Does the Express Have Success in Getting Players to Play College Softball?

Yes.  The LI Express who are led by former D1 Coach Ken Passante have helped over 90 players in the past 7 years reach their ultimate goal of playing collegiate softball. Our dedicated coaching staff that includes a former D1 coach and D2 players who assist our teams in finding the best overall fit with D1, D2 or D3 programs. You can see a list of those players on our College Commitments page under the recruiting menu.

Does the LI Express Have Indoor Winter Workouts?

Yes. The LI Express conducts winter workouts one day a week from beginning of November to beginning of March where each member in the organization will have an opportunity to train for over a minimum of 2 hours per week. These high-level practices are run by former college coaches and players and work on everything from technique, strategy, situations and more.

What Are the Fees to Play for The LI Express?

Exact season costs or accurate estimates per player are determined just before tryouts and are provided at that point. The LI Express strives to be a competitively priced fastpitch organization that offers great value to its players. As a 501c3 nonprofit organization every dollar is invested back into creating the best softball playing experience for all of our players.

What Does a Player Get For her Player Fees with The LI Express?

  • 2 Practice shirts, 3 to 5 Jersey shirts, 3 belts, and 3 socks
  • 8-12 Tournaments per year depending on which age group.
  • 72-90 Hours of Instruction in our off-season Winter Workout program from early November to Late February.
  • Roughly 40 two-hour outdoor practices between late May through late July and between August through late October at the LI Express home field located in Brentwood. (Depending on weather conditions)
  • Insurance
  • All team equipment (balls, nets and training aids)

When Are Fees Due?

The initial payment is due when a roster spot is offered and accepted at tryouts.  The balance will be made in payments on the 15th of every month from September through November and January through February by check, Zelle, and or Venmo.

Does the LI Express Accept Credit Card Payments for Player Fees?

Yes.  The LI Express can process all credit card for payments.  

Is the LI Express a Non-Profit Organization?

Yes.  The Long Island Express are a 501 (c) (3) organization.

Is There a Board of Directors to Manage the Organization?

Yes.  We have a board that consists of a President, Vice President along with one at large member.  The board members are listed on the Board of Directors page on the website.

Do Long Island Express Teams Travel Out of Town A Lot?

This will vary by team and age group.  Most teams will go out of town between 2-4 times per season.  Usually, our older teams will strictly play out of state mostly in the Northeast with one or two trips to areas like Virginia Beach and Florida.
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