NCLL’s Handbook for Coaches
Niles-Centerville Little League’s official handbook can be found here
Tips & videos on teaching Little League Pitching Mechanics
Three simple tips to teach little leaguers proper pitching mechanics, from Phil Rosengren of Betterpitching.com. Click here…
Pitch Count Rules & Guidelines
All of the rules & guidelines as it pertains to pitch counts, days of rest, pitching eligibilty, etc. Click here...
Learning about arm safety & how to advocate for pitching safe
USA Baseball and MLB team up to help young players reduce arm injuries by providing a comprehensive resource for safe pitching practices. Baseball is a safe game to play at all ages, but research has shown that pitching too much — particularly at a young age — can increase a pitcher's risk of injury. Read more here…
All about the new Little League Bats
As of January 1, 2018, the new USA Baseball Bat Standard will be implemented. Little League-approved baseball bats that are approved for use for the 2017 season will no longer be acceptable for use in any Little League game or activity starting on January 1, 2018.
For an online resource page dedicated the use of the new bats, go here.
Complete 2018 Little League Bat List
The following is a list of bats that meet the new USA Baseball Bat Standard for little league...link
NCLL Safety Program
The coaching staff must be prepared and properly equipped to handle a medical emergency when a player becomes sick or injured. Coaches should review safety manual provided by the league to familiarize themselves with accident reporting procedures, incident/injury reporting responsibilities, and other player safety guidelines.
2021 NCLL Safety Manual
Sudden Cardiac Arrest Fact Sheet for Players and Parents
Sudden Cardiac Arrest Training
USA Baseball: Adult Abuse Awareness Training
NCLL Incident/Injury Report
Rules & Regulations
NCLL Field Ground Rules
NCLL Batting Cage Rules
First time coaching?
Some useful advice for first time coaches can be found here
Useful resources & blogs on coaching Little League Baseball
Little League University
Positive Coaching Alliance
Various Tips & Drills
Official Little League baseball coaching info