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For Coaches - Information

Welcome to the Coach's Page!

This page is to help keep you informed and give you the tools to be effective and competitive coaches. Click on the Topics Below:

Background Checks

All Volunteers at BSWB are required to perform a background check. Currently we are using "Live Scan" which involves getting finger-printed and having your background checked through the CADOJ.  

Training

Here you will find information on Mandatory Coach's Clinics and other available training for coaches, including websites to help you run effective practices, skills and drills.

Field Maintenance

Here you will find information on your responsibilities towards field maintenance, inventory of field tools, and proper field prepping and care procedures.

REC Ball Rules

We have done away with the lengthy "Coach's Handbook" and separated rules by each division. The "General Rules" apply to ALL Divisions and teams.  Click on the Division you are coaching in and find all the rules particular to that division.

Adv/Club Ball Rules

We have done away with the lengthy "Coach's Handbook" and separated rules by each division. The "General Rules" apply to ALL Divisions and teams.  Click on the Division you are coaching in and find all the rules particular to that division.

Manager / Coach Code of Conduct

Here you will find information on your responsibilities towards our Code of Conduct.  You should make sure you read this, as you agreed to follow this code when you signed up to manage/coach.

Communicable Diseases

Here you will find information on how to deal with Bloodborne Pathogens to avoid Communicable Diseases.  In the event a player, fellow coach, or player gets injured, and there is blood, vomit, or other bodily fluids involved, you should know the procedures to avoid contact with these.

Protests

There may be a situation where you feel the umpire has interpreted a rule incorrectly, and he/she will not change their decision.  Click above to find out the proper procedure to protest a game.

Ask the Umpire!

Need to know the rule pertaining to a "dropped third strike", "infield fly rule" or other rule?  Click on this link to send our Chief Umpire a question.  The most popular questions will be placed in the "Frequently Asked Questions" also on this page.