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Ben Crenshaw named Commissioner for USA Softball of Kentucky

Feb. 08, 2021, 12:55 p.m. (ET)

OKLAHOMA CITY –– USA Softball, a volunteer-driven, not-for-profit organization announced today that Ben Crenshaw (Calvert City, Ky.) has been appointed Commissioner of USA Softball of Kentucky and will assume his responsibilities immediately.


“I’m extremely honored to be selected as the Commissioner of USA Softball of Kentucky,” said Crenshaw. “This is a new year and a new beginning for USA Softball of Kentucky. I look forward to working with Kentucky’s dedicated and passionate staff to build a foundation based on the excellent culture of USA Softball while working to grow the game in our state.”


Crenshaw has been a USA Softball umpire since 1994 and became an administrator in the umpiring program in 2017. During his umpire tenure with USA Softball of Kentucky, Crenshaw umpired various National Championships, State Tournaments and local tournaments in addition to his previous role as Fast Pitch Umpire-In-Chief (UIC). In that position, Crenshaw managed umpire training camps and played a key role in the state-wide growth of Elite Umpire registrations.


Outside of USA Softball, Crenshaw has stayed involved in sports through umpiring Division I softball and coaching.


For more information on USA Softball of Kentucky, please reach out to Ben at or by calling (270) 210-1223.