Life There is nothing ‘soft’ about good, solid, competitive softball. I know this truth first hand. The 30+ years I’ve played fast & slow pitch helped lay the foundation for better dealing with what at times is life’s harsh reality. With over 40 years of professional experience*, show guest, Ron Radigonda, Executive Director, Amateur Softball Association (ASA) since 1998, also knows the deep value softball brings to human growth and development. In this show Ron discusses these core aspects of softball, a) his leadership philosophy for advancing ASA as the national governing board of the sport, b) how societal changes are impacting softball, c) the ways softball develops mental smarts and mental toughness, d) why every person in a leadership role needs to be very good at partnering. *includes Executive Director, Sacramento Sports Commission & several key sports administration positions with the City of San Francisco.