CLINIC OPPORTUNITIES FOR 2020
Big Lake Coaches will be reimbursed 100% to attend any of these clinics!
Each winter and spring, Play Ball! Minnesota celebrates the start of the youth baseball and softball seasons by hosting the Play Ball! Minnesota Coaches Conferences.
From first-timers to veterans, the conferences are a great way to pick up new baseball and softball coaching skills and philosophies. The conferences are held at Target Field. Minnesota Twins and Play Ball! Minnesota partners lead general and breakout sessions on a variety of timely and pertinent youth baseball and softball topics.
2020 Play Ball! Minnesota Softball Coaching Conference
Date: February 1, 2020
Time: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: Target Field
Interested in being a head or assistant coach this upcoming softball season? RAAA Softball is hosting four coaches clinics this spring. These clinics are highly encouraged for anyone intending to coach softball in the 2020 year. Each session will cover a different topic from Pam Johnston, and we will also be inviting coaches from surrounding communities.
Saturday, Jan. 11 at Noon
RAAA Coaches are free!
All non-RAAA coaches are $20
Rockford Community Center (RCC) - Room 804/805
7600 County Rd 50, Rockford, MN 55373 >
Pam Johnston is a former Crow River Revolution head coach and assistant coach at Bethel University. She has been coaching for over 30 years at all levels of youth sports. If you ask her what she coaches, she'll tell you that she "coaches kids" and teaches them how to play softball in the process.
Our field schedule is handled by Big Lake Baseball. Below is the link to view your playing field. If you have a game cancellation or otherwise need to reschedule, please contact Kris Knodle @ knodlefamily @yahoo.com
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Please click on the links below to complete your certification
Background checks -every year
Concussion certification- every 3 years
SafeSport- Annual refresher (plus Core course every 2 years)
*background checks are $25 for first year coaches and $20 for returning coaches. All fees are REIMBURSED by the board upon proof of completion. Email your certificates or a screen shot to: email@example.com
If you have any questions please reach out to Kris Knodle.
12U and 14U Travel Coaches: Your team is prepaid for the Ice Breaker Tournament and one additional Tournament of your choice. Please see the Fastsports website under the links tab for available tournaments. The Tournaments fill up fast it is recommended that you register as soon as possible.
Please look under the "Teams/Rosters" page for your Team.
Coaches, if you would like to post something here please let the board know.
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