Coaching Corner

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Table of Contents

  1. Coaching Responsibilities
  2. Safety
  3. Coaching Resources

Coaching Responsibilities

Coaching a youth sport program such as Little League Baseball is a privilege that is not to be taken for granted. As a coach, appointed by the Canastota Little League Board of Directors, you have an important role in the development of the youth in the community. We strive to teach each child the positive values of good sportsmanship, fair play and teamwork – values they can use throughout their lives. In order to ensure each coach is acting in the best interest of the children and Little League Baseball, a Code of Conduct for Coaches should be adhered to for interactions with players, parents, fans, coaches, and umpires.

Click Here to View the Code of Conduct for Coaches


The safety of players, coaches and fans should be of utmost important to all who participate in Little League. Canastota Little League has developed a comprehensive safety plan that should be understood and adhered to by all coaches.

Click Here to View the Canastota Little League Safety Plan

Coaching Resources

Resources abound for Coaches of Little League players. In addition to the Informational Packet provided to Coaches by the Canastota Little League, online articles exist that cover everything from conducting practices, developmental drills, and dealing with issues relating to players or parents. Some of these links are listed below. Pay particular attention to the resources made available to Little League International.

Little League International's Free Online Resource Center for Managers and Coaches

Coach's Newsletter from Little League International

Tips and Techniques from Youth Baseball Info.Com - loaded with drills, practice tips and techniques



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