Coaching

In the AAHA, the players– the kids— are why we do what we do.  They are our most important assets. Our next most important assets are the people who work directly with players: The coaches.  Our coaches are volunteers who put in countless hours and bring enthusiasm, knowledge, patience and a love of baseball to help the kids enjoy the game, improve as players and grow as young men and women.

The AAHA values the contribution of our coaches and we want to do everything we can to support them.  Our coaches have numerous opportunities to learn more about the game and to improve as coaches.  AAHA coaches are trained in the National Coaching Certification Program in cooperation with Baseball Canada, Baseball BC and the BCMBA.  We also strive to make other coaching development opportunities available, both formal and informal.

Most of our coaches start at the T-Ball and Tadpole levels.  Often these are Dads, or Moms, who don’t have much coaching experience but want to step up to the plate and help out.  We have a great deal of appreciation and gratitude for that and want to support those new coaches in every way possible.  We offer training days, online resources and mentoring specifically aimed at new  coaches who are working with our youngest  players.

If you have any questions about coaching, please get in touch with our Coaching Development Coordinator:

Todd Boulanger
AAHA Coaching Development
coaching@abbotsfordbaseball.ca
778-549-0407
@BoulangerTodd on Twitter

 

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