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Jan 09 USA Softball seeks applicants for 2014 2016 Womens National Team Coaching Pool

By Steven Embree | Jan. 09, 2014, midnight (ET)

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. ---   The Amateur Softball Association (ASA) of America and USA Softball, the National Governing Body for Softball in the United States, announced today it will begin accepting applications for the 2014-2016 Women’s National Team Coaching Pool from fast pitch coaches now through March 1. The coaching pool includes coaches for the Junior Women’s National Team and the Women’s National Team.

The USA Softball Women’s National Team Selection Committee will select coaches to be add to the current coaches’ pool. Pool coaches may be required to participate in international events, player evaluations, selection camps and other specified events as part of the evaluation process. These events primarily occur in the months of June, July and August each year. Coaches will work under the direction of the USA Softball Director of National Teams Ronnie Isham.

The schedule for the Women’s National Team and Junior Women’s National Team has yet to be finalized but the 2014-2016 cycle will be highlighted by the 2014 International Softball Federation (ISF) Women’s World Championships in Haarlem, Netherlands, August 15-24, 2014, the Pan American Games in Toronto, Canada, July 10-26, 2015 and the ISF Junior Women’s World Championships in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, August 7-16, 2015.

To be considered as a candidate for the pool, please e-mail a letter of application and resume to arrive no later than March 1, 2014, including:

             - National coaching and/or playing experience

             - International coaching and/or playing experience

             - Clinic and/or speaking experience

             - Reasons you would like to be a member of the Women’s National Team Coaching Pool

             - Please indicate if you are interested in a head coaching job, assistant coaching job or both 

Please send letter of application and resume via email to
risham@softball.org

Ronnie Isham
Director of USA Softball National Teams
ASA/USA Softball
risham@softball.org

For questions call Ronnie Isham at 405-202-8269.

About ASA
The Amateur Softball Association, founded in 1933, is the National Governing Body of softball in the United States and a member of the United States Olympic Committee. The ASA has become one of the nation’s largest sports organizations and now sanctions competition in every state through a network of 76 local associations. The ASA has grown from a few hundred teams in the early days to over 200,000 teams today, representing a membership of more than three million. For more information on the ASA, visit http://www.asasoftball.com/.
 
About USA Softball
USA Softball is the brand created, operated and owned by the ASA that links the USA Men’s, Women’s, Junior Boys’ and Junior Girls’ National Team programs together. USA Softball is responsible for training, equipping and promoting these four National Teams to compete in international and domestic competitions. The USA Softball Women’s National Team is one of only two women’s sports involved in the Olympic movement to capture three consecutive gold medals at the Olympic Games since 1996. The U.S. women have also won nine World Championship titles as well as claimed six World Cup of Softball titles. For more information about USA Softball, please visit http://www.usasoftball.com/.

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