The French Baseball and Softball Federation (FFBS) announced the coaching staffs for the Softball National Teams at the U22 and U19 levels. Both teams will play in European Softball Championships this summer.
The U22 team will be led by Christian Blacher, Colas Ranguin and Mario Guay. The squad met for the first time last weekend. Two more training camps in March and May will follow. In June the team will play a Softball tournament in Namur, Belgium. Preparations for the European Championship in Havlickuv Brod (July 10 to 14) starts on July 2.
The U19 team will be coached by Ghislaine Ethier, Raina Hunter and Sandy Dubrana. They will play in the European Junior Championship in Hoboken, Belgium (July 23 to 28). There will be three training camps at the end of March/beginning of April, in May and in June. After a tournament at the beginning of July, preparations for the Euros begin on July 18.