What are the benefits of playing with BNGSA?

Top-notch coaches

  • Director of Coaching

  • Experienced coaches matched up as mentors for newer coaches

  • Great relationship with many colleges and universities, including those in Bloomington-Normal

  • Develop athletes to reach their individual goals while focusing on the right fit

  • Knowledgeable

  • Organized practice plans

  • Former college players as coaches

  • Former BNGSA players as coaches

Fiscally responsible and transparent

  • Paid treasurer and yearly audit of financial records 

  • Player fees lower than most other travel teams

  • Tournament proceeds invested back into the next year’s teams as seed money

Community-Focused

  • Board-led by volunteers

  • Provide four $800 scholarships to BNGSA seniors each year

  • Athletes developed for their junior high and high school softball teams

  • Athletes developed from recreational In-Town leagues through top-tier Angels teams

  • Former athletes developed in coaching roles as assistants and future head coaches

  • Umpires developed from the age of 14 through the time they become travel umpires

  • Partnership with Town of Normal and Champion Fields

Organization

  • Online forms and payment options

  • Efficient tryouts

  • Website with team pages