USA Softball reopens application period for 2018-2020 Men’s National Team Coaching Pool

Oct. 30, 2017, 11:14 a.m. (ET)

OKLAHOMA CITY - USA Softball, the National Governing Body for Softball in the United States, announced today it has reopened the application process for the 2018-20 USA Softball Men’s National Team Coaching Pool and is accepting applications from fast pitch coaches now through November 7, 2017. The coaching pool includes coaches for the Junior Men’s National Team and the Men’s National Team.

The USA Softball Men’s National Team Selection Committee will select coaches for the coaching 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 January, June, July and August each year. Coaches will work under the direction of the USA Softball Director of National Teams, Chris Sebren.

The schedule for the Men’s National Team and Junior Men’s National Team has yet to be finalized for the 2018-20 cycle, but those international calendars will be highlighted by the 2018 WBSC Junior Men’s World Championship to be held in Prince Albert, Saskatoon, Canada, the 2019 Pan American Games to be held in Lima, Peru, the 2019 WBSC Men’s World Championship to be held in Prague, Czech Republic and the 2020 WBSC Junior Men’s World Championship.

To be considered as a candidate for the pool, please e-mail a cover letter, references and resume to arrive no later than November 7, 2017, which must include:

- 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 Men’s National Team Coaching Pool

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

Please send cover letter, references and resume via email to:

Chris Sebren
Director of USA Softball National Teams
USA Softball

csebren@usasoftball.com

405-425-3432

About USA Softball
USA Softball is a 501(c)(3) not-for profit organization headquartered in Oklahoma City, Okla., and is designated as the National Governing Body (NGB) of Softball in the United States and a member of the United States Olympic Committee. One of the nation’s largest sports organizations, 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 150,000 teams today, representing a membership of more than 2 million.  USA Softball is dedicated to providing people of all ages the opportunity to play the game they love at a variety of levels by offering recreational, league, tournament and competitive play for fast pitch, slow pitch and modified pitch.  USA Softball annually conducts thousands of tournaments throughout the country including over 100 National Championships.  The USA Softball umpire program is among the nation’s largest and are widely known as the best trained umpires in the game.

As the NGB for the sport of softball, USA Softball is responsible for training, equipping and promoting the six USA Softball National Teams that compete in events such as the Olympics, Pan American Games, World Championships and other international and domestic events. For more information on USA Softball, including its founding and history as the Amateur Softball Association of America (ASA), please visit, www.USASoftball.com.

About the World Baseball Softball Confederation 

Headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland -- the Olympic Capital -- the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) is the world governing body for baseball and softball. WBSC has 202 National Federation and Associate Members in 143 countries and territories across Asia, Africa, Americas, Europe and Oceania, which represent a united baseball/softball sports movement that encompasses over 65 million athletes and attracts approximately 150 million fans to stadiums worldwide annually. 

The WBSC governs all international competitions involving official National Teams. The WBSC oversees the Softball World Championships (Men, Women, U-19 Men, and U-19 Women), Premier12, World Baseball Classic, and Baseball World Cups (U-12, U-15, U-18, U-23 and Women's).

For more information, visit: www.wbsc.org