The Softball program is for girls in grades 1-12.
Tournaments for players in grades 3-12.
TOURNAMENT INFO 2019: TBD
Sign-ups are in December and January 31. Registration is open until league is filled.
SENIOR LEAGUE AND MAJORS CHANGES POSSIBLY FOR 2019
There are going to be a few changes this season due to a drop in registrations for our senior league, as well as in the major league. We only have enough senior league players to form 2 teams, so we are going to be joining another area recreation league called North Columbus Sports (NCS) softball league. Our Dublin teams will still be made up of our own Dublin players. The NCS is made up of 3 teams from north Columbus & 1 team from Westerville. As of now, games will be played at Avery, Ridgeview Middle School (4241 Rudy Rd) & a field in the Westerville area. (For some Dublin families, the Ridgeview Middle School fields may be closer than Avery.) There will be 12 regular season league games, followed by a tournament. In addition, we plan to add some extra non-league games to be played between the 2 Dublin teams. There will be a few rule variations, but none of which are much different than DYAs current rules. Also, 7th graders are going to play an additional season in the major league (unless they already had a sister playing in the senior league.) This will help the major league form teams as well.
2019 Meeting Dates
TBD – Commissioner’s Meeting 8:00pm at the DYA office
TBD – Coaches Meeting and League Daft
2019 DYA / MANNINO'S GRAND SLAM, USA PITCHING & HITTING CLINICS APRIL AND MAY (Dates: TBD)
DYA has significantly reduced rates for pitching and hitting clinics at Mannino’s Grand Slam for April and May.
Melissa Wright-Rodgers and Maggie McMahon-Cremanes will be leading the Pitching Clinics for DYA
Rec softball players. Both went on to very successful careers in High School earning All-State honors
and College earning All-American honors to mention a few. Both have spent years of working with our
very own Ron Marstiller and Les Randolph.
Alyssa Kelley, GLIAC Player of the Year, will be instructing the Hitting. Coach Kelley went on to
Coach College ball before landing as the Head SB Coach @ Jerome HS.
This camp will be a great opportunity for both beginning and experienced players to learn new skills
and work on perfecting their fundamentals and mechanics. Each girl will be able to take the skills
learned here to practice, both with their team and at home.
All sessions will be held at Mannino’s Grand Slam. Choose your option and times at registration.
ASPIRE HIGHER SOFTBALL CLINIC TBD FOR GIRLS IN GRADES 3rd – 8th
Aspire Higher Clinics – former college coaches and players teaching the game to future softball
stars. Learn the fundamental skill of the game from those who coached and played at the highest level.
Parents and coaches are encouraged to participate as well.
Defensive skills – throwing, fielding techniques, footwork, position defensive drills
Offensive skills – bunting, base running
LOCATION: Avery Fields 3 and 4, 7501 Avery Road, Dublin, Ohio 43017
If rain, it will be held at Grand Slam, 6635 Dublin Center Drive, Dublin, Ohio 43017
COST: $35 for pre-registration prior to May 1st $40 as a walk up.
BRING: Glove, helmet, and bat, catching gear if you are a catcher
For questions: Call Karen Linder 330-221-5197 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Grand Slam at 614-717- 9934 email email@example.com
TO REGISTER go to www.grandslaminfo.com or drop of this registration form
below at Mannino’s Grand Slam with payment,
Dublin Village Center
6635 Dublin Center Dr
Dublin, OH 43017
Equipment and uniform
LEAGUE PROVIDES: Hats are provided with league fees. DYA Jerseys can be purchased through DYA (contact the DYA office via email firstname.lastname@example.org if you want to purchase a set of jerseys).
ITEMS TO BE PURCHASED OUTSIDE OF DYA:
Note: Some girls/parents prefer to have their own batting helmet and infielder face mask which is their discretion
2018 Important Dates:
Rain outs on Mon/Tues to be played Friday the following week (one week from immediate Friday).
Rain outs Wed/Thur/Sat to be played Sunday the following week (one week from the immediate Sunday).
DYA SOFTBALL ALL-STARS: TBD
All-Stars need a league commissioner. If you are willing and able to volunteer, please contact Michelle Greiwe: Michelle@TheTravelDreamteam.com
If we are unable to get a volunteer, the league will not have these supplemental games this season.
2019 Softball Rules: TBD
2018 DYA Softball Rules Minors Majors and Seniors.pdf
2018 DYA-NCS Softball Seniors Rules.pdf
How to Buy A Softball Bat http://protips.dickssportinggoods.com/sports-and-activities/softball/buy-youth-softball-bat
Sliding Instruction Video
Mandatory Coaching Clinic – Coffman Varsity Coach Scott Tillman will host a coaching clinic Sunday April 8 at Avery #2 from 1:00 – 2:00pm. Coaches should bring their daughters and balls.
Coach Pitch: Coach Pitch Coaching Manual.pdf
Minor: Minor Coaching Manual.pdf
Majors: Majors Coaching Manual.pdf
Seniors: Seniors Coaching Manual.pdf
Welcome Email template for coaches.pdf