Wayland Little League Coach extraordinaire Eddie Bumstead leading from the front.
Wayland Little League is an all-volunteer, "parent powered" organization who rely on as many parents and guardians like you getting involved in anyway they can.
We ask and encourage for you to get involved, especially with coaching, without coaching and volunteers there would be no season, so please consider participating in any way you can.
We are currently planning for the upcoming season and need your assistance as we are in the process of setting up the leagues, coaches and key positions.
Head Coaches: We are always looking for parents to help with the program – particularly with the younger grades. If you have played baseball in High School and/or College and would be interested in coaching please reach out and let us know!
The head coach is responsible for:
- Practice scheduling and practice plans
- Game schedules / rearranging games etc.
- Creating team line-ups.
- Managing the game,
- Communicating with the other teams head coach
- Communicating with the umpire staff.
Assistant Coaches: Assists the head coach with practices and games. Takes on the duties of the head coach in his/her absence. Assistant coaches will help with things such as:
- Assisting the team coach.
- Assisting with or running team practices
- Bench Coach - keeping the batting line up moving or helping the catcher on with their equipment.
- Base Coach during a game.
- Score Keeper
- Pitch Counter
Team Managers: We looking to have one parent manager for each team. Team Managers are generally are responsible for all team administration / email communication relative to practices and games etc. Other responsibilities would include assisting with transportation and other team requirements not directly linked with playing.
Additionally the manager will help coordinate raffle sales for their team and help coordinate any team specific events.
Team Scorekeeper: Responsible keeping score with the official score book and reporting scores for each game.
In accordance with Massachusetts state law and Little League Regulations, All coaches and managers must register to be assigned to a team. If you want to participate with your child's team you must successfully complete the WLL registration process.
To register as a coach assistant coach or other volunteer positions follow these steps
REGISTER WITH WLL AS A COACH
If you do not already have an account with Wayland Little League you will need to register an account with this website. Click "Register" on the black menu at the very top of this page. Follow the steps to create your account. (The account must be in your given name) When you have an account please sign in to it.
Next, click "Registration" on the main website menu. (see below)
Next select "Registration Listing" from the dropdown menu.(see below)
You will be presented with a choice from another drop down menu.
Select "Volunteer" from the menu (see below) and then scroll down to see the program you wish to volunteer for.
Scroll down and find the program you wish to register for (there may be several active for different sports / programs)
Click "Register" to begin the registration process. (see below)
Your registration will be reviewed and you will be notified if you have successfully been accepted as a Wayland Little League coach for the respective season.
COMLETE CORI PROCESS
COMLETE THE LITTLE LEAGUE BACKGROUND CHECK PROCESS