OKLAHOMA CITY — USA Softball, the National Governing Body of Softball in the United States, and Bownet announced today that the company has become an official supplier of the USA Softball Women's National Team (WNT) and Junior Women's National Team (JWNT) Programs. In addition to joining the USA Softball WNT and JWNT supplier pool, Bownet has also become an official licensee of USA Softball and will begin selling USA Softball-branded training gear.
“We are proud to partner with Bownet as both a supplier of our National Team Programs and as an official licensee,” said USA Softball Executive Director, Craig Cress. “Their line of training equipment will greatly benefit our Women’s and Junior Women’s teams as they strive to maintain their No. 1 world-ranking and compete at the highest level. ”
The Calif. based company is a leader in the industry in training gear, which includes nets, portable backstops, tees and equipment bags.
“We are extremely pleased to announce our partnership with USA Softball and their road to 2020,” said Chief Executive Officer/Founder, Jack Lucas. “Bownet Sports has successfully changed the landscape of what a softball practice looks like and will continue to innovate to keep the tools of the game fresh. Bownet Sports is in the business of developing athletes worldwide by engineering the highest quality portable training systems that allow teams, coaches and players to train like a pro. With this partnership, we are living out our mission, training the youth of tomorrow and the Olympians of today."
By becoming an official licensee of USA Softball, Bownet is licensed to sell USA Softball-branded nets, bucket bags, fungo bats and more. For more information and how to place orders for USA Softball-branded items please contact Cathy Weatherred.
“USA Softball is excited to have Bownet join our Women’s National Team supplier pool,” said USA Softball Managing Director of Marketing, Dre McKee. “We look forward to making Bownet’s equipment available to our Women’s National Team Program and our athletes to help them perform on the field at the highest level."
For more information on joining the USA Softball Fast Pitch National Teams supplier pool, contact Managing Director of Marketing Dre McKee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About USA Softball
USA Softball is a 501(c)(3) not-for profit organization headquartered in Oklahoma City, Okla., and is designated as the National Governing Body (NGB) of Softball in the United States and a member of the United States Olympic Committee. One of the nation’s largest sports organizations, USA Softball sanctions competition in every state through a network of 69 local associations and has grown from a few hundred teams in the early days to over 150,000 teams today, representing a membership of more than 2 million. USA Softball is dedicated to providing people of all ages the opportunity to play the game they love at a variety of levels by offering recreational, league, tournament and competitive play for fast pitch, slow pitch and modified pitch. USA Softball annually conducts thousands of tournaments throughout the country including over 100 National Championships. The USA Softball umpire program is among the nation’s largest and are widely known as the best trained umpires in the game.
As the NGB for the sport of softball, USA Softball is responsible for training, equipping and promoting the six USA Softball National Teams that compete in events such as the Olympics, Pan American Games, World Championships and other international and domestic events. For more information on USA Softball, including its founding and history as the Amateur Softball Association of America (ASA), please visit www.USASoftball.com.
Credit: USA Softball https://www.teamusa.org/USA-Softball/News/2018/May/10/Bownet-release