Excellence, Community, Sportsmanship & Acceptance
The Emerald City Softball Association (ECSA) is an established softball league in Seattle, Washington and has been operating as such for over 30 years. Bud Light has been a long time sponsor of ECSA. We also have added (2) new sponsors in 2012 Absolut and Sterling Athletics - we thank them all for their support and partnership.
ECSA not only stands for Emerald City Softball Association but is an acronym that represents aspects of what our league embraces: Excellence, Community, Sportsmanship & Acceptance. Our focus is to provide a softball league that includes GLBT and non GLBT members and creates a unique community of excellence, sportsmanship & acceptance for playing softball. Membership in ECSA is open to anyone 18 years of age or older.
The league has (4) different Divisions (A, B, C & D). These Divisions include a place for everyone from advanced players to someone who has never played softball before. The Division that a player is allowed to play in is determined by use of a player rating system established by the North American Gay Amateur Athletic Alliance (NAGAAA). The Emerald City Softball Association is a member of NAGAAA. The ECSA season generally starts in April and runs into June or July of each year. We also have a Fall Ball Season that starts in September and goes into October.
Congratulations to the 2013 Select Teams
The following players were chosen for select teams, which will play three games against higher-division opponents in the next few weeks. Congratulations to all C Division players chosen for the Crew and all D Division players chosen for the D-Force!
CREW (C Select)
• Troy Amus (SIN)
• Russell Anderson (Thunder)
• Andrew Childs (Honey Badgers)
• Alex Garnett (Honey Badgers)|
• Scott Itano (Squadron)
• Jesse Jochinsen (Browns)
• Jamie Johnstone (Inferno)
• Dan Kassa (Squadron)
• Stephan Lopez (Warhawks)
• Ronnie Peterson (Score)
• Drew Piston (Woodpeckers)
• Kevin Richardson (Pilots)
• Jed Saturnino (Pilots)
• Adrian Sinkey (Woodpeckers)
• Lee Tenorio (Inferno)
• Dan Weaver (Honey Badgers)
• Coach: Floyd Lovelady
D-FORCE (D Select)
• Luis Briseno (Spitz)
• Gough Chan (Buzz)
• Clarence Chiu (Atomic)
• Will Cromer (Fat Cats)|
• Joey Diebold (Halo)
• Elvis Garcia (Rebels)
• Tim Koffler (SNAP)
• Anthony Ogle (Monsters)
• Ryan Pendlay (Spitz)
• Evan Schwartz (Booze Hounds)
• Sam Smith (Atomic)
• Jesse Tabisula (Buzz)
• David Underwood (Buzz)
• David Van Orden (Xtreme)
• Jason Wilcox (Xtreme)
• Coaches: Michael Marble, Craig Hickey
Where and When We Play
The 2013 ECSA season begins April 7 and runs until June 15. All games are on Sundays, except for June 15 games and rainout makeups. The full schedule is available for download here (PDF).
- North SeaTac Park (map), S. 128th St. and 20th Ave. S., SeaTac, Wash.
- Moshier Park (map), 430 S. 156th Place, Burien, Wash.
Directions from North SeaTac to Moshier (map): Left on S. 128th St., left on Des Moines Memorial Hwy., right on S. 156th St., right on Fourth Ave. S. into park. About 2.3 miles. Reverse directions for Moshier to NST.
RAINOUTS: Makeup dates for rained-out Sunday games are the following Saturdays; rainout date for Saturday, June 15, games is June 16. Berth-tournament (June 22-23) rainout dates are July 13-14.
Important Dates for the 2013 Season
Saturday, June 1: Discounted team fees ($350) for Emerald City Classic tournament expire; fees increase to $400 from June 2-15. Sign up here. Also: Deadline to declare for GSWS Berth Tournament and GSWS eligibility.
Saturday, June 22, and Sunday, June 23: 2013 GSWS Berth Tournament.
Saturday, July 6, and Sunday, July 7: Emerald City Classic tournament.
Monday, Aug. 26, to Saturday, Aug. 31: 2013 NAGAAA Gay Softball World Series, Washington, D.C.