Mike RaynorSupervisor of Officials
Raynor’s resume includes experience in the administration, coaching and officiating categories over an excess of 40 years. A graduate of Georgia Southern University, Raynor is a former high school football coach, baseball coach, and athletic director. He got involved in fastpitch softball following the birth of his third daughter and never looked back.
Raynor spent 5 seasons as Head Softball Coach at Mercer University (Division I Atlantic Sun Conference) where his teams still hold season records for most wins, strikeouts, and stolen bases. In addition to that, his 2010 Mercer team held the Division I top spot for 3 weeks with the best defense in the nation. During his tenure at MU, Raynor represented the conference as a member of the NCAA Head Coach Committee.
As an official, Raynor has umpiring experience in both NCAA and NPF. As an NCAA umpire, he has combined over 20 years in officiating the Southeastern Conference, Atlantic Coast Conference, Conference USA, the Southern Conference and numerous others.
In addition to actively officiating games, Raynor’s resume of administrating officials is also lengthy, as he has served as the Umpire in Chief and Crew Chief in numerous Division I conference championships and NCAA Regional Tournaments. Currently, in addition to his duties as NPF Supervisor of Officials, Raynor serves as the Umpire Coordinator and Supervisor of Officials for the Atlantic Coast Conference, the BIG EAST Conference, the Big South Conference and the Ivy League.
Raynor was announced as the Supervisor of Officials for National Pro Fastpitch in October of 2015.