Tryout Dates & Tryout Criteria

Posted on: Wednesday, December 09, 2015

Tryout Dates

  • Monday, February 22 until Thursday, February 25

  • Weather dependent

  • Teams will be selected on either Thursday, February 25 or Friday, February 26

  • Tryout times----IF OUTSIDE

    • 4 PM to 7:15 PM

    • Players should be ready to go at 4 PM

    • If we are forced INSIDE due to field conditions or weather, the time will change and are subject to availability provided by the Activities Office.

Tryout Criteria

  • Softball Tryout Guidelines

  • Evaluated on range of items (skills, attitude, athleticism, focus, effort, etc).

  • All players trying out for the Varsity team will be evaluated by the Varsity coaching staff and JV players will be evaluated by the both the Varsity and JV coaching staff.

  • All players trying out for the softball team will be offered 4 practices with the coaching staff before cuts are to be made. All players will be evaluated on 6 main guidelines:

  1. < > – The individual trying out must display softball talent during the tryout. < > – The individual trying out must show the ability to be an athlete and show athletic skills associated with being a softball player.

    Attitude – The coaching staff is looking for individuals who have a willing to learn attitude. The individual must also display a strong work ethic during the tryout.

    Coachability – The coaching staff is looking for individuals who have the ability to listen to the coaching staff and put the suggestions of the softball staff into action.

  1. The coaching staff is looking for individuals who based on their tryout show that they project to have the ability to have a bright future in softball.

    Team Fit – The coaching staff is trying to build a successful team.  As a result, we are looking for players we feel will best fit in and contribute to the team.

  • Most important is what VALUE you provide to the team.

  • We are looking to build a team not a collection of individuals.As such, the coaching staff will do the best job possible in evaluating and assembling players they feel will best fit.