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Baseball Ontario-Inside Pitch Newsletter
Mar-18-2020 Keep you informed. Here's what's happening this week!
Throwback Series, Online Meetings, Certification Plans for Coaches and Umpires 

 

 

INTRODUCING THE "THROWBACK SERIES"

 

Baseball might be on a hiatus right now, but that's not stopping us!

 

Take a look at our Throwback Series on our social media platforms where we will highlight the people who make our game the greatest on the planet!

 

For today's installment, we look back on our first team to be inducted into the Baseball Ontario Hall of Fame, the Windsor Chiefs! CHECK IT OUT!

 

 

ONLINE MEETINGS & CONFERENCING OPTIONS

With Face-to-Face meetings being cancelled across Ontario, Baseball Ontario would like to make available to our locals and affiliates our conferencing solution - at no cost.

 

Should you require a conference call or need to run an online screen share meeting (in addition to the conference call) please let us know by completing the form below.

 

 

 

CERTIFICATION PLANS FOR 2020....

 

COACHING PLAN

We are working diligently with the Board of Management and Baseball Canada, finalizing our plans to move all remaining certification courses for 2020 - online using our Adobe Connect platform.

 

We will be sharing the "steps/process" to register as well as how to "move" into an online class if you already registered for a course prior to March 14 ...

 

Stay tuned for complete details/instructions by April 3, 2020.

UMPIRE PLAN

 

All certification for umpires will move to online for the remainder of 2020.

 

Level 1 and 2 Umpires will complete online E-learning modules. Registration steps will be shared with our local associations and umpires by April 3, 2020.

 

Level 3 Umpires will write the exam (just like they did in 2019)... Exam will be made available March 23, and payments already received for SuperClinics will be transferred.

 

 

 

2020 Local Umpire-in-Chief Support Program

We are happy to introduce the 2020 Local Umpire-in-Chief Support Program!

 

The program is designed to provide training, support, and resources to local umpires-in-chief in Ontario.

 

We will host seven webinars throughout the season and assign a Senior/Master Course Conductor to supervise/mentor umpires at local tournaments throughout Ontario.

 

There is no cost to join the program. REGISTER before March 31, 2020. Stay tuned for more important information!

 

 

 

Instructional Video - Season 5 - Pitchers - Forward stride, Landing, Power Position

 

Baseball Canada’s Instructional Videos and Vlog Season 5 continues with Chris Robinson and Austin ...

 

 

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

 

All Deadlines/Tasks/Events/ Reminders can be found on our Baseball Ontario Calendar of Events.Remember to visit frequently!

 

 

FRIENDLY REMINDERS OF UPCOMING EVENTS:

 

· Select Council ONLINE Meeting March 22, 10am

· 17U Youth Team Tryout #1, April 17-19 (PENDING)

· Board of Management ONLINE Meeting - April 19

· REP/SELECT Council Meeting - April 19 (T.B.D.)

· 17U Youth Team Tryout #2, April 24-26 (PENDING)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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