Wednesday, 19 November 2014 11:51

Located in the heart of Chastain Park, the center of North Atlanta, NYO (an acronym for the Northside Youth Organization) provides high-quality youth fastpitch softball to girls ages 5-17. If you are interested in an extremely organized and competitive league that allows players to develop to their fullest potential through dedicated coaching and quality competition, then NYO Fastpitch at Chastain Park is the league for you and your children. Our commitment is to provide the finest in-park program in the State of Georgia with an emphasis on community involvement, volunteerism, teamwork, sportsmanship, providing first class facilities and above all, fun and camaraderie. Our mission is to provide the best opportunity for players of all levels to enjoy the game of fastpitch softball through non-stop encouragement, instructive guidance and positive role models. Below are a few specifics on NYO Fastpitch. You may also click on your daughter's specific league from our Fastpitch pull-down menu above to see more details on the individual leagues (ages 5-6 for Kit Kats, 7-8 for Rookies, 9-10 for Minors, 11-13 for Majors and 14-17 for Seniors).  We hope you choose to be a part of NYO Fastpitch this spring!

What are the advantages of NYO Fastpitch?

Centrally located at Chastain Park in North Atlanta, adjacent to tennis, golf and a great jogging path around Chastain Park.

Continually improved and maintained state-of-the-art fields and common areas. We feature five dedicated fastpitch fields (all lighted), turf batting cages with pitching machines, and two fully functional concession stands.

No league boundaries - everyone who can get to the park is eligible to play. Come join your schoolmates without the restrictions of artificial league boundaries (most of our players live throughout Buckhead, North Atlanta and Sandy Springs, but we also have players from as far away as Decatur, Alpharetta and Marietta).

Fun and social events for players and parents throughout the year, including a gala Opening Day parade and related activities, end of year parties and other events to be scheduled. Our younger players receive trophies and players ages 9 and up receive a specially-designed NYO Fastpitch t-shirt (you can spot them all over town!).

Equitable distribution of players for evenly matched teams.

Official umpires (for ages 9 and up).

Rules for each league specially designed to promote the age-appropriate goals of each league.

Quality coaches who participate in coaches workshops and attend training from the Positive Coaching Alliance--a national organization dedicated to teaching coaches to coach in a positive, encouraging manner.

Weekly pitching clinic offered for girls ages 8 and up.

Opportunity to compete in the annual MLB Pitch, Hit and Run competition (and advance to competition at Turner Field!).

Ages 7 and up will participate in exciting season-ending tournaments at NYO.

Well-planned and organized season which runs early-mid February through early-mid May, taking off private and public school spring break weeks and holidays.

Numerous opportunities for post-season All-Star teams with (a) the possibility of multiple teams per age group, and (b) multiple tournament opportunities for each All-Star team.

An opportunity for players with physical and mental challenges to participate in our Christopher League (with great opportunities for our older players to volunteer their assistance through a buddy program).

A condensed and enriching Fall Fastpitch program for those players looking to maintain their skills year round.

Off-season conditioning offered at Titus Sports Academy (located at the NYO Gym) with discounted rates for fastpitch players.

Winter workouts at NYO for players who want to keep sharp between the end of fall softball and the start of the spring season.

Monday, 30 March 2015 16:13

For the 8th year in a row, the Georgia Tech Softball team opened its arms and welcomed NYO Softball to a great day at Mewborn Field on the Georgia Tech campus.  More than 66 girls from across the different NYO leagues proudly displayed their NYO colors and sported pink in honor of Georgia Tech’s “Pink Day’ in their game with NC State.

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Monday, 19 January 2015 11:19

NYO Fastpitch evaluations will be held this weekend, with Majors and Minors players being evaluated on Saturday, January 24, 2015.  Seniors and Rookies players will be evaluated on Sunday, January 25, 2015.  THERE ARE NO EVALUATIONS FOR KIT KAT PLAYERS.  For your daughter's evaluation time, please reference the registration email you received from NYO Softball, then find your daughter's time slot on the evaluation schedule for her league (click on the title of this article, then click on the attachments at the bottom of the screen).  If your daughter has an unavoidable conflict during her assigned time, please bring her at the end of the league's evaluations during the "SCHEDULING CONFLICTS" time.  If your daughter also has an unavoidable conflict at that time, please bring her whenver you can during the evaluations but be prepared to wait as we work her in. 

Any questions regarding this weekend's evaluations, please first review the attached Top Ten Softball Evaluation Questions then email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it with any further questions.  We look forward to seeing everyone out at the park this weekend!


Monday, 03 November 2014 11:13

The 2014 NYO Fall Fastpitch season came to an exciting end Saturday and Sunday, November 1-2, 2014, with three well-played tournaments.  In the Fall Rookie league, the Orange Dolphins topped the Pink Crushers in the tournament championship on Sunday afternoon.  In the Fall Minors, the Royals were able to accomplish what the major league Royals could not -- finishing off with a win in the final game, beating the Pink Chaos 7-5.  In the Fall Majors, the Killer Cotton Candies put two runners on with two outs in the bottom of the last inning, but the Cyclones held them off for a thrilling 5-4 win.

Thanks to all the parents, coaches and players for being a part of NYO Fastpitch this fall.  The girls showed great spirit and sportsmanship in their play this weekend.  We hope to see everyone in the spring of 2015!

Monday, 07 July 2014 11:11

The 12U NYO All-Stars captured the USSSA All-Star State Championship late Sunday afternoon with an 11-0 win over the Murphey Candler Cobras, capping a remarkable weekend during which NYO won all six of its games by a cumulative score of 70-10.

In the final, Susie Pieper pitched a no-hitter, backed by airtight defense from Anna Galvin and Elle Shores. NYO jumped to a 2-0 lead in the top of the first inning on nifty baserunning by Alex Bradham and KJ Pressly, and a run-scoring single from Hollis Gottlieb. The All-Stars added three more in the second and four in the third, with key hits from Hadley Griggs and Katie Atwater. That was more than enough offensive support for Pieper, who retired the first eight hitters in the game, and finished with six strikeouts and one walk.

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Monday, 07 July 2014 11:04

The 10U Chaos won their second tournament title of the travel season Saturday June 21st at the GSA Summer Slam in Cartersville competing against travel teams from across North Georgia.  The team won all four tournament games by a wide margin due to timely hitting and dominant pitching by Sydney Silverstein who allowed merely one hit across four tournament games, including a no-hit, near perfect game (one walk) in the final.  Congrats to the Chaos for another excellent performance!

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