Roland Wiederaenders is a self-taught umpire. He attended Jim Evans Clinics and Academy, but he says he was not a great student. However, his head is not so hard that he was untouched by baseball plays, situations, and experiences since then. He's just like you: Ready to listen, laugh, argue, admit mistakes, and commiserate!
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Place of Birth
San Antonio, Texas
Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, Missouri
AAU Tournaments at Disney; Jr. Olympics East and West; NABA and MSBL tournaments in Phoenix; TASO umpire since 1979; worked for Jim Evans from 1996 to 2003; worked Baylor fall ball 1998 to present; teaching helper for the newly formed Texas Baseball Umpires Academy; member of North Texas Collegiate Umpires Association
All well-played baseball games that I am privileged to work
Attend all the clinics and schools you can afford. I wish there had been more available in the early 80s when I was starting out. Learn to do it right, and you'll stay with it for life!