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COACHES ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

As a coach with Aldergrove Minor Baseball, the following is an abbreviated list of the Coaches Roles and Responsibilities (Please
note that this is an abbreviated version of the list included in the Coach Manual):

It is the Coaches responsibility to display and promote good sportsmanship and fair play for their team and parents at all times.
Be positive and remember that all participants in our games are
important.
Emphasize that participating and doing one’s best are more important than who wins or Remind players that everyone is a
valued member of the team. Keep it fun while developing their skills and constructive attitudes towards competition.
Respect the Umpires and accept their decisions. AMBA has a ZERO TOLERANCE POLICY when it comes to arguing with umpires. Their decision is final.
Actively encourage players to respect umpires and other competitors. Without them there would be no game.
Encourage communication between coaches, players and parents

Home Teams are responsible to prepare the fields in Mosquito, Pee Wee, Bantam and Midget. This includes lining the field, filling in depressions, rake the infield, home plate and pitching mound areas.

In Tadpole and Mosquito it is the visiting teams’ responsibility to return all equipment to the bins and lock them up.

A Coach must be prepared to spend time practicing with their team so that the players have a chance to develop their skills. A couple of  practices a week is a good guideline. As the season progresses, practice sessions may
vary in duration and frequency. Depending on the needs of the team, a practice will generally have some or all of the
following elements in it:
Discussion
Warm-up
Skill demonstration
Skill practice
Chalk talk
Scrimmage or practice

Any Coach who would like to apply to coach in Peewee or above in the spring season must contact the division coordinator for that division.
To Coach AA or AAA in the summer season a letter of intent must be made by May 28th the corresponding division coordinator.