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MARK SORENSON ON THE FUTURE OF THE NZ MEN'S TEAM

28 June
 

PASSING OF ANNIE LINEHAM

17 June
 

PROUD FAMILY MOMENT FOR NEW BSX CAPTAIN COLE EVANS

11 June
 

PAST WBSC CO-PRESIDENT, DON PORTER, DIES AT 90

10 June

 

The head coach was the main guest at “The Kick-Off Sports Breakfast Show” (Beach FM), where he talked about the 2019 WBSC Men’s Softball World Championship.

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It is with great sadness we share the news on the passing of Annie Lineham. Annie was in the first world series team in 1965 and was elected onto the SNZ Hall of Fame in 2004.

Black Sox captain Cole Evans says his former NZ softball international grandfather had a "tear in his eye'' when he broke the news about his appointment.

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Porter served as president of the ISF for 26 years and played a pivotal role in softball’s debut on the Olympic Programme at the 1996 Atlanta Games. 

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LATEST NEWS & INFORMATION

LEWIN WINS SOFTBALL SCHOLAR ATHLETE OF THE YEAR

10 June

MATENE AND MARTIN TO LEAD JBSX

02 June


 

PASSING OF STEVEN MULHOLLAND

01 June
 

ROBSON ELEVATED TO JBSX TEAM MANAGER

30 May

 

The Lower Hutt, New Zealand native has thrived in her time at Chipola College. So much so that she was named this year’s winner of the Jean Williams Award.

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Bevan Matene is the new Junior Black Sox U18 Men’s Assistant Coach and will lead the next wave of talent through to the 2022 world cup with Head Coach Jarrad Martin.

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It is with great sadness we share the news on the passing of Steven Mulholland.  A private service was held on Thursday, June 4, 2020 at 1.00pm. The service will be live streamed by joining https://oneroomstreaming.com/nz/

Alf Robson has advanced to Team Manager of the U18 men’s programme through to the 2022 world cup.
 
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6x WEEK OFFENSIVE & DEFENSIVE PROGRAMME

The Rookie Sox 6x Week Offensive & Defensive Programme is designed to support the further development of 11-12 year old softballers. The programme has been developed to put your team (or identified players) ahead of the competition with six weeks of structured and innovative training. 

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NATIONAL UMPIRE PATHWAYS FRAMEWORK
The National Umpire Pathways Framework, is now available for download. 

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THANK YOU PAULO PICS NZ & DEBBIE BARKER PHOTOGRAPHY

Softball New Zealand would like to say a big thanks to our photographers Paul Hodgson and Debbie Barker for their ongoing support of our National Tournaments. We love your work!

 
 
NATIONAL SCORERS PATHWAY

The National Scorer’s Pathway provides a development pathway from being able to score at a youth softball game to officiating at a WBSC World Championship.

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SCORERS ONLINE MODULE
Softball season is just around the corner! Why not get involved this year by becoming a scorer?
It's simple to become a scorer with our online Softball Scoring Fundamentals course for $19.99 (including GST). You can learn at your own pace and dip into the training whenever you need a refresher
 
 
ONLINE COACHING MODULES
SNZ Coach Accreditation Modules are available online and they are free!

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Have you heard... this year we are trialing online theory tests! They can be sat anytime between the 1st and 21st May.

Please click here to read the full details including how you register.
 
VACANCIES
  • NFBP - Battery Director
  • NFBP - Lead Pitching Coach
  • NFBP - Lead Catching Coach
  • New Zealand Appointed Board Member

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NATIONAL FACILITIES
PLAN
The 2018 NFP is now available online. 

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WORKFORCE PLANNING STRATEGY
This is an important document if we are to ensure; a future workforce, a workforce with a skill base and meet the changing needs of participants. Success of this strategy will only come from a willingness of our community to work together to increase knowledge, improve capability and most importantly, improve how we engage with staff and volunteers.
 
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