Presentation on theme: "Coaches mission statement"— Presentation transcript:
1 PRIOR LAKE BASEBALL Players meeting Grab a player info sheet and fill it out neatly
2 Coaches mission statement We coach to help young men become responsible, accountable, hard working men of integrity who persevere through adversity while striving to have a positive impact on their peers and community.
3 COACHES AT PRIOR LAKE HS Freshmen CoachesKevin McDonald “Mac” - Freshman A Head CoachBill Chinn – Freshmen B Head CoachJosh Flug – Program Float CoachSophomore CoachMark Lassonde – Sophomore Head CoachKirk Loehr – Sophomore/Freshmen Volunteer Pitching Coach
5 Job of the coach To Communicate With You To Be Honest With You Treat You With RespectTo Be a ResourceFind a Role for You/Opportunities for SuccessTo Push YouTo Coach You
6 REGISTRATION and PHYSICAL YOU NEED TO HAVE REGISTERED THROUGH ATHLETIC DEPT.YOU NEED TO HAVE AN UP TO DATE PHYSICAL ON FILEYOU CAN NOT TRYOUT IF YOU DO NOT HAVE BOTHTRYOUT DAYS WILL NOT BE MADE UP FOR THIS
7 Grades & EligibilityStudent athletes are required to be passing all of their classesGrade checks are done by the Athletic Dept every 2 weeks during the season.Any player found with a grade of F has 2 weeks to raise that grade to passing.After that time if the grade is still a F the player is ineligible for games until the grade is raised to passing.It is the coaches decision on whether the player participates in practice.Any player who failed a class for 3rd quarter sits a mandatory of 2 games.
8 School attendance & eligibility Student athletes are required to attend all of their classes during the school day.If you are ABSENT from school for more than HALF the day you are ineligible to practice or play that day.If you have an UNEXCUSED ABSENSE during any part of the school day you are ineligible to practice or play that day.If you are having issues with tardiness you will be suspended from play and practice.
9 PASS YOUR CLASSES GET TO CLASS ON TIME In simpler TERMSPASS YOUR CLASSES GET TO CLASS ON TIME
10 Chemical use & eligibility Student athletes found in possession and/or under the influence of Alcohol, Tobacco, Narcotics are ineligibility from play for 6 weeks (1st offense) and 1 year (2nd offense).Guilty by AssociationYou will get caught.
11 Communication with coaches If a Player or Parent has a question, concern, conflictIt is the PLAYER’S responsibility and obligation to contact the coach.Making/Released from ProgramRole on TeamMissing a Practice/Game
12 Freshmen Tryouts SCHEDULE When: Monday, March 9th & Tuesday, March 10thWhere: Pitch 2 Pitch BurnsvilleTime: 3:30 pm to 6:15 pmTransportation: Bus will be leaving PLHS at 3:30 pm to take ALL Freshmen players to P2P. Bus will also bring you back to P2P. Do not arrange your own transportation. Leave school bags in locker room.
13 Freshmen Tryouts SCHEDULE When: Wednesday, March 11thWhere: Savage Sports DomeTime: 6:20 pm to 9:30 pmTransportation: Need to arrange your own.When: Thursday, March 12thWhere: Twin Oaks Middle SchoolTime: 5:30 pm to 8:45 pm
14 PLAYER RELEASE DAY Freshmen Release Day When: Friday, March 13th Where: Prior Lake High School-Lecture RoomTime: 3:15 pmCoaches: Coach McDonald, Coach Chinn, & Coach FlugAt least 1 coach will meet with each player to inform them of their status in the PLHS baseball programA & B teams will NOT be picked by this dateBring all your school stuff, you will be leaving after your meeting
15 TRYOUT SCHEDULE Sophomore Tryouts When: Monday, March 16th through Thursday, March 19thWhere: Savage Sports DomeTime: Mon - Thurs (10:00 am to 12:30 pm)
16 Junior & Senior Tryouts TRYOUT SCHEDULEJunior & Senior TryoutsWhen: Monday, March 16th through Thursday, March 19thWhere: Savage Sports DomeTime: Mon - Thurs (12:30 pm to 3:00 pm)
17 SOPH/JR/SR Release Day PLAYER RELEASE DAYSOPH/JR/SR Release DayWhen: Friday, March 20thWhere: Prior Lake High SchoolTime: 10:00 amCOACHESSENIORS JUNIORS SOPHS-Nesbitt -Borrell -Lassonde-Geisler -Nagel -McDonald-Amundson
18 TRYOUT / EVALUATION PROCESS You will HIT everyday, you will FIELD everydayEveryone will participate in INF drills & OF drillsPitchers will throw bullpens during tryout weekThere will be a speed/conditioning test everydayTryouts will be PROCESS oriented, not RESULT orientedLooking at: -Physical Skill -Mental Toughness-Athleticism -Versatility-Work ethic -Team/Program need
19 Team breakdown PROGRAM STRUCTURE Varsity team (Seniors – Freshmen) Junior Varsity team (Juniors – Freshmen)Sophomore team (Sophomores Only, typically)Freshmen A & B (Freshmen Only)
20 Filling a roleYou have to be able to fill one of the identified roles in order to make the Prior Lake High School Baseball Program and a team.-Discussions on these roles occur between the coaches throughout the year.-A Player’s role can change through out the year-If you have questions about where you are THE PLAYER needs to ask.
23 catcher SENIORS Tommy Keating Taylor Wildgen JUNIORS Jack Bernick Max Emmerich Austin WarrenSOPHOMORESJared Benson Derrick DolanLucas Pumper Michael Rademacher
24 First baseSENIORS Joe Gutoske Tommy Keating Nick Vaage JUNIORS Jack Bernick Brian Kelly Ben Koopman Jimmy Larson Jason Peter SOPHOMORES Kodi Fezler Carter Niklason Lucas Pumper Sam Schlacter Jack Tadian Cooper Youngs
25 Second base SENIORS Kyle Manderfeld Matt Probst JUNIORS Jake Eitreim Jake Ernste Ben GabbardLawson ZennerSOPHOMORESKeith Berrier-Lemna Billy Bingham Andrew HaefnerTravis Hauge Jacob Hummel Cody KashmarkJames Ludowese Ethan Nelson Seth NelsonJack Nusbaum Jack Renfroe Jack SamsDevin Thompson
26 Third baseSENIORS Joe Pomije Matt Probst JUNIORS Matt Cady Jake Ernste Joe Goodwin Nick Hanson Zac Mealman Nick Raddatz SOPHOMORES Jared Benson Derrick Dolan Andrew Haefner Jacob Hitz Jacob Hummel Chris Johnson John McCaustlin Lucas Pumper Michael Rademacher Ben Rohne Quinn Taney
27 Short stopSENIORS Kyle Manderfeld Matt Probst JUNIORS Ben Gabbard Jake Eitreim Jake Ernste Nick Hanson SOPHOMORES Keith Berrier-Lemna Jacob Hitz Cody Kashmark John McCaustlin Jack Nusbaum Jack Sams Devin Thompson
28 outfield SENIORS JUNIORS Justin Lembeck Kyle Manderfeld Nick VaageTaylor WildgenJUNIORSMatt Cady Max Emmerich Michael FrimanslundBen Gabbard Joe Goodwin Garrett GueltzowBrian Kelly Dusty Olson Nick RaddatzAustin Warren William Williams Lawson Zenner
29 outfield SOPHOMORES Jared Benson Keith Berrier-Lemna Billy Bingham Trey Blanshan Derrick Dolan Kodi FezlerJacob Hadley Jacob Hitz Jacob HummelChris Johnson Cody Kashmark James LudeweseEthan Nelson Seth Nelson Carter NiklasonJack Nushaum Ian O’Connor Michael RademacherJack Renfroe Ben Rohne Sam SchlacterJayden Sheffield Jack Tadian Devin ThompsonCooper Youngs
30 pitcher SENIORS JUNIORS Matt Probst Joe Gutoske Justin Lembeck Joe PomijeMatt ProbstJUNIORSJack Bernick Matt Cady Jake EitreimNick Hanson Brian Kelly Ben KoopmanJimmy Larson Nick Raddatz Austin WarrenWilliam Williams Lawson Zenner
31 pitcher SOPHOMORES Derrick Dolan Kodi Fezler Jake Hadley Travis Hauge Jacob Hitz Chris JohnsonJohn McCaustlin Jack Nusbaum Carter NiklasonIan O’Connor Lucas Pumper Ben RohneJack Sams Sam Schlacter Jayden SheffieldJack Tadian Quinn Taney Devin ThompsonCooper Youngs
32 TRYOUT APPAREL Baseball Hat T-Shirt -White t-shirt with Last name & Tryout Number written on both sidesPants (Sweatpants or baseball pants)Shoes (Turf shoes, gym shoes (No Cleats)CupEquipment – (Glove, Bat, Helmet)
34 Tryout numbersA list of Assigned Tryout Numbers will be ed to you the Sunday evening before your tryoutsAs well as posted on the PLHS Baseball Website.IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO GET YOUR NUMBER AND PUT IT ON YOUR SHIRT
35 Player/parent agreement Players need to turn in a Player/Parent SIGNED Agreement to PLHS athletic office by Tuesday, March 24th 2015In the PLHS 2015 PLAYER HANDBOOKHandbook was ed out to you and also is on the PLHS website.Any player without an signed agreement after March 24th will be ineligible to practice or play until an signed agreement is turned in
36 Last thing before we are done GOLD CARDSOption #1: Do a 1 day Gold Card blitz. You will be required to wake up early on 1 Saturday and sell Gold Cards as a group until they are all goneorOption #2: You are each given 10 to sell on your own time.***If we have cards turned back in with Option #2 we will still have a 1 day blitz