The Role of Softball Ontario

Softball Ontario administers the following programs to all softball associations in Ontario:

1. Umpire Program

  • Offers clinics from Junior Development to Certification Levels 1 to 4.
  • Offers a yearly registration and testing program that includes insurance.
  • Offers an evaluation (on-field) program.
  • Handles the Provincial and National Competition appointments.
  • Offers rule interpretation via Zone Umpires-in-Chief.

2. Coaching Program

  • Offers clinics from the Learn to Coach, Community Coach, NCCP Competition - Introduction, Softball and Level 3.
  • Offers specialty clinics for the coach like Hitting and Drills Clinics.
  • Offers advanced seminars.

3. CANpitch Program

  • Offers a six week, one hour per week instruction/training session for the FUNdamentals Stage.
  • Offers a six week, one hour per week instruction/training session for the Learning to Train Stage.

3. Scorekeeping Program

  • Offers clinics from Basic to Advanced.
  • Handles the appointment of statisticians to the Provincial and Nationals for talent identification purposes and awards.

4. House League Program

  • Creates and administers programs aimed at introducing the sport to new participants, including a Schools Program and Community Event Program.
  • Offers a Quality Assurance Program for House Leagues
  • Offers Softball Administrator Program Workshops

5. Communication/Promotion

  • Web Page promoting sport, programs, services and member associations.
  • Newsletter circulated to all competitive teams, officials, subscribers and volunteers.
  • Liaison with Softball Canada on behalf of Softball Ontario and its member associations.
  • Liaison with Ministry of Tourism and Recreation on behalf of Softball Ontario and its member associations.

6. Resources

  • Rule Books
  • Videos
  • Technical resources
  • Administrative resources

 

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