OKLAHOMA CITY – USA Softball, the National Governing Body of Softball in the United States, is excited to welcome Richard Cooper (Midwest City, Okla.) and Kyle Brewer (Edmond, Okla.) to the USA Softball National Office as the Facility Maintenance Coordinator and Network Systems Coordinator, respectively.
Richard Cooper steps into the role of Facility Maintenance Coordinator where his primary responsibilities include installation, troubleshooting and repairs for all equipment and facilities within the USA Softball Hall of Fame Complex as well as assisting with and executing the cleanliness and janitorial procedures within the complex throughout the year. Most recently working as an HVAC Installer for AllCom Global Services in South Korea, Cooper also served as an Insulator for Caddell Construction in Afghanistan and Belgium before working for American International Contractors – Special Projects, Inc. (AICI-SP) in Taipei, Taiwan. Cooper’s involvement in athletics is noted by his baseball scholarship to Central Christian Community College as well as his experience as an umpire at Midwest City Baseball Park. He has also served as a volunteer for Special Olympics since 2011.
“I am very grateful for the opportunity to grow within USA Softball,” said Cooper. “Getting to work with such amazing people and doing something I love is a joy that I couldn’t explain.”
Joining the USA Softball National Office as a Network Systems Coordinator, Kyle Brewer will support the Information Technology department in maintaining all network systems and equipment for the organization. Prior to his role at USA Softball, Brewer most recently worked as an I.T. Field Technician for CVS Health where he was responsible for the installation and continued operation of routers, registers, printers and other technology equipment for 28 stores in Central Oklahoma. He has also served as an Adjunct Instructor at Western Technology Center and as a Network Administrator at Granite Public Schools where he performed all tasks related to information technology within the school district. Brewer attended Western Oklahoma State College and Southwestern Oklahoma State University where he studied mathematics.
“I am extremely excited to have the opportunity to work in the confluence of two of my favorite things: technology and sports,” said Brewer. “I look forward to contributing to the technological aspects that will provide a better overall experience for everyone involved in the continued growth of softball.”