Calendar

Apr
21
Sat
Umpire Clinic @ Ecole élémentaire catholique in Casselman, Pavillon St-Paul
Apr 21 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

OLLB Umpire clinic for new umpires and 2nd year umpires is to be held in conjunction with Carleton Russell on April 21st from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM with doors opening at 7:45. DO NOT BE LATE. The location is 133 Laurier (Ecole élémentaire catholique in Casselman, Pavillon St-Paul) Lunch will be provided.

Bring gym appropriate clothing as well as outdoor clothing in the event that the diamond is dry enough to use. Bring a pen, paper and any additional snack. Session and lunch cost is covered by OLLB.

You must pre-register with Paul Lacroix UIC for OLLB at paull@starship.ca

Coaching Clinic – Minor and Major @ École secondaire catholique Béatrice-Desloges
Apr 21 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Orleans Little League Baseball – ARE YOU NEW TO COACHING BASEBALL?

Required Introductory Coaching Session For New Coaches

OLLB is requiring all new coaches at the T-Ball, Coach Pitch, Minor and Major levels to have introductory level coaching certification (2 hour course) provided by OLLB.

When & Where:         All new OLLB coaches, please attend either:

NEW MINOR AND MAJOR COACHES:

Saturday, April 21 (2 – 4pm)   Beatrice Des Loges High School (Provence & Innes) (in the double gymnasium)

NEW T-BAll AND COACH PITCH COACHES:

Thursday, April 26 (6:30 – 8:30pm)    Beatrice Des Loges (Provence & Innes) in the double gymnasium)

What will be taught:

OLLB Level One / Instruction to Coaching will ensure that all new coaches have a basic understanding of the game, ensure that the focus is on fun for players, they will work to improve players’ ability, understand the rules, how to set up a team, how to position players, understand baseball basics (hit, run, throw, field, catch), know what is required of coaches on and off the field, of the players, their parents, and how to run practices and games.  Coaches will be informed on the OLLB values regarding respect for players, coaches, and umpires.

Who:

Coaches may self-select for participation or convenors at the T-Ball, Coach Pitch, Minor and Major levels will provide a list of new coaches at each level who require certification.  Over time, all coaches will have coaching Level One certification.  Also eligible are new coaches at older age groups who may follow the Level One course as well.  Convenors at those levels will identify those new coaches.

Format / duration:

2 hours / indoors

First hour – will be spent on teaching coaches what is required of players to properly hit, run, throw, field, and catch.  Please bring a baseball glove, running shoes, and comfortable clothing.

Second hour – will instruct coaches how to manage a coaching staff and team, plan practices and games, preparing a line-up, understand the rules that are applicable to each level.

Respect for all – within the second hour, coaches will participate in a mandatory discussion on respect for players, coaches, umpires, and parents. Following this session, coaches will attest that they will implement the Respect provisions of the training.

Instruction:

2018 season lead: Bruce Murdock

Returning coaches:

OLLB returning coaches are also eligible to receive Level One coaching certificates as well.

Certification:

New coaches who successfully follow the Level One course will receive an OLLB certificate provided by/signed by the OLLB President, OLLB Vice-President Baseball Operations, and the OLLB instructor.

Next levels of coaching:

OLLB will develop a Level Two Coaching certificate targeted at new and experienced coaches who require a better understanding of baseball strategy.  This coaching certificate is targeted at summer competitive coaches at all levels and for all new coaches in the Major level and above.

OLLB will develop a coaching program both within OLLB and from Baseball Canada so that coaches can receive appropriate certification to coach older age groups in the spring instructional season and for all summer competitive seasons (all levels).

Revalidation/refresher:

OLLB can assist in providing a revalidation should it be desired/required.

For information:

Contact: Bruce Murdock

Please provide your name, email address, telephone number, and level that you will be coaching this year

To ensure space guarantee, please email no later than two days prior to either coaching session

Apr
25
Wed
Managers & Coaches Welcome Meeting @ Old Cumberland City Hall - Room 340
Apr 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Meeting for all Managers (Head Coaches) and Coaches (Assistant Coaches) followed by breakout sessions with individual divisions.

Apr
26
Thu
Spring Managers: Equipment Bag Pickup @ BMRC - Dressing Room 9
Apr 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Coaches from Minor to senior will receive their equipment bag.
Please ensure you bring a post dated check (June 15) for $500 to receive you bag.
Equipment will not be issued without it.

Sample pants will also be provided at this time so coaches can advise of numbers and sizes when picking up theirs uniforms.

6pm – Minor
6:30pm – Major
7pm – Junior, Senior

Regarding uniforms only team hats and set of sample pants will be distributed
that night. Please ensure you know name of your team and number of players.

Uniforms will be distributed on Saturday May 5th. Details will be provided at the
coaches meeeting.

Coaching Clinic – Teeball and Coach Pitch @ École secondaire catholique Béatrice-Desloges
Apr 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Orleans Little League Baseball – ARE YOU NEW TO COACHING BASEBALL?

Required Introductory Coaching Session For New Coaches

OLLB is requiring all new coaches at the T-Ball, Coach Pitch, Minor and Major levels to have introductory level coaching certification (2 hour course) provided by OLLB.

When & Where:         All new OLLB coaches, please attend either:

NEW MINOR AND MAJOR COACHES:

Saturday, April 21 (2 – 4pm)   Beatrice Des Loges High School (Provence & Innes) (in the double gymnasium)

NEW T-BAll AND COACH PITCH COACHES:

Thursday, April 26 (6:30 – 8:30pm)    Beatrice Des Loges (Provence & Innes) in the double gymnasium)

What will be taught:

OLLB Level One / Instruction to Coaching will ensure that all new coaches have a basic understanding of the game, ensure that the focus is on fun for players, they will work to improve players’ ability, understand the rules, how to set up a team, how to position players, understand baseball basics (hit, run, throw, field, catch), know what is required of coaches on and off the field, of the players, their parents, and how to run practices and games.  Coaches will be informed on the OLLB values regarding respect for players, coaches, and umpires.

Who:

Coaches may self-select for participation or convenors at the T-Ball, Coach Pitch, Minor and Major levels will provide a list of new coaches at each level who require certification.  Over time, all coaches will have coaching Level One certification.  Also eligible are new coaches at older age groups who may follow the Level One course as well.  Convenors at those levels will identify those new coaches.

Format / duration:

2 hours / indoors

First hour – will be spent on teaching coaches what is required of players to properly hit, run, throw, field, and catch.  Please bring a baseball glove, running shoes, and comfortable clothing.

Second hour – will instruct coaches how to manage a coaching staff and team, plan practices and games, preparing a line-up, understand the rules that are applicable to each level.

Respect for all – within the second hour, coaches will participate in a mandatory discussion on respect for players, coaches, umpires, and parents. Following this session, coaches will attest that they will implement the Respect provisions of the training.

Instruction:

2018 season lead: Bruce Murdock

Returning coaches:

OLLB returning coaches are also eligible to receive Level One coaching certificates as well.

Certification:

New coaches who successfully follow the Level One course will receive an OLLB certificate provided by/signed by the OLLB President, OLLB Vice-President Baseball Operations, and the OLLB instructor.

Next levels of coaching:

OLLB will develop a Level Two Coaching certificate targeted at new and experienced coaches who require a better understanding of baseball strategy.  This coaching certificate is targeted at summer competitive coaches at all levels and for all new coaches in the Major level and above.

OLLB will develop a coaching program both within OLLB and from Baseball Canada so that coaches can receive appropriate certification to coach older age groups in the spring instructional season and for all summer competitive seasons (all levels).

Revalidation/refresher:

OLLB can assist in providing a revalidation should it be desired/required.

For information:

Contact: Bruce Murdock

Please provide your name, email address, telephone number, and level that you will be coaching this year

To ensure space guarantee, please email no later than two days prior to either coaching session

May
5
Sat
Spring Managers: Uniform Pickup @ BMRC - Dressing Room 9
May 5 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

1pm – Minor
1:30pm – Major
2pm – Junior, Senior

Coaches must collect $75 deposit cheques from ALL players before receiving team set of uniforms.

May
12
Sat
Opening Day (OLLB Day) @ Heritage Park, Orleans Blvd
May 12 all-day
Our Annual celebration of baseball in Orleans, Opening Day (formerly OLLB Day) is set for Saturday, May 12, 2018 at Heritage Park on Orleans Blvd. in Chapel Hill. Rain date is Sunday, May 13.
Fun and games with Circus Delight
The Canteen will be open as well as a sale on used baseball pants and other equipment.
Team photos by Slash Photography (http://slashphotography.com/). Order form attached below.
  • Players are to arrive, dressed in their uniforms and ready for pictures 15 minutes before their scheduled time.
  • After pictures, players are to proceed to the bleachers and wait to be escorted to the field for the Hit, Run & Throw competition.
And, as always, the Hit, Run & Throw competition with winners advancing to a Regional competition. Winners at Regionals will advance to a Provincial competition held at the Rogers Centre, home of the Toronto Blue Jays! In past years, Orleans Little League had several players attend with great success at Regionals and Provincials.
Schedule as follows:

 

TEEBALL
9:00 AM ASTROS BLUE JAYS
9:15 AM DODGERS CHAMPIONS
9:30 AM CUBS CARDINALS
9:45 AM ORIOLES PIRATES
10:00 AM EXPOS RED SOX
10:15 AM GIANTS TIGERS

COACH PITCH

10:45 AM ASTROS DODGERS
11 :00 AM EXPOS ORIOLES
11:15 AM BLUE JAYS TIGERS
11:30 AM GIANTS CARDINALS
11:45 AM RED SOX ROYALS
12:00 PM CUBS PIRATES

MINOR

1:00 PM RED SOX CARDINALS
1:20 PM GIANTS EXPOS
1:40 PM CUBS ROYALS
2:00 PM TIGERS BLUE JAYS
2:20 PM ASTROS DODGERS
2:40 PM ORIOLES PIRATES

MAJOR

3:00 PM EXPOS BLUE JAYS
3:20 PM TIGERS PIRATES
3:40 PM DODGERS ROYALS
4:00 PM RED SOX CUBS
4:20 PM ASTROS GIANTS

 

All teams please arrive and have you photo form filled out before arriving. Once your photos are taken please go as a team to the bleachers to be taken to the skills competition. Coaches I will require a team list with columns for hit, run and pitch scores. Ensure your team name and level are on the top.

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