The CBUAO President is Nick Zibelli
CBUAO President Nick Zibelli is a three time NCAA College World Series umpire.
worked the Division II World Series in 1991 and the Division I series in 1998 and 2002 and was an alternate three additional years.
worked 13 Division I Regional Tournaments along with 7 Super Regionals.
is one of the few umpires in the country selected to work the National Championship in all 3 NCAA divisions.
40 year umpiring career Nick
has worked all levels of baseball from Brockton, Massachusetts Little League
to the College World Series in Omaha, Nebraska.
resume also includes the World Junior Baseball Championships and the United States Olympic Festival.
career as a baseball assignor in 1982 scheduling umpires for the University of Rhode Island
The Sports Officiating Bureau
was formed in 1988 as many additional schools sought assigning services from an independent organization.
In 1997 The Sports Officiating Bureau
combined its 111 member schools with the ECBUB to form one of the largest college baseball assigning organizations in the country (155 schools) under the ECAC umbrella.
In 2001 Zibelli was named the ECAC Director of Baseball umpiring and continued in that role until the conclusion of the 2006 baseball season at which time the total number of schools assigned reached over 300.
As the NCAA conference coordinator for 3 Division II, 23 Division III, and 4 JUCO conferences, Nick
is responsible for recommending umpires for the NCAA championships at all levels.