San Rafael, CA (Vocus) March 25, 2010
At Nike Softball Camps, young players have the opportunity to receive intensive training from a top staff of college coaches, former professionals, and college players. Every facet of the game is covered including hitting, fielding, base running, and team play.
Mike de Surville, Vice President and National Director of US Sports Camp, stated, “We are very excited to once again team up with everyone at ASA and USA Softball and are confident that through this partnership, these camps will continue to be recognized as a premier offering of softball training in the United States for young softball players.”
The Amateur Softball Association (ASA), 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 89 local associations. The ASA has grown from a few hundred teams in the early days to over 240,000 teams and 40,000 umpires today, representing a membership of more than three million. For more information on the ASA, visit http://www.asasoftball.com.
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 medals at the Olympic Games since 1996. The U.S. women have also won seven World Championship titles including the last five consecutive. For more information about USA Softball, please visit http://www.usasoftball.com.
Twenty-seven camp locations nationwide are hosting Nike Softball Camps this summer with new locations in Monterey, CA; Sunnyvale, CA; Logan, UT; Indianapolis, IN; Kenosha, WI; Amherst, MA; and Lakeland, FL. Players, coaches, parents and others interested in the Nike Softball Camps can visit http://www.USSportsCamps.com/softball or call 1-800-NIKE CAMP.
About US Sports Camps
US Sports Camps (USSC), headquartered in San Rafael, California, is America’s largest sports camp network and the licensed operator of Nike Sports Camps, including the sports of softball, baseball, tennis, golf, soccer, basketball, field hockey, lacrosse, running, swimming, volleyball, and football. The company has offered summer sports camps since 1975 with the same mission that defines it today: to shape a lifelong enjoyment of athletics through high quality sports education and skill enhancement.