2014 - Important Upcoming Dates for Managers and Coaches:

FOR AAA and Majors Coaches

Monday, February 24-Friday, February 28, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

  • What: Workout week for 10-12s players
  • Where and When: Ballard Community Center, Fields 1 and 2, 5:30-7:30 pm
  • Why: Learn BLL Skills and Drills, observe 10-12 players prior to Assessments
  • Who should attend?: Anyone interested in coaching for AAA and Majors

FOR 89'ers Coaches

Tuesday, February 25 and Wednesday, February 26, 6 PM - 8:30 PM

  • What: 89ers Assessments
  • Where and When: Salmon Bay School, East Gym*
  • Why: observe 89er players in a 15 minute assessment
  • Who should attend?: Anyone interested in coaching for 89'ers

FOR All Coaches

Thursday, February 27, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

  • What: Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) Sports Psychology Training and All-BLL Coaches meeting
  • Where and When: Sunset Hill Community Association clubhouse, 3003 NW 66th St., lower level, check-in at 6:15, PCA starts at 6:30 pm, coaches meeting at 8:30 pm
  • Why: REQUIRED for all coaches within the first two years of their association with BLL
  • Who should attend? All coaches, parents, and umpires will benefit from PCA Training.

FOR All Coaches

Saturday, March 1 and Sunday, March 2, 11 AM - 12 NOON

  • What: On-Field Training for THE BALLARD WAY (how to run a practice as a BLL coach, skills and drills and how to teach them in BLL)
  • Where and When: Loyal Heights Playfield, 11 am - noon
  • Why: REQUIRED for all new BLL coaches, highly recommended for returning coaches

FOR All Coaches Who are New to Ballard Little League

Sunday, March 16, 11 AM - 1 PM

  • What: Grand Slam Coaches Training
  • Where and When: Ballard Boys and Girls Club, 11 am - 1 pm
  • Why: Continue learning how to run a practice to best benefit the players, HIGHLY recommended for all NEW BLL coaches

FOR All Tee Ball and 78'ers Coaches

Tuesday, March 18, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

  • What: Tee Ball and 78ers Coaches Skills and Drills
  • Where: Loyal Heights Playfield, Field #2 - 60' Baseball
  • When: 5:30 pm-7:30 pm
  • Why: Learn BLL Skills and Drills for Tee Ball and 78ers
  • Who should Attend?: All coaches for Tee Ball and 78ers



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