Ramstein to host DODDS baseball/softball umpire clinic
By Gregory Broome
Stars and Stripes
Published: March 6, 2013
The DODDS 2013 High School Baseball/Softball Umpire Clinic will be held Friday, March 15 at 5:30 p.m. CET at the Southside Annex on Ramstein Air Base. A field mechanics clinic follows the next day at 9 a.m. at the Southside field.
Gregory Broome is an experienced and accomplished community sports journalist. Officially a native of Iowa, Broome grew up a Department of Defense dependent at sites all over the United States and Germany.
He finally settled in Florida, earning a bachelor's degree in English from the University of Central Florida.
Broome began his journalism career in in 2004 as a sports writer for the Ocala Star-Banner in Ocala, Fla., covering high school, college and community sports and earning recognition for his work from the Florida Press Club. In 2009 Broome was named the first sports information director at College of Central Florida, an NJCAA member school, where he launched the program's website and social media pages and revamped its promotional and game-day operations.
Broome joined Stars and Stripes in October of 2012.