All Coach Pitch, Juniors, Majors, and Varsity players will receive a game jersey, headband and a pair of socks. The league also supplies each team with batting helmets, infielder face masks (all Coach Pitch, Juniors, Majors, and Varsity infielders are required to wear face masks while playing the field), catcher’s equipment, and bats. Players must supply their own gloves, softball cleats, and pants/shorts. Many players also bring their own batting helmets, face masks, and bats.
The High School / College league supplies each team with batting helmets and catcher’s equipment. Players must supply their own gloves, softball cleats, and all other equipment. The High School / College League uses 12" softballs.
Managers will also receive game balls, practice balls, a set of practice bases, a batting tee, and other equipment.
The Coach Pitch League uses 10" "softcore" softballs. The Juniors League uses 11" softballs. The Majors, Varsity, and High School / College Leagues use 12" softballs.
If you have any special equipment needs (e.g. a left-handed catcher glove, extra face masks, etc.) please contact Michele Holifield at (847) 870-0081 (AHYAA office), (847) 243-7195 (cell), or firstname.lastname@example.org, Michele is generally able to help with equipment issues during normal AHYAA office hours which are Monday/Wednesday/Friday from 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm.
** You may also contact the Manager Hotline, (847) 870-0082, if you have any equipment issues. Managers/coaches may call or send a text to the hotline 24/7. **