Cochrane Softball welcomes your interest in coaching.  To be a coach you will need to:

  1. Fill out an application.  Log into the RAMP system (  On the menu to the left you will see a tab called Registration.  Follow the prompts to add yourself as a coach.
  2. Have a current RCMP check (within the last three years).  If you need an update, please request a letter from CMB admin -
  3. Attend a one time Calgary Minor Softball Association orientation session OR have a complete Level I or Community Softball NCCP certification.
  4. Certification in Respect in Sport Activity Leader/Coach/Officials (can be transferred from other sports, you must complete this step, CMB doesn't have access to do that).  See 

Added in 2021

  1. All Coaches are required to take Fundamentals of Coaching Softball: 

Coaches must have a minimum Level I, Community On-Going Sport Softball NCCP complete with their MED (Make Ethical Decisions) in order to participate in Softball Alberta Provincials.

More info and other resources on the Calgary Minor Softball Association website - click on 'coaches managers admin'.

**NEW**  Downloadable coaches guides from Softball Canada

  • Practice and season plans for U13/15/17

Upcoming NCCP Clinics

Clinics can be found at  Cochrane Minor Ball will pay for these clinics for softball coaches.

2022 Coach Orientation Sessions 

All Calgary Minor Softball coaches must have either a complete Level I Softball NCCP (On-Going Sport), Community Softball or a Calgary Minor Softball Coaches Orientation Number. Coaches who do not have Softball NCCP Certification must take a “one time only” Orientation Session in order to coach.

Coaches must pre-register for orientations (only need to attend one) by e-mailing

Please bring your glove and a bat, wear comfortable clothes, there will be turf time for skills sessions.

(more info TBA)


2022 Category Meetings

One coach from the team MUST attend (season play, etc will be discussed)


U13 Coaches
Tuesday, April 12
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

U15 Coaches
Tuesday, April 12
7:45 pm - 9:00 pm

High School Coaches
Wednesday, April 13
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


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