OKLAHOMA CITY -- The Amateur Softball Association (ASA), a volunteer driven, not-for-profit organization, and USA Softball announced today that David LeMarbre (Hendersonville, Tenn.) has been appointed the commissioner for the Tennessee ASA. LeMarbre steps into the position following the resignation of former Tennessee ASA Commissioner James Ellis.
LeMarbre has held a variety of positions within the Tennessee ASA. He has served as the Umpire-in-Chief for District 15 since 1980 and he has been the Commissioner for District 15 since 1992. He also held the title of Deputy State Commissioner and State President for the Tennessee ASA. An ASA umpire since 1980, LeMarbre has umpired in four ASA National Championship Tournaments and is a member of the National Indicator Fraternity and a Gold Level member in the ASA Umpire Medals program.
“I’ve been involved with ASA/USA Softball for over 25 years, during which time the organization has flourished,” said LeMarbre. “I’m looking forward to continuing the tradition of ASA/USA Softball in the Tennessee ASA. With our dedicated staff, the Tennessee ASA strives to increase team and individual registrations over the next couple of years so that our local teams can enjoy the many benefits of ASA/USA Softball.”
LeMarbre is the Director of the City of Hendersonville Parks and Recreation Department. He graduated from Tennessee Technological University in 1975 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Business and Sociology. He received his Master’s Degree from Western Kentucky University in Recreation Administration.
For more information about the Tennessee ASA, please visit Tennesseeasa.clubspaces.com.
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 76 local associations. The ASA has grown from a few hundred teams in the early days to over 210,000 teams today, representing a membership of more than three 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/.
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