Coach PitchBaseball presents numerous benefits for teamwork and learning responsibility. This program will improve their baseball skills and bring them into a team that is of the same age group and interests. Building their skills efficiently and effectively to help them advance and grow. Baseball can improve skills like balance and endurance while having fun doing so in a safe and fun environment.
The Rookie Coach Pitch program is a 50/50 developmental style league. YMCA Rookies is designed for the beginner who wants to experience youth sports once a week. Leagues are structured to allow for both practice and game experiences in the same day. Participants will learn new skills for 30 minutes and put those skills to the test during a short, 30 minute game after the practice.
The YMCA Rookie Plus program focuses on skill development, fun, and a sense of team in a semi-competitive environment. Our rules have been adjusted to ensure better parity and limit the ability of a team to “run up the score”. All Rookie Plus divisions will practice one hour per week with a game on Saturdays
Coach Pitch 101
Coach pitch is offered throughout the year, though there are registration deadlines for each season. The Y offers early bird discounts for each season. Review registration deadlines for the season below.
All equipment and uniforms will be provided by the YMCA. Equipment will be available at your practice location. Uniforms will be distributed by the first game. Uniforms consist of a reversible top. The home team will wear "Silver" on game day.
The rookie model is a 50/50 developmental style league. Participants will meet once per week. Instruction will take place the first 30 minutes and a game will follow for the remaining 30 minutes. All Rookie Plus divisions will practice one hour per week with a game on Saturdays.