- YOU WISH YOU COULD THROW LIKE A GIRL!
- BARRIE STORM APPAREL ON SALE AT CENTRETOWN NOW!
- Winter Development Clinic - Registration Now Open
Just in time for Christmas!
Congratulations Alexis Simpson and Katie Janaway for winning PWSA Top Player Awards
No BMV Clinic November 30, 2018 - All Other Clinics Are Running as Usual
Please be advised that due to unforeseen circumstances, there are no BMV development clinic at Holly Meadows tonight. All other clinics are running as usual.
Congratulations Peter Kluszczynski - Kahunaverse Umpire of the Year!
2018/2019 BDGSA Executive and Directors
We are so pleased at the turnout for the 2018 AGM with close to 30 members in attendance. We appreciate everyone who took the time out of their busy schedules to participate in some very important decisions for our league for the upcoming season. Anyone wishing to help out in any role within our league, please do not hesitate to reach out the appropriate contact below to inquire about volunteer opportunities. Our league continues to grow and improve thanks to the dedication of our volunteers.
We would like to welcome the new 2018/2019 Executive and Directors:
President - Christi Groves (returning for the 1st year of her 2-year term) - firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice President - Brian Weekes (returning for the 2nd year of his 2-year term) - email@example.com
VP Houseleague - David Drew (new member) - firstname.lastname@example.org
VP Rep - Sean Hayward (new member) - email@example.com
Treasurer - Kristine Janaway (returning member) - firstname.lastname@example.org
Secretary - Michelle Hayward (returning member) - email@example.com
In addition to the newly appointed Executive, we would like to welcome some additional members to our team:
Equipment Manager - Christina Phillips (returning in same position) - firstname.lastname@example.org
Bingo Coordinator - TBD - email@example.com
Umpire-in-Chief - Peter Kluszczynski (returning in same position) - firstname.lastname@example.org
Director of Social Media - Danielle Morgan (new member) - email@example.com
Director of Select - Mark Murphy (returning member) - firstname.lastname@example.org
Director of Sponsorship - Annie Burgess (returning member) - email@example.com
Director of Volunteers - Manisha Nickelchok (returning member) - firstname.lastname@example.org
Barrie Bash Convener - Sean Hayward - email@example.com
Director of Player Development - Vacant - we are currently looking for a candidate to fill the role as Director of Player Development. If you feel you may have the desire to help in this role of ensuring a program that offers the maximum growth and development of our players in houseleague, select and rep, please contact Brian Weekes to inquire.
We would also like to congratulate our following 2018 award winners:
Winner of the 2018 Coach of the Year Award - Hardy Stockley
Winner of the 2018 Wayne Kennedy Volunteer of the Year Award - Sean Hayward
Winter Development Clinics - Registration Now Open
Fair Play in BDGSA...Fun For Everyone!
The goal of the BDGSA Softball Programs is to ensure all players have a rewarding, memorable, safe and fun experience while participating in our programs. Providing a safe environment is a collaborative process. We ask that parents/guardians/coaches/spectators adhere to the guidelines below and we ask that you also share the following league guidelines with your child/ren:
Respect others and their property
No bullying behavior by players, coaches or parents
Listen to the coaches/team managers
Stay with the team while at the ball park
Use appropriate language at all times (this applies to everyone)
If the above guidelines cannot be met, the BDSGA Executive will follow up to address concerns. Parent, coach, and/or player conferences may be required to address concerns at any time during the season.
** Physical or emotional aggression towards another person or oneself (by anyone) may result in a temporary or full suspension from the league. **
The BDGSA is proud to announce the 2018-2019 Rep Coaches
U10 Mite - Positon not filled to date. Applications are still being accepted
U12 Squirt - Brad Leliever - BL198328@gmail.com
U14 Novice - Dave Mahaffey - 705-309-7205
U16 Bantam - Christi Groves - firstname.lastname@example.org - 705-718-1446(UPDATED)
U19 Midget - Position not filled to date. Applications are still being accepted
Barrie Storm Novice Select Red brings home Silver Medal from the OSSTA Provincial Championships.
The Barrie Storm Novice Select Red Team brought home the Silver Medal from the OSSTA Provincial Championships.
These young ladies played outstanding ball all weekend and we are very proud of them. Congratulations Ladies!
Barrie Storm Bantam Rep Team brings home GOLD from Provincials!!
Barrie Storm Bantam Rep went undefeated to bring home Gold from Provincials in Stratford!
Congratulations 2018 Champions!!
Barrie Storm Novice Red Select capture well earned bronze medal in Whitby
Barrie Storm Novice Blue Select Wins Bronze!
The Barrie Storm Bantam Selects had a great tournament and placed
4th out of 16 teams this weekend in St. Catherines. Way to go Ladies!
Barrie Storm Squirt Select Team Wins Bronze Medal in Stouffville!
Barrie Storm Novice Red Select Team Wins Gold Medal in Brampton!
The Barrie Storm Novice Red team was in Brampton over the weekend. After finishing first in their pool and with a thrilling come from behind victory in the semi’s, and a fantastic showing in the finals, these young ladies brought the GOLD MEDAL back to Barrie. Great job ladies!!!
Barrie Storm Mite Select win Silver Medal in Milton!
Anonymous Feedback Forms
Now that the league games have started and the rep and select programs are also well underway, please provide feedback to the league throughout the year so that the Executive can be kept apprised of the year (good or bad). Please click on this link https://www.leaguelineup.com/formpreview.asp?url=barriesoftball&formID=123153 to let us know how your year is going. We are doing our best and would like to continue to improve.
Annual Offence Declarations
Coaches with a record check on file (completed within the last 4 years) must complete this form if planning to coach again in the 2018 season. Please submit your completed forms to email@example.com.
BDGSA Apparel On Sale Now at Centretown!
New Barrie Storm apparel is now available at Centretown Sports (in time for the parade and the holidays)! Centretown will attempt to keep stock of all items, but visit the store to purchase, or order, by December 10 to avoid disappointment if purchasing/ordering for Holiday gifts. The apparel will be available throughout the year as well.
This year, Centretown will be offering newly updated hoodies (navy and red), triple threat jackets (red and navy), sweatpants (navy and grey), toques (red and navy), and caps (red and navy). These make great gift ideas for the up and coming or long-time player. $5 from every sale will be given back to the BDGSA so don’t delay, head out to Centretown, show your league spirit, and grab your items.
More information on apparel below:
|Winter Development Clinics - Registration Now Open|
|Fair Play in BDGSA...Fun For Everyone!|
|Annual Offence Declarations|
|Attention Coaches - Its time for ***Record Checks***|
|2018-19 Winter Development Clinics|
|"Play Up" Request Form|
|Confidential Feedback Form|
|Coach Evaluation/Feedback Form|
|2018/2019 Rep Registration|
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