Supporting girls softball in the communities of Dover, Somersworth, and Rollinsford, NH and Berwick, So. Berwick, N. Berwick, and Eliot ME.

Sponsored By:   Dover Rotary Club
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DYSL Coaching Philosophy:

The Coaching Philosophy of DYSL is as follows:

  1. DYSL was formed to provide a safe learning environment for the youth of the area without exception to race, religion, nationality, gender, or financial status. 
  2. All enrolled players will play in accordance with the participation rules established by the game rule appendices to the bylaws.
  3. Coaches are required to promote teamwork, skill development, recreation, good sportsmanship, cooperation, honesty, loyalty, courage, respect, community and the ability to attain individual goals, with competition as the means, not the goal. 
  4. Coaches are also required to provide the best possible level of instruction and organization to the enrolled players.
  5. To maintain a patient, positive and supportive attitude when communicating with the parents and players;
  6. To establish and communicate the rules, organization, and expectations for practice and game situations to parents and players;
  7. To introduce various skills, explain the skills and the importance of the skills, demonstrate the skills, and attend to players who are practicing the skills;
  8. To actively work with parents and players to address any questions or concerns that may arise, and;
  9. To strive for players and parents have an enjoyable experience and continue the desire to play softball.