Q: What is Sandston Youth Association ?
A: Sandston Youth Association is an organization that provids a Baseball & Softball program for young folks between the ages of 4 - 16 years old. We coach, mentor and teach young people about the fundimentals of the game and lessons that last a life time.
Q: What are the age groups /divisions ?
A: Ages 4 yrs - Instructional T-Ball / Ages 5 - 6 Yrs - Adv. T-Ball / Ages 7 - 8 yrs - Rookie
Ages 9 - 10 yrs - Minor / Ages 11 - 12 - Major / Ages 13 - 16 Babe Ruth
Q: How are your teams set up ?
A: There are typically 10 - 12 players per team. 1 Manager, 2-3 Assistant Coaches and 1 Team Mom
The Manager is responsible for heading up the team. practice scheduling, managing players and working with paretns.
Asstistant Coaches help the manager is day to day coaching and working with players.
Team Mom handles the celerical side of the team, fundraisers, contact info, snack schedules, and at times score keeping.
Q: Who can be a Manager, Coach, or Team Mom ?
A: We prefer Managers have a few years as an Assistaant Coach with SYA prior to managing a team. But ultimatly this comes down to what works best for the team.
Assistant coaches, any parent, relative or family friend can be an Asst. Caoch. Team Mom can be any players mom on that team who wishes to volunteer.
All Manager, Coach, and Team Mom will have to fill out a volunteer form for proper back ground check.