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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Jesse West
Baseball Commissioner


  • Baseball Commissioner 2023 – Present
  • Baseball Committee Member 2020 – Present
  • Baseball Bullet Alexander Award Recipient 2022
  • Baseball Bob Hood Memorial Award Recipient 2020
  • Graduated from Wendlestedt Umpire School 2017
  • MEAC Baseball Umpire 2019 – Present
  • NCAA Baseball Umpire 2018 – Present
  • MLB Draft League Umpire 2021 – Present
  • New England College Baseball League Umpire 2017 – Present
  • Coastal Plains League Umpire 2020-Present
  • VHSL Baseball Umpire 2017 – Present
  • CAA Baseball Umpire 2023 – Present
  • NEC Baseball Umpire 2022 – Present