John Wright was appointed to the National Umpire Staff in 2016. He started in ASA as a coach, and in 1998 registered as an ASA Umpire. John was appointed to the Washington ASA UIC (Umpire-in-Chief) staff in 2007 and currently is the ASA of Washington UIC. John has umpired in four ASA National Championships, worked as the deputy UIC in three ASA National Championships and as the UIC in six ASA National Championships. John received his ISF (International Softball Federation) in 2011 and has worked two ISF World Cups and the Chinese National Games in Xishuanbanna, China. John has been involved in 14 ASA National Umpire Schools as well as a clinician in multiple regional and state level clinics and schools.