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Coach's Corner

If you are interested in coaching at Howe Sound Minor Ball, please indicate so when you register your child.  We will then provide you with a Coaching Application Form, which will include a Criminal Records Check.  HSMBA will provide our coaches with all the resources, training and support they require before and during the season. 

ONLINE CRIMINAL RECORD CHECK - (Required Annually)

Click HERE

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FREE COACHING CLINIC - 2017

Howe Sound Minor Ball is very proud and excited to have former Little League Canada National Coach Al Herback back to run another series of coaching clinincs.

These clinics are paid for by HSMB and offered free of charge to all coaches, aspiring coaches, and parents in the Howe Sound Minor Ball organization. These sessions are for both beginner and seasoned coaches and are guaranteed to teach everyone a new trick or two for their coaching repertoire.

Dates:

Tuesday April 18th  (Rally/Farm/Mini Mites) -Squamish Elementary School 6-9pm

Wednesday April 19th (Juniors/PeeWee/Bantam) - To be announced, weather permitting this will be held outside

Thursday April 20th (Majors A/B/ Mites/Squirts) -Squamish Elementary School 6-9pm

The content of each session is not limited to age specific coaching and there is information that applies to all levels of baseball/softball in each session. Please feel free to sign up and attend one, two, or all three of the sessions.

Wear some running shoes and a pair of shorts or track pants as there will be some mildly athletic activity involved.

Please contact Chris Vaillancourt at coach@cooldaddy.ca to register for any or all of the clinics.

 

RAINOUT POLICY-

Coaches from scheduled game should wait until 5:00 on night of game to decide to call a rainout. If decision to rainout is made you must email umpires@howesoundminorball.ca  before 5:30 to notify umpires. (only applicable to divisions with umpires).

 

Instructional Videos and Links-

 BAT INFORMATION

 BASEBALL- Little League International has assembled an online resource page dedicated to baseball bat information. Click here

 SOFTBALL- Softball Canada has link to current bat standards Click Here

 HOW TO KEEP SCORE- Here is a series of handy videos to show volunteers how to keep score- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XtmtVHXQpD0

GameChanger SCOREKEEPING APP - https://gc.com

Questions about coaching? We have many experienced coaches throughout our league. Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to touch base with them. John Hawkings (johnhawkings@gmail.com) can direct you to the appropriate coach in the baseball league and Tamara Guerin (tamaraguerin@hotmail.com) can direct you to the appropriate coach in the softball league.

Little League Newsletters

We will be posting newsletters from Little League Canada. They provide some valuable knowledge about coaching.  Please take the time to read.

April Newsletter

 

Looking forward to a great season!

HSMBA

 

 

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