Coaching Resources

Coaching Accreditation

Softball Tasmania and your local Association would like to hear from anybody wanting to learn to coach or advance their level of coaching knowledge.  You can contact us through Ev Seabourne, Development Officer,



Upcoming Courses

 To find out when upcoming courses are on, please check our events page

Coach Accreditation Program

Softball Tasmania currently supports:

Combined Softball Community Coach (SCCP) and Level 1:

No previous softball experience required 

Must complete Australian Sports Commission Community Coaching General Principles  before attending your course and take Certificate and completed session planner to your course 

Also, must have Working With Children Check (or VET Registration) 

Level 2:

Must hold Level 1 Accreditation

Level 3:

Must hold Level 2 Accreditation




To renew your accreditation you will need to contact Ev Seabourne at to discuss the process.  If  your accrediation as expired she can discuss this process with you as well.




Skills & drills

FUNdamental Skills focuses on the correct mechanics and execution of fundamental softball skills and form part of our Level 1 Coach Accreditation program. These include catching a thrown ball, executing an overhand throw, fielding ground balls and fly balls, basic pitching, catching, hitting and base running technique. This resource concentrates on assisting coaches to correctly develop fundamentals softball skills in beginner level players.

Softball drills is a comprehensive resource with drills grouped into sections related to offense and defense. The guide covers a selection of drills that are used in the game of softball. Coaches are only limited by their own imagination.

Modified Games are designed to enhance the skills needed to play softball. The activities form part of theSoftball Batter Up (SBU) program. The activities are based on the Game Sense approach which is a fun and engaging to add variety to your training sessions. The modified games can be adjusted to suit all age groups.