Coaches Corner

Positive Coaching Alliance

PGSL believes strongly in the Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) principles and believes that youth sports, especially softball, help our children in school, the workplace and life. Promoting a “Development Zone®”, “Filling Emotional Tanks”, focusing on “Effort, Learning and ability to persist through Mistakes and adversity”, and “Honoring the Game” are the core concepts that the PCA provides; Power of Positive. PGSL offers a great opportunity for youth athletes to learn about team chemistry, purpose, and improving their individual and team performance in a positive and fun environment.

 Positive Coaching

 

Skills and Drills

Our Skills and Drills document is a booklet to help you teach the game of softball. At PGSL, we feel it is important that our players get consistent instruction. Therefore it is our desire that as players progress through the league, the skills and methods being taught are essentially the same from one team to the next. This booklet represents our “curriculum” of what we ask that you teach your players. The skills and methods presented here are based on skills taught at Division 1 College softball programs. So, even though your players may be young now, if they start to learn proper mechanics early, they will not have to re-learn skills as they get older. This will maximize the development of their skills, which will maximize their enjoyment of the game.

Download Booklet

 

2017 Rules - All Divisions

In addition to the USA-Softball rules, PGSL utilizes modified "House Rules" for each age level. Please see your division director for rule clarifications.

 House Rules


Coaches Background Check/ACE Training

Coaches are required to complete the ACE Training with Background Check each year. Coaches may request refund payment when submitting proof of certification to their division director. When registering for the first time, please select “CA - Northern California“ (division can be "N/A").

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Tri-Valley Softball Training Resources 

Looking for more pitching, hitting or overall training? 

 Hit Lab

TPC - Total Player Center

 Double Diamond Sports Academy

 

On-Line Resources

Looking for more pitching, hitting or overall training? 

https://www.coachlisle.com/free-tips/

 

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