Eastern Officials Association (EOA) Baseball Umpires are dedicated to providing the highest quality officiating for all levels of competition in the greater Hampton Roads area, including parts of eastern Virginia and North Carolina.

EOA umpires include officials with professional, collegiate, scholastic, and recreation experience. Our intense training program is designed to provide both new and veteran umpires with the skills, mechanics, and rules needed to effectively officiate baseball in a professional manner.

EOA Baseball Umpires are certified to officiate: NCAA, NFHS (VHSL), PONY, Little League, American Legion, AAU, Nations, and USSSA. With over 6500 games assigned each year, EOA is always looking to add to our umpiring ranks.

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Chad Foltz
Baseball Commissioner


  • Baseball Commissioner 2015 – Present
  • EOA:  Baseball; 2001 – present
  • Baseball Delegate; 2012-2014
  • Baseball Bob Hood Memorial Award Recipient 2014
  • VHSL: Baseball; 2001 – present
  • NCAA:  Baseball; 2009 – present
  • Board 94: Basketball; 1999-2003


  • Coach / Teacher / Administrator: 1999 – present
  • Teacher of the Year Finalist 2013