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The following Little league link has very good description of the roles that managers and coaches play in developing young people both on and off the field
Manager's and Coach's Role

Summary:

Team Managers
Coaches

Roles and responsibilities of Team Managers include:

  • Overall team leadership and accountability

  • Teach and demonstrate good sportsmanship by respecting the rules, opponents, officials, teammates, and one's self

  • Refrain from the use of insulting, embarrassing, foul, or abusive language. Be a good role model.

  • Have the understanding, patience, and the capacity to work with children in the age group of the division

  • Attendance at mandatory manager/coaching clinics, AED Training

  • Accountability for actions of the team (parents, players, coaches)

  • Responsible for understanding, complying with, and enforcing all Merrick Bellmore Little League rules, regulations, and policies

  • Game preparations and related decisions

  • Practice planning and game strategy

  • Discipline and personnel moves

  • Team communication (rules, schedules, league events, etc) 

  • Field preparation

  • Ensure Field box is opened for games and practice. (AED)

  • Keeping the Field and Benches clean after game

  • Returning Bases and equipment to Lock Box after game

  • Making sure the Lock Box is secure and locked after game

  • Secure Pitching mounds to First Base side Fence, with bottom side up after game

  • Return all issued equipment at the end of the season in good and clean condition

Roles and responsibilities of coaches on the team include:
  • Skill instruction (pitching, hitting, fielding)

  • Teach and demonstrate good sportsmanship by respecting the rules, opponents, officials, teammates, and one's self

  • Refrain from the use of insulting, embarrassing, foul, or abusive language. Be a good role model.

  • Have the understanding, patience, and the capacity to work with children in the age group of the division

  • Attendance at mandatory coaching clinics, AED Training

  • Responsible for understanding, complying with, and enforcing all Merrick Bellmore Little League rules, regulations, and policies

  • Player Skills development training (ground balls, fly balls, batting practice)
  • Base coaching

  • Pre-game dugout set up.

  • Pitcher warm-up

  • Field preparation and cleanup

  • Manage the team in the absence of the Team Manager

  • Advise the Team Manager on game and practice strategy

  • Assist the Team Manager where/when needed with team activities

  • Ensure Field box is opened for games and practice. (AED)

  • Keeping the Field and Benches clean after game

  • Returning Bases and equipment to Lock Box after game

  • Making sure the Lock Box is secure and locked after game

  • Secure Pitching mounds to First Base side Fence, with bottom side up after game


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Merrick, New York 11566

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Merrick, New York 11566

Email: [email protected]
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