USA Softball National Office welcomes Julie Whiteaker as Event Coordinator

May 23, 2019, 4:20 p.m. (ET)

OKLAHOMA CITY — USA Softball, the National Governing Body of Softball in the United States, has announced the hiring of Julie Whiteaker (Ukiah, Calif.) as an Event Coordinator for the National Office. In her position, Whiteaker joins the USA Softball Membership Department where her primary responsibilities include the management of USA Softball Hall of Fame Complex events and assisting with paperwork associated with National Championship Play.

“Working for USA Softball is not only a dream, but a passion of mine,” said Whiteaker. “I am excited to be a part of the National Office Staff and help continue improving softball amongst players everywhere.”


Whiteaker joins the USA Softball National Office after five years of working for the City of Ukiah as a Sports Coordinator. In that role, Whiteaker coordinated camps, special events and sports programming, including adult slow pitch leagues and tournaments while working with the local USA Softball of Northern California association. In addition to event management, Whiteaker also solicited sponsorships, trained event staff, and coordinated umpires to officiate games.

 

In addition to her career with the City of Ukiah, Whiteaker was also actively involved in the community as the Varsity softball Head Coach at Ukiah High School for one season.


Whiteaker obtained her Associates Degree in Liberal Arts with an Emphasis in Social Science from Mendocino Junior College in May, 2014. She also obtained a Business Management Certificate from Mendocino Junior College in December of 2018.

 

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 through a network of Local Associations, which includes all 50 states and select metro associations.  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.