General Information

The First Friends Sports (FFS) Adult Co-Ed Softball League is open to all of age in our community and is on a “Bring Your Own Team” basis.  It is designed to provide quality competition in a friendly fashion for males and females age 15 and up based on FFS’s values.   A minimum of 12 participants on a team, a maximum of 16.  Forty percent of team players on the field are required to be female, adjust rosters accordingly. See rules below for further explanation.  Umpire will be provided for each game. There will be a short devotional time where we share biblical principles with the players and encourage them to pursue a life with Christ every week.

 

League Dates:  Fall 2022:  August 13 – October 15

 

Fee: $60.00 for each individual on team (12 participant minimum, maximum of 16).  Team shirts will be included in cost for 12 participants on team, additional shirts can be purchased at $13.00 ea with check/cash at least one week’s notice prior to first game.

Refund Policy: $5.00 fee retained for all refunds. No refund will be given after the first week of games. An exception may be granted at the discretion of the staff due to medical reasons only. Further, no refund will be given to any player removed from the league during the course of the season for disciplinary reasons.

 

Registration: Registrations are on a “Bring Your Own Team” basis, register individually online with debit/credit card, indicating Team Coach Name.  Registrations are available online now and will be in paper form in the church brochure racks by July 1.  Paper forms will be accepted at the church Welcome Desk Mon-Fri 9am-3pm with check/cash.  Deadline for Team Registrations is Aug 3.  No new teams will be added after Aug. 3.     Coaches are asked to turn in Team Roster at Coaches Meeting, Aug 2 at 6:30pm at the Pavilion near fields.   Individuals wanting to play but not already on a team roster can contact the Sports Office at sports@firstfriends.org.  Do not register online, unless you are on a team.

 

CLICK HERE TO PRINT OUT TEAM REGISTRATION FORM

 

Game Days and Times:  Saturdays, Doubleheaders 9am-11:15am and 11:30am-2pm  Location: First Friends Church ball fields.  Games will have a one hour time limit & umpire will be provided.  Schedule will be posted online one week prior to August 13.

 

Practice:  Practice time and field assignments will be available upon request by team coach.

 

End of Season Celebration:  After games Oct 15, located in the Pavilion

 

Gender Policy Statement:
Please note that when we list ‘boy’s/men’s’ or ‘girl’s/women’s’ we are referring to the birth gender of the participant.

 

Weather Cancellation Policy:  Evening activities will be re-evaluated by staff and decisions for cancellation will be made and posted on website one hour prior to start of activity.

 

Questions?
Call Sports Office at 330.966.6868 or email sports@firstfriends.org.

 

 

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Team Rosters

Guardians

Coaches

  NATHAN WEISEL

Players

  LAUREN AMATANGELO
  BRADEN AMATANGELO
  R.J. AMATANGELO
  KEARA COLEMAN
  ERICA DAVIDSON
  JESSICA GRINDLE
  ELIJAH HILL
  RYAN JAKUBIAK
  MISTY JOHNSON
  MARK RAPPAPORT
  MOLLY WEISEL
  TRACY WEISEL

Rubber Ducks

Coaches

  ROB NEWMAN

Players

  STEVE BURCHETT
  DASEAN BURNETT
  ISAAC DUFFIE
  JAMES DUFFIE
  ELIZABETH FONTE
  ADAM KUEHNERT
  MEGHAN MAYLE

Hill Cats

Coaches

  CORY BOOGAART
  TIMOTHY ZORNES

Players

  CHRIS BARKLEY
  ALLISON HILL
  RONNIE HOPKINS
  NICK LONG
  ANDREW MARKS
  AMANDA MESSER
  LUCAS SHROADES
  COURTENEY SHROADES
  HANNAH THOENEN
  SARAH ZORNES

Clippers

Coaches

  KRISTINE TWIGG

Players

  JOSH BROWN
  BROOKE BROWN
  ANTHONY CHIRUMBOLO
  AARON FERNANDEZ
  ROBERT GALLO
  KATIE JENKINS
  ARELIS LAVIENA
  BRANDON LEMAY
  AMY SARGENT
  BRITTANY THOMPSON
  MARLON WALKER
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Coaches Resources

Coaches:  Follow directions below to complete background check and concussion training if you have not done so within the last 3 years at First Friends Church.

Coaches Training Meeting August 2, at 6:30pm.   Location: FFC Pavilion outside by fields.  Please bring completed Rosters.

For printable copy of Team Registration please click on the links below, print out both pages.

CLICK HERE TO PRINT TEAM FORM Page 1 & 2

 

 

Coed Softball Rulebook FFC Coed Softball Rules

 

Click on the links below to complete requirements:

Ohio Youth Concussion Test (Click Link)

(At end of online training, print out the Concussion Training Certificate and submit to sports@firstfriends.org)

Background Check (Click Link)

 

**Please submit all necessary signed paperwork to sports@firstfriends.org 

Coaches Code of Conduct (Click here to download) – Needs Signed and Returned

Commitment to League Rules (Click here to download) – Needs Signed and Returned

Coaches Information Sheet (Click here to download) – Needs Signed and Returned

Lindsay Law handout out for Coaches (Click here to download) – Needs read by every coach

Sexual Abuse Prevention Policy (Click here to download) – Needs Signed and Returned

 

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Contact Us

5455 Market Ave N.
Canton, OH 44714
330-966-6868
sports@firstfriends.org

A ministry of  First Friends Church

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