The Coaches' Dugout

Resources for Southside Little League Coaches


Tee Ball 10 Week Practice Plan



Minors Practice Plan #1



Minors Practice Plan #2



Minors Practice Plan #3



Practice Planning


Below are text documents to assist in practice planning (PDF for Tee Ball, Word Documents for Minors Practice Plans)


Training Videos


Below are .zip files of training videos divided by specialty area.  Because they are videos, these are fairly large files. Please contact us if you have questions about these files.  


Baserunning

Fielding
Infield



Starting
Practice



Throwing



HItting



Pitching



Catchers'
Drills



Catching



Fielding
Outfield



Parent Communication


Below are text documents to assist in communicating key information for parents.


Minors Parent Welcome Letter



Positive Coaching Alliance Parent Letter
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Positive Coaching Parent Pledge

Parent Tips To Honor The Game

Game Management & Philosophy


Below are text documents and spreadsheets to assist in game planning and approaches.


Game Lineup Spreadsheet

Game Manager Spreadsheet

Cubs/Minors Philosophy

Coach Pitch
Practice Plan

 

 

5-8 Year Old Practice Drills

 

 

Helpful Links for Baseball and Softball Coaches


Below are some excellent online resources that we have found that may be useful for our coaches:

 

     
    • Positive Coaching Alliance - Positive Coaching Alliance is an organization with excellent resources for infusing character-building within youth sports.
     
    • Positive Coaching "Talking Points" - PCA offers a weekly email newsletter detailing key tips for talking points that you can utilize with your players each week at practice.
     
    • Game Changer - Free Scorekeeping and Stat Software for Teams, including apps for smartphones and tablets.
     
    • TeamSnap - Sports team management and communication mobile/web software that's free for individual coaches/teams.