I’m Coach Kevin—a dad, coach, retired 5-term president of Little League, and the author of The Hometown All Stars book series. I was responsible for increasing the number of kids in our Little League from 85 to 370 kids in 3 years. I attribute that success to a few reasons. The main one is…
It is all about the kids! Never forget that! It is not as much about baseball as you think, but critical to the success of your youth baseball program.
I encourage parents to enroll their child in youth organized sports. Although my books are all about baseball, there are many similar and overlapping efforts and experiences you can relate to in other sports. T-ball is also for those entry-level parents looking for ways to make things better and more fun for their kids.
My booklets about T-ball will give you some general mom and dad facts and experiences to help your transition to team sports. This may be the first time your child has let go of your hand and moved into a group setting, so I’m here to help with that big milestone.
Youth Baseball Resources for Parents
This booklet will get you acclimated with the sport and give you lots of useful information so you can be the best T-Ball parent out there! In this booklet, you’ll learn about:
- Registration – Do it right!
- Gett Involved
- MakingT-Ball Exciting for Your Child
- Opening Day
Resources for Coaches/Administrators
Want to bring your passion for baseball to the youngest players? This booklet will give you a lot of helpful information on how to be a great coach. Also included are simple tips and tricks from my years of experience. And DRILLS to keep your practices fun and effective. You’ll learn about:
- Ideas to help registration
- Welcoming your team
- Getting help on and off the field
- Links to other good online coaching resources
- Real practice plans
- Real drills explained with “How To”
- Ideas for bringing baseball legends to life
- Perspective on teaching kids more than the game
Resources for Fundraising
- Fundraising 101: Tips and advice for getting started
- Raffles (large and small)
- Car Washes
- Banners at your ballpark
- Cash prizes
- The humongous raffle
The following websites are ones I’ve come across in my experience as a baseball coach that you may find valuable as a parent or coach: