OKLAHOMA CITY –– USA Softball, a volunteer-driven, not-for-profit organization announced today that Tracy Morgan (Albertville, Ala.) has been appointed as Commissioner of USA Softball of Alabama. Morgan will assume responsibilities immediately following the resignation of former Commissioner, Natalie Norman.
“I am very honored to be selected as the Commissioner of USA Softball of Alabama,” said Morgan. “The opportunity to continue building USA Softball of Alabama is very exciting to me. My time as a player, fourth-generation umpire and most recently a JO Commissioner, has formed a passion for our game and the USA Softball brand. I can't wait to continue growing the USA Softball program with the incredible staff here in Alabama, and making it an enjoyable experience for all participants.”
Prior to taking on the role of Commissioner, Morgan held the positions of JO Commissioner and Deputy State Commissioner for USA Softball of Alabama where she managed and administered the Junior Olympic program. Morgan got involved in the sport of softball in 1983 as an athlete, garnering many awards including high school All-State and State Most Valuable Player, Junior College All-American and National Champion in Coed Slow Pitch. Following her career as an athlete, Morgan began umpiring JO and High School Slow Pitch before transitioning to Fast Pitch in 1995 where she had the opportunity to umpire JO "A" level of ASA/USA Softball, High School, Junior College and Division I play.
Morgan is dedicated to the principles of participant focus, integrity, program expansion and the promotion of the sport of softball. She is a graduate of Wallace State Community College-Hanceville and Gadsden State Community College where she studied Radiology and Physical Education. After earning her Associates degree, she continued onto Jacksonville State University and took additional classes at Auburn University. Outside of USA Softball, Morgan has most recently served as a Tax Appraiser for the Cherokee County Revenue Commission.