Allstar & Tournament Team Selection (Ancaster Baseball)

PrintAllstar & Tournament Team Selection
1. A letter of notice will be issued from the division convener regarding the tryout times, dates and locations stating the positive aspects of the try out and competitive baseball. i.e. practice opportunity, skill development, increased knowledge of the game, team focus. Indoor winter clinics will be the first step in player evaluation.

2. A letter will be handed out to those attending tryouts stating the expected commitment to attend practices and tournaments. The parents can find out the number of tournaments, the additional costs involved and any volunteering that is required.

3. Selection criteria: Eligibility, availabilty, desire, ability. For all Travel team selection you must play on a house league team, live within our local Little League boundaries and be of legal age for your division. Any player in house league is eligible for the other teams.

4. Players will be rated in an unbiased manner and individual skills and abilities will be noted. Parents should be aware that not all players who try out will necessarily make the team consisting of 12 - 14 players.

5. Players will be rated by knowledgeable, impartial individuals who do not have their own children trying out for the team. The team manager will have equal input in selection as he/she will expect players suiting his/her team philosophy i.e. hitting, speed, maturity.

6. Players not selected will be notified either in person, by phone, by email or posting of the Roster on our website..

7. Team managers will carefully consider their coaching philosophy and distribute a copy to all the players. This gives parents a good idea of what to expect regarding individual treatment of players, playing time and player positions. This philosophy will be consistently adhered to throughout the year.

8. District all star teams will be selected on or after the Little League date in June and disband after their District, Provincial, or National play has ended.

9. Every effort will be made to field the best team possible. The best possible coaching and development programs will be strived for. Travel Team managers and coaches will work closely with the age specific tournament teams and their coaches as part of a consistent development program.
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