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Softball Coaches Corner

2018 Summer Update

Sepetember 5, 2018

NAC Motion: Beginning in 2018-19, to adjust the start date of the Softball National Championships, moving forward one day to start on Thursday. Currently, the championship begins on Friday. APPROVED

NAC Motion:  Allow up to six (6) dates of competition in the fall for softball to be countable towards win-oss records and statistics. APPROVED

NAC Motion: Remove the A, B, and C designations from the All-America nomination system for all sports that require an All-America nomination process to the National Office. Nominations are to be listed in rank order on the All-America form when submitting those nominations.  APPROVED

COACHES RESOURCES

SOFTBALL COACHES MANUAL

2018-19 Coaches Manual
Includes Important Dates, Softball Standing Committee, Code of Conduct, Ratings Manual, Coaches Association Annual Business Meeting Minutes, NAIA-SCA Constitution, Umpire Nomination Form, National Championship Bracket, Opening Round Tournament Bracket, NAIA All-American Information Sheet/Selection Procedures 

NAIA NATIONAL OFFICE CONTACTS
Softball Sport Manager: Marc Burchard
Softball Ratings Contact: Brad Cygan


NAIA SOFTBALL COACHES ASSOCIATION
President: Tony Segovia, McPherson College
1st Vice President: Kat Ihlenburg, Georgia Gwinnett College
2nd Vice President: Laura Klutsarits, Siena Heights University
Secretary: TBD
Past President: Mike Christner, William Penn University
NAC Liaison: Matt Sayre, Southern Oregon University 


NATIONAL FASTPITCH COACHES ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA
NFCA Convention: December 5-8, 2018 (Chicago, Ill.)
NAIA-SCA Business Meeting: December 6th 8:30am-11:30 am (Chicago, Ill.)

NAIA-SCA Business Meeting Minutes - December 7, 2017 (Las Vegas, Nev.)

IMPORTANT AWARDS DEADLINES
CHAMPIONS OF CHARACTER
Individual Student Award - April 15, 2019

SCHOLAR-ATHLETE
Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete - April 15, 2019
NAIA Scholar Team Award - June 30, 2019

OTHER AWARDS
All-Conference Teams - May 8, 2019

FORMS PAGE
Includes a full list of all NAIA National Awards

NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFIER INFO
Potential Qualifier Packet
Local Host Site Information


HELPFUL TOOLS
NCAA Softball Rules
Live Stats/Webcasting How-To Guide
All-American Certificates/Extra Plaques/Awards