3 Extension Semester Credits
Proper planning creates good management. Good management means developing skills and habits that bring about good teams and reduce the chances of injuries. This course will give you tools and encouragement to become a better planner and manager on the playing field and throughout your life.
Reading assignments will be from given website resources found throughout the course.
Open and read the Syllabus which includes Objectives and a Grading Rubric. You may want to print it.
Read and complete assignments for each Session. Links to Each Session and materials needed to complete the assignments are located under the heading of Course Assignments and Resources. You will type your responses offline in your own document that you will later upload for grading. See the DropBox at the top of the course page.
When you have completed your assignments, post all coursework at one time in the Completed Coursework DropBox at the top of the course.
1. Recognize the significance of the individual within your team planning.
2. Develop long and short term planning that produces a positive, calm, caring, and confident coach.
3. Account for risk management in all phases of planning.
4. Be able to transfer coaching expertise in planning to other important aspects of life.
California teaching credentials: English, Health, Physical Education.
High School Teacher 30 years - English 11 years, Health Education 5 years, Physical Education 17 years.
Distinguished Teacher Award: Rancho Bernardo HS, Granada HS, Amador Valley HS.
High School Baseball Coach 30 years: Rancho Bernardo, Granada, Amador Valley, San Ramon Valley. Multiple League and CIF Championships.
Youth Baseball Coach 10 years: Three Babe Ruth World Series Championships.
Baseball Camps 30 years: Owner, Coordinator, Instructor.
College Baseball Coach 2 years: Pitching coach Menlo College, San Diego City College.
Division 1 Baseball Player 4 years: University of San Diego.
“I am passionate about health, fitness and lifelong learning. I teach because everyone, especially teenagers, need support and guidance in their physical, emotional and social wellness. I am driven to leave a positive impact on every person I meet.”
Personal: Married, two children, dog, snake. Family is extremely important.
Interests: Mountains, Beach, Travel, Fishing, Hiking, Skiing, Fitness, Photography, Reading and Writing.