The Great Britain Slowpitch Team Programme includes the following teams:

  • GB Senior Co-ed Slowpitch Team
  • GB Senior Men's Slowpitch Team


GB Co-ed Slowpitch Team

GB Slowpitch Team 2019

This team has been European Champions on 11 out of 12 occasions, including the most recent European Co-ed Slowpitch Championship in 2019.

Founded: 1997

Head Coach: Stephen Patterson

Team Manager: Kellie Whitaker

Assistant Coaches: David Lee, John Lehmann

Sports Therapist: To be appointed.

Current European Ranking: 1st

Current World Ranking: 4th

Last Official Competition:  The 12th European Co-ed Slowpitch Championship in Budapest, Hungary in July 2019, where the team went undefeated and regained the title of European Champions.  The 2021 European Co-ed Slowpitch Championship was cancelled by Softball Europe due to the Covid pandemic.

Next Official Competition:   The next European Co-ed Slowpitch Championship will be held in 2022, though a date and venue have yet to be confirmed.  This tournament will be a Qualifier for the first-ever WBSC Co-ed Slowpitch World Cup, a world championship competition for national co-ed slowpitch teams, to be played in 2023.

Tryout Information: Players who wish to try out for the team should contact Team Manager Kellie Whitaker for information on how they can be seen and assessed.
 

GB Men's Slowpitch Team

GB Men's Slowpitch Team win first European Championship in this format.

This team was formed in 2018 to compete in the first ESF Men's Slowpitch Championship, held that same year, which GB won.

Founded:  2018.  

Head Coach:  Stephen Patterson

Team Manager:  Kellie Whitaker

Assistant Coach:  David Lee

Sports Therapist: To be appointed.

Current European Ranking:  1st

Last Official Competition:  The 2018 European Men's Slowpitch Championship in Chocen in the Czech Republic, where the team went undefeated in winning the gold medal.  The 2020 European Men's Slowpitch Championship was cancelled due to the Covid pandemic.

Next Official Competition:  The next European Men's Slowpitch Championship will be played in 2022 in Colorno, Italy, though a date has yet to be confirmed.

Tryout Information: Players who wish to try out for the team should contact Team Manager Kellie Whitaker for information on how they can be seen and assessed.