National Team Alignment & Events

The following information represents the national team pathways and appointment process.
 
The table below aligns our national development teams with the junior and senior high performance programmes coinciding with their respective World Championships. A full calendar of appointments for 2017 is as follows:


 

INTERNATIONAL EVENTS- 2017

 
7-16 July
 

New Zealand Black Sox
WBSC - SD Men's Softball World Championship
Whitehorse, Canada
 
24-30 July
New Zealand Junior White Sox
WBSC - SD Jr. Women’s World Championships
Florida, USA
 
 

NATIONAL EVENTS/CAMPS- 2017

APRIL

Junior WSX Camp Lower Hutt

MAY

NZ Black Sox

NZ White Sox

NZ Black Sox

Camp

Camp

Camp

Upper Hutt

Papakura

Upper Hutt

JUNE

NZ White Sox

NZ Junior Black Sox

NZ Black Sox

Camp

Camp

Build Up Tour

Hastings

Upper Hutt

Vancouver

JULY

NZ Junior Black Sox

NZ Men U23 Major Sox

NZ White Sox

NZ Black Sox

NZ Junior White Sox

NZ Junior White Sox

Tour

Tour

Tour

World Championship

Build Up Tour

World Championship

Australia

Australia

Japan

Whitehorse

Orlando

Florida

OCTOBER

NZ Men U23 Major Sox

White Sox

Camp

Camp

TBC

TBC

NOVEMBER

Appoint Black Sox Head Coach

Appoint Junior White Sox Head Coach

White Sox




Camp



TBC

DECEMBER

White Sox compete in series against Oregon State

Junior Black Sox



NI Classic

TBC


Hastings



NATIONAL TEAM PATHWAYS & APPOINTMENT PROCESS


The New Zealand National Teams programme is aligned and in sync with Softball New Zealand’s National Player and Coach Development Pathway.
 
Key focuses for the Developing, Emerging and Major Sox programmes is the preparation and development of athletes toward future winning performances for the senior national men’s and women’s teams on the international stage.

 
National Team Appointment Policy
Senior Programme
  • Golden Homes Black Sox (M)
  • New Zealand White Sox (F)
Management Positions
2 year appointment on the provision of a 1 year review.
Under 23 Programme or New Zealand A
  • New Zealand Major Sox (M)
  • New Zealand Major Sox (F)
Management Positions
2 year appointment on the provision of a 1 year review.
Under 19 Programme
  • Temperzone Junior Black Sox (M)
  • New Zealand Junior White Sox (F)
Management Positions
4 year appointment on the provision of a 2 year review.
Under 17 Programme
  • New Zealand Emerging Sox (M)
  • New Zealand Emerging Sox (F)
Management Positions
2 year appointment on the provision of a 1 year review.
Under 15 Programme
  • New Zealand Developing Sox (M)
  • New Zealand Developing Sox (F)
Management Positions
2 year appointment on the provision of a 1 year review.
NB:
  • Managers and Assistant Coaches for national teams are to be appointed once Head Coaches for their respective teams have been named.

National Team Coach and Management appointments.
 

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