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Azle Baseball & Softball Association

Azle Baseball & Softball Association

New to the League Information

Thank you for joining Azle Baseball and Softball Association! Here’s a quick rundown of what you can expect as a new coach or team parent this season.


*** TEAM FUNDRAISING UPDATE 03/06/22 ***

ABSA Bylaws state that no fundraising is allowed in the rec season, this ensures that our All Star teams are able to fundraise successfully without depleting the Azle public. Bylaws here. (Article IV, Section 3)



Coaches Responsibilities:

  • Attend player evaluations (spring only)

  • Draft a team

  • Acquire a team parent

  • Attend coaches clinic (spring only)

  • Acquire a sponsor (spring only)

  • Plan and coordinate practices

  • Inform team of upcoming games and practices

  • If a team is choosing to fundraise, keeping an accurate record of monies raised and expenditures and submitting fundraising summary and league portion to ABSA by due date. Download form here. 

Field/Game Responsibilities:

  • Put out/pick bases (home)

  • Rake the field and fill in holes (away)

  • Clean up dugout and bleachers of all trash

  • Coach games with a positive and respectful attitude towards other coaches and umpires

  • Coaches and assistant coaches are issued an official league uniform. All coaches must wear issued uniform this helps us identify our background checked volunteers and who should be on the field with our kids.

  • Have fun!

Team Parent Responsibilities:

  • Obtain/keep copies of medical releases for players, provide coach with a copy of medical releases

  • Attend team parent meeting

  • Collect raffle ticket money (spring)

  • Put together a team basket for raffle (fall)

  • Collect Ranger game money (spring)

  • Coordinate team for team pictures

  • Distribute uniforms

  • Create game and snack schedules

  • Inform parents of practices and games

  • Create and collect money for team shirts

  • If a team is choosing to fundraise, keeping an accurate record of monies raised and expenditures and submitting fundraising summary and league portion to ABSA by due date. Download form here


ABSA Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate registration and fittings for all incoming players and coaches

  • Maintain facilities and common areas for practice and games at Stinger Field (help is always appreciated!)

  • Provide each player, coach, and assistant coach a jersey and hat

  • Provide umpires (# of umpires varies per division)

  • Schedule a minimum of 8 games (fall) and 10 games (spring) with some tournament play

  • Lend equipment equipment to coaches, with expectation of return

  • Provide umpire and coaches clinics annually

Contact

Azle Baseball & Softball Association
9980 Ten Mile Bridge Road 
Fort Worth, Texas 76135

Email: [email protected]

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