Bobby Simpson

  • Bobby SimpsonFounded Getting Better Every Day, Inc., dba/Higher Ground, an organization dedicated to providing excellent learning opportunities and services for coaches and players: 1989
  • Served as instructor and/or producer for 55 softball and baseball videos/DVD’s (3-NYSCA; 7-ASA; 45-Higher Ground/ Winning Softball): Since 1983
  • Conducted or assigned over 600 softball clinics/camps around the world: Since 1983
  • Published over 50 magazine articles, one book, and three manuals: Since 1971
  • Assisted Dutch National Team: 1998-1999
  • Assisted in selection, training, and coaching of inaugural Greek National Fastpitch Team: 2000-2001
  • Head Coach of British Women’s National Fastpitch Team: 2001-2004/Won Gold Medal at 2004 Olympic Test Event in Athens, Greece
  • Baseball Coach/Math Instructor – Tift County HS (GA): 1968-1971 (Math -Coach); 2004 – present (Math)
  • Assistant Baseball Coach – Florida State University: 1971-1974
  • Scout & Instructor – Kansas City Royals Baseball Academy: 1972
  • Program Director & Director – Tift County Recreation Department: 1974-1994
  • Georgia Commissioner for Amateur Softball Association: 1979-1989
  • National Chairman for ASA Junior Olympic Committee: 1982-1988
  • Member of ASA Executive Committee: 1983-1984
  • ASA delegate to U.S. Olympic Committee: 1983
  • Conducted 28 ASA and 2 NJCAA Nat’l Softball Tournaments: 1976-1993
  • Creator of ASA Nat’l Coaching Schools and Co-Creator of ASA Coaches Education Program (VIP): 1982-1987

Since 1988, Higher Ground has provided internationally recognized softball instruction in almost every state in the United States, plus foreign nations such as Argentina, Austria, Azores, Canada, China, Cuba, Czech Republic, England, Germany, Greece, Holland, Ireland, Italy, Norway, Panama, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Scotland, Slovakia, Sweden, U.S. Virgin Islands, and Zambia. Such organizations as the International Softball Federation, International Sports Group, and the United States Air Force have used our services and our summer camps were featured in Sports Illustrated For Women.