Mounds View High School Softball
2019 Breakdown Featured PlayersCongratulations to Maya Patty, Caitlyn Teske, Toni Van House, Chloe Whalen, Katie Manecke and Jenna Peschel!
They were selected by the Breakdown Sports USA staff to be among the FEATURED PLAYERS in the 2019 Minnesota High School Softball Guidebook.These players were nominated by various sources. This is a highly visible honor, and great recognition for these ladies, as well as the Mounds View High School program!
Stay tuned for more details and for the book release.
MVHS Softball Youth Clinic
Back by popular demand! The Mounds View High School Softball coaches and players are running a comprehensive softball clinic for youth in grades 3 through 8. The clinic will teach players the skills and drills that the high school coaches are looking for, and help prepare players for Spring tryouts!
The clinic will be four Saturdays in January, February and March 2019. All players will work on offensive and defensive skills from 1-3 pm each Saturday. Pitchers and catchers will have a dedicated time from 3-4 pm (additional cost).
Who: Softball players, grades 3-8 in the 2018-2019 school year.
Dates: January 19th; February 2nd and 23rd; March 2nd
Times: All athletes 1-3 pm; Pitchers and Catchers 3-4 pm
Location: Mounds View High School, 1900 Lake Valentine Rd, Arden Hills, MN
Cost: $150 for all 4 Saturdays; $50 for pitcher/catcher camp; $195 for both camps.
All proceeds from the clinic go toward the Mounds View High School Softball program.
Please contact Alyson Whalen with any questions. firstname.lastname@example.org or 612-251-1146.
New to MVHS Softball?
Are you new to the Mounds View High School Softball program? Would you like to be included in important communications and updates? Please complete this short form to share your contact information and we'll get you added!
This is important for players and parents. We are interested in anyone from 7th grade through 12th grade that is attending or will attend Mounds View High School. Younger players can also complete the form and we'll store your information for future reference. Information will ONLY be used within our organization and will NOT be shared outside.
Volunteer Hours for 2019 Season
Beginning in the 2019 season, 15 off-season volunteer hours will be required to letter in softball, in addition to all other lettering requirements. Below are the details of the volunteer requirements:
Start of the 2019 season
Each player will have to volunteer 15 hours of service to Mounds View Softball Association (MVSA) or in the community BEFORE the start of the 2019 high school softball season (March 11, 2019). This can be done by:
• helping the youth coaches at practice,
• during tournament:
o preparing fields,
o concession stand,
o field clean-up,
• youth clinics
** Cannot be signed off by your parents.
** If you need help finding a contact, let Coach Pearson know.
A running list of known opportunities will be kept here. Please note that there are many other opportunities available outside of those listed.
Please contact Coach Pearson if you're having trouble finding enough hours, or if you have any questions on the requirements and how they may or may not impact you.
Complete this tracking sheet for each volunteer shift.
October - February - Collect donations for Band Blast Fundraiser (the earlier, the better!)
January - February - Sell Band Blast Tickets (Band Blast on Friday, February 22nd)
January 19th, February 2nd and 23rd, and March 2nd - Youth Clinic from 1:00-4:00 pm. Players and coaches run the clinic at the high school.
February 22nd - 5th Annual Band Blast Fundraiser at Jimmy's in Vadnais Heights
March 7th - DATE CHANGE!! Booster Club Meeting - 7:30 pm in the Forum (note: this is a Thursday)
March 11th - Official start of the high school softball season (expect tryouts this week)
March 18th through March 23rd - Spring Training trip to Florida for set roster
May 4th - Varsity tourney in Andover
May 17th - Senior night celebration - presentation of seniors before, game vs. New Ulm, meal to follow
June 9th - Banquet for all teams - 6:00 pm at Jimmy's in Vadnais Heights
Follow us on Facebook for updates: @mvhsfastpitch
The mission of the Mounds View Softball Program is to mold our teams into not only great athletes, but also great young women in the classroom and in the community. The discipline we learn from our softball experience will extend into our daily lives, and the success we achieve from our hard work and perseverance, through adversity, will teach life lessons that will extend far beyond the diamond. Mounds View Softball is committed to creating a sense of sportsmanship and teamwork. We promote positive social, emotional and physical development in our athletes. It is also our goal to help create memories that will last these young athletes a lifetime. Mounds View Softball is committed to ingraining character, integrity and an education that is second to none. By working day in and day out, this will make us thrive as a family.