2020 - Umpire
The words of praise for Lori from those who know her are as impressive
as her 30+ year career- LEADER, PROFESSIONAL, TRUST AND
ADMIRATION OF PLAYERS, COACHES AND UMPIRES, POSITIVE, LISTENS,
NEVER THOUGHT SHE WAS BIGGER THAN THE GAME, AND MENTOR.
Where to begin with an umpire who umpired the 2008 Beijing Olympic
As a USA Softball Umpire she worked the 1992 Women’s Class A
National, 1995 & 1998 18U Gold, 1999 Women’s Major, and 2003
Men’s 23U National. She was the UIC for the 2009 14A National, 2010
Women’s A/B National, and 2015 16 A Western National. She has been
an instructor at the National Umpire School, WBSC Camp as well as a
presenter at the UIC Clinic, Umpire Summit and Blue Convention.
Lori was Seattle’s UIC from 2009-2011, National Indicator Fraternity in
1999, ISF certification in 2000 and earned her Elite in 2006.
Lori umpired in the Pac 10/12 from 1993-2012, NCAA Regionals from
1994-2011, Super Regionals 2005-2011. She umpired the Women’s
College World Series four times.
As an ISF umpire she worked Canada Cup 15 times, International Sports
Invitational in 2005, ISF World Championships in 2006, Olympic
Selection Camp in 2007, Japan Cup 2007, World Cup of Softball in 2008
and the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
Lori Bish is the BEST of the BEST!