Application period for 2019-20 Women’s National Team Coaching Pool reopened

Sept. 21, 2018, 12:17 p.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 2019-20 USA Softball Women’s National Team Coaching Pool and is accepting applications from fast pitch coaches now through October 5, 2018. The coaching pool includes coaches for the Junior Women’s National Team (JWNT) and the Women’s National Team (WNT).

The USA Softball Women’s National Team Selection Committee will select coaches for the coaching pool.  Pool coaches may be required to participate in international competition, player evaluations, selection trials and other specified events as part of the evaluation process.  Coaches will work under the direction of the USA Softball Director of National Teams, Chris Sebren. 

Pool coaches may be eligible for selection as a member of the National Team Coaching Staff for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. This staff will be selected by the Women’s National Team Selection Committee in accordance with procedures to be approved by the United States Olympic Committee (USOC), located here.

The schedule for the USA Softball WNT and JWNT has yet to be finalized for the 2019-20 cycle, but those international calendars will be highlighted by the USA Softball International Cup, the 2019 World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) Junior Women’s World Championship to be held in Irvine, Calif., and the 2019 Pan American Games to be held in Lima, Peru. 

To be considered as a candidate for the pool, please e-mail a letter of interest and resume to arrive no later than October 5, 2018, 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 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:

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 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.

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.