OPBA Coaching Philosophy

Coaching Guidelines

This document describes in detail the expectation for player development in each divisions.  All players on the team should meet the minimum requirements by the end of the season.

Coaching Guidelines [download]

 

Practice Plan

This document provides a template for organizing practices.  Coaches are expected to divide their practices into skill specific "stations" in order to increase the amount of reps each player gets per practice and thereby enhance the development of each player.

Practice Plan [download]


Game Management Tools

Coaches are required to rotate players through various positions throughout the game and rotate the batting order each game.  At the end of the year there should be an even distribution of opportunities to play each position and an even distribution of places in the batting order.  Here are 2 templates to help coaches manage a roster throughout the season


Game Management Template for 4 Outfielders [download]
Game Management Template for 3 Outfielders [download]
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