Announcement

U16B CVI Rage Tryouts

Posted by Oceanside Minor Softball on Aug 12 2018 at 07:09PM PDT
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OCEANSIDE MINOR SOFTBALL ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCEMENT

CENTRAL VANCOUVER ISLAND RAGE GIRLS U16B TRYOUTS SCHEDULED FOR AUGUST 22 AND SEPTEMBER 6, 2018 IN PARKSVILLE

Oceanside Minor Softball Association is pleased to announce tryouts for the 2019 U16B Central Vancouver Island Rage girls fastpitch team.

All interested players born in 2003 and 2004 are invited to tryouts on:
• August 22nd 5:45-8:00pm, Springwood Park (diamond 1) in Parksville
• September 6th 5:45-8:00pm, Parksville Community Park (dairy queen field)
• Third tryout tentatively scheduled for September 15 or 16-TBD

Please pre-register at ofs@telus.net with:
• Player name
• Birth year
• Previous association/team
• Position(s) of interest

Development plans for the 2018/2019 pre-season include a commitment to indoor training at Arbutus Meadows in Nanoose Bay. These Friday night sessions are planned to begin in mid-October for players selected to the team. Plans include advanced pitching instruction, specialized hitting, and defensive positioning including catcher training with Simon Fraser University alumni and past Canada Tri-Nation Team player Dallas Jorgenson-Flynn.

Practice schedules will expand in the lead up to the season. Current expectations for spring 2019 include: regular weekend league play within the Southern Vancouver Island league; tentatively four ‘off Island’ tournaments (with potential for a trip to Washington/Oregon and Canada Cup in White Rock).

We are proud of our coaching philosophy which focuses on building skills, character, and a positive team environment, while having fun and continuing to foster a love of this great game!

Successful players will be:
• Positive and supportive of team members
• Self-motivated with a strong work ethic
• Coachable and accountable
• Eager to continue learning and improving their established foundation of skills

All coaches will have input into the evaluation and selection of players. The fee for tryouts is $25 per player. Cash or cheque (payable to CVI Rage c/o T. Waddell) will be accepted at the time of tryouts.

For more information and to register player details, please contact Greg Jorgenson ofs@telus.net or 250-468-9129.

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