General Information

The First Friends Church (FFC) Men’s Softball League is designed to provide quality competition in a friendly fashion for men age 15 and up based on FFC’s values. The League begins in April and ends in early August.  It is open to men in the Stark county area and is split into two divisions by experience. Teams will play a weekly doubleheader (Tues. – Upper league; Wed – Lower league) starting at 6:15pm. 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. Home Team is responsible for devotions.

Location: First Friends Church, 5455 Market Ave N, Canton, OH 44714

Click on link to view Mike DeWine/Ohio Dept of Health Responsible Restart Ohio Guidelines

 

Requirements for Participants:

  • League is for men ages 15 and older.
  • Commitment to playing 80% of all games.
  • The teams will be formed through the draft process and bring your own team.
  • Completed registration form and payment submitted prior to 1st game
  • Two Divisions based on skill level
  • If registering as a team, register online individually and indicate the coach’s name.

 

Dates:  Normally runs from April to August.

 

Fee:  $40.00 Individual Registration Fee, (does not include jersey). (reduced 2020 fee)  Teams consist of a minimum of a 12 man roster, maximum 15 players.  12 man team fee $480 ($40 ea).  (2020 schedule:  20 game straight season, no end of year tournament.)

Refund Policy:  $5.00 fee retained if refund requested.  No refund will be given to any player who withdraws on or 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 Information:  Registrations are available online with debit/credit card payment one month prior to start of league.  Registrations are on an individual basis, and/or as a team. If on a team, register online with debit/credit card and indicate on the form who your team coach is. Individuals will be placed on teams where space available.   If you are an individual without a team, please email sports@firstfriends.org to see if there is a team you can play on, before you register online.  Team consists of 12 players $40 each (2020 fee),  Registrations will be accepted until TBA, or league fills up, whichever occurs first.

CLICK HERE TO PRINT REGISTRATION FORM

 

Practice Week:  TBA

 

First Games:  TBA

 

 

Gender Policy Statement: (Oct 12, 2017)  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. For all of our leagues, classes, unless they are designated as Coed, it is our policy that players participate within the gender designation that complies with the previous statement. We want to thank you for your understanding and cooperation in this matter.

 

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 330.966.6868 or email sports@firstfriends.org.

 

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Team Rosters

Jacob

Coaches

  MATT GRABER

Players

  BEN EXPOSITO
  MASON MADENFORT
  ZACK MCCOY
  NICOLAS MILOSAN
  ALEX MYERS
  BRANDON NISEWONGER
  CHRIS PINE
  NICHOLAS RAY
  DAN RAY
  BRYAN SHEPHARD
  MICHAEL SWARTZENTRUBER
  MIKE WIDUCK
  CODY WOICEHOVICH

Jesse

Coaches

  WILLIAM GARDINER

Players

  SHAWN ADKINS
  NOLLAND ALMESTICA
  BRYAN ALMESTICA
  WILLIAM BRADLEY
  RON CAREWAY
  ISAAC DUFFIE
  KEVIN MAROUN
  WILFREDO ORTIZ
  COREY SNOOK

Joshua

Coaches

  NICK SUNDHEIMER

Players

  JUSTIN BERGENER
  DYLAN BOLYARD
  AARON FORDYCE
  DEREK MATHESON
  ANDREW PATESEL
  JOSH PATESEL
  DANIEL PATESEL
  JON PRATT
  JOHN (KYLE) PRITT
  PHIL SHREVE
  JEREMY SMITH

David

Coaches

  BILL HEADE

Players

  BRYAN ADAMS
  JORDAN ALLEN
  DWAINE BEADNELL
  MATT CORONA
  ROSS GOLIUB
  NICK GREGORY
  MIKE HEADE
  ALEX HOLLIFIELD
  CHRIS KING
  BEN MCGUGIN
  KEITH MEYERS
  NICK MEYERS
  JOSH PAUKNER
  DAVID SCHMIDT

Mark

Coaches

  TANNER ANDERSON

Players

  NOAH ANDERSON
  JUSTIN DENNEWITZ
  CHRIS DINE
  JIM DUFFIE
  ANTHONY FERRELL
  ISAAC HUEY
  ALEXANDER LASH
  JUSTIN MADDOCKS
  BEN MCDONALD
  BRYCE POOLE
  NATHAN STAREK
  AARON VALENTINE
  LOGAN VALENTINE

Luke

Coaches

  JACOB SPECK

Players

  JOE FUCHS
  JEFF FUCHS
  JASON GIANNINI
  ANTHONY GOFFUS
  JASON HEROLD
  AUSTIN HILL
  ANDREW HUSSAR
  DOUG MCCAHAN
  MICHAEL MCCAHAN
  RICH ROBERTSON
  STEVEN WHEELER
  BENJAMIN WHEELER

John

Coaches

  JIMMY MCLOUD

Assistant Coaches

  DAVID STEINBACH

Players

  ALEX BRAHAM
  MICHAEL BULL
  DASEAN BURNETT
  JAKE HOUSE
  RICK JACKSON
  BRANDON PARSONS
  RYAN RASMUSSEN
  KYLE REED
  NATHAN YANTZER
  BRAD YURKOVICH

James

Coaches

  THOMAS SHAUB

Players

  JOSEPH DENDINGER
  CHAD FLEMING
  JUSTIN FRYE
  JON GEISER
  CHRIS HOLBEN
  THOMAS MARTINEZ
  SKYLAR MINER
  JACOB NISSLEY
  ERIK SPINELLI
  ZACH STAUFFER
  ALEX STEINMETZ
  CHRIS STUMP

Peter

Coaches

  BRIAN BURCH

Players

  STEVE BURCHETT
  LJ CAMPBELL
  JOSH DAVIDSON
  DEAN FEIOCK
  NICK FOSTER
  ADAM KUEHNERT
  KEVIN MAROUN
  JOSEPH MORGAN
  DAVID NEITZELT
  WAYNE OBRIEN
  CONNER PSARIS
  CODY PSARIS
  MATTHEW SCHMIDT
  BRIAN WILSON

Matthew

Coaches

  BRENDEN SHILLING

Players

  R .J. AMATANGELO
  DUSTAN BYLER
  CURTIS CARRILLO
  JOSHUA GOFF
  BRIAN HAIDET
  AARON KRITES
  WILLIAM NOBLE
  TIM RUBY
  JERRY RUSSELL
  RYAN STEWART
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Printable Schedule/Rosters

Please click on link to download, view, and print a Game Schedule.

Please click on link to download, view, and print Team Rosters

Please click on link to download, view, Old Testament Playoff Schedule

Please click on link to download, view, New Testament Playoff Schedule

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Coaches Resources

Contact Ryan Barnett: rybarnett@firstfriends.org

Click on the links below to download a printable copy of the listed document(s):

2020 Coaches Meeting Agenda

Men’s Softball Rulebook (Click Here)

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Devotionals

We are so glad you are a part of one of our leagues here at First Friends Sports.  We pray that you are having a great week so far. If not, please feel free to share with us any prayer request on needs.  Below you will find a link to this week’s devotional.
WEEKLY DEVOTIONAL (available during active league)
If you have any prayer requests or would like to have a deeper discussion about this topic, please feel free to contact Dan (dkamwesa@firstfriends.org) or Ryan (rybarnett@firstfriends.org).

Old Testament

Standings

Jacob
15 - 3 - 0
David
13 - 5 - 0
Joshua
5 - 11 - 0
Jesse
1 - 15 - 0

Past Games

Away Team Home Team Game Date Away Score Home Score
Joshua Jacob 6/2/20 13 18
Jesse David 6/2/20 5 12
Jacob Joshua 6/2/20 12 7
David Jesse 6/2/20 13 9
Jacob Jesse 6/9/20 8 1
Joshua David 6/9/20 1 21
David Joshua 6/9/20 13 2
Jesse Jacob 6/9/20 4 12
Jacob David 6/11/20 13 3
Joshua Jesse 6/11/20 8 7
Jesse Joshua 6/11/20 10 7
David Jacob 6/11/20 7 17
Joshua David 6/16/20 14 15
Jesse Jacob 6/16/20 4 14
David Joshua 6/16/20 13 26
Jacob Jesse 6/16/20 17 6
Jesse Joshua 6/23/20
Jacob David 6/23/20 6 1
David Jacob 6/23/20 10 8
Joshua Jesse 6/23/20
Jacob Joshua 6/25/20 13 3
Jesse David 6/25/20 13 22
David Jesse 6/25/20 19 9
Joshua Jacob 6/25/20 2 12
David Jesse 6/30/20 15 1
Joshua Jacob 6/30/20 5 23
Jesse David 6/30/20 1 15
Jacob Joshua 6/30/20 12 13
Jacob Jesse 7/7/20 2 1
David Joshua 7/7/20 12 1
Joshua David 7/7/20 23 24
Jesse Jacob 7/7/20 7 20
Jacob David 7/9/20 7 6
Joshua Jesse 7/9/20 14 1
Jesse Joshua 7/9/20 7 10
David Jacob 7/9/20 15 6
Jesse Jacob 7/14/20
Joshua David 7/14/20
7/14/20
7/14/20
7/21/20
7/21/20
7/23/20

Team Rosters

Jacob

Coaches

  MATT GRABER

Players

  BEN EXPOSITO
  MASON MADENFORT
  ZACK MCCOY
  NICOLAS MILOSAN
  ALEX MYERS
  BRANDON NISEWONGER
  CHRIS PINE
  DAN RAY
  NICHOLAS RAY
  BRYAN SHEPHARD
  MICHAEL SWARTZENTRUBER
  MIKE WIDUCK
  CODY WOICEHOVICH

Jesse

Coaches

  WILLIAM GARDINER

Players

  SHAWN ADKINS
  BRYAN ALMESTICA
  NOLLAND ALMESTICA
  WILLIAM BRADLEY
  RON CAREWAY
  ISAAC DUFFIE
  KEVIN MAROUN
  WILFREDO ORTIZ
  COREY SNOOK

Joshua

Coaches

  NICK SUNDHEIMER

Players

  JUSTIN BERGENER
  DYLAN BOLYARD
  AARON FORDYCE
  DEREK MATHESON
  ANDREW PATESEL
  JOSH PATESEL
  DANIEL PATESEL
  JON PRATT
  JOHN (KYLE) PRITT
  PHIL SHREVE
  JEREMY SMITH

David

Coaches

  BILL HEADE

Players

  BRYAN ADAMS
  JORDAN ALLEN
  DWAINE BEADNELL
  MATT CORONA
  ROSS GOLIUB
  NICK GREGORY
  MIKE HEADE
  ALEX HOLLIFIELD
  CHRIS KING
  BEN MCGUGIN
  KEITH MEYERS
  NICK MEYERS
  JOSH PAUKNER
  DAVID SCHMIDT

Contact Us

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

A ministry of  First Friends Church

© 2020

New Testament

Standings

Mark
15 - 5 - 0
James
15 - 5 - 0
Matthew
13 - 7 - 0
Peter
8 - 12 - 0
Luke
5 - 15 - 0
John
4 - 16 - 0

Past Games

Away Team Home Team Game Date Away Score Home Score
Mark Luke 6/3/20 15 1
John Matthew 6/3/20 2 8
Peter James 6/3/20 7 16
James Peter 6/3/20 7 5
Matthew John 6/3/20 9 3
Luke Mark 6/3/20 4 9
James John 6/10/20 6 2
Luke Peter 6/10/20 6 17
Mark Matthew 6/10/20 17 6
Matthew Mark 6/10/20 3 13
Peter Luke 6/10/20 14 12
John James 6/10/20 1 2
John Luke 6/17/20 8 10
Matthew James 6/17/20 6 12
Peter Mark 6/17/20 6 8
Mark Peter 6/17/20 16 11
James Matthew 6/17/20 21 9
Luke John 6/17/20 8 11
Luke Matthew 6/18/20 8 10
Mark James 6/18/20 20 14
John Peter 6/18/20 8 10
Peter John 6/18/20 9 8
James Mark 6/18/20 8 6
Matthew Luke 6/18/20 11 10
Matthew Peter 6/24/20 13 20
John Mark 6/24/20 2 14
James Luke 6/24/20 16 8
Luke James 6/24/20 6 8
Mark John 6/24/20 14 4
Peter Matthew 6/24/20 21 22
Peter Luke 7/1/20 8 17
John James 7/1/20 17 14
Matthew Mark 7/1/20 20 8
Mark Matthew 7/1/20 8 9
James John 7/1/20 21 6
Luke Peter 7/1/20 11 10
Peter John 7/2/20 17 25
Matthew Luke 7/2/20 20 16
James Mark 7/2/20 12 17
Mark James 7/2/20 10 16
Luke Matthew 7/2/20 15 22
John Peter 7/2/20 3 11
James Peter 7/8/20 12 6
Luke Mark 7/8/20 5 16
Matthew John 7/8/20 13 7
John Matthew 7/8/20 7 17
Mark Luke 7/8/20 16 8
Peter James 7/8/20 11 10
Mark John 7/15/20 20 10
Peter Matthew 7/15/20 10 20
Luke James 7/15/20 7 8
James Luke 7/15/20 23 17
Matthew Peter 7/15/20 16 18
John Mark 7/15/20 22 7
Luke John 7/16/20 15 13
Mark Peter 7/16/20 2 1
James Matthew 7/16/20 6 9
Matthew James 7/16/20 6 16
Peter Mark 7/16/20 1 2
John Luke 7/16/20 17 19
Luke Peter 7/22/20
John Matthew 7/22/20
Mark 7/22/20
James 7/22/20
7/23/20

Team Rosters

Mark

Coaches

  TANNER ANDERSON

Players

  NOAH ANDERSON
  JUSTIN DENNEWITZ
  CHRIS DINE
  JIM DUFFIE
  ANTHONY FERRELL
  ISAAC HUEY
  ALEXANDER LASH
  JUSTIN MADDOCKS
  BEN MCDONALD
  BRYCE POOLE
  NATHAN STAREK
  AARON VALENTINE
  LOGAN VALENTINE

Luke

Coaches

  JACOB SPECK

Players

  JEFF FUCHS
  JOE FUCHS
  JASON GIANNINI
  ANTHONY GOFFUS
  JASON HEROLD
  AUSTIN HILL
  ANDREW HUSSAR
  DOUG MCCAHAN
  MICHAEL MCCAHAN
  RICH ROBERTSON
  BENJAMIN WHEELER
  STEVEN WHEELER

John

Coaches

  JIMMY MCLOUD

Players

  ALEX BRAHAM
  MICHAEL BULL
  DASEAN BURNETT
  JAKE HOUSE
  RICK JACKSON
  BRANDON PARSONS
  RYAN RASMUSSEN
  KYLE REED
  NATHAN YANTZER
  BRAD YURKOVICH

James

Coaches

  THOMAS SHAUB

Players

  JOSEPH DENDINGER
  CHAD FLEMING
  JUSTIN FRYE
  JON GEISER
  CHRIS HOLBEN
  THOMAS MARTINEZ
  SKYLAR MINER
  JACOB NISSLEY
  ERIK SPINELLI
  ZACH STAUFFER
  ALEX STEINMETZ
  CHRIS STUMP

Peter

Coaches

  BRIAN BURCH

Players

  STEVE BURCHETT
  LJ CAMPBELL
  JOSH DAVIDSON
  DEAN FEIOCK
  NICK FOSTER
  ADAM KUEHNERT
  KEVIN MAROUN
  JOSEPH MORGAN
  DAVID NEITZELT
  WAYNE OBRIEN
  CONNER PSARIS
  CODY PSARIS
  MATTHEW SCHMIDT
  BRIAN WILSON

Matthew

Coaches

  BRENDEN SHILLING

Players

  R .J. AMATANGELO
  DUSTAN BYLER
  CURTIS CARRILLO
  JOSHUA GOFF
  BRIAN HAIDET
  AARON KRITES
  WILLIAM NOBLE
  TIM RUBY
  JERRY RUSSELL
  RYAN STEWART