NEZ Baseball is hosting a mandatory umpire/coaches seminar for all NEZ Community and Padres coaches for 2019

Date: April 25, 2019
Location: NAIT – Main Campus – Classroom U101 (11762-106 Street)
Time: 6:30 – 9:30 PM

There is no charge for this seminar.

Attendance is mandatory for all house League, AA and AAA head and assistant coaches for 11U, 13U, 15U and 18U divisions.

Please arrive on time and ready to learn more about the relationship between coaches and officials.

The Coach – Umpire workshop is offered by the Baseball Alberta Provincial Umpire Committee. The immediate goal of this workshop is to foster greater understanding of the umpires that will be officiating your game with the express objective of minimizing frustration that baseball coaches may feel which often leads to conflict. The ultimate goal is to contribute to retention of umpires during their formative years.

Highlights of the workshop include:

· What to expect from your umpires
· What your umpire expects from you
· How to avoid conflict on the diamond
· Baseball Rules with instances of how a coach can gain advantage
· How to initiate appeals and use them to advantage

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