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Approved Umpires

Below is a listing of Northeast Ohio Umpire Associations that have been approved by the Diamond League League Board of Directors. All Diamond League Teams MUST use these Umpire Associations for all of their games. All Umpire Associations and Umpires must be Certified by the OHSAA. If the Umpire Association you wish to use is not listed below contact Jim Lucchese at 330-220-1129 or email at or John Mengelkanp at 440-725-9293 or e-mail at

Diamond League/OPL/ Umpire Director

Jim Lucchese
Director of Umpires For Diamond League / Ohio Prospects League / Future Prospects League

Ohio Tri - County

Ron Fuller
Chief Assigner

Lake Umpires- Lake, Geauga & East Cuyahoga

Mike Pezo
Chief Assigner
216-513-8581 - 440-983-4734

Diamond Umpire Assoc. (Cuyahoga/Medina)

Tim McGoldrick
Chief Assigner For 18U thru 15U teams

Charles Hawsman - Chief Assigner For 14U thru 12U teams


Suburban Umpires (Cuyahoga County)

Kevin Heneghan
Chief Assigner

Steel City Umpires (Lorain / Elyria area)

Dale Kutting 
Chief Assigner