Mandatory LGCS Coach Events and Certification 2017
1. Coaches Orientation Meeting
Saturday, 2/4 at Foothill Elementary Multipurpose Room from 9am to 11am
All coaches should attend. Check your email for a detailed agenda.
2. Coaches Training Clinic
Saturday, 2/4 at Foothill Elementary Main Field from 12pm to 3pm
All coaches who will be on-field during the 2017 rec season need to attend.
3. Coaches Equipment and Key Distribution
Saturday, 2/4 at Foothill Elementary Main Field from 3pm to 3:30pm
4. ASA ACE Coach Certification and Background Check
Online course for all on-field volunteer coaches.
All coaches must complete ACE prior to your first team event.
5. Positive Coaching Alliance Double-Goal Coach
Online course for LGCS Fastpitch coaches.
Coaches are encouraged to complete an online course to become PCA certified as a "Double-Goal Coach".
Head Coach FAQ
1. Equipment and Team Gear Information
Full equipment bag and ball bucket with score cards and lineup board will be provided to head coaches at the Coaches Orientation Meeting 2/4.
2. Preseason Practice Schedule Field Request
Head coaches, please submit your preferred weeknight and weekend practice time/location request via email to league co-president, Bret Moore. Check your email for details.
3. Team Name and Jersey Color Request and Coaches Shirts
Each LGCS Girls Softball division will have a theme for team names. Check your division commissioner for this year's theme in your division. Team names and jersey colors are assigned at the Coaches Orientation Meeting 2/4.
2017 Jersey Colors: Red, Orange, Gold, Teal, Black, Royal Blue, Purple, Heather, Navy Blue, Black and White
4. Rec Season Game Schedule
The regular season game schedule for spring rec season will be provided by your division commissioner. The schedule will be published by the end of February for all divisions and will be posted on the league website.
5. Rules by Division
The rules for rec season play in each division will be distributed to you by the division commissioner. See below for the links to a rules page for each division. Note, there might be slight rules modifications for AAA and AAAA divisions for interleague games so please double check with the umpire during the pregame meeting to be certain all rules are explained and understood.