APPLICANTS SOUGHT FOR COMMISSIONER WITH ARIZONA
CITY -- The Amateur Softball Association (ASA)/USA Softball, a
volunteer driven, not-for-profit organization, is seeking
applicants for the position of Commissioner for the Arizona
ASA/USA Softball association, soon to be USA Softball of
The ASA/USA Softball Commissioner is a volunteer
position with ASA/USA Softball and should be an individual who
is interested in serving as the principal liaison between the
local Arizona association and the ASA/USA Softball National
Office in Oklahoma City. Those interested in the complete duties
of an ASA/USA Softball Commissioner may review them on the
ASA/USA Softball website at
USASoftball.com under the About ASA section, Code/Rule
Changes, then 2016 ASA Procedural Manual Articles 105
and 106 (pg. 9-11).
Click here to view.
A panel will interview and make
their recommendation of a temporary commissioner to the ASA/USA
Softball Board of Directors for confirmation. After serving a
minimum of six months and no later than the ASA/USA Softball
Annual Meeting in November, the Commissioner’s Appointment
Committee will review the performance of the commissioner and
make a recommendation of interim or permanent status to the
ASA/USA Softball Board of Directors.
The ASA was founded
in 1933 and has evolved into the strongest softball organization
in the country. The growth and development of the association
led the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) to name the ASA
as the National Governing Body of Softball, pursuant to the
Amateur Sports Act of 1978. Recently, ASA/USA Softball announced
their organizational rename and rebrand to USA Softball and new
logo, which will be effective January 1, 2017. As the sport of
softball continually evolves, focusing on the USA Softball brand
better reflects the legacy that ASA/USA Softball has established
over its 80 years as the leader in the sport of softball.
Those interested in applying for the ASA/USA Softball
Commissioner for the Arizona ASA/USA Softball association should
forward a resume and cover letter to:
c/o John Miller, Director of
2801 NE 50th Street
Oklahoma City, OK
must be received at the National Office by September 13, 2016.
Any questions regarding this position should be directed to John
Miller at the contact information listed above.
Founded in 1933, the Amateur Softball
Association (ASA)/USA Softball is the National Governing Body of
Softball in the United States and a member of the United States
Olympic Committee. One of the nation’s largest sports
organizations, ASA/USA Softball sanctions competition in every
state through a network of 70 local associations and has grown
from a few hundred teams in the early days to over 165,000 teams
today, representing a membership of more than 2.2 million.
ASA/USA is responsible for training, equipping and promoting the
six USA Softball National Teams that 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 10 World
Championship titles as well as claimed eight World Cup of
Softball titles. For more information about ASA/USA Softball,
ASA YOUTH FOUNDATION
Arizona ASA has our NEW Youth
Foundation, and please consider donating your charitable
funding (IRS deductible) to our 501c3 Corporation.
Our Board of Directors will use all
charitable funding to allow the following improvements in our Youth
Scholarships for youth ASA
Team Travel subsidy for ASA
JO National Championships
for Arizona ASA Partners (Field Owners)
JO Coaches – Educational
Youth ASA Registered Umpires –
Educational (Clinics) &Travel Subsidy for ASA National
Visit the Arizona Amateur Softball Association Youth
on this website!!!
2016 ARIZONA ASA CITIES/TOWNS/ PRIVATE FACILITIES ADULT LEAGUES
Arizona ASA wished to thank the following agencies for choosing to register
their Adult Slowpitch Softball Leagues ASA:
- Bullhead City
- Lake Havasu City
- Victory Lane
All agencies that register their teams ASA are permitted to obtain, or are
provided Field Owners Liability Insurance Policies through Arizona ASA.
Bollinger Insurance provides coverage in the amount of $5,000,000.
This insurance is PRIMARY. ASA will defend your agency in the event of
any/all bodily injury lawsuits, provided all teams and all umpires involved in
the ASA Sanctioned Activity are also Registered ASA, and teams participating
utilize ASA identified "hold & harmless" team rosters.
Arizona ASA would love to discuss Registration and ASA Sanctioning with
agencies in our State not currently part of the Arizona ASA team. Please contact
Arizona ASA State Commissioner Don Fishel at 928-420-5675 or
North, Central, & South