Foundation Coaches support participants enjoying their first experiences in organised softball. The vast majority of the participants will be primary and intermediate school aged children participating in Under 7 Tee Sox, Under 9 Rookie Sox and Under 11 Rookie Sox Grades.
Who are you?
Foundation coaches can come from anywhere – it’s not about ‘who’ are but rather whether they understand and care about the development of young people.
The Ideal Coach
The ideal Foundation Coach will:
Nurture a love of sport and active recreation
Focus primarily on fun, participation and skill development
Understand the needs of primary school age children
Encourage multiple sports and skills
Introduce the concept of fair play
Understand that they are in the business of creating not only better young athletes, but better young people
Have a sense of working in a wider coaching community with similar goals.