Welcome to RFastP.com! This website was created for anyone who is interested in fastpitch softball in or around the Rochester N.Y. area. The goal of this site is to improve all levels of fastpitch softball and to make this area competitive again with the rest of New York State as well as neighboring states. Listings are free.
Updated: 7 - 30 - 2014

E-mail RKuryc@aol.com
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>Much Softball Info: Tournaments, Teams, etc:
Go to: www.active.com

click on tournaments, state, then click the age group you're looking for.

>>>HOMERUN SOFTBALL <<<
2013 & 2014 Clinics & CAMPS:
In Rochester, Buffalo & Syracuse
Tournaments, Showcases, Clinics, Facilities.
TOTAL LIST - go to our new website:

http://www.homerunsbsb.com/

Check out their new expanded indoor facility:
www.homerunsbsb.com/indoorfacility.html


> Tryouts & Teams Looking
2014 - 2015 Season


>TRYOUTS TABLE - 2014 / 2015 Season


> Local Clinics Click here for listings

> Summer & Travel Teams and contacts

> Local Pitching Coaches and comments

> Other Fastpitch Softball Links

> - Coach, Team & Training Aids?

Nice Softball site with lots of links:
http://www.leaguelineup.com/links.asp?

Western NY info Leagues:
http://www.eteamz.com/wnyfpsl/locations/


Section V talks back blog

http://sectionv.talksback.com/forumdisplay.php?f=31

Latest:
http://sectionv.talksback.com/archive/index.php/f-31-p-2.html


Listings & notices are free, e-mail to: RKuryc@aol.com
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NEW Posted: 7 - 26 - 2014

 

Tryout dates for the 2014 / 2015 Rochester Thunder Fastpitch Season have been set;

All Dates: Registration at 5:30 pm, Tryouts from 6:00 - 8:30 pm

Location: East Rochester High School Varsity Softball Field, 200 Woodbine Ave., E. Rochester, NY 14445

Monday August 4th - 12U

Tuesday August 5th - 14U, 16U and 18U

Wednesday August 6th - 12U, 14U, 16U and 18U

Thursday August 7th - Rain Date

Please plan to attend all sessions for your age group if possible.

NEW Posted: 7 - 26 - 2014

14 U ROCHESTER RATTLERS

TRYOUTS FOR THE 2014-­-2015 SEASON TO BE HELD AT
WAYNE CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL at 6PM

8/11, 8/12, 8/13, 8/14

(REGISTRATION AT 5:30PM )

TO PREREGISTER OR:
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CALL:

MIKE HEBERT 585-­-259-­-0659

More info on the Rattlers will be up shortly

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NEW Posted: 7 - 26 - 2014

Elite Performance Travel Softball Program

2014 – 2015 Travel Season Tryouts

Saturday August 16, 2014

at
Fellows Road Park
499 Fellows Rd
Fairport, NY 14450

12u & 14u Session
9am - 12pm
Registration begins at 8:15am

16u & 18u Session
1pm - 4pm
Registration begins at 12:15pm

Makeup Session for all levels Tuesday August 19, 2014
from 5:30pm - 8:30pm @ Fellows Road Park
!
Tryouts will consist of both skill session and live game play.
Please bring all equipment needed to successfully participate in tryouts, including
catching gear.
!
Please email Coach Baker for tryout information packet at:
marykaren.baker@gmail.com
To speed registration please email all forms to Coach Baker if possible.
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NEW Posted: 7 - 26 - 2014

2014/2015 Vipers Travel Softball Try-Outs

Highly Competitive Travel Softball Program with Teams at 16U, 14U, 12U, and 10U Divisions

Try-outs for 16U/14U/12U will be held Aug 3rd, 10th and 12th


The Program:
Vipers Softball is a program for girls who want to play high-caliber, competitive softball and improve their skills. This is facilitated by excellent instruction by dedicated coaches. All coaches are ASA certified. We practice nearly all year (no practice in August and no practice in December except for pitchers). In addition to individual team practices, we offer a program philosophy on how to play the game. We offer skills practices during the off-season, separate pitcher’s practices, separate catcher’s practices, and separate hitting instruction. And while there is no shortage of opportunity for the girls to improve their skills, we also recognize the desire for girls to play multiple competitive sports. This is a rapidly expanding program in terms of players (with 84 girls participating this past season), talent, and geography.

Fall – practice starting in Sep, typically playing in one or two tournaments and games with area teams
Winter training – emphasis on physical training, hitting, position work and pitching in the off-season (practices once per week Jan and Feb, twice per week in Mar and Apr with exceptions for players on school teams)
Summer includes tournaments commensurate with each team’s level
Summer (Jun and Jul) – all teams will play a weeknight travel league
Pitching, hitting, and position clinics are included for all levels
Pitching instruction is subsidized by the program with a nominal fee per session

16U: We are creating a highly competitive 16U team that will play a mix of local tournaments and regional tournaments

14U: 2 teams: both teams will be highly competitive with one team working toward Eastern Regionals

12U: 2 teams: one playing at a highly competitive level and one playing mostly local “B” competition

Benefits vs Other Programs:

Convenience – The convenience of a top softball program with the ability to stay relatively local for practices and many games. We will be utilizing the local indoor turf facilities for practices, batting, clinics, and potentially winter games. We have great access to the 4 skinned fields on the Victor Central Schools campus.
A “Softball Family” – Often these are players from the same or neighboring school districts. Players and families develop great bonds and relationships that last for many years.
Cost – A lot of softball for the money: 6 tournaments (except 10U) - 40 to 55 games in total depending on the team, league games during the week, off-season skill development, additional “program clinics”, and specific pitchers, catchers, hitting sessions.

Try-outs: For 16U/14U/12U will be held Aug 3rd, 10th and 12th
Please register at www.VipersSoftball.net if you are interested in trying out.

Email: VipersTravelSoftball@yahoo.com
or call Tom Grooms at 585-319-9206 if you have questions
Check us out on Facebook by searching: Vipers Travel Softball

If your goal is for your daughter to improve her skills while having fun, this is the program for you!
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NEW Posted: 7 - 26 - 2014

Battery Lightning Softball

The Battery Lightning are happy to announce our plans for player evaluations
for the up-coming Fall and Summer of 2015 seasons.

Openings exist for all teams:

· Battery Lil Bolts- 10U Todd Locey

· Battery Lil Bolts- 12U John Catalano

· Battery Lightning- 14U Curt & Riley Johnson

· Battery Lightning (“16U”)- Brock Matlock & Jonn Stoker

· Battery Lightning (’15-’18)- Mike Scialo & Pat Labiendo

· Battery Lightning (’15-’18)- Jeff Cooley & Todd Locey

On Friday August 1st and Saturday August 2nd we will be evaluating players for
the 10U, 12U and 14U teams from 6PM-8:30PM at MCC (Registration 5:30-6:00).
If you are a “14U eligible” 15 year old and would like a look for the 3 older team
then please plan to attend the following week as well.

On Friday August 8th and Saturday August 9th we will be evaluating players
from the ’17 and ’18 classes for the “16U” Matlock team as well as the
Scialo and Cooley teams which can be any kids in the 2015-2018 grad classes.
Player evaluations will run from 6PM-8:30PM at MCC (Registration 5:30-6:00).

EMAIL: MO&#39;Leary@pharos.com

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NEW Posted: 7 - 26 - 2014

Rochester Revenge

2014-15 Rochester Revenge tryouts are now set as follows:

12U only: Tuesday, August 12, Habecker Field, East Street, Pittsford 6-8, pm

12U/14U/16U: Wednesday,August 13, Thornell Farm Park,480 Mendon Rd.,Pittsford, 6-8 pm

12U/14U/16U: Thursday, August 14, Thornell Farm Park, 6-8 pm

12U/14U Reynolds/16U: Sunday, August 17, Thornell Farm Park, 11 am -1 pm
(14U Dehn will meet at 4-6 pm)

Please check out the Rochester Revenge web site for pre-registration
info and news on our recent tournament victories!

2014-15 Managers: 12U: Eric FitzSimmons

12U: Mike Fanset/Nancy Zawacki

14U: Pete Reynolds

14U: Frank Dehn

16U: Eric FizSimmons

16U: David Friel (tryouts by appointment only)

16U/18U: Dave Stewart (tryouts by appointment only)

Email: Frank Dehn fdehn@smithdehn.com
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NEW Posted: 7 - 26 - 2014 - NOTE: Location Update

Rochester Thunder Tryouts:

2014 / 2015 Tryout Dates for Rochester Thunder Fastpitch

Tryout dates for the 2014 / 2015 Rochester Thunder Fastpitch Season have been set;

Monday August 4th - 12U

Tuesday August 5th - 14U, 16U and 18U

Wednesday August 6th - 12U, 14U, 16U and 18U

Thursday August 7th - Rain Date

All Dates: Registration at 5:30 pm, Tryouts from 6:00 - 8:30 pm

Location: East Rochester High School Varsity Softball Field,
200 Woodbine Ave., E. Rochester, NY 14445

Here is the link to our 18U site: http://www.rochesterthunderfastpitch.org/

Our facebook page is - www.facebook.com/rochesterthunderfastpitch

Please plan to attend all sessions for your age group if possible.

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NEW Posted: 7 - 17 - 2014


Monroe Blazers Tryouts

12U, 14U, 16U and 18U teams

August 6th and 14th Tryon Park Fields (Loudisa Dr ) 6:00pm

Pre-register on our Monroe Blazers Website at:
www.leaguelineup.com/welcome.asp?url=monroeblazers

or, Email: Alex Molinich amolinich@yahoo.com with questions



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NEW Posted: 7 - 17 - 2014

Fearless Friction Softball

Fearless Friction Softball will be hosting tryouts for the 2014-2015
season on August 2nd-3rd from 10:00am-1:00pm for our 12U & 14U teams
and upstart 16/18U Showcase team with registration starting at 9:15.


Tryouts will be held at the Waterloo Little League Complex off of Rte. 96 in
Waterloo. Rain dates will be August 9th-10th (same times).


For more information please contact Chris Mudge at cmud01@yahoo.com.

or
315-406-2175

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NEW Posted: 7 - 7 - 2014

2014 Mercy HS Softball Catcher’s Clinic
Sponsored by the Mercy HS Softball Program
Guest Instructors: Amanda Page (MCC and UMBC) & Theresa Clancy (Univ. Pitt)


Both Amanda Page and Theresa Clancy have worked the Mercy Catcher’s Clinics in years past. Amanda
recently obtained her Master's Degree in Athletic Training from Shenandoah University. During her
collegiate softball career, Amanda received the “2008 Diamond Sports Catcher of the Year,“ as well as
a 1st team Louisville Slugger/NFCA All-America catcher while playing for Monroe Community College.
She then went on to be the starting catcher at the Univ. of Maryland-Baltimore County.

Theresa Clancy played at the University of Pittsburgh during her freshman season. While at Mercy, she
was the Monarchs starting varsity catcher for four years. Theresa was considered one of the top
high school catchers in Section Five.


ABOUT THE CLINIC: This clinic will be for girls between the ages of 9-17.
There will be (6) sessions (9 hours total) focusing on the fundamentals of throwing,
receiving, and blocking. Basic and advanced mechanics will be taught. The clinic
will be held on the Mercy Varsity softball field.

Tuesday & Wednesday July: 22, 23, 29, 30 & Aug 5, 6
Time: 4:00-5:30pm


Location: Mercy HS field (or inside the gym if it rains-PLEASE bring sneakers)
1437 Blossom Rd. Rochester NY 14610


Register by 7/18 to save $$$$ Limited Spots Available!!!
Please bring your catching gear and something to drink.

If interested, please contact Mercy Varsity Softball Coach Chuck Sciortino
at 585-202-4070 or email: mercysoftball@frontiernet.net

Download a registration form at: www.leaguelineup.com/mercysoftball

Six Sessions: $115 by 7/18 or $130 after 7/18 (or $25 per Individual session)

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NEW Posted: 7 - 7 - 2014

Greece Lady Bombers 14U
Tryouts 2014-2015

August 3rd. (Rain date August 10th)

10:45-11:15 ?Registration
11-11:30 ? Pitchers and Catchers Only
11:30-1:00 All position players

Location: Greece Athena High School
(JV and Varsity Softball Fields)

Contact: Scott Parsons – Coach –
email:
Scott.Parsons@greececsd.org

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NEW Posted: 7 - 7 - 2014

2014/2015 Rochester Lady Lions
WWW.RochesterLadyLions.com

Tryout Dates and Times
August 5th 6-8:30 10U and 12U at Monroe CC
August 6th 6-8:30 14U, 16U, and 18U at Monroe CC
August 11th 6-8:30 All Ages/Missed the 1st date or want to show
your talents a 2nd time
Check in table for all dates opens at 5:00


Please preregister on our home page

Monroe CC Coach Joins Lady Lions Staff as 16U Select Coach
The Rochester Lady Lions are very excited to announce that
MCC Softball Coach Robb DiGiacomo has joined our staff as head coach
of our 16U Select team. Under DiGiacomo's leadership the MCC
Tribunes have been 3 time national champions and 8 time regional champions.

2014/2015 Rochester Lady Lions Head Coaches

23 and Under-Peggy McKay and Rick Consaul
18 and Under-TBA
16 and Under-Ron Pignato
16 and Under-Rick Sylvester
16 and Under Select-Robb DiGiacomo
14 and Under-Rob Kersch
12 and Under-Dave Manioci
10 and Under-TBA

2014/2015 registration is now open for the Rochester Lady Lions. Our organization will be
forming teams at the following levels: 10U, 12U, 14U, 16U, and 18U. Multiple teams in
age groups will be considered.

The Rochester Lady Lions coaches teach the proper fundamentals to play the game the way it’s
meant to be played. Our practices are very structured, stimulating, energetic, safe and most importantly FUN! Our coaches are all ACE certified and background checked through the American Softball Association. They are also certified in CPR and First Aid. Our coaches are knowledgeable about
our sport and stay up to date by attending coach’s clinics. Some former Lions coaches are
even currently coaching at the collegiate level.
Our organization takes pride in their community service involvement. In recent years we have raised thousands of dollars for cancer research through Coaches vs Cancer Initiatives with the
American Cancer Society, adopted inner city school classrooms, and participated
in the “Baby Love Secret Santa Program” through the Friends of Strong Hospital.
The Lions is one of the eldest travel softball organizations in our area. Our attendance at nationals
is second to none in Rochester. Our 2014 12U team took part in the April KICK-Off Classic in PA and qualified for USSSA Nationals at Disney in Orlando Florida.
ASA Nationals: 2014 12U, 2013 12U, 2012 10U and 18U, and 2009 16U.
PONY Nationals: 2010 16U, 2009 16U and 18U, 2008 16U, 2007 16U, 2006 16U, 2005 18U,
2004 18U, and 2003 18U.

Aspire to play at the collegiate level? Teams with the Lady Lions will take part in College
Showcases and will help guide you in your college search. We have even had a team attend the
Rising Stars showcase in Florida. Our 2014 16U team is attending several college showcases
this season. The Lions helped place numerous players into collegiate programs.
Army(West Point); Alfred University ; SUNY Brockport ;Caldwell College; SUNY Cortland; Cazenovia College; Canisius College; D’Youville College ; Emory University;Elmira College; Fordham University; SUNY Fredonia; SUNY Geneseo; Genesee CC; Gannon University; College of Holly Cross; Iona University;Ithaca College ; Kent State University; Lemoyne College; Monroe CC; Mercy College;
Mansfield University; Mercy College;Miami-Dade CC; Nazareth College; Niagara University;
Northwood University; SUNY Osewgo; SUNY Plattsburgh; Rochester Institute of Tech;
St Bonaventure University; St John Fisher College; St Johns University; Sacred Heart University; Shippensburg University; Tiffen University; Tompkins Cortland CC; University of Buffalo;
and University of Maryland Baltimore County

Interested players are encouraged to fill out a confidential registration form which is located under the headlines section of our home page. . Interested in coaching for the Rochester Lady Lions? We are always in need of quality passionate coaches to add to our staff.

Please contact Rob Kersch at: rochesterladylions@gmail.com .

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Late Posting, Sorry, found them in the spam folder??

NEW Posted: 6 - 28 - 2014

From the: Adirondack Xtreme

Hello Coaches,

Hope your softball season is going well. Adirondack Xtreme is hosting a
tournament on July 25-27 for 14u and 12u. A great way to end your season. We
have 4 spots left. We have 4 fairly new manicured fields with a full concession
stand and playgrounds. We are 15 minutes from Lake George and Saratoga. Please
respond if you would like a registration form.
Thanks,
Chris

> Good Morning Coaches,
> Adirondack Xtreme is hosting 2 tournaments this year at Moreau Rec in SGF,NY.
Dates are June 27-29th for 14u only and July 25-27th for 14u and 12u. We still
have openings. Please see attachment for registration forms. Please forward this

email on to your softball contacts. Please visit our website for teams already
entered. I look forward to seeing you all this coming year. Good luck to all.
> Thanks,
> Chris Scarincio
> Adirondack Xtreme 14u
> 605-5996
> www.adkxtreme14u.com
---- ascarincio@roadrunner.com wrote:
> Hello Coaches,
> Hope all is well. Adirondack Xtreme still has spots open for both our
> tournaments in June and July. The best fields in the area with full
concessions.
> Please see attachments for registration forms. I look forward to hearing from
> ya. Have a great week!!!
> Chris Scarincio
> Adirondack Xtreme 14u
> 1-518-605-5996
>

> > Have a great week!!
> > Chris Scarincio
> > 1-518-605-5996
email: ascarincio@roadrunner.com

> > www.adkxtreme14u.com

(Go to the Site News Link at the above link)

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NEW Posted: 6 - 28 - 2014

Rochester Thunder 12U Tryouts:

August 4th and 6th 2014 6pm-8pm
East Rochester High School
200 Woodbine Ave
East Rochester, NY 14445
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August 9th 10:30AM-12PM
Barnard Park
360 Maiden Lane
Rochester,NY 14616

Player must be 12 or under as of January 1, 2015

Please visit our website www.eteamz.com/rochesterthunder12u/

Any questions contact Coach Patrick Phelan at:
(585) 880-2144 or
rocthunder10@rochester.rr.com

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NEW Posted: 6 - 11 - 2014

Spencerport Summer Softball Camp

JULY 21 - 24 , 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Beginners to Advanced

2nd Grade thru 12th Grade

Contact: Erin Binn at: ejbinn@yahoo.com



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NEW Posted: 6 - 11 - 2014


2014/2015 Rochester Lady Lions

2014/2015 registration is now open for the Rochester Lady Lions. Our organization will be forming teams at the following levels: 10U, 12U, 14U, 16U, and 18U. Multiple teams in age groups will be considered.

The Rochester Lady Lions coaches teach the proper fundamentals to play the game the way it’s meant to be played. Our practices are very structured, stimulating, energetic, safe and most importantly FUN! Our coaches are all ACE certified and background checked through the American Softball Association. They are also certified in CPR and First Aid. Our coaches are knowledgeable about our sport and stay up to date by attending coach’s clinics. Some former Lions coaches are even currently coaching at the collegiate level.
Our organization takes pride in their community service involvement. In recent years we have raised thousands of dollars for cancer research through Coaches vs Cancer Initiatives with the American Cancer Society, adopted inner city school classrooms, and participated in the “Baby Love Secret Santa Program” through the Friends of Strong Hospital.
The Lions is one of the eldest travel softball organizations in our area. Our attendance at nationals is second to none in Rochester. Our 2014 12U team took part in the April KICK-Off Classic in PA and qualified for USSSA Nationals at Disney in Orlando Florida.
ASA Nationals: 2014 12U, 2013 12U, 2012 10U and 18U, and 2009 16U.
PONY Nationals: 2010 16U, 2009 16U and 18U, 2008 16U, 2007 16U, 2006 16U, 2005 18U, 2004 18U, and 2003 18U.

Aspire to play at the collegiate level? Teams with the Lady Lions will take part in College Showcases and will help guide you in your college search. We have even had a team attend the Rising Stars showcase in Florida. Our 2014 16U team is attending several college showcases this season. The Lions helped place numerous players into collegiate programs.

Army(West Point); Alfred University ; SUNY Brockport ;Caldwell College; SUNY Cortland; Cazenovia College; Canisius College; D’Youville College ; Emory University;Elmira College; Fordham University; SUNY Fredonia; SUNY Geneseo; Genesee CC; Gannon University; College of Holly Cross; Iona University;Ithaca College ; Kent State University; Lemoyne College; Monroe CC; Mercy College; Mansfield University; Mercy College;Miami-Dade CC; Nazareth College; Niagara University; Northwood University; SUNY Osewgo; SUNY Plattsburgh; Rochester Institute of Tech; St Bonaventure University; St John Fisher College; St Johns University; Sacred Heart University; Shippensburg University; Tiffen University; Tompkins Cortland CC; University of Buffalo; and University of Maryland Baltimore County

Interested players are encouraged to fill out a confidential registration form which is located under the headlines section of our home page www.rochesterladylions.com . Tryouts will be held in early August. Interested in coaching for the Rochester Lady Lions? We are always in need of quality passionate coaches to add to our staff.

Please contact Rob Kersch at: rsnzk@frontiernet.net

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NEW Posted: 5 - 19 - 2014

SECTION V SEEDINGS and BRACKETS.
TOURNAMENT TIMES and LOCATIONS

http://www.sectionv.org/index.php/girls_softball/tournament

Click on the above link, then go to 2014 Tournament Brackets
and click on the Class bracket you are looking for.

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NEW Posted: 5 - 15 - 2014

2014 Homerun Softball

18 & Over tournament spots available

18 & Over Tournament &18u tournament
2014 Homerun Softball
July 25-27

Tournament held at Hopkins Park (5 fields), & Onondaga Lake Park
(2 fields) Liverpool, NY (10 Minutes outside of Syracuse)
All fields 200’ fences

OPEN TO ALL 18 an over teams & 18u teams held in Liverpool, NY
(Suburb of Syracuse, NY) Friday (If Needed) Saturday and Sunday, July 25-27 2014
4 GAME GUARANTEE 3 Pool play (Weather Permitting)
ENTRY FEE: $450.00 us


Entries and tournament fees must be received together to secure a spot in the
Homerun Tournaments.
Mail in all registration forms to register with payment

For forms and mailing addresses go to:
http://www.homerunsbsb.com

Or call, or email: homerunsbsb@yahoo.com

518-796-8315
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NEW Posted: 3 - 19 - 2014

Rochester Lady Lions 12U

The Rochester Lady Lions 12U are looking to add another player to their roster.
Please visit: http://www.leaguelineup.com/miscinfo.asp?menuid=48&url=rochesterladylions&sid=726247967

or email Rob at rsnzk@frontiernet.net .

 

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NEW Posted: 2 - 19 - 2014

Webster Xtreme 16U

We are looking for a pitcher to round out our roster for the 2014 season.
Get actual game time not bench time.
Join a talented and fun group of girls and a great organization at the same time.


For an individual tryout please call or email:
Alan Shura - phone 585 - 208 - 7577
email: alshura@frontier.com

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Fall & Winter Pitching Lessons
with Lisa Nazarenko's - Be Pitcher Perfect!

Fall Session 1 will begin on Saturday, October 5th at the
Perinton Rec Center and run through Saturday, December 21.
There will be a total of 10 pitching clinics in the first session.

Please pick from one of the following time slots

9:00-10:00 a.m.

10:00-11:00 a.m.

11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Registration is required and space is limited to insure a high instructor
to student ratio so sign up soon to guarantee your spot!

Please email at: bepitcherperfect@gmail.com
or call (585) 314-7141
with your time slot selection and I will get back to you with the reservation.
If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me.

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HOMERUN SOFTBALL

Check out all the latest Softball events being
offered by Homerun Softball

http://www.homerunsbsb.com/home.html


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Help sheets for league or townball
coaches - points to help your
players get better

HITTING

FIELDING

PITCHING

PITCHING TOOLS

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JOSIE'S READY TO HIT A HOME RUN - AT WHAT AGE SHOULD THEY START?
Even at 3,4 or 5 years old, you can pitch a wiffle ball to them and see if they can hit or catch. If anything, it would increase hand/eye coordination and help in later years in any sport. I think a lot of people would be surprised to see how well a 4 or 5 year old can hit a wiffle ball with a plastic bat with only a couple days practice. In a few days they start adjusting and start to clobber the ball over your head.

LONG-TERM GOALS:

1. Get more girls of all ages involved in fastpitch softball.

2. If a local fastpitch association can be formed and can organize leagues, games and tournaments in a seven-county area, or the Section V area, there would be an organization to start in motion a master plan to build a centrally located softball complex where local leagues, sectional games, tournaments, etc. could be played. This would end the need to beg for fields, pay for fields, or kiss someones bu-- to get the use of a diamond for a few hours.
The more people who get involved, the easier it would be to build something like this. Both Buffalo and Syracuse have complexes built with public funding which are strictly for fastpitch softball!

3. Keep girls involved at all ages. Buffalo has an open league with no age limit. Females of all ages, from young girls to women who have graduated from college and have children of their own, still play in fastpitch leagues.

With Title IX and all the money spent on men's sports facilities in our area, it it is not that far-fetched to believe that a local complex could be built.



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