Last Updated: May 16, 2013
OBA Coaching Requirements
ALL TRAVEL BASEBALL COACHES ARE REQUIRED BY THE OBA TO HAVE CERTIFICATION. THE FOLLOWING IS WHAT IS REQUIRED IN ANY DIVISION FOR OBA REGULAR SEASON, TOURNAMENTS AND PLAYOFF GAMES. YOU MUST BE 'TRAINED' IN ORDER TO BE ON YOUR TEAMS OBA ROSTER. Coaches looking for further training or requirements for "Provincial Eliminations" or "National Championships" should go to www.nccp.baseball.ca
The new Baseball Canada Initiation Coach program is designed to provide valuable and accessible resources and training to coaches who are introducing and continuing to work with children in community level baseball programs.
The program is comprised of two parts:
Baseball Canada's On-line Library - a complete resource to help get you started and a place to revisit often while you coach children's baseball and
Initiation Coach Clinic - a Provincial/local 4-5 hour, on-field clinic that you attend after completing the On-line Library. The clinic covers practice sessions, the fundamentals of the game and ethical decision making.
Each part of the program provides credits towards your status as a Baseball Initiation level coach.
Baseball Canada On-line Library module
On completion of this module, you will get credit for:
Select pre-designed practice plans that show flexibility for number of children, helpers, space and equipment.
Your coaching status in the Baseball Canada Initiation Coach program will be In Training
Provincial/Local Initiation Coach clinic
On completion of this clinic, you will get credit for:
Run a practice session that is fun, safe and keeps children actively engaged.
Explain the fundamentals of a game so children understand and can successfully play in a game.
Make ethical decisions.
Your coaching status in the Baseball Canada Initiation Coach program will be: Trained
As you progress through the program, you will receive a National Coaching Certification Program coaching card that indicates your status in the program.
PLEASE GO TO www.nccp.baseball.ca FOR MORE INFORMATION
Approved Amendments for 2012
Girls Hardball 16u
Girls Hardball – we are trying to assembly a Women’s / Girls, Baseball (hardball) program here in the Essex County Area. In affiliation with Sun Parlour Baseball Association the Essex Trail Blazers are looking for girls 16 and under to form a Girls Bantam Baseball Team. We are also looking for interested girls/women 16 and older to form a Women’s Baseball team. For more information please visit www.leaguelineup.com/trailblazersgirlsbaseball
Canaball - Canada's Amateur Baseball Source
Please go and visit the Canaball web site to check out other baseball leagues, teams and players around our great country. SPBA is already registered with Canaball and has already been their feature of the week.
Below is why they have put up such a site;
"I wanted to touch base with you this year to introduce you to an all new web-site designed to showcase Canadian Baseball, it?s players, teams, leagues, associations. We want to expose the challenges of Canadian Baseball today as much as we want to showcase the talent and success. It is with this thought process CanaBall.com was established."
Click on the link below to take you there.
The Miracle League of Amherstburg
New Umpire Registration Process
OBA has introduced a new online registration process for umpires looking for clinics. More information can be found in "Umpire Information" menu on the left side of the main page.
SPBA Alternative League and Tournament application 2010
SPBA alternate league and tournament application
Please note that any team partcipating in any non sanctioned OBA tournaments, leagues or functions must get permission/approval from Sun Parlour in which will be forwarded to the OBA office for approval. Any team participating in a tournament, league without prior approval from both Sun Parlour and the OBA risk penalties. Please fill out the attached form and hand into the Sun Parlour Executive for approval. Please remember to fill in all the information as the form has to be completed in full.
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|Sun Parlour Baseball Association