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What you can do at home to help your child's game?

  • Watch a baseball game whenever you can, and explain to your child what is going on.  For older players, have them explain to you what is going on.
  • Play catch with your child every day starting at his/her maximum throwing limitation and moving back until you double his/her capabilities
  • Go to the field and let him/her hit into our soft toss nets
  • Make sure they get enough sleep, eat before games and practices, and drink plenty of fluids during play.

 

Safety and Injury Prevention


Concussions


Arm/Shoulder Injuries
Injuries in young athletes are on the rise, but elbow and shoulder injuries in children are on the verge of becoming an epidemic.  Thousands of children are seen each year complaining of elbow or shoulder pain.  Damage or tear to the ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) is the most common injury suffered and is often cause by pitchers throwing too much...  continue reading

​Players in the North Springs system receive expedited appointments with [U18] Sports Medicine Physicians, part of the Joe DiMaggio's Children's Hospital Network.  If your child is dealing with any type of sports injury, please use the link below to schedule an appointment.  Include "North Springs Little League" in the Company Name box when filling out an appointment request.
Schedule an appointment with [U18] Sports Medicine Physicians

Parent Involvement

Parents can play many roles in sport: current or former athlete, coach, fan, motivator, role model or critic. A few studies have shown that family members may influence an athlete’s involvement and achievement in sport more than coaches. Parents also are the first and most critical agents at socializing sports.


PARENTS AND ATHLETES

Parents and athletes need to manage their SportsEngine accounts to ensure they get the most out of their North Springs Little League experience during each sporting season. With their accounts properly configured, athletes and their families will receive communications according to their preferences and be able to complete registrations more efficiently.  SportsEngine has created a Team Management Guide for Parents and Athletes that will help our members with frequently asked questions about our website and mobile app.

New to SportsEngine?

Here is your quick start guide to creating an account and using the SportsEngine platform as an athlete or parent.

STAY CONNECTED TO YOUR TEAM

Keep connected to your team(s). Get schedules and team updates for every athlete in the house, plus a way to message other members on your team and a way to give coaches a heads up about practice. Enjoy unlimited access to scores & stats, photo/video sharing, and more.


ESSENTIAL PARENT HOW-TO'S

Adding an additional guardian

In many instances, more than one parent or guardian needs to be in the loop with a child's sports life. Using the mobile app, you can add additional guardians to an account. Guardians can 1) View games and events 2) RSVP to games and events 3) Send and receive messages to coaches and team members 4) participate in team chat

Adding a Mobile Phone

Once you've created your account, add your mobile phone so you can receive text messages from your team manager or coach.

Enabling Text Messaging

Now that you have your mobile phone on your account, make sure you enable text messaging and any other notifications.

Following a Team on the SportsEngine Mobile App

Are you a family friend, grandparent or fan that wants to follow a specific team on the SportsEngine platform? Here is a quick guide to follow teams on the mobile app.

Forwarding Athlete Messages

Do you need a second parent, other family member or nanny to get messages about schedule changes or game times? Add a second email address to forward all communications.

Sending a Message

Do you need to send a question to your team manager or another parent about a ride? Follow these instructions on how to send messages using the mobile app.

RSVP to Game or Event

Coaches and team managers need to know if you are going to able to attend a game or practice. You can easily RSVP using the mobile application.

Team Management Guide for Parents & Athletes

Is your team using SportsEngine Team Management to manage RSVPs, schedules and communication? This list of articles will provide you with everything you need to know for a successful season!

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