How To Become An Umpire
Sports of all types are an essential part of human activity and highly trained professionals are required to regulate the play of the game and enforce the rules and regulations. Umpires are trained professionals that officiate a variety of sports. The training requirements for umpires vary by type of sport. Umpires typically need at least a high school diploma and a thorough knowledge of the particular sport and the related rules and regulations. Employment of umpires is expected to grow about as fast as average for all professions, increasing 10% from 2008 to 2018. The growing population and increase in a variety of sports will drive job growth.