News (Development / BSUK)
BSUK launches Facilities Fund for playing fields across the UK
16 October 2020
BaseballSoftballUK, the development agency for both sports, is excited to announce the launch of its new Facilities Fund. Development Chartered clubs and leagues can apply for up to £5,000 in funding.
How to boost softball recruitment!
31 July 2019
BSUK Development Manager Patrick Knock recently spoke with Eric Lukazewski, Recruitment Officer and Head Coach at the RG Blue Sox from Reading, about how the team has successfully recruited new players.
BSUK Slowpitch Academy set for Farnham Park
2 June 2019
Following very successful first sessions for BaseballSoftballUK’s Slowpitch Academy, held indoors in West London on 27 April and 4 May, it has now been announced that the Academy will hold an outdoor session at Farnham Park on Saturday 22 June.
BSUK to run company softball tourney to honour the London Series
20 May 2019
BaseballSoftballUK is planning a special company slowpitch softball tournament on the Fourth of July at Farnham Park, the 2019 Thames Valley Softball Challenge, just a few days after the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox will have played the inaugural London Series games at London Stadium.
GLSML Softball 101 Development Sessions under way in London
15 May 2019
The annual Softball 101 Development Sessions run each year by the Greater London Softball Mixed League (GLSML) for new and inexperienced slowpitch softball players are under way on Monday evenings in Regents Park and Friday evenings in Colliers Wood Recreation Ground.
British softball bids farewell to Jo Malisani
18 December 2018
After three years of dedicated service to the development of British softball and baseball, BSUK’s Fastpitch Development Manager, Johanna Malisani, has decided to return to her native Canada.
BSUK seeks to expand its Commercial team
19 November 2018
BSUK is seeking to expand its Commercial team with a dedicated Events and Facilities Manager and a Content Marketing Executive.
Sixteen teams attend Manchester Indoor Tournament
7 December 2017
On Saturday 2 December, the BSUK development team in the North West Region held the second Manchester Indoor Softball Tournament of the year at Powerleague SoccerDome in Trafford, Manchester, with 16 teams attending from around the country.
Run the Bases launches pilot programme in Malta
10 November 2017
Run the Bases is a newly-formed sport development organisation that aims to tackle gender inequalities in sport through softball, and one of the key people behind it is former UCLA softball player Tara Henry, currently resident in the UK and providing occasional coaching support for BSUK’s Academy Softball.
Second Chichester Junior Fastpitch Tournament sets higher standard
8 September 2017
The second annual Chichester Junior Fastpitch Tournament was played on Saturday 20 August at the Falcons’ home field in Oaklands Park, where three teams of players aged 13-16 battled it in a round-robin format.