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Register USA Softball

Use this link to sign in and complete the SafeSport and ACE training. You will not have to pay for this training if you go through their site.

NFCA Coaches Clinic - Minneapolis

January 24-25, 2020 Coaches, it's important to continue learning, growing and honing your skill set, too. Attend an NFCA Coaches Clinic and surround yourself with hundreds of other passionate coaches. We promise you'll leave with more knowledge, more drills, better philosophies and maybe even some free equipment! Our speakers will reignite the fire within you to be a better coach for your student-athletes. These two-day events will provide you with an "up close and personal" setting to learn from world-class speakers. Topics range from pitching and offense, to base running, team culture and practice planning. Have a question? You can ask it during the Q&A panel with the speakers, in the hallway post-speaker sessions or find our speakers at the social hour. Sign up early for best pricing!

National Sports Clinic

Our National Softball Coaches Clinics feature some of the most knowledgeable, successful and passionate instructors in the world. We believe our pool of instructors is unrivaled. They are dedicated to helping our clinic participants become better coaches and enjoy the game. When you attend one of our clinics you will see firsthand the love and passion our instructors have for our sport!

Guide To Positive Coaching

We’ve partnered with the youth sports experts from Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) to create this Guide to provide resources, advice, tools and tips to help you – the youth sport coach – focus your athletes to achieve their best in practice, competition and in life. In the following pages, you’ll learn more about how to help athletes set goals for the season, how to foster Mastery Approach rather than a focus on winning and losing, how to fill your athlete's Emotional Tanks to keep them motivated to work harder, how to create a positive coach-parent relationship, and how to teach your athletes to Honor The Game and represent the best of sportsmanship.

Heat Index Policy

NUAGFP will cancel LEAGUE games in accordance with Southern Star policies when the heat index reaches 105º (for reference, the MN State High School League uses 115º as their threshold). The association will adjust TOURNAMENT schedules and game duration when heat index reaches these thresholds. The

National Weather Service reading at 3:00PM will be used for determining cancelations.