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Softball

 

Information

2017 INTERSTATE GIRLS SOFTBALL

Who to Contact

Position Name School Email
 Coach  Scott Sullivan Poseidon PS  scott.sullivan@education.wa.edu.au
 Tour Leader Ingrid Smith  Brookman PS ingrid.smith@education.wa.edu.au
 Assistant Coach  Caitlin McGowan  

McGowan.Cait@gmail.com

Assistant Coach Karen Sullivan Softball WA 

karensullivan@hotmail.com

Interstate Event Information

Event Date Venue /State Age
1 to 9 December 2017

Adelaide, SA

(Pacific School Games)

17 years and under on 30 June 2017

 Interstate Trial Information

Trial Specifics
Nomination

Please click on the above nomination tab 

Nomination due 10 March 2017

Cost $20 Payable at time of nomination, through online process
Trial Details

Trial 1  Mon 27 Mar     6.00 – 9.00pm updated 16 Jan

Trial 2  Mon 3 April   6.00 – 9.00pm

Trial 3  Thurs 20 & Fri 21 April 9.30am -12.00pm - these 2 days are compulsory for country players not able to attend term date trials.

Trial 4  Mon 24 April 6.00 – 9.00pm

Venue

Mirrabooka Playing Fields – Softball WA

Eligibility  To be eligible for selection, nominees must:
  1. Be a full time female student at a  recognised educational institution
  2. Be 17  years of age and under as at 30 June 2017

Nomination

Softball Interstate Nomination

 

By submitting this nomination form I agree to the following;

 

  • I have read the Selection Policy
  • I will abide by the decisions of the selectors
  • My parents are aware of and endorse this nomination
  • I understand it is a parent/student responsibility to notify the school of this nomination
  • I understand it is a parent/student responsibility to notify event officials of any medical conditions that may affect the student’s well-being during trials

 

Please Note: All trial fees are to be paid on the day of trials unless stated otherwise.

 

Please click HERE to nominate

Selection Policy

Softball Interstate Team Selection Policy

 

Background

The State Schoolgirls Softball Team will consist of 15 players. Students participating in the School Sport Australia Championship will be seventeen (17) years of age and under as at June 30th of the year of the Championship. Any full time secondary or TAFE student attending a recognised educational institution is eligible to nominate for selection. Online nomination forms are available on the School Sport WA website www.schoolsportwa.com.au

Process

In order to select the players for the team, the following will apply:

  • Players must complete the official nomination form online
  • Players must pay the required trial fee at the first trial date
  • A copy of the form and details about the trial fee will be available on the School Sport WA website. (www.schoolsportwa.com.au).
  • The nomination form is to be submitted electronically prior to the first trial date. Players must bring a copy of the official nomination form.
  • The Selection Panel will be appointed by the SSWA Softball Committee
  • The State Team Coach shall administer the selection process
  • The State Team Coach, Assistant Coach and Team Manager shall be the principal selectors
  • The Softball Committee shall appoint other selectors as appropriate.
  • No selector shall be involved in the selection of any player who is directly related to them.

Trials Specific Information

  • A minimum of one trial will be held. Each trial shall consist of match play.
  • The number of players carried through from each trial to the next is at the discretion of the selectors.
  • Attendance at all trials is compulsory unless exceptional circumstances apply and prior permission is sought wherever possible from the Coach and/or Manager
  • Trials may incorporate skill drills for players as well as match play
  • Every endeavour shall be given to trialling players in their preferred positions
  • Selectors reserve the right to trial players in equivalent positions
  • Selectors shall consider all aspects of the game including (but not limited to) physical ability, skill, tactics and attitude.
  • Selectors shall reach decisions by consensus wherever possible. If consensus cannot be reached, a vote by the principal selectors shall be held.
  • When selecting one player before another, selectors shall make an “on balance” decision, based on all the attributes and abilities shown by the players. When all aspects are considered even, then Yr 12 players will be selected in front of younger players.
  • When selecting the final team of 15 players, selectors shall consider the balance of the squad in terms of positional play.

Team Selection

  • Up to 2 reserves may be selected to train on. These players will be called upon in case of a withdrawal due to sickness or injury.
  • Injured players may be given time to trial by being exempted from early trials or by being included in train on squads provided the timeline is sufficient to enable adequate preparation after selection.
  • Once a team or squad is selected, attendance at training is to be balanced with family and club commitments. Initial decisions to be made by consultation between player and coach. If consensus cannot be reached, parents and manager shall be consulted. If consensus cannot be reached, the SSWA Softball sport convenor shall be consulted.
  • All team members and their parent/guardian are required to attend an information session at a nominated place and date and comply with the directives issued prior to team membership being confirmed.
  • All team members are to be 100% fit 1 week before departure for Nationals. A player unable to travel may be replaced by the reserve.
  • The Chairman of selectors may advise country players that they can miss certain trials or training sessions due to travel concern.

Excursion Mgmt Plan

 

Excursion Management Plan

 

SSWA is contracted by the Department of Education through a Grant Agreement to provide sport experiences and opportunities for all students in WA schools.

 

The Grant Agreement with the Department of Education requires SSWA to:

  • Maintain appropriate insurances in relation to the provision of the service
  • Ensure that compulsory criminal record checks have been completed on all volunteers and employees
  • Conduct off school site activities in accordance with the DoE Excursions: Off School Site Activities Policy        

 

Click HERE to see the Excursion Management Plan 

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