Indy Lightning Travel Softball Indy Lightning is a Fast Pitch Softball Travel organization based out of the Franklin Township Softball League. The Lightning season begins in August and ends in July.
Tryouts Tryouts for the teams take place in mid-late July. Tryouts will be scheduled and led by the coaches for each team. Tryouts may be held on one or more dates as determined by the coaching staff.
Teams Indy Lightning will field 1 team for the following age groups: 10U (birth years 2012 & 2013) 12U(birth years 2010 & 2011) 14U(birth years 2008 & 2009) 16U(birth years 2006 & 2007) 18U(birth years 2004 & 2005)
Coaches Each Lightning team will have one Head Coach selected by the FT Softball Board. The Head Coach, once assigned to an age group, will then select their assistant coach or coaches. The Head Coach will be responsible for setting a budget, coordinating with indoor facilities to schedule winter practices, and scheduling tournaments. Each roster and coaching staff will be dissolved after the conclusion of each season.
Practices Practice days and times will be determined by each team's coaching staff. Teams are guaranteed one practice day per week at the Franklin Township Softball fields during the season while weather permits. Additional practices times may be available, based on recreational numbers. Teams are permitted to practice at other outdoor locations, coordinated by the coaching staff. Indoor practices are also coordinated by the coaching staff at a facility of their choice.
Tournaments Location and number of tournaments will be determined by each team's coaching staff. Teams may choose to attend a Nationals Event at the conclusion of the season.
Fees Lightning Fees are determined by each team's coaching staff. Budgets and all financial transactions will be approved and monitored by the Franklin Township Softball Board. Sponsorship and fundraising opportunities may be available to offset costs.
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