Clear assignments for assistant coaches can help make sure all aspects of the game are managed and supervised allowing the head coach to manage the team.

Bench Coach

Pregame

Check starting Pitcher/Catcher

Give starting pitcher and catcher time to warmup – depends on home or away

Warm up infielders

During Game

Defense In – Check next inning and grab ball

Announce first three hitters

Help track defensive plays

Primary Assistant

Pregame

Run pregame hitting or fielding

During Game

Coach first or third

Call out number of outs and defensive alignment

Position Infielders

See: Infield Defensive Strategy and Player Positioning

Check coach checking OF

See: Hand Signs and Signals For Positioning Outfielders

Head coach

Pregame

Prepare Lineup

Meet With Umpire and Opposing Coach

Give Signs/Start at bat

Call pitches

Coach first or third

Call bunts

Call red lights

Scorekeeper

Check score with other team

Call out batting order and defensive scouting

Scorekeeper

Announce our batting order.

Let head coach know part of order facing.

Any scouting from previous at bats.

Team

Keep track of last bat it out

New pitcher

New catcher

Scout pickoff moves

Scout catcher

 

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