News and Announcements

Our SPMSA Board is looking for an individual to fill the position of U8 Learn Play Rep for the 2019 season. This position is critical to offering our young athletes a great experience at this introductory level. The position runs all year, but most of the work connected to this position is limited to April-June. Duties include identifying coaches, forming teams, creating a schedule, and having a start up meeting with coaches. These tasks are completed ahead of the season. After the season starts, the U8 Rep role is to be available to both field questions and offer support to coaches, parents and players. If you are interested in volunteering, this is a great position to get started. There will be support from other Reps and Board Members to guide you through the season.

Volunteers that serve on the Board have their player’s fees waived for the season.

Come join our team and help your community!

Please contact president@spmsa.com to express interest or if you have any other questions!

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Registration for the 2019 Season is now open! Please note that our registration is closing earlier this year to better facilitate season start up. As well, some divisions may be wait listed to ensure team sizes are optimal. Register early to avoid any disappointment!!

http://teampages.com/forms/18652-Spring-2019-Registration

Click here to see the age division and fees for your player:

http://www.spmsa.com/organizations/2657/pages/102932

We have a few more spots in our pitching clinic (note: U8-U12 is FULL)and will be posting more information on our preseason clinics soon. Also, evaluations for team placement (B/C) will be upcoming in March. Please watch our website and Facebook for more information!

Happy New Year and best wishes for 2019 from SPMSA!!!

Time to get ready for the 2019 Season! Pitching clinic registration is now open. There are very limited spots, as this year we will only have 8 pitchers per time slot. This clinic is perfect for House League and Select division pitchers, no experience is necessary! One of our senior pitchers, Kate Talaga will be leading the way, with help from other experienced players and coaches in our association. If you are heading into U8, U10 or U12 then register for the first session. U14 and U16 pitchers or more experienced U12 pitchers, please register in the second session. Pitching is great way to get involved in the game, especially at the younger levels. Come learn the basics and have some fun, 10 sessions for only $100! Sign up today!
http://www.spmsa.com/forms/19369-2019-Pitching-Clinic-Registration-Form

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Players and parents! The U12A Storm will be selected in the New Year. There will be two evaluation sessions for players to attend. Team selection is done preceding the season to facilitate fundraising, season planning, and winter training.
If you are interested in playing more ball this upcoming season or just want to see what it is all about, we encourage you to come out!
Evaluations are $20 per player and this includes both sessions. Register today!

http://teampages.com/forms/19534-2019-U12A-Evaluations-Tryouts-UPDATED

Times and Locations are as follows:
U12A Evaluations:
LOCATION AND DATES:
Saturday, Jan 19th at the Turf Center 5820 59 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T6B 3G9 3-5 PM
Monday, Jan 21st at Ecole J.E. Lapointe School 4801 55 Ave, Beaumont, AB T4X 1K2 6:30 – 8:30 PM

If you have questions or need more information, please feel free to reach out to one of our Head Coaches:

Deanne Dorash deanne.dorash@blackgold.ca 780 919 4500
Karnie Vertz: karnievertz@avisonyoung.com 780 938 7551

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We would like to send out big congratulations to our 4 Scholarship recipients for 2018. Established several years ago, SPMSA is supporting our athletes to pursue post secondary education through a scholarship fund. The four athletes this year are very worthy recipients:. Shae-Lynn Hipkin, Megan Lambert, Emma Stephens and Kora Martin.

Shae-Lynn has played her entire minor ball career with SPMSA! She is now off to study her first year of Animal Health Technology at Lakeland College in Vermillion.

Megan Lambert has played many years with SPMSA, including the last several years on the U19A Storm. She is studying education at the University of Alberta. Megan has been a regular volunteer at our camps for recreational players and continues to volunteer for the organization.

Emma Stephens is attending the University of Calgary taking Engineering. Emma was also selected to play for the U of C Dino softball team this past season! She is looking very forward to hitting the shale with her U19A Storm teammates this upcoming spring.

Kora Martin is also a member of the U19A Storm. She is currently studying and playing both college softball and volleyball at Rainy River College in Minnesota. Kora has been a winter training coach for several of our younger Storm teams and a regular volunteer at camps.

Once again, congratulations to these young ladies and best of luck in your studies!