The objective of the Southington Girls Softball League shall be to implant firmly in the children of the community, the ideals of good sportsmanship, honesty, loyalty, courage and respect so that they may be well adjusted, stronger, and happier children a
 
 
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League Events:

 

 

Welcome to Panthorn Park


Home of the Southington Girls Softball League

and

Southington Lightning & SGSL Thunder
travel softball programs


In-Person Registration for Southington Girls Softball League 

In-person registration for the SGSL rec softball spring 2020 season will be held on January 18th and February 1st at Southington High School from 9am to 1 pm in the cafeteria. We'd love to meet our new players and families, or visit our returning players and their families!

Or you can register online using this link to the Register Online button at www.SGSL.info:
https://www.leagueathletics.com/Registration/Default.asp?n=37997&org=sgsl.info

 

Adults interested in coaching (no experience required...we train our coaches) should plan to visit us during in-person registration and can email their interest to league president Mike Konopka at  (click the email link for a template response)

 


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USA Elite Winter Clinic info and registration

Note date change: 1st clinic session will be Jan 25

and an additional session has been added for March 30


 

Congratulations to the '05 Lightning team on their National Championship


2019 / 2020 Lightning & Thunder Tryout Dates

Please see the Lightning tab for more information

 

 

16U Thunder (Players Born in 2003 or later)

Interested candidates should contact:

Ramon Ortiz at r.ortiz@cox.net / 860-539-5800

or Dave Kosko at mdkosko@cox.net / 203-560-1544


The next SGSL Board of Directors meeting will be held on 

Thursday, January 23 @ 7:00 PM

in the Public Meeting Room at the Southington Police Department 

Guests are always welcome; members are requested to attend.


If you need to contact us, please see the Contact Us link at the top of our website.

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USA Elite Winter Softball Clinics
12/20/2019
Click here to register: https://tms.ezfacility.com/OnlineRegistrations/Register.aspx?CompanyID=944&GroupID=2596467   2020...
Calling all Softball Fans...SGSL Needs You!
01/01/2017
Southington Girls Softball League is made up largely of volunteers,...
Concussion Education Plan
06/15/2015
The Town of Southington has made available this document...
 
USA Elite Winter Softball Clinics

Click here to register: https://tms.ezfacility.com/OnlineRegistrations/Register.aspx?CompanyID=944&GroupID=2596467

 
2020 Winter  Softball Skills Clinics   
presented by
 USA Elite Training & Southington Girls Softball League


“Take your players to the next level. Coaching by the professionals who have been training the top performers in CT for the past 27 years with proven results.”


Saturday 2020 Dates (for all sessions listed below):  
January  25
February 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
March 7, 14, 21, 28

Location: 
280 Schoolhouse Road, Cheshire, CT 06410
203-439-0565
(Located off of Rte 10; 1 mile from Southington & Rte 691)



 Clinic Staff & Format:  Clinics will be instructed by Director, Jen Hapanowicz and the USA Elite Training Softball Coaching Staff.  Players will be divided by skill and age group.

 PAYMENT IS MADE DIRECTLY TO SGSL AFTER COMPLETING THIS REGISTRATION - SEE BELOW

Session 1:  Pitchers & Catchers
Grades 1-6
Registration Fee:  $79

Time:  8-9 am

Pitching Clinic:  The USA Elite pitching program has been producing successful pitchers for the past 27 years.  This clinic will teach the players the fundamentals of pitching and catching.  It is designed for the novice player wanting to learn, and for players with prior experience.  Pitchers will learn the correct fundamentals of windmill pitching.    The clinic will focus how to grip, correct wrist snap, the  arm circle and lower body mechanics. The emphasis will be on teaching the correct lower body fundamentals to improve balance and explosion in the pitching motion in order to improve accuracy.

Catchers Clinic: The catcher will be working  on learning the proper stances for catching, framing and receiving, throwing techniques, blocking,  fielding bunts, and  pass balls. 
 

Session 2:  All Skills
Grades 1-6
Registration Fee:  $150
Time:  9-10:30 am

 
This clinic is designed to help prepare players for the spring season.   This will be an overall skills clinic in which the fundamentals of throwing technique and footwork, fielding (including infield and outfield defensive positioning), base running, and hitting will be covered.  Players will learn the correct stance, sequence of hitting mechanics, and the importance of balance and rhythm during their swing.
 
Session 3:  Hitting
Grades 4-8
Registration Fee:  $99

Time:  10:30-11:30 am

Players will learn the correct sequence of hitting mechanics using USA Elite Training's hitting system and the importance of balance and rhythm during their swing. This class will teach the hitter proper weight transfer, correct hand path to the ball, and maximize bat speed.  Additionally, players will learn how to hit different pitch locations and change-ups.  


Sessions 1 & 2:  Pitchers/Catchers and All Skills
Grades 1-6

Registration Fee:  $229
Time:  8-10:30 am



** PLEASE NOTE: pricing is for SGSL Members and/or Southington Residents only **

PAYMENT is made DIRECTLY TO SGSL
checks payable to SGSL and mail to:  

P.O. Box 484
Southington, CT 06489
 
 

by posted 12/20/2019
Calling all Softball Fans...SGSL Needs You!
Southington Girls Softball League is made up largely of volunteers, and the operation of the league is comprised of many activities that take place 'behind the scenes'. Did you know that we have:

 

  • A Field Maintenance Committee to keep our 10 playing fields - dedicated solely to Southington girls in grades K-12 - in a good and safe condition;
  • Various pre-season Organization Committees;
  • A Concession Stand Committee to help in the operation of our main source of income;
  • A Fundraising Committee,
  • An End of Season celebration Committee,
  • Charity tournaments Committees, 
  • and much more.

All of this activity is done for the benefit of all our girls by volunteers. SGSL is one of the finest, if not the finest, facility within the state of Connecticut, dedicated to girls' softball. Comments validating this have been made year after year by coaches and officials both within and outside of the Town of Southington. However, none of this happens without your help.

It's true that everyone has a busy schedule these days, but just a few hours of your time can be an invaluable contribution to both the league and to our girls' total experience of the sport. So please, ask any of our Executive Board members how you can get involved and take pride in knowing that your contribution helped to make treasured memories on these fields for your young girl to last a lifetime.

On behalf of the  SGSL Executive Board, thank you,

Mike Konopka
President, Southington Girls Softball League

 


by posted 01/01/2017
Concussion Education Plan

The Town of Southington has made available this document which contains important information that all parents should have access to for the safety of each girl playing softball.  This form will also be available for parents to take during in-person registration sessions.


by posted 06/15/2015
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