Evaluation Information


Evaluation Process - General Information

***Please note you must attend Evaluations to be considered for an ‘A’ Team***

Date: March 4- U12, March 11 - U14

Time: 6:00 pm -9:00 pm - See below for your athletes time

Location: Hitt Zone - #1 1731 Ross Ave E, Regina Saskatchewan

What to wear/bring:

-Proper gym attire

-clean indoor running shoes

-ball glove

-helmet

-bat

-catchers equipment (if you have your own set), Storm Softball will provide catchers equipment

-water bottle

Preparing for your evaluation:

Groups should arrive 30 minutes prior to their start time for registration and warm up. 

Hitting - All athletes will cycle through various hitting stations:                                                                                 

 (1) tee work  - multiple stations with different swing mechanics (2) live pitch (pitching machine) - athletes swing mechanics will be observed and their exit velocity will be recorded.

Each athlete will be evaluated though out each station and should remember that evaluators are watching for attitude and effort as well as skill.

Timed Run - Each athlete will be timed in a run from; Home - 1st and Home - 2nd

Fielding - Each athlete will take part in multiple fielding drills where they will be timed from receiving a ground ball at the short stop position to making a throw to first base (that time will be scored accordingly), the throw itself will also be evaluated based on accuracy.  Athletes will also be scored on their general fielding technique, set up to the ball and throwing technique.

Pitcher/ Catcher - Pitchers will be evaluated on their control, mechanics and velocity.  Catchers will be evaluated on their blocking, framing, set up to the ball and a timed throw from home - 2nd.

If you requested to be evaluated as a Pitcher or Catcher or both a (P) or (C) will appear next to your name.

 

‘A’ TEAM SELECTION

Based on the evaluation scores from the Hitting and Fielding portion provided by the trained evaluators at Hitt Zone each athlete will be ranked.  The athletes that are ranked 1-10 will be placed on the ‘A’ team.  The final 2-3 athletes (depending on registration numbers) will be chosen at the coaches discretion and through the guidance of the division coordinator.

INJURY FOR PLAYER EVALUATIONS

 It is mandatory that all injured players will require a Doctor's note advising when they are cleared to participate.  Players who are injured and cannot participate in our evaluation process will use the following criteria for which tier and team the player will be placed on.  The Storm Softball Division Coordinator will be responsible to collect information related to the player including but not limited to the following: 1. Player evaluation from previous year 2. What Tier and team did the player play on the previous season 3. Get input from previous seasons Head Coach as to where the best development opportunity might be for the player 4.  Due to the limited length of the softball season,  a reasonable return to play time line must be establish prior to placement.  Final decision will be based on the findings of the Division Coordinator and the Head Coach.

Players who are injured during the Evaluation Process will use the following criteria for which tier and team the player will be placed on.  The Storm Softball Division Coordinator will be responsible to collect information related to the player including but not limited to the following:  1. Obtain and compare current evaluation information to other players 2. Get input from the evaluation team as to where the best development opportunity might be for the player 3. Player evaluation from previous year 4. What Tier and team did the player play on the previous season 5. Get input from previous seasons Head Coach as to where the best development opportunity might be for the player 6.  Due to the limited length of the softball season, a reasonable return to play time line must be establish prior to placement.  Final decision will be based on the findings of the Division Coordinator and the Head Coach.

 U12 Evaluation Times

U14 Evaluation Times

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