An interview with Marion Butler – Alfredton Baseball Club & Girls At Bat

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Doing Sport Differently in partnership with VicHealth | Episode 16

An interview with Marion Butler – Alfredton Baseball Club & Girls At Bat

Doing Sport Differently in partnership with VicHealth | Episode 16

An interview with Marion Butler – Alfredton Baseball Club & Girls At Bat

Show Notes

Steve is joined by Marion Butler who helped start the ‘Girls At Bat’ program in conjunction with members from the Alfredton Baseball Club.

This program was a huge success at getting more girls and women involved in Baseball.

Click here to learn how to attract new people to your club.

Key Takeaways

  • An example of untapped potential in female participation.
  • Debunking the thought – just because a group of people aren’t participating, this doesn’t mean the don’t want to.
  • Reducing barriers opens opportunities.
  • Creating a great experience that leads to people talking about it to potential participants.
  • Peak bodies are ready and willing to help.

About Our Guest

Marion Butler is part of the Alfredton Baseball Club, who play out of Prince Of Wales Park in Ballarat.

If you’d like to learn more about this wonderful Baseball club, check our their website or connect with them on Facebook.

Originally livestreamed and recorded 23 September 2020 on Facebook | YouTube | Twitch

Music: The Vendetta by Stefan Kartenberg (c) copyright 2018 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/JeffSpeed68/58628 Ft: Apoxode