Coach Development (Ayr Minor Softball Association)

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AMSA Coach Training

AMSA will be offering training courses to our coaches this season.  There is no cost to attend these courses and anyone is welcome to attend. 
* Coaches in the Learn to Play or Trimite divisions are only required to take Course 100.  
* Course 100 is not required for any coaches of older age groups (U10 and up).

Course  Name Description Duration Date 1 Date 2 Mandatory Attendance Optional Attendance Notes
 100 Coaching 'Learn to Play'  Outline player development philosophy; provide teaching methods and technical skill information 3 hr TBD  TBD Head Coaches Anyone New in 2016
 101 AMSA Coaching  Outline of all things needed for coaches in AMSA.  Manual provided 1 hr TBD TBD Head Coaches and Assistants Anyone Course offered since 2014
102 Softball Rules for Coaches How to read the rulebook, casebook and important rules to know 2 hr TBD TBD Head Coaches Anyone Course first offered 2015 
103 Emergency Planning Managing the emergency action plan for your team; trainer responsibilities 1 hr TBD TBD  Head Coaches and Assistants Anyone Course first offered 2015
104 Teaching Softball Skills How to teach softball skills including Hitting, Fielding, Pitching, Catching and Running.  Standardized methods of teaching will be reviewed and demonstrated 4 hr TBD  TBD Head Coaches Anyone Course first offered in 2015
105 Be a Better Coach Discussion of coaching philosophies and techniques combined with workshop exercises to improve understanding of the coaching experience.  Based on NCCP and High Five training programs. 4 hr TBD TBD  Head Coaches and Assistants Anyone New in 2016

Each head coach will be required to have taken each of these courses within the last two years.   

Any bench coaches/trainers will be required to take 101 and 103 within the last 3 years. 

Anybody may attend the sessions and there is no charge.

Two dates are offered for each course to help accommodate schedules.  When dates are finalized they will be updated here.

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