GB Women’s Fastpitch Team

Founded: 1985. The team has played in European Championship competitions since the early 1990s.

Team Manager: Simon Mortimer

Head Coach: Rachael Watkeys

Assistant Coach: Liz Knight 

Pitching Coach: Tina Whitlock

Exercise Physiologist: Kim Hannessen

Current European Ranking: 3rd

Ranking at 2018 World Championship: 11th

Ranking at 2019 Europe/Africa Olympic Qualifier:  2nd

Last Official Competition: The 2019 WBSC Europe/Africa Olympic Qualifying Tournament, where the team reached the final but lost to Italy.

Next Official Competition:  The 2020 European Women's Championship (date and venue TBC), which will act as a qualifier for the next WBSC Women's World Cup.

Tryout Information: Women based in Britain who wish to try out for the team, including women who have only played slowpitch, should contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). Players based outside Britain should also contact Simon Mortimer for information on how they can be seen and assessed.

BSF development grants available, apply