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This section of the web site was added to provide a central location for all coaching-related information. Feel free to check back often for updates.

 

Welcome to the spring 2018 season coaches.

Thank you for volunteering your time. This section of the site was put together to provide guidance on what we expect from you throughout the season.

 

Field Maintenance

Want to see the right way to maintain WHLL fields?  Click here to view how to do it the right way.

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Rainout / Reschedule procedure

In the event games are cancelled due to weather, the following will happen:

  1. League will cancel games on the WHLL website, which will automatically notify all coaches and parents.
  2. WHLL Director of Scheduling will coordinate rescheduing of games and notify the affected coaches.
  3. Game schedule will be updated on web site once revised schedule is complete.

For questions on game reschedules, please contact WHLL Director of Scheduling, Rob Howe @

Scoreboard Controllers

All scoreboards will be turned on prior to the start of all games. Coaches are encouraged to find a volunteer to score the game. Scoreboard controllers can be picked up from - and returned to - the Field 2 equpiment shed. 

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Field Status

Please use the web site as your primary source for field status. The town makes a call on field closures by 3 p.m., and the league makes every effort to update the field status by 3;30 p.m. on weekdays and 7:30 a.m. on weekends. 

Game Schedules

Game schedules were released, and a few tweaks were made. Please be sure to review your schedules accordingly. Many of the tweaks were to balance the number of times each team plays @ UConn. Some game times were changed, so please check your schedules accordingly.

Web site

Did you know you can check your rosters, and communicate to the team via the WHLL web stie? Check out the coaches' guide here (https://leagueathletics.com/Help/coach-guide/index.shtml) to learn more about how to log in and access this information.  

Practice Reminders

Please communicate / complete the following as part of your next practice:

  • Hand out medical release forms - These were included in your coaches' packet. Please hand these out at your first practice, and ask parents to sign/return as soon as possible. Forms can be returned to your Division Director. Electronic copies fo the form can be accessed by clicking here.
  • Hand out raffle tickets - This is single handedly WHLL's biggest fundraiser. Please distribute the raffle tickets ASAP, and remind parents they must be returned to you no later than Saturday, May 28, 2016. Coaches should then turn their raffle tickets & funds into Jeff Cianflone. For more information, please contact Jeff Cianflone @  
  • Parents' Night Out Reminder - Please remind your parents that tickets are available for the April 30 Parents' Night Out at Renbrook School. Tickets are $25/each, and can be purchased online.  
  • Schedule - Games will start the week of April 25. Schedules will be posted to the web site shortly. Parents will be notified once the schedules are live.
  • Opening Day ceremony - This year's Opening Day ceremony will be Sunday, May 1. Stay tuned for more information.

Thanks again for all that you do for WHLL!

 

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March 31, 2016 edition.

Coaches' meeting is complete. Rosters were distributed. PCA clinic went real well. Now you need is your gear and to reach out to your players to welcome them to the 2016 spring season.

Equipment pickup

Coaches can pickup equipment on Friday, April 1, 2016 from 6-7 p.m, and Saturday, April 2, 2016 from 9-10 a.m. @ the WHLL UConn complex. Equipment can be picked up from the euipment shed located behind left field of Field 1 (Majors).

Practices

The town has not released the fields to WHLL yet. Official practices may not start until Saturday, April 2. If the infields are muddy, please limit practices to the outfield grass and batting cage areas.

Practice Reminders

Please communicate / complete the following as part of your next practice:

  • Hand out medical release forms - These were included in your coaches' packet. Please hand these out at your first practice, and ask parents to sign/return as soon as possible. Forms can be returned to your Division Director. Electronic copies fo the form can be accessed by clicking here.
  • Hand out raffle tickets - This is single handedly WHLL's biggest fundraiser. Please distribute the raffle tickets ASAP, and remind parents they must be returned to you no later than Saturday, May 28, 2016. Coaches should then turn their raffle tickets & funds into Jeff Cianflone. For more information, please contact Jeff Cianflone @  
  • Parents' Night Out Reminder - Please remind your parents that tickets are available for the April 30 Parents' Night Out at Renbrook School. Tickets are $25/each, and can be purchased online.  
  • Schedule - Games will start the week of April 25. Schedules will be posted to the web site shortly. Parents will be notified once the schedules are live.
  • Opening Day ceremony - This year's Opening Day ceremony will be Sunday, May 1. Stay tuned for more information.

Rules

Before you take the field for your first game, take a few moments to familiarize yourself with your division-specific rules.

To view these rules, go to About WHLL > League Rules.

Field Closures

In the event fields are closed, we will update the Field Status on the home page by 3:30 p.m.

Safety Manual

Please take some time to look over the WHLL Safety Manual, which contains key contact information for league personnel in the event of an emergency.

 

Thanks again for all that you do for WHLL!