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Apr 22, 2020 | WOBA Secretary | 749 views
Baseball Ontario-Inside Pitch Newsletter
Here's what's happening this week! -- 2020 Coach & Player Development Committee, Webinars and Baseball Drills




Baseball Ontario Announces the

2020 Coach & Player Development Committee!


The 2020 committee is led by Dirk Drieberg, and his team includes: Frank Fascia, David Quattrociocchi, Scott Robinson and Chris Papalia.

Each member has taken responsibility for various initiatives within the coaching portfolio and will spearhead the development of projects for 2020.

Two of these initiatives have gotten off to a very successful start: the "BEC Drill of the Week", and "Around the Horn", a weekly webinar focusing on a different aspect of the game. Thank you coaches for your commitment to the organization!




Join us for a catching discussion with Tom Griffin, Head Coach of Carson-Newman University!


You are in for a highly entertaining and informative discussion and demonstration of catching with Coach Griffin.


See you tonight at 8 pm!



The next Baseball Canada Hot Stove will feature Martijn Nijhoff, Skills Acquisition Consultant with the Pittsburgh Pirates! Don't miss it on Monday!




Instructional Video - Season 5 - Run and Gun Drill

Baseball Canada’s Instructional Videos and Vlog Season 5

continues with...


Run & Gun drill!

Bonus BEC Drill:

Coaching - Just a Game

with Jeremy Sheetinger


COVID-19 Update


As announced on Monday, Baseball Ontario remains committed to the safety of the baseball community. While the COVID-19 situation remains fluid, we are continuing to monitor the situation. Based on theguidelines of the provincial government and public health authorities, the suspension of all in-person baseball programs and activities is being extended until May 31, 2020.






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





· 'Around the Horn' Webinar featuring Dan Heefer, April 29, 8pm

· Rep Council Meeting (Online) - April meeting Postponed, new date TBD

· Select Council Meeting (Online) - April meeting Postponed, new date TBD








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