Orange native and LSU softball assistant coach Howard Dobson begins his journey at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo as a member of the coaching staff for the top-ranked USA Softball National Team.
Dobson has been a part of the women’s national team program since 2012, which includes nine appearances in international competition. In that time, Dobson has contributed to two WBSC World Championship gold medals in addition to winning gold at the Lima 2019 Pan American games.
Following training and exhibition games, the team will compete in the Olympic Games, marking the sport’s return to the global stage. Team USA will vie for the country’s fourth gold medal in softball July 21-27. A full schedule of the Tokyo Olympic Games can be found at USASoftball.com.