How to Coach Youth Baseball: A Step-by-Step Approach


How to Coach Youth Baseball is the perfect guide for parents and coaches of youth baseball teams. Whether you are new to the coaching game or looking for ways to ...

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How to Coach Youth Baseball is the perfect guide for parents and coaches of youth baseball teams. Whether you are new to the coaching game or looking for ways to improve your techniques, Beverly Breton Carroll and the father-son combination of Fran and Kevin O'Brien offer everything you'll need to keep growing - and keep your players enthusiastic and excited.
Here is everything you need to get started - and keep going"

  • Practice basics
  • Designing your practice
  • Throwing and catching
  • Hitting
  • Baserunning
  • Fielding
  • Pitching
  • Improving as a coach
  • And much, much more
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781599210513
  • Publisher: Globe Pequot Press
  • Publication date: 3/1/2007
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 832,325
  • Product dimensions: 7.06 (w) x 9.98 (h) x 0.42 (d)

Meet the Author

Beverly Carroll—a professional writer for twenty-five years—is the author of The Confident Coach's Guide to Teaching Youth Basketball.
Kevin O'Brien was an All-New England Baseball Player, a Cape Cod League All Star, and a minor league player in the New York Yankees system. He is currently a professional scout for the Toronto Blue Jays.

Fran O'Brien was a Tufts Athlete of the Year, and served as head coach at MIT and Holy Cross.

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents



Part I. The Fundamentals

Coaching Youth Baseball

Power of Positive Thinking

Practice Basics

Designing Your Practice

Part II. Essential Skills

Learning the Basics: Throwing and Catching

Learning the Basics: Fielding

Learning the Basics: Hitting

Learning the Basics: Bunting

Learning the Basics: Running

Learning the Basics: Pitching and Catching

Part III. Essential Information

Improve as a coach!

Rules of Baseball



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