Handbook & Forms
2018 Edition (DRAFT)
The NSGFA Handbook contains various policies, procedures, guidelines, information, instructions, and rules of play for all divisions. Although intended as a resource for coaches and managers, it contains useful information for parents and players too.
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.
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.
Thoughts and advice to coaches from NSGFA Head Coach Scott Channell based on many successful years of coaching numerous sports, including softball, baseball, basketball, and hockey (girls and boys), and as a multi-sport athlete himself.
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.
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.
Criminal Records Checks
Coaches and managers must provide a current Criminal Records Check (CRC) with the vulnerable sector check. One CRC can be used for multiple sports for a 3 year period. To confirm we have your current CRC, please send an email to email@example.com.
Once you receive your CRC from the police, please mail a photocopy to:
1199 Lynn Valley Rd
PO Box 16059 LYNN VALLEY
North Vancouver, BC