Mike Hubbard, ESA Board member - Umpire Training Coordinator
Mike has been umpiring for around 30 years, mostly around the St. Louis area. He is a member of the Greater St. Louis Association of Umpires where he umpired high school and collegiate baseball and softball, serving schools all around the St. Louis area. As a member of the GSLAU he received their highest award, the Ray Perez Award for Umpiring Excellence in 1999. Mike has worked countless district championship, sectionals, and state quarterfinals in both baseball and softball, and he umpired the 2008 MSHSAA state baseball final four in 2008. At the college level, he has worked for several small colleges and the junior colleges in the area, and was honored to work the NJCAA Super Regional championship baseball game in 2012 at Jefferson College. Mike lives in Eureka with his family and is the Teaching Pastor at Genesis Church here in town.
Chief Umpire (UIC) - Mike Lampe
Mike is a resident of Eureka and a lifelong baseball enthusiast. Beginning in 1974 he has umpired all levels of baseball and softball in Ellisville, Ballwin, Fulton, Kansas City, St. Joseph, and St. Charles. In Kansas City he was one of a select few asked to do men’s overhand softball which included several former major league players. Mike is the STEM and technology coordinator at Cardinal Ritter College Prep and has been a history teacher since 1989. St. Louis University, UMSL and SEMO have used him for the final student teaching certification requirement. He has been honored by the Missouri Scholar’s Academy and is a 5 time Who’s Who of American Educators nominee. Besides teaching, Mike coached cross country, taking teams to the state finals 6 times including a championship for which the NFHS named him Missouri’s coach of the year.