Being a good teammate in softball is important. It takes an entire roster to win a championship; this includes bench players and role players. Teams who work together on and off the field and who have strong team chemistry, are typically the ones who will be crowned as champions at the end of the season. Every team will have a few bumps in the road along the way, but teams who stick together and remain resilient will almost always come out on top.
College coaches will typically recruit players who will make an impact on the team based on their playing ability, but that’s only part of it. While recruiting, college coaches will also look for team players who they feel will gel well with their current roster.
In a sport where individual stats may get in the way, it’s important that players learn and find a way to shift the focus from the individual to the team.
Below are five ways to be a good teammate in softball.