Twenty-seven athletes invited to 2015 USA Softball Men's National Team Selection Camp

November 21, 2014

Oklahoma City, OK


November 21, 2014


Twenty-seven athletes invited to 2015 USA Softball Men’s National Team Selection Camp

OKLAHOMA CITY - The Amateur Softball Association (ASA) of America and USA Softball announced today that 27 athletes have received invitations to attend the 2015 USA Softball Men’s National Team Selection Camp to be held January 8-9, 2015 at Bill Barber Park in Irvine, Calif.  Those athletes who accept the invitation to tryout will vie for 17 spots on the 2015 USA Softball Men’s National Team (MNT) roster that will compete at the International Softball Federation (ISF) Men's World Championship in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada and a spot on the 15-athlete roster that will compete in the 2015 Pan American Games, which will be held July 15-26 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.


Click here to see the 28 athletes who have received an invitation to try out for the Men’s National Team


Once selected, the MNT will compete in the ISF Men's World Championship in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada and the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.  This will mark the first time since 2003 that Men's Fast Pitch will compete as a Pan American sport, with Team USA claiming the silver in 2003 after falling 4-2 to Canada. 


Team USA qualified for both the ISF Men's World Championship and 2015 Pan American Games after placing fourth at the IX Conpasa Men's Fastpitch Panam Championship in Parana, Argentina in October.  The U.S. Men finished with a 4-4 record and as a team compiled a .175 batting average.   


With Denny Bruckert (Gillespie, Ill.) at the helm of the Men's Program, the U.S. coaching staff also includes Greg Hicks (Bakersfield, Calif.), Gregg Leather (Staten Island, NY) and Nick McCurry (Ashland, Ohio).  For updates on the USA Softball Men’s National Team and events throughout the 2015 season visit


About ASA
The Amateur Softball Association, founded in 1933, is the National Governing Body of softball in the United States and a member of the United States Olympic Committee. The ASA has become one of the nation’s largest sports organizations and now sanctions competition in every state through a network of 75 local associations. The ASA has grown from a few hundred teams in the early days to over 165,000 teams today, representing a membership of more than 2.5 million. For more information on the ASA, visit

About USA Softball 
USA Softball is the brand created, operated and owned by the ASA that links the USA Men’s, Women’s, Junior Boys’ and Junior Girls’ National Team programs together. USA Softball is responsible for training, equipping and promoting these four National Teams to compete in international and domestic competitions. The USA Softball Women’s National Team is one of the only two women’s sports involved in the Olympic movement to capture three consecutive gold medals at the Olympic Games since 1996. The U.S. women have also won nine World Championship titles as well as claimed seven World Cup of Softball titles. For more information about USA Softball, please visit  



Codi Warren


Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications

Amateur Softball Association of America/USA Softball

Office 405.425.3431 | Cell 405. 420. 2817


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