Coaches Resources

Coach Spreadsheet: (Excel spreadsheet)

Position Grid, Batting Order, Stats, and Rankings

Guidelines on how to keep a score book for baseball/softball:

Scorekeeping - Quick Guide
Baseball / Softball Scorekeeping Guide
 

Positive Coaching Alliance is proud to introduce the Development Zone

Resource Center: http://devzone.positivecoach.org/

Here you will find a collection of articles, videos, coach submissions from
around the world and a searchable database of resources to help your
organization with almost any issue that my arise.  From conversations about
playing time to hazing and bullying to resources for the first time coach,
PCA has created a site that will help the most experienced coach learn how
to improve and develop their teams, and give a new coach the confidence to
get out on the field and lead!

 

Heartwarming speech from Little League coach:
http://espn.go.com/video/clip?id=11373945

Concussion symptom checklist:
Concussion Symptoms

 

Here are some helpful coaching videos teaching a wide range of Softball and Baseball drills and fundamentals:

Baseball Pitching:

Grip
Elbow Up Exercise/Grip
Throwing Drill
Body Position Exercises
Back Side Follow Through
Power Position
1st part of being on mound-choosing position
Glide Stage to Balance Stage
Balance Stage
Low Phase
Upper Body Mechanics/Full Wind-up
Full Wind-up
 

ESAA Little League Baseball

Illinois Baseball Acadamey Video Series:

View all 11 videos in this series
1, 2, 3s of Throwing
Beginner Fielding
Beginner Fielding- Watching the Ball
Beginner Fielding- Receiving the Baseball
Beginner Hitting- Gripping the Bat
Beginner Hitting - Starting the swing
Beginner Hitting - Squishing the bug
Advanced Fielding - Intro to Backhand
Advanced Fielding- Circling a Ground Ball
Advanced Hitting - Loading Hands
Advanced Hitting- Point of Contact
 

Courtesy of Athletico:
Preventing Injury in Young Throwers:

Over Hand Warm Up
10 Year Youth Pitching Study
Preventing Injury In Youth Baseball Pitchers
 

ESAA Little League Baseball

General Softball:

Selecting a Glove


Pitching:

Finger Placement
Wrist Snap Drill

Courtesy of Athletico: Preventing Injury in Young Throwers:

Over Hand Warm Up
Checking the Windmill
Windmill Kinematics


Base Running:

Rounding Bases
Run Through 1st
Piston Arms
Get a Lead

Hitting:

Hitting Off The Tee
Bat Lag
Walk Through Drill
Sacrifice Bunt
Loading

Infield Fundamentals:

Introduction
IF Qualities
IF Warm Ups
IF Foundations of Fielding
IF Throwing Footwork
IF Fielding Glove Hand Side
IF Fielding Back Hand Side
IF Slow Rollers
IF Review & Closing

Infield Positions:

SS - Shortstop
2B - Second Base
Middle Infield

Outfield Play: