North Shore Girls Fastpitch Association

Handbook & Forms

NSGFA Handbook

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.

Guides

Field Lining Diagram (click to open)

One page diagram with measurements for all divisions.

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.

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.

Coaches

Coach Musings (click to read)

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.

Player Goal Setting (click to open)

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.

Lineup Tool (click to open)

Use this to plan and track who is playing where and when each game. If you aren't tracking and tallying this over the season, parents of your players surely will be.

Also available in MS Excel (right click, save as)

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.

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 compliance@nsfastpitch.ca.

CRC Letters

Once you receive your CRC from the police, please mail a photocopy to:

NSGFA President
1199 Lynn Valley Rd
PO Box 16059 LYNN VALLEY
North Vancouver, BC
V7J 3S9