Easton Diamond Sports continues support of USA Softball National Team Program

May 22, 2018, 3:20 p.m. (ET)

OKLAHOMA CITY — USA Softball, the National Governing Body of Softball in the United States, and Easton Diamond Sports announced today that the company will continue its support as a supplier of the USA Softball National Team Program. 


“Easton has been a longtime supporter of the USA Softball National Team Program,” said USA Softball Executive Director, Craig Cress. “We look forward to continuing this partnership, which provides members on both our Fast Pitch and Slow Pitch National Teams with equipment that will help their performance on the field as we strive for success."


As a supplier of both the fast and slow pitch sides of the USA Softball National Team Program, Easton Diamond Sports is headquarterd in Thousand Oaks, Calif. and manufactures bats, ball gloves, apparel, bags, batting gloves, helmets, catcher's equipment and related accessories. 


“We are committed to providing members of the USA Softball National Teams with top-of-the-line equipment as they represent the United States across the globe,” said Easton Director of Associations, Don Cooper.  “The goal is always Gold when the Red, White and Blue steps onto the field, and we are confident that our products will help them achieve this goal.  There is no higher platform than the international stage, and we are looking forward to showcasing our line of equipment to the world.”

“Our partnership with Easton has greatly benefitted our entire National Team Program,” said USA Softball Managing Director of Membership Services, Rich Cress. “They have a well-deserved reputation for producing top-of-the-line equipment for both fast and slow pitch play.  With equipment like theirs in the hands of our National Team athletes, we look to watching our programs road to Gold throughout the international season.”

For more information on joining the USA Softball Slow Pitch National Teams supplier pool, contact Managing Director of Membership Services Rich Cress at rcress@usasoftball.com

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 69 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.