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Month: December 2011

Merry Christmas, Season’s Greetings & Happy Holidays

Merry Christmas, Season’s Greetings & Happy Holidays Softball Newfoundland & Labrador Would Like To Take This Opportunity To Wish Everyone Involved With The Great Game Of Softball A Merry Christmas, Season’s Greetings & Happy Holidays! Here’s Hoping That Everyone Has A SAFE, FUN & ENJOYABLE Christmas!...

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Call For Coaching Positions (2012 Midget Boys)

Call For Coaching Positions (2012 Midget Boys) Softball Newfoundland and Labrador is now accepting applications for the position of Head Coach for the following Provincial All Star Teams that will represent Newfoundland and Labrador at the respective 2012 Softball Championships in August: Midget (U18) Boys Canadian Championships Frederiction, NB August 6-12 Midget (U18) Boys Eastern Canadian Championships Prince Edward Island Late August Softball Newfoundland and Labrador will also accept applications from individuals interested in being considered for Assistant Coach and/or Team Manager positions. Applicants should complete the same application as those applying for Head Coaching positions and also highlight qualifications (i.e., certifications, teams coached including other sports, etc.) that may be relevant to the position they are applying. Applicants should be fully certified or be in the process of completing NCCP Level 2/Introduction to Competition for softball. Experience coaching in a high Provincial sports program is an assest, although not mandatory depending on other qualifications or professional development successfully completed. To apply, please download the Softball NL Coaching Application, which must be sent along with resume and cover letter to: SNL Coaching Committee c/o Softball Newfoundland and Labrador P.O. Box. 21165 St. John’s, NL A1A 5B2 The Application Deadline: Wednesday, January 4th, 2012. For further information please email Softball Newfoundland and Labrador at Please Note That Softball Newfoundland and Labrador Reserves The Right To Re-Advertise Any Of The...

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Great News!

Great News! Men’s Softball Returning To Canada Summer Games In 2017!!! History of Softball at Canada Summer Games Softball has been included in the Canada Summer Games since the inaugural event held in Halifax/Dartmouth in 1969 as a mixed sport (male and female). Starting in 1981, the sport was split into a male and a female category. Strikeout For Men’s Softball For 2009 Canada Summer Games Despite many efforts to keep the male category on the program, it was decided to drop the male component of the game for the 2009 Canada Summer Games, but the female category remained included. Men’s Softball Returning To Canada Summer Games in 2017 The Canada Games Council have released the results of their 2017 Summer Games selection process. Both Women’s and Men’s Softball were selected for the Games! Source: Softball Canada NL’s History at Canada Summer Games Newfoundland & Labrador has participated in every Canada Summer Games since 1969. Newfoundland & Labrador Past Results 1969 Mixed 7th Place Finish 1973 Mixed 8th Place Finish 1977 Mixed 7th Place Finish 1981 Male 9th Place Finish 1985 Female 8th Place Finish 1989 Male 4th Place Finish Female 7th Place Finish 1993 Male 4th Place Finish Female 10th Place Finish 1997 Male 3rd Place Finish Female 10th Place Finish 2001 Male 5th Place Finish Female 10th Place Finish 2005 Male 3rd Place Finish Female 9th Place...

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Coaching NL (November 2011 Newsletter)

Coaching NL (November 2011 Newsletter) The Coaching NL November 2011 Newsletter Issue covers the following: 1. 5 Reasons to become a Coach 2. NCCP Fall Schedule 3. Facts about Specialization 4. Are you an Inspirational Coach 5. Featured Coaches 6. Grant Recipient Information 7. NCCP News Coaching NL (November 2011...

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On-Line Level IV Umpires Certification Clinic (Spring 2012)

On-Line Level IV Umpires Certification Clinic (Spring 2012) Softball Canada is pleased to announce that an on-line Level IV National Umpires Certification Clinic will once again be held in the spring of 2012. The clinic dates are tentatively set for five Sunday’s in March and April. Each of the five two-hour sessions, led by experienced Softball Canada instructors, will focus on the psychology of officiating, advanced game management techniques and mechanics and much more. To be eligible to participate, candidates must be a fully certified Level III umpire for at least two years and receive a positive endorsement from their provincial or territorial organization. Successful completion of the Level IV clinic results in Level IV Theory certification. A subsequent successful evaluation at a U-18 (M or F) or U-23 (F) Fast Pitch or Senior Women’s Slo-Pitch Canadian Championship will leads to full Level IV certification. Clinic Details: Registration fee is $175 and includes a Level IV manual, access to the Adobe Connect virtual classroom platform and all other resources. Participants will require access to a computer (Windows or Mac) with high-speed Internet connectivity, a mic/headset and a webcam to participate. Each of the five sessions of the online Level IV clinic will be held beginning at 12 noon Eastern (9am Pacific) Tentative clinic dates: March 18, 25 and April 1, 15 and 22. To register please complete the attached...

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Softball NL Annual General Meeting Information

Softball NL Annual General Meeting Information The Softball Newfoundland and Labrador Annual General Meeting will be held early in the New Year! All are welcome to attend the Softball NL AGM, but it is important to note that only voting delegates will be entitled to vote. Softball NL Annual General Meeting Information Date: Saturday, January 14th, 2012 Time: 9:00am to 4:00pm Location: Holy Cross Elementary School Address: 145 St. Clare Avenue (St. John’s, NL) Softball NL Constitution Softball NL Notion of Motion Form The Notice of Motion Form is required for any motions to be presented at the Annual General Meeting. As per the Softball Newfoundland & Labrador Constitution, any motions must be received by Softball NL 30 days prior to the Annual General Meeting. The deadline to submit any motion is Thursday, December 15th, 2011. All motions must be emailed directly to Softball NL at Please pre-register your team/association’s voting delegates by emailing Softball NL at by Friday, December 30th, 2011. Any changes to voting delegates after this date require written documentation stating the new replacement. Softball Newfoundland & Labrador P.O. Box 21165 St. John’s, NL A1A 5B2

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2012 Pee Wee Boys EC Hosting Applications

2012 Pee-Wee Boys ECSC Hosting Applications Softball Newfoundland & Labrador are now accepting Hosting Applications for the 2012 Pee-Wee Boys Eastern Canadian Softball Championship. The 2012 Pee-Wee Boys Eastern Canadian Softball Chamapionship is scheduled for Newfoundland Labrador in August 2012. All Applications MUST be submitted to Softball Newfoundland & Labrador via email at no later than Sunday, January 8th, 2012. 2012 Provincial & Eastern Canadian Hosting Application Any questions, comments or concerns please feel free to contact Ed McDonald (Softball NL Eastern Canadian Rep) at...

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