Coaching Youth Baseball - The Ripken Way

A well organized and easy to understand guide to coaching youth baseball. Great resources for the first time coach with no experience and the seasoned coach looking for new drills.

Chapter 1 - Intro to Coaching
Chapter 2 - Communication
Chapter 3 - Safety
Chapter 4 - Expectations
Chapter 5 - Practices
Chapter 6 - Teaching Skills
Chapter 7 - Rules & Equipment
Chapter 8 - Drills
Chapter 9 - Strategies

Little League & Baseball Canada Resources

Rally Cap Mobile App

A great mobile app that includes drills and practice plans for 4-6 year olds. Costs - $1.99

Rally Cap for Iphone

Rally Cap for Android

Coach Pitch 12 Week Program

Fantastic Little League manual with drills, practice plans and learning goals targeted at 7-10 year olds. Click here to download manual from

Coaches Drills

See below for our library of coaching drills. If you have a drill you would like to share, email

Baserunning Drill

Baserunning - How To

Practice Plan - Blastball

Pre Warmup Games

Warmup - Majors and Up

Warmup - Rookie