Watkins Memorial High School will be host to a six-week spring training baseball program for players in grades 1-12 from Jan. 9 through Feb. 13. Watkins Memorial coach Don Schone will direct the program with U.S. Baseball Academy. Sessions are offered in advanced hitting, pitching and catching. Space is limited. Registration is now under way. Visit www.USBaseballAcademy.com, or call (866) 622-4487.

Watkins Memorial High School will be host to a six-week spring training baseball program for players in grades 1-12 from Jan. 9 through Feb. 13. Watkins Memorial coach Don Schone will direct the program with U.S. Baseball Academy. Sessions are offered in advanced hitting, pitching and catching. Space is limited. Registration is now under way. Visit www.USBaseballAcademy.com, or call (866) 622-4487.

The 16U Columbus Sharks baseball team is looking for a third baseman and a pitcher to complete its 2011 roster. For more information, contact Steve Parker at sdp196@yahoo.com or at (614) 284-3825.

The Greater Columbus Swim Team of Ohio (GCSTO) has started its fall and winter swim season and is looking for new athletes. GCSTO was ranked by USA Swimming as one of the top 100 teams in America in 2009 according to the national governing body USA Swimming.

The team will practice at Columbus Academy, the Concourse Hotel Fitness Club, St. Charles Preparatory School and the Columbus School for Girls. New swimmers are allowed two weeks with the team to see what it has to offer. For more information, contact GCSTO coach Steve Nye at (614) 478-5445 or stevenye@sbcglobal.net. More information is also available on the web at www.gcsto.com.

The Ultimate Sports Center in Grandview is holding several volleyball events, including camps and clinics, leagues and private lessons for boys and girls of varying ages. For more information, visit www.ultimatesc.com or e-mail info@ultimatesc.com.

Margaret Hofmann, a Columbus resident, has created www.femaleathletesfirst.com, a website designed to serve the female athlete exclusively by providing functional strength and conditioning programs, online coaching and relevant health and wellness information.

There are articles, handouts and resources on just about every topic relating to women's needs as athletes. Female athletes also can purchase and download a sport specific exercise program to get started on improving conditioning. For more information, e-mail Hofmann at margaret@femaleathletesfirst.com.

Has your uncle coached basketball at Gahanna Jefferson Junior High for the last 20 years? Did the Grove City football fan you sat next to claim he has not missed a Dawgs home game since 1971? Is your father credited for starting the lacrosse craze in Upper Arlington? Is your brother a driver at Scioto Downs?

ThisWeek is in search of people like that for a series called "Community Profiles."

Contact ThisWeek at sports@thisweeknews.com with the names of people you think have interesting stories. Unfortunately, not all submissions can be used.

The following schools are seeking coaches:

Dublin Jerome — Boys varsity golf, boys varsity track and field, girls varsity track and field, varsity assistant softball, junior varsity softball head coach. Send résumé to Nick Magistrale, athletics director, Dublin Jerome High School, 8300 Hyland Croy Road, Dublin, 43016 or e-mail magistrale_nick@dublinschools.net.

Johnstown-Monroe — Junior varsity softball, eighth-grade softball, seventh-grade softball. Contact athletics department at (740) 967-2721.

Marysville — Varsity assistant baseball.Contact athletics director Cal Adams at CAdams@marysville.k12.oh.us.

•To add to this list, contact ThisWeek at (740) 888-6069 or sports@thisweeknews.com.

Sign-ups for three senior softball leagues for players 60 years and older, 65 years and older and 70 years and older are under way at Berliner Park and McCord Field in Worthington. To join, call Bill Voisard at (740) 549-4020 or e-mail pbvoisard@aol.com.