As the National Governing Body of Softball in the United States, USA Softball appoints coaches to the USA Softball Women's and Men's National Team Coaching Pools on a quadrennium basis. Selected to their respective coaching pools by the USA Softball Women's and Men's National Team Selection Committees (WNTSC and MNTSC), pool coaches could be required to participate in international events, player evaluations, selection camps and other specified events as part of the evaluation process. Pool coaches may also be eligible for selection as a member of a National Team Coaching Staff for a variety of international events, including the Olympic Games, World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) World Cups, Pan American Games, USA Softball International Cup, etc...Coaching staffs are selected in accordance with procedures to be approved by the United States Olympic Committee (USOC).  

Current National Team Head Coaches

Heather Tarr
Women's National Team


Ron Hackett
Men's National Team

Tim Lyon
U23 Men's National Team

Kyla Holas
U18 Women's National Team


Tony Aresco
U18 Men's National Team


Don Cooper
Women's Slow Pitch National Team

Cara Coughenour
Women's Slow Pitch 
Futures National Team


Brett Helmer
Men's Slow Pitch National Team

Rob Humphrey
Slow Pitch Futures National Team