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Tryouts for the 2024/2025 season are scheduled for July 16th & 17th from 6-8 pm at our Southwell Softball Complex located at 200 Wotton St, Chelmsford, MA. Please register using the "TRYOUT REGISTRATION" tab above. 


The East Coast Bandits is a girls Fast Pitch softball organization located in Chelmsford, MA, that travels to various  tournaments throughout the year.  The Bandits organization is run by Dave Harrison, one of the region's preeminent  softball coaches.

The Bandits currently field five teams: U10, U12(2), U14, and U16. We will be adding a U18 team for the 2024/2025 season.  The season runs from September 1 through August 31, with tryouts held in mid July.  We are always looking to expand our program and welcome new players at the start of the season!

As a Bandits player, you will experience the following benefits:

  • Our own fields: We practice at the Southwell Softball Complex located in North Chelmsford, MA.  Southwell is a full-service park, including three fields, restroom facilities, a snack shack, ample parking, and lights!
  • Qualified Coaches: Led By Dave Harrison, our coaches have experienced the game at many levels.  All coaches are SafeSport certified, and are continuously refreshing their coaching knowledge through yearly USA Softball training.  The coaches have high expectations for all players and work individually with them as necessary to ensure proper development. 
  • A Quality Experience: It is important for all players to have the same experience.  We coach with the following goals in mind:
    • Developing our players
    • Growing their love for the game
    • Good sportsmanship
    • Teamwork
    • Loyalty
    • Creating friendships to last a lifetime
  • Year-round Practice:
    • Fall (September-November): Practices held at Southwell until the cold weather sets in.
    • Winter (January-March):Practices inside at various locations, at least one location having available hitting cages.
    • Spring and Summer (April-August): Practices held at Southwell.  While weekends are usually reserved for games, there is at least one night during the week for practice.

The East Coast Bandits welcomes players from both Chelmsford and other towns.



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