Officers and Board Members

  • Don Aselin - National Executive Director (NY)
  • John Fitzgerald - President (WA)
  • Diane Aselin - Executive Vice President (NY)
  • Kelly Tharp - Secretary (OR)
  • Norm Rice - Treasurer
  • Steven Russell - Board Member Ontario (Canada)
  • Rick Mucciaccio - Board Member (emeritus) (FL)

SODA "Life" Members

  • Jim Swint - Hutchinson, KS - (Executive Director Emeritus)
  • Don Aselin - Rochester, NY
  • Barry Mano - Racine, WI
  • Chuck Middleton - Crestwood, MO
  • Robert Papich - Rockford, IL
  • Gil Fried - New Haven, CT
  • Terry Haskell - Musco Lighting - Oskaloosa, IA
  • John Sadler - Sadler & Co.- Columbia, SC
  • Bob & Betty Owens - Cincinnati, OH
  • Andy Loechner - Lancaster, PA
  • Rick Lyle - Euless, TX
  • Ed Eichelberger - Louisville, KY

SODA Regional Vice Presidents

  • Bob Owens - Cincinnati, OH
  • Kerry Tharp - Portland, OR
  • Steve Navaro - Cathedral City, CA
  • Diane Aselin - Rochester, NY
  • Sal Candelora - N. Branford, CT
  • Jerry Meyer - Cincinnati, OH

Some Former Board Members

  • Jim Swint - Hutchinson, KS - (Executive Director Emeritus)
  • Elliott Hawke - Kansas CITY, KS
  • Chuck Walters - Odessa, IN
  • Andy Loechner - Lancaster, PA
  • Bob Owens - CincinnAti, OH
  • Jim Munson - Tucson, AZ
  • Bill Miller - Toronto, Canada
  • Ken Zika - St. Louis, MO
  • Bill Minardi - Madison, WI
  • Rich Atchley - San Diego, CA
  • Ed Eichelberger - Louisville, KY
  • J. Hilkemeyer - Tucson, AZ
  • Billy Floyd - Atlanta, GA
  • Clarence Hicks - Rockford, IL
  • Sherman Poska - Omaha, NE
  • Tim Fishburn - Indianapolis, IN
  • Chuck Middleton - St. Louis, MO
  • Rick Lyle - Euless, TX
  • Bob Papich - Rockford, IL
  • Barry Mano - {NASO} - Racine, WI
  • Rick Mucciaccio - Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • and many others...


Founding Members: (National Sports Organizations)



Amateur Softball Association of America (ASA)
- Oklahoma City, OK





National Softball Association (NSA)
- Nicholasville, KY





United States Specialty Sports Association (USSSA)
- Kissimmee, FL