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Softball Alberta Annual General Meeting

 

The meeting will be held at the Norsemen Inn at
6505-48 Ave. in Camrose on
Friday, October 24 - Sunday, October 26.

Congratulations to the following inductees to the
Hall of Fame!

Sheena Lawrick

Gerri Dornstauder

Calgary Kaizen 2007

 

For anyone needing to book a room for the AGM at the Norsemen Inn, there are rooms blocked under Softball Alberta for October 24-25 at a rate of $104.00 plus taxes.

Call 780-672-9171 for the Norsemen.

Tickets are also now available for the Awards Banquet to be held Saturday for $40.00 each. Call or email the Softball Alberta office to purchase at 780-461-7735 or admin@softballalberta.ca

 

 

 

2017 Canada Summer Games

Softball Canada and Softball Alberta are extremely pleased to announce that the Canada Games Council has selected both men’s and women’s softball for the 2017 Canada Summer Games program. The sport of softball has been part of the Canada Summer Games since 1969, but the men’s competition was not selected for the 2009 and 2013 Games. Thus, the men’s competition will return to the program in 2017.

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SOFTBALL ALBERTA

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:
Softball Alberta is currently hiring for the position of Program Coordinator. Deadline for applications is October 1, 2014. Click the link below for description and requirements.

Program Coordinator

 

Nominate your coach for Softball Canada's 2014 Home Run Sports Coach of the Year Award! The deadline for nominations is October 1, 2014.

Coach of the Year Criteria

 

Softball Alberta is now accepting resumes for the position of Team Alberta (Mens and Womens) Head Coach for 2017 Canada Summer Games. Contact Jackie Desilets at 780-461-7735 or jackie@softballalberta.ca for more information on applying. Deadline for applications is November 15, 2014.

Click here for Head Coach Requirements

 

Competition-Introduction Coaching Clinic now scheduled for November 29-30 and December 6-7 in Strathmore. Click here to see our Coaches page for more information!

 

2014 CANADIAN CHAMPIONSHIP RESULTS

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2014 WESTERN CANADIAN CHAMPIONSHIP RESULTS

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2014 PROVINCIAL RESULTS

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Tim Hortons becomes new Title Sponsor

Softball Canada is extremely pleased to announce a new and exciting partnership with Tim Hortons as the new title sponsor of the Tim Hortons Learn to Play Program. Under the terms of the new four-year agreement, Tim Hortons will help Softball Canada grow the program throughout the country.

“Our Learn to Play Program is an exceptional program to give young athletes their first experience with the sport of softball in a relaxed and fun-filled environment” said Softball Canada President Kevin Quinn. “The program’s manual allows first time coaches and educators to feel comfortable they have the tools needed to teach young athletes about our sport. We would like to thank Tim Hortons for their assistance as the title sponsor of this fantastic program and we look forward to working with them to help increase participation at the grassroots level.”

For more information, click here.

Track your Coach Training

Maintenance of Certification launched January 1, 2014, and we want to make it as easy as possible for you to track your training and the professional development points you’ve earned. Check out our new Maintenance of Certification webpage, and login to the Locker to check out your updated transcript -- complete with the number of professional development points you need, and the amount of time you have to earn them. What are you waiting for – start collecting your professional development points TODAY! For more information click here

 

Attention Coaches:

Please note that the following fees for NCCP online evaluations will be implemented on April 1, 2014.

Make Ethical Decisions (all streams):        $85.00
Managing Conflict:                                    $85.00
Leading Drug-free Sport:                          $85.00

As a reminder, here are some points of clarification related to these fees (as originally sent out in August 2013):

Coaches who have completed the corresponding multi-sport module training will not have to pay for the online evaluation for that module and will have unlimited attempts at passing the evaluation;

Coaches who have completed the corresponding module component as part of an integrated sport program, will not have to pay for the online evaluation for that module and will also have unlimited attempts at passing the evaluation;

This Board directive and the related fees only apply to those coaches who choose to go directly to the online evaluation without completing the training in advance; 

This Board directive is consistent with valuing the high-quality NCCP training provided by all of our partners across the country, and to ensure that all coaches in the system are contributing to the ongoing development and success of the NCCP;

This Board directive is also consistent with what is being implemented by the sports when a coach demonstrates prior learning and goes directly to the sport specific evaluation components and are charged a fee;

As with all revenue collected, these fees will be re-invested into the continued development and on-going maintenance of the NCCP in the best interest of all partners.

A series of FAQs has been created and is now posted to coach.ca here.