OKLAHOMA CITY – USA Softball, a volunteer-driven, not-for-profit organization announced todaythe appointment ofAndy Williams (Las Vegas, Nev.) as Commissioner for USA Softball of Nevada. Williams will assume the role on Jan. 1 following the retirement of Commissioner Tony Pehle after 21 years of service.
“I am honored to be selected as the next Commissioner for USA Softball of Nevada,” said Williams. “I'm excited to continue the outstanding work that Tony Pehle has done for the last 20 years, and I look forward to working with the incredible staff here in Nevada to grow the participation and competition in USA Softball.”
Working as a USA Softball umpire since 1999, Williams’ vast knowledge of the game and hands-on experience at the grassroots level led him to his most recent position as Association Umpire-In-Chief (UIC) for USA Softball of Nevada. Prior to his role as UIC, Williams served on the USA Softball Umpire Staff in both Arizona (2010-2017) and Nevada (2018-2021) while also working as a clinician and instructor at several umpire clinics and National Umpire Schools over the last 20 years. Williams is a member of the USA Softball National Indicator Fraternity and Elite Umpire Program, and was the recipient of the 2015 USA Softball Region 13 Umpire Award of Excellence.
A retired Business Analyst for the Arizona Supreme Court, Williams garners a dual major bachelor’s degree in Business Management and E-Business from University of Phoenix.