Clinics

The League does its best to get everyone in the PHBA community ready for the season through free clinics every year. It provides clinics of all types that are geared for everyone including players, coaches, umpires and volunteers.

Our commissioners and coaches dedicate their time to ensure our community is ready, so please take advantage of the opportunities. The Clinics Program is tailored to teach and educate the PHBA philosophy of good sportsmanship, leadership,  mutual respect and positive coaching.

The Clinics Program is run by Rob Bassler and the Commissioners It is supported by many coaches and umpires.

Player Clinics

Player Catcher Clinic – Baseball and Softball JAN 28 2023

CLINIC: Player Catcher Clinic – Baseball and Softball HOSTS: Ray Wrice Lead LOCATION: Pleasant Oaks Field 1 DATE: 1/28/2023 9-11AM: Pioneer and American 11:30AM – 1PM: National and Western AUDIENCE: Need 10 baseball or softball coaches to help work with kids. They will need to meet with Ray prior to clinic for training and game…

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Coach Clinics

ALL CLINICS WILL PROCEED RAIN OR SHINE UNLESS NOTED IN THE SPECIFIC CLINIC INFO BELOW.

Player Catcher Clinic – Baseball and Softball JAN 28 2023

CLINIC: Player Catcher Clinic – Baseball and Softball HOSTS: Ray Wrice Lead LOCATION: Pleasant Oaks Field 1 DATE: 1/28/2023 9-11AM: Pioneer and American 11:30AM – 1PM: National and Western AUDIENCE: Need 10 baseball or softball coaches to help work with kids. They will need to meet with Ray prior to clinic for training and game…

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Panther Practice Strategies JAN 29 2023 9-11AM

CLINIC: Panther Practice Strategies HOSTS: PH Panthers’ Coaches and leaders – Chris Scallin Lead LOCATION: Pleasant Oaks Field 1 DATE: 1/29/2023 9-11AM AUDIENCE: All Softball Coaches

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Beginning Baseball/Softball Coaching FEB 2 2023 @7-9PM

CLINIC: Beginning Baseball/Softball Coaching HOSTS: HBA Player Development and Commissioners-  Rod Bassler Lead LOCATION: Pleasant Oaks Snack Shack Conference room DATE: 2/2/2023 7-9pm AUDIENCE: All Baseball and Softball Coaches who would classify themselves as “beginners” to coaching. ALL COACHES WHO NEED CLINIC CREDIT ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND, REGARDLESS OF EXPERIENCE.

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Baseball/Softball Practice Planning JAN 31st 7-9PM

CLINIC: Baseball/Softball Practice Planning HOSTS: PHBA Player Development and Commissioners- Peddy Khatami Lead LOCATION: Virtual – meet.google.com/xwh-jvcg-qnk Dial-in: (US) +1 732-630-8287 PIN: 990 365 152# DATE: 1/31/2023 7-9PM AUDIENCE: Baseball and Softball Coaches in Pioneer and older (but all are welcome). THIS IS THE SAME AS THE JAN 25 CLINIC WITH SAME TITLE. PLEASE DO NOT ATTEND TWICE.

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Umpire Clinics

Blue Crew Classroom Clinic1 (06FEB23 19-2100)

When: Monday, 06FEB23 Time: 19-2100 (7PM-9PM) Where: PHBA ‘Sports Complex’ aka Snack Shack The LEVEL 1 classroom clinic is mandatory for any volunteer umpire NEW to PHBA.  Step 1 of 2-step process to qualify as a PHBA umpire.  Provides the basics for being an entry level Base Umpire prior to the mandatory Field Day training.…

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Train the Trainers Pre-Field Day Meeting (09FEB23 1830-2000)

When: Thursday, 09FEB23 Time: 1830-2000 (630-8PM) Where: PHBA ‘Sports Complex’ aka Snack Shack This is a meeting of senior level Blue Crew members selected by the ULT to assist in training both returning veteran umpires and umpires new to PHBA. The purpose of this meeting will be to familiarize these trainers on the Field Day…

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Blue Crew Field Day Training1 (11FEB23 0730-1600)

When: Saturday, 11FEB Time: 0730-1600 (730-4PM) Where: PHBA ‘Sports Complex’ aka Snack Shack & PO Fields Field Day training is mandatory for all PHBA umpires.  The Field Day is broken out into 3 segments designed specifically for the proficiency LEVEL assigned each umpire prior to the Field Day. Segment 1 – LEVEL 1 – Base…

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Blue Crew Classroom Clinic2 (16FEB 19-2100)

When: Thursday, 16FEB Time: 19-2100 (7 to 9PM) Where: PHBA ‘Sports Complex’ aka Snack Shack The LEVEL 1 classroom clinic is mandatory for any volunteer umpire NEW to PHBA.  Step 1 of 2-step process to qualify as a PHBA umpire.  Provides the basics for being an entry level Base Umpire prior to the mandatory Field…

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Blue Crew Field Day Training2 (18FEB 0730-1600)

When: Saturday, 18FEB Time: 0730-1600 (730-4PM) Where: PHBA ‘Sports Complex’ aka Snack Shack & PO Fields Field Day training is mandatory for all PHBA umpires.  The Field Day is broken out into 3 segments designed specifically for the proficiency LEVEL assigned each umpire prior to the Field Day. Segment 1 – LEVEL 1 – Base…

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Volunteer Clinics

PHBA Team Scorekeeper Clinic1 (20FEB 19-2100)

When: Monday, 20FEB Time: 19-2100 (7-9PM) Where: PHBA Snack Shack Conference Room What is a scorekeeper?  The scorekeeper is a storyteller of how the players and both teams in a baseball/softball game have played the game.  By learning to use the symbols and language of the game, the scorekeeper is able to record in the…

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PreGame Field Prep Clinic (25FEB 09-1100)

When: Saturday, 25FEB Time: 09-1100 (9-11AM) Where: PHBA ‘Sports Complex’ PO1 This clinic is for the team parent who volunteered to prepare their team’s baseball/softball field prior to their child’s game.  The volunteer will learn how lay out bases, foul lines, batters boxes, coaches boxes, and batting circles and to do so correctly using templates,…

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PHBA Team Scorekeeper Clinic2 (25FEB 10-1200)

When: Saturday, 25FEB Time: 10-1200 (10-12AM) Where: PHBA Snack Shack Conference Room What is a scorekeeper?  The scorekeeper is a storyteller of how the players and both teams in a baseball/softball game have played the game.  By learning to use the symbols and language of the game, the scorekeeper is able to record in the…

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