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Pennridge / Souderton Fall Baseball Rules Document

This document outlines the rules for the Major and Minor Baseball Fall Leagues. Please review so that all coaches are up to date on the league's expectations for the upcoming Fall season.

Coaching Background Check Information

This information needs to be completed by all coaches to be eligible for the 2018 season.

1. Act 34 Criminal History Report (Pa State Police Background Check) - This can be obtained by visiting this site: https://epatch.state.pa.us/Home.jsp

2. Act 151 Child Abuse Clearance (Pa Child Abuse Clearance) - This can be obtained by visiting this site: https.//www.compass.state.pa.us/cwis/public/home - Log in as an individual and create an account if you are a first time user.

Contact our League Compliance Officer Steve Christie at sgc3434@msn.com and he will supply you with a checkout code so that your info will be sent directly to him on behalf of the League.

3. Federal Criminal History Record - If you have been a resident of Pennsylvania for at least 10 years, you do not to have fingerprinting conducted and can instead sign a waiver for our League by clicking on this link: Federal Background Check If you have lived in Pennsylvania for less than 10 years, you need to visit the following site and have fingerprinting completed. This needs to be done one time if you stay within Pennsylvania and do not move out of state. If you move out of state and want to coach in our league

SABL Rules Document

This document outlines the rules for the various leagues. Please review so that all coaches are up to date on the league's expectations for the upcoming season.

 

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Insurance Claims (in case of player injury)

Please see the documents below in case there is a need to file an insurance claim on behalf of an injured player.

The first document is the actual claim form itself, while the second document is a helpful list of tips for completing this form.

SABL 2019 Coaching Opportunities

SABL has decided to invest money in individuals that have expressed interest in coaching baseball, softball, both or Quick Ball. The SABL Board of Directors realize that our coaches are our #1 resource. We need to equip our coaches with tools, techniques, drills, etc. to make them the best they and Souderton Area Baseball and Softball can be. We greatly appreciate all that our coaches have done and continue to do for the youth in our organization. Ultimately, if coaches are running effective and efficient practices and games, this will lead to an increase in participant interest and skill development.

Topics and ages:  The sessions will concentrate on fundamental skills such as proper hitting, throwing and fielding for kids ages 6-8 or 9-12. Our March 9th clinic focuses on baseball and  softball pitching, base running, and sliding for kids of all ages. Finally, the March 23rd session reviews league procedures and policies and is mandatory for all coaches.

Clinic dates, times, and player age group emphases are below:

  • January 12, Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.  (6-8 year olds)
  • January 26, Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.  (6-8 year olds)
  • February 9, Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.  (9-12 year olds)
  • February 23, Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.  (9-12 year olds)
  • March 9, Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. (All ages)
  • March 23, Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

 

Location:  All clinics (except March 23rd) are at the Indian Crest Middle School located at 139 Harleysville Pike, in Souderton. The March 23rd clinic will be in our SABL clubhouse located at 35 E. Central, Telford, PA 18969.  This is also where our American Legion Softball Field is. 

 

If you plan on attending, please RSVP Gus Baldassano at e-mail address Gbaldassano@wsdweb.org or phone number (215) 272-5748.



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Coaching Resources

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