US Sports Camps announces partnership with ASA USA

Jan. 26, 2005, 2:26 p.m. (ET)

US Sports Camps announces partnership with ASA/USA

Contact: Mike de Surville ( 1-800-NIKE CAMP (1-800-645-3226)
San Rafael, CA - US Sports Camps, operators of the Nike Softball Camps announced that it has established a partnership with ASA and USA Softball. US Sports has been in the business of offering quality sports camps for 30 years. Over those years, they have hosted nearly 450,000 happy campers.
Now titled NIKE USA Softball Camps, these programs will offer the best instruction to softball players around the country utilizing the most advanced and innovative coaching techniques available!
About ASA
The Amateur Softball Association (ASA), 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 89 local associations. The ASA has grown from a few hundred teams in the early days to over 240,000 teams and 40,000 umpires today, representing a membership of more than three million. For more information on the ASA, visit
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 the only two women’s sports involved in the Olympic movement to capture three consecutive medals at the Olympic Games since 1996. The U.S. women have also won seven World Championship titles including the last five consecutive.

NIKE USA Softball Camps are located at more than 35 locations across the United States primarily taking place on college campuses. Campers are housed in college dorms and play on the outstanding facilities these Colleges and Universities have to offer.
• Professional instruction from college coaches and college-aged instructors 
• Low camper/staff ratio
• Multi-level ability grouping
• Post-camp improvement plan
• Discussion topics: preparing for college softball, sports nutrition, and personal goal setting
• Nike USA Softball Camp Binder, Nike USA Softball Camp T-shirt, Nike & Diamond Sports Prizes 
Mike de Surville, Vice President of US Sports Camps and Operators of the Nike Sports Camps stated, “We are very excited to team up with everyone at ASA and USA Softball and are confident that through this partnership, these camps will be recognized as the premier offering of softball training in the United States for young softball players”
Ron Radigonda, Executive Director of ASA/USA Softball also commented on the new partnership. “We are thrilled to have reached a partnership with US Sport Camps. We recognize that they have been in the camp business for many years and have an excellent business model for success at all levels. The USA Softball brand is reserved for only those companies that set the highest standards and we feel this partnership will achieve that for each camp participant.” 
Players, Coaches, Parents and others interested in the NIKE Softball Camps can 
or call 1-800-NIKE CAMP.