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 (614) 284-3825.

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 (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.

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. For more information, visit www.USBaseballAcademy.com, or call (866) 622-4487.

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.

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.

The Positive Coaching Alliance, a nonprofit organization based at Stanford University, offers a free Internet-based course on how to develop and promote positive youth sports programs for youth coaches, parents and league administrators. The program's goal is to raise the level of sportsmanship in youth sports.

For information, call (650) 725-0024, send an e-mail to pca@positivecoach.org or visit www.positivecoach.org.