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LATEST NEWS & INFORMATION


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MARK SORENSON WANTS TO KEEP BSX COACHING JOB

14 September
 

NATHAN NUKUNUKU RETIRES AFTER 20-YEAR INTERNATIONAL SOFTBALL CAREER

11 September

ADMINISTRATOR'S DEDICATION RECOGNISED NATIONALLY

9 September


JUNIOR WHITE SOX ARRIVE IN IRVINE

5 August

 
Mark Sorenson has re-applied for the Black Sox coach's job, saying he feels "a sense of responsibility" to return the NZ team to the world softball championships podium.

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Black Sox captain Nathan Nukunuku has retired after 20 years of international softball and has confirmed he will not apply for the head coach's job.

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Stacey Wardell is one of those people who do just everything. She began softball as a player. That has since extended to coaching, managing and administration. She was named Softball NZ's administrator of the year.

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The Junior White Sox have arrived in Irvine California for the WBSC U-19 Women’s World Cup.  The world championship will host 16 teams over 7 days commencing 10 August.

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TWO PLAYERS JOIN WHITE SOX FOR SHANGHAI 2020 OLYMPIC QUALIFIER

3 August
 

 
Head Coach Kevin Gettins has named Auckland based player Zoe Tolhopf and Hutt Valley’s Ashley Johnston to complete the 15 player White Sox team to seek Olympic qualification in Shanghai in September.

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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!

 
WBSC RULES CHANGES

Following the recent WBSC Congress a number of rules changes have been adopted for world championship events.

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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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WBSC APPROVED BAT LIST 
For the up and coming season covering all national and international tournaments only approved bats that appear on the WBSC Approved Bat List will be acceptable. Bats will conform to the bat checks that are currently in place but they must appear on the WBSC Approved Bat List.

Click here to view the latest WBSC Approved Bat List.
 
VACANCIES
  • Golden Homes New Zealand Black Sox Head Coach
  • 2021 Men's Softball World Cup Board Members

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NATIONAL FACILITIES
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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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