TOOLS AND TIPS
Managing a team requires organization. Field practice, batting cage time, and game preparation are all part of delivering a quality experience to the kids. Below are some resources that my help you in managing or coaching your team.
Setting up phone/e-mail tree branch helps keep your parents informed of any changes in practice or game schedule. Our new website will be a great tool for you and team parent.
Each year, we offer clinics for coaches of all levels. The clinics cover the development of players on both mental and physical levels. For more information, click here.
Practice time is when skills, knowledge and sportsmanship are taught. Young players are limited to their mental bandwidth, so practice should be well planned and efficient. Break practices up into individual drill stations versus conducting a one hour scrimmage. Limit stations to small, manageable groups and rotate stations every 8-10 minutes.
- Sample Practice Schedule
- Sample Field Roster
Tips and Drills
Players skills develop more rapidly by repetitions of 'good' actions. Ensure each player is receiving an adequate number of repetitions each practice. Following are some tips and drills to help.