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Are we done yet?

May 10th, 2018 by

Improvement has been DRASTIC this year. I’d imagine any 5-year old would improve quite a bit due to the number …

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Practice Planning Sketch & Foul Line Drill

April 18th, 2018 by

I love hosting Coaching Clinics because conversations can and do go in very different directions.  When discussing catch-play, for example, …

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Water Balloon Batting Practice

April 10th, 2018 by

It’s a simple concept. It’s cheap. It’s fun. It’s… WATER BALLOON BATTING PRACTICE (view full drill here) Here are some fun …

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Drill Library

Complete access to Dugout Captain's proprietary instructional library. Created from real-life experience working with the most challenging athletes, drill details include video, text, diagram, and patented DC Keys to provide tricks and tips to save time and frustration.

Practice Plan

200+ ready-made and professionally programmed team practice plans, built with the drills from the DC Library. Each plan includes notes specific to that drills use at that practice for that age level. Plans available by age and by time length - edit a plan with the DC Clipboard to best fit your crew!

Skill Training

Coach-the-Coach lessons for training pitching, hitting, infield, and the catcher position. Provide your athlete with a plan.

Curriculum

The DC Athlete Development Plan provides a standardized curriculum for coaches, teams, and leagues. With bullet-point development objectives organized by age level, the curriculum is a running narrative to guide and support the volunteer coach. DC Practice Plans combine to achieve these objectives, and provide the coaching roadmap to effectively and efficiently expose the athletes to all of the goals laid out by the curriculum.

Clipboard

Dugout Captain's proprietary Virtual Clipboard technology (patent-pending) is the unique tool that allows users to apply instructional content to the ball field. Build or borrow a practice plan onto the clipboard, then share an interactive plan to assistant coaches and team families. Share a homework drill with a struggling team member, or use DC's Skill Training Lessons to train your own athlete in hitting, pitching, infield, or the catching position.

Coach’s training and preparation is something the AABC takes very seriously. We are proud to partner with Dugout Captain, a trailblazer in providing online coaching support tools, and share common goals of improving the quality of play and making baseball fun again. I encourage AABC League Presidents and Board Members to consider a partnership with Dugout Captain.

Richard Neely
President, American Amateur Baseball Congress (AABC)

Dugout Captain provides a new and fun resource for player development and training. More importantly, DC assists Dixie Youth Baseball parents and coaches to make practicing fun, while helping to develop baseball skills, solid character traits, and championship mindsets. I encourage Dixie Youth League Presidents and Board Members to consider a partnership with Dugout Captain.

Wes Skelton
Commissioner, Dixie Youth Baseball

One of the things we haven’t done a very good job of is providing education tools to our coaches. I encourage PONY League Presidents and Board Members to consider a partnership with Dugout Captain. The tools, resources, & training available, along with the passion & leadership at DC, is sorely needed.

Abe Key
President and CEO PONY Baseball and Softball

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