December2014

Michael Warner appointed ASA/USA Softball Commissioner for New Jersey ASA

December 3, 2014

Oklahoma City, OK


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

December 3, 2014

Michael Warner appointed ASA/USA Softball Commissioner for New Jersey ASA

OKLAHOMA CITY -- The Amateur Softball Association (ASA), a volunteer driven, not-for-profit organization, and USA Softball announced today that Michael Warner (Toms River, N.J.) has been appointed the commissioner for the New Jersey ASA/USA association. The change, effective January 1, 2015, takes place following the retirement of longtime New Jersey ASA/USA Commissioner Leo Spirito.

 

"I am most honored and thankful that ASA/USA Softball has selected me as the New Jersey ASA/USA Commissioner," said Warner.  "With over 20 years of experience as a player and director, I am very excited to call ASA/USA my new home.  I have seen the New Jersey ASA/USA at the highest level and with the team that we are assembling and the hard work and dedication, New Jersey ASA/USA will be stronger than it ever was."

Warner has a long history with the sport of softball which spans over 25 years as either a player, coach, commissioner or director.  Within the last five years, Warner has sent over 100 teams to National Championships and Regional's as a coach/director.  In addition to his coaching duties, Warner also taught youth hitting clinics and catching courses.  He also has served as the Independent Sports Association (ISA) New Jersey Commissioner before serving as an area director for the New Jersey ASA/USA earlier this year.  As an area director, he organized the New Jersey ASA/USA State Tournament. 

Warner graduated from The College of New Jersey with a degree in Sports Science.  He currently owns a Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning (HVAC) company in Toms River, N.J.  He also is a player representative for Wilson/DeMarini.

For more information on the New Jersey ASA/USA, please email Warner at asanjsoftball@gmail.com.

 

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 http://www.asasoftball.com/. 

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 including the last seven consecutive as well as claimed six World Cup of Softball titles. For more information about USA Softball, please visit http://www.usasoftball.com/.

 

 

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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