Russell Burney of Bartow, FL has been elected into the ISA Hall of Fame in the Umpire Category.
The 47 year old Burney started with ISA in 1998. He established the Polk County Umpires Association and scheduled league umpires for the Auburndale Softball Complex, Winter Haven DiamondPlex, Loyce Harpe Park (Carter Road), and the City of Bartow.
Russell was one of the elite umpires that ISA founder Larry Nash called upon to travel the country helping establish ISA.
Burney has worked numerous area, state, NIT's and World Tournaments on the field and as the tournament UIC (umpire-in-chief).
He was inducted into the Florida ISA Hall of Fame in 1999. He was also presented the ISA Director of the Year award that year at the National Convention in Daytona Beach, Florida.
He now works with his new UIC Nancy Dillon and serves as the Polk County Director.
Burney lives with his wife Denise and children Steven and Natalie.
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