The Coaches & Managers Handbook contains various NSGFA policies, procedures, guidelines, information, instructions, and rules of play for all divisions. Intended as a resource for coaches and managers, the NSGFA Handbook contains useful information for parents and players too.
Frequently Asked Questions
We have compiled a list of answers to your frequently asked questions. Please check to confirm your inquiry has not already been addressed before contacting us.
Some thoughts and free advice to coaches from NSGFA Head Coach Scott Channell based on many successful years of competitive coaching numerous sports, including softball, baseball, basketball, and hockey (girls and boys), and as a multi-sport athlete.
Parents often impose their own opinion on what position their daughter should play. Why not ask the player (not her parent) what she wants? Here's a handy tool to fill out and discuss one-on-one with each player at the start of the season, and gain real insight into her goals and preferences.
Score Keeping Guide (click to open)
A handy tutorial for keeping the official record of the game, including at-bats, plays, notations, etc. Covers all the basics plus some advanced tips.
Playdown Intent Form (click to open)
Complete and submit to your Division Coordinator or the District 4 Coordinator on Opening Day, if your team plans to compete for a spot in the annual Provincial Championships.