Question: How much time is required to be a t-ball coach?
Answer: Head coach requires a nominal amount of time per week. A typical week is 2 hours per week at the fields and approximately 30 minutes per week sending email reminders and answering parent questions. The league also provides significant support, helping with practice plans, fundamentals, and instructional tips. The league does not want a lack of comfort level with coaching to affect a decision to volunteer.
Question: How often are practices and games?
Answer: During the spring and fall seasons there are two one-hour events each week. In the pre-season (before games begin) there are two practices which includes one on a weeknight, and one a Saturday. Weeknight practices typically begin at 5:30 pm or 6:00 pm. Saturday practices typically start between 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. Once games begin practices are replaced with games. Some coaches may continue to schedule practices throughout the season to help develop players.
Question: Where are practices held?
Answer: Practices are held at Randolph Park where Myers Park Trinity Little League has three T-ball fields.
Question: How long does the season last?
Answer: The spring the season begins in mid-March and runs through Memorial Day in May. The fall season begins in early September (Labor Day) and runs through the end of October.
Question: How much does T-Ball cost?
Answer: During the spring the cost of the program varies depending on when you register. The cost for spring early registration prior to 12/15 is $175. Otherwise registration for the spring season is $200. During the fall the t-ball registration fee is $150.
Question: What equipment does my player need? What is provided by the league?
Answer: The league provides your player a team shirt with coordinating socks and hat. It is recommended that your write the player's name on the inside of the hat when provided. The league also provides all equipment to players and teams except for gloves and cleats. Sneakers are also acceptable at this level. Most parents prefer to purchase a helmet for their player.
Question: When should I hear from our coach after registration?
Answer: During the spring T-Ball parents should hear from their coaches the first week of March. During the fall parents should hear from their coaches the first week of September. Practices usually start soon thereafter. Your coach should provide additional details when they first make contact.