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4 to 6 Year Old Softball - Tee / Coach Pitch

League Ages 4-6  

 

The goal of this division is to have fun while learning the fundamentals of throwing, catching, hitting, and fielding. Batters will get 3 attempts to hit a coach tossed underhand pitch before hitting off the tee. 


 Please check the Softball League Age Chart to confirm player's "league age".

 

Minimum Age Requirement

Your child must turn 4 years of age on or before December 31, 2017 in order to register for the regular Spring season.

Season

 

The regular spring season starts at the end of March and runs through the end of May.  Pre-season practices begin in early March.

Practice

 

Multiple practices are scheduled prior to the season with usually one practice per week during the Regular season. 

Games

 

Each team plays a minimum of 12 regular season games.

Games played during the week generally start at 5:30 PM.

Games played on Saturday are usually scheduled earlier in the day. 

Uniforms

HLL provides a shirt, pants, socks and a visor.

Parents must provide sneakers (rubber cleats not mandatory but helpful).

Playing Equipment

Parents must provide ball glove and water bottle.

Team

Teams usually consist of 12 to 13 players, a volunteer manager, two volunteer coaches and a volunteer team parent.

Volunteer Work/Fund Raising

HLL is an all volunteer organization. We need everyone’s help!  Parents are needed to support HLL through fundraisers.

Click here for more information on HLL volunteer opportunities.

VP – Girls Tee/
Coach Pitch

Please contact   with any questions about Girls 4-6 Tee Ball/Coach Pitch.

 

 

 

4 to 6 Year Old Tee/Coach Pitch Softball FAQ’S

 

Q: What if not enough 4 to 6 year old girls register for this division to fill multiple team rosters?

A: Your options are 1) play in the corresponding age boys' division

                              2) request to play up in Machine Pitch Softball if age 6

                              3) request a refund

 

Q: Do you keep score and are there umpires?

A: No.  The Tee / Coach Pitch Softball division is structured to teach the very basic fundamentals of softball only. The games are self umpired by the volunteer managers and coaches.

 

Q: Can I Manage or coach a team?

A: Yes, if positions are available. If you would like to serve as a coach or manager please note that on your child's spring online registration. All manager and coaching positions will be approved by the HLL Board. 

 

Q: Will my child get to play all the time?

A: Yes, all players play defense every inning. Everyone bats each inning. 

 

Q: Can my child play up?

A: If your child is league age 6 and wishes to play up in machine pitch (7-8) you will need to attend skills assessments. Placement will depend on 1) assessed skill level, and 2) numbers needed to complete rosters within each division. 

 

Q: What are the volunteer requirements?

A: HLL is an all volunteer organization so there are many ways to volunteer. Help is always needed with registration, team parenting, assisting with pictures, opening day and fun day activities.