Since you are starting off young, the top three things you should look for in a coach:We’re still a couple years away from travel softball, but I am interested in how to identify available local programs and then how to choose.
We’re in Jacksonville Florida.
1) One that teaches fundamentals
2) Fundamentals again
3) Fundamentals again
Way too many teams just want to win and ignore building the basics.
Also, go watch the teams you might try out for play. Watch how the coaches treat the girls. We have seen so many nasty coaches over the years and scratch our heads why anyone would let their kids play for that jerk.