Coach Thurston is a teacher of proper baseball skills and fundamentals. Youth coaches and players will benefit from the individual skill instruction and drills."--Dan Duquette, General Manager, Boston Red Sox
"Always remind yourself that your goal is to provide a fun and rewarding experience for you and your team."Bill Thurston
Coach. You thought you were just going to sign up your child for the youth league. But here you are, a newly appointed coach. You didn't ask for it, but it happened anyway. Now you need help.
Don't despair. This complete guidebook will not only get you through it but will help you become the coach you'd like to be--the coach who can give those kids the sports experience they deserve. You've already taken a big step: you said "yes" to this important commitment. Congratulations. You'll have a great time, and Bill Thurston is here to help.
Coaching Youth Baseball also helps novice coaches determine:
"This book is a great source of information for youth coaches and players."--John Cerutti, former major league pitcher, Toronto Blue Jays
Here's what coaches have said about The Baffled Parent's Guides:
"Essential reading."--Jim Sheldon, Executive Director, National Soccer Association of America, on Coaching Youth Soccer
"An excellent guide to teaching kids about the game."--Larry Bird, basketball legend, on Coaching Youth Basketball
"A tool I would recommend to all youth coaches."--Jill Kearney, recreation director, on Coaching Youth Basketball
Bought this book by accident. Thought it was a Drill book by the same author. I read a little of it and kept it. Great Read for coaches and parents of players.Published 8 months ago by Jeremy Jungman
Buy this book along with the Ripken coaching book and you'll be all set as your team's little league head coach.Published 22 months ago by CHAD C ALANDER
I want to be sure I'm leading my son with good advice and there are great drills, suggestions and ideas for teams in the book. Read morePublished on December 22, 2012 by Jason B. Graves