Coaches Corner


The Merritt Minor Softball Association would like to sincerely thank you for coaching this season. Our kids could not play without you!!!

 

Before we can start the season we do require our head coaches to have an NCCP number, and register through our registration system. If you have coached through any other organizations before you should already have an NCCP number, you can look it up, or register for one through this link:

 

https://thelocker.coach.ca/mobile/login

 

Once you have a number you can register through our system here, you can use the same account you used for registering your child, and just adding yourself as a family member. Select Coach/Staff Registration. While registering there will be a check box requesting a criminal record check, please check this off and go through these steps as well, if you choose not to check this off you will be required to visit the local RCMP detachment to complete a Criminal Record Check. 

 

https://www.rampregistrations.com/login?v3=6e53cf6b01

 Once you select the age division (C division) allow the page a few seconds and a drop down menu will appear, this is where you can select ‘head coach’

At the end of this registration you may get to a point where it asks for a credit card to process a $10 payment. Once you are at the point of it asking for a credit card you can close out of that, your registration is complete and we will cover the $10 insurance charge for you.

 

We will do everything we can to make your coaching experience as fun and rewarding as possible. Below are some websites that you may find helpful.

 

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1-MSd5Wn_HScgPV8chNyY5jN9R2n45Fhx

We have gathering what we think are the more important documents into this handy google drive here.

 

https://www.softball.bc.ca/content/foundations-of-coaching-softball

Here you’ll find information for online courses called Foundation of Softball part 1 or 2. If you are new to coaching softball or plan to advance your coaching certification we highly recommend you take these courses and submit your receipts to Merritt Minor Softball to be reimbursed. Part 1 is a pre-requisite for further coaching certifications. You’ll find valuable practice plans, safety information, and loads of coaching resources. 

 

https://softball.ca/elearning/foundations

Here are helpful information to guide you through the Foundations of Softball Course

 

https://www.softball.bc.ca/content/resources-and-materials

Here you’ll find drills and practice plans galore for all ages.

 

https://www.softball.bc.ca/content/softball-bc-handbook

Here you’ll find the handbook that covers just about anything you ever wanted to know about Softball in BC.

 

https://cloud.rampinteractive.com/softballbcca/files/U9%20U11%20U13%20Rules%202022.pdf

Rules that apply to U9 to U13 specifically.

 

https://softball.ca/programs/timbitssoftball

Information for U7-U11 specifically. Timbits Softball manuals will be available for coaches. These are great booklets that will give you everything you need to run a fun and engaging practice.

 

https://softball.ca/resources/coachesguides

U13, U15, and U17 coaches guides are available for free download. These are great resources to help you run practices effectively and efficiently.

 

https://softballcanada.respectgroupinc.com:83/koala_final/

Here you can complete respect in sports if you have not completed it for other sports, and the timbits elearning module for ages U5-U11

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