wrigley. He spent 4 years as Ump-Attire.com’s marketing assistant and recently relocated to Arizona.
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