Remember What Coaching Kids Is All About

It’s really important for us coaches in all leagues, whether rec or competitive, to remember that coaching kids is about more than getting wins. First and foremost, it’s about developing character, learning life skills, and acquiring a love of the game of baseball....

Catchers: The Unsung Heroes of Baseball

A good catcher is a major key to winning ballgames, yet often, all the glory goes to the pitcher. The catcher is usually overlooked, underrated, and not given his due for the contribution he gives to the team. I can relate to this myself. When I have a pitcher who...

Why Baseball is Losing Children

I recently came across an article about a trend in some parts of the country for youth baseball to be shrinking, both in Little League and other leagues. No, no, tell me it isn’t true! Apparently, it is true. This is happening for a lot of reasons. In some areas,...