ABOUT ALLIANCE FASTPITCH…
Alliance Fastpitch is the fastest-growing, national league system for amateur girls fastpitch uniting the softball community. Collaboration and celebrating the athlete are at the heart of our Mission for female-athletes. The official launch of the Alliance Fastpitch in 2020 ignited a revolutionary approach to youth fastpitch. Together, we have established a clear pathway to play in our sport through our regional Member Leagues, a true National Championship experience for 18U to 10U athletes, and now with proper development through our 6U – 10U Futures Fastpitch Leagues. We have brought together not only the best training and player development resources in the game, but most importantly some of the best mentors and influencers for our female-athletes.
HOW IT WORKS
Whether you have an established league, are starting a grassroots opportunity from scratch, or have an organization, there are resources and opportunities for all of you! Development and instruction isn’t exclusive to athletes, we’ve developed an extensive coaches training curriculum that will give each coach the curriculum, drills, practice plans, and support needed to properly teach their athletes.
LEAGUE STRUCTURE + national support
- Registration Platform
- Scheduling Platform
- Player Insurance
- Coach Background Checks & Athlete Safety Training
- Standardized Rules Tailored to Meet the Development of the Athletes
- Recommended League Format
- In-Game Instructional Method
- Umpire Training & Hiring Systems
- Post Season Model
- Budget Tools
- Communication Tools
- Fundraising Support
- Team Shop (Uniforms, Fan Gear, Equipment)
- Access to Alliance Fastpitch National Partners/ Discounted Equipment
- Access to Futures League National Office
- Network with Youth Coaches & Mentors
- Coach Orientation with Futures League National Office
- Coaching Clinics (local, regional, national)
- Interactive Rules Training
- Player Development Milestones & Progression Take Home Guide
- Practice Plan Templates
- In-Game Teaching Methods
- Mentorship Program
- Access to Alliance Academy – Video Drills & Instruction
PLAYER EDUCATION & ENGAGEMENT
- Access to Alliance Academy – Drills & Instructional Videos
- Take Home Guide – Reinforce the mechanics and concepts at home!
- Mental Performance – Goal setting and confidence building resources.
- Parent Forum – Support and guidance from national network.
- Alliance Fastpitch virtual events tailored to parents.
- Growth Plans – Understanding when to move up the pathway.
- Access to Alliance Fastpitch Membership Benefits
Player DEVELOPMENT RESOURCES
- Access to Alliance Academy
- Video Drill Library
- Recorded Live Events & Webinars
- Player Development Clinics
- Access to private instruction through EL1 Softball training facilities and coaches.
- Mentorship Program between Futures & Super League Athletes
- A system that equips the coach and parent to support the athlete!