- Height 6' 1", Weight 205 lb.
- School Colorado State University, Montana State University, Glendale Community College
- High School Cherry Creek High School
Stephen Barga began his umpiring career in the 2006 Arizona League and Northwest League. He moved up to the South Atlantic League (2007), Carolina League (2007-2009) and then to AAA with the International League in 2010. While working in the Pacific Coast League for most of 2012, he also worked in MLB spring training and as a MLB fill-in umpire. Barga was chosen for the 2013 World Baseball Classic Qualifiers as well.
In college, Barga had played football.