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COACHES CERTIFICATION

Certificate of Participation
Additional information for our Instructional Hosts
WHO: Coaches and parents
(players ages 5-12)
WHEN: Friday, February 8, 2008     6:00-8:00 pm
WHERE: Troy Sportsplex,
Troy, AL

Directions: To reach the Troy Sportsplex, come into Troy on Hwy. 231. If coming from Montgomery, take a right on 87/167. There is a Country’s BBQ on the right at this intersection and a Burger King on the left. Travel 2 miles. Take a left at Pinkard’s Gas Station. You will also see signs that indicate “Troy Sportsplex.”

WHAT: Topics:
  • Fielding
  • Throwing
  • Hitting
  • Bunting
  • Baserunning
  • Pitching/Catching
  • Team defense
  • Mental aspects
  • Strategies for teaching/learning
  • Practice Organization
  • Ways to create fun, wholesome baseball experiences
  • Impact (good and bad) of parents and coaches
WHAT TO BRING:
  • Glove, cleats.
  • Water bottle and snacks.
  • Dress for the weather!
  • Smiles, positive attitudes, & enthusiasm for learning!
EXPECTED OUTCOMES:
  • Lots of Fun!
  • Opportunity to demonstrate baseball skills
  • Up-to-date information
  • Sound instruction and drills
  • Effective coaching
  • Verbal feedback for personal improvement
  • Encouragement for success...in baseball & in life!
INSTRUCTORS: Coaches of BOYS OF BASEBALL - NATIONAL TRAVEL TEAM
COST: $35 payable to BOYS OF BASEBALL*
HOW TO APPLY:
  • Call a contact person listed below and confirm participation.
  • Arrive early at the field to complete the application process.
KEY LOCAL CONTACTS:
Allen Blackmon
(334) 566-5091
(334) 566-8266
blackmon@troycable.net
Mike LeCroy
(334) 566-8778
(334) 672-2551
mikele@troycable.net
Joey Denison
(334) 268-1511 (C)
sdenison@pikecountyschools.com
 
Jimmy Kolaitis
(334) 728-0426
swcoach3@hotmail.com
Dan Smith
(334) 566-2821
(334) 268-0238
troyrec@troycable.net
Greg Avant
(334) 372-2897 (C)
(334) 566-5030 (H)
gregavant@hotmail.com
* BOYS OF BASEBALL - NATIONAL TRAVEL TEAM,
formed in 1995, is a not-for-profit educational and
youth development charitable baseball
publicly-supported organization.

All contributions (beyond player participation
costs) are tax-deductible, and will help player/
family participation.

Dr. Stephen E. Cosgrove, Manager & Coach
BOYS OF BASEBALL - NATIONAL TRAVEL TEAM
1927 Watercrest Drive
Auburn, AL 36830
(334) 826-0307 Phone

Email: info@boysofbaseball.com
Website: www.boysofbaseball.com