Dave Neidlinger was hired as the first Softball Coordinator for the WAC in the summer of 2006. He has been the Softball Coordinator for the Mountain West Conference since its inception in 1999. He has been the Softball Coordinator for the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference since 1992. He began his umpiring career in 1970 while stationed at the USAF Academy in Colorado Springs. He has umpired six National ASA Championships and numerous conference championships and regional tournaments at the Division I and II level.
Neidlinger and his wife, Joyce, have three grandchildren, Elizabeth, David and Coleman.