Big Al Coaching Clinic
Pleasanton American Little League wants to alert managers, coaches and parents attend one of best baseball instructional clinics offered! This program is designed to increase the level of fun coaching the game of baseball, while at the same time teaching proper techniques. It's free for you to attend!
Date: Saturday, January 31, 2015
Cost: Free (To all PALL Parents and Coaches)
HOST: CALIFORNIA DISTRICT 57 (PALL's Little League District)
Place: Dougherty Valley HS
10550 Albion Road, San Ramon Ca 94582
Bring your glove and wear soft sole shoes and comfortable clothes & come to the training sessions prepared to participate. (Coaches and Parents only, no kids).
MORNING TRAINING SESSION (Coaches/Parents of players 4-8 yrs)
Learn how to introduce the skills of the game in a creative, fun and effective way. Experience Big Al's complete practice planning approach that your players and their parents will love. Training for coaches, managers & parents "rookies" and "veterans".
8:00 AM - Registration
8:30 AM to 12:00 PM - Hands on Training
AFTERNOON TRAINING SESSION (Coaches/Parents of players 9-12 yrs)
Learn how to teach the fundamental skills of the game and plan fun and effective practices. Experience Big Al's "Teach it- Try it- Game it"" approach! Includes drills, games & fun activities focused on engaging & developing all the players on your team. Training for baseball and softball coaches and managers; "rookies" and "veterans".
12:00 PM - Registration
12:30PM to 4:30 PM - Hands on Training
More Information: Big Al Flyer
Hosted by Pleasanton Little Leagues
Calling All Umpires:
This clinic (Beginning Mechanics) is free and open to coaches, players, parents, board members or others interested in umpiring for the 2015 regular season. All 1st and 2nd year umpires from PALL are required to attend.
League Age 12 (check with your leagues for some exceptions)
Sign up via email (see below) by Wednesday, February 4th. Please email with following information:
- Email Address
- League (e.g. PALL, PNLL, PFLL)
- Years of Umpiring Experience
- Age (if Junior Umpire)
- Highest Level of Baseball Experience (e.g. AAA, Majors, etc.)
Please arrive 15 minutes early to check in.
- Date: Sunday, February 8th
- Time: 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
- Location: Sports Park near Field 5
Contact: Brad Wong (PALL UIC) at firstname.lastname@example.org
Alerting All Parents with Children born after January 1, 2006
Statement From Little League International:
In April 2014, the International Congress approved the new league age determination amendment for Little League Baseball. To implement the new amendment, it was decided to include a three-year waiting period to execute the change, starting in 2018. Questions from the field were raised about the impact the change would have on players that were currently league age 8 under the traditional system. Using feedback from Little League parents through our District Administrators, the Little League International Board of Directors adjusted the April-approved implementation strategy in order to modify the impact on all of our minor and major division players. The adjustment also allows for an easier transition for players in the early years of Little League participation.
As a result of this recent adjustment to the implementation strategy, effective immediately, any player born on or after January 1, 2006 who will turn the ages of 4-9 during the 2015 calendar year will be eligible to participate in a local Little League program and will use the new age determination date of December 31 for the remainder of their Little League Baseball career.
Summary of Change:
Little League is adjusting the way they determine the "League Age" of children from a April 30th deadline (i.e. May 1st to April 30th) to a calendar year (i.e. January 1st to December 31st).
Effective immediately all Little League will be following this chart on age (for those born after January 1, 2006):
Impact on PALL
Any children with a birthday after January 1, 2006 could have their League Age pushed up 1 year (see chart above).
Given that change you now have an option to move into a different level of play (see Level Descriptions for more information of the different levels).
If you would like to move divisions, you will need to do the following (based on your age change):
- Contact the PALL Registrar and let him know of your change (email@example.com). For example, my son Joe Smith is currently signed up for Farm and I would like to move him to Minor A given the age change.
- If you are moving into AA or AAA; you are required to attend the next/final evaluations which will take place on January 10th (see the PALL Website for further information on location/times).
Important Note: Given AA/AAA are draft level divisions, if you do not attend evaluations then you won't be able to be drafted into these divisions.
Please Note: There has been many discussions on this age change at the District and International Little League levels (debating pros and cons of this age change). To be in compliance with Little League, PALL will implement the change this year. You do NOT need to move your son up a level; it is up to the parent's discretion.
The PALL Board
Spring 2015 Registration Open!
Time to begin thinking about the 2015 Little League Baseball season. It may seem like Spring is a long way off, but not to the PALL Board. We are busy preparing to make the 2015 season the best ever for our Little Leaguers.
So, what do we need from you? It is important that all players who are interested in playing for PALL register early. This helps us plan for the number of coaches, equipment, field space, uniforms, etc. and will also help you avoid late fees.
If you are new to Pleasanton American Little League, you will first need to make sure that you live in the PALL boundaries, you can do so at the League Boundaries Page.
If you are a returning PALL 2014 family, the registration process is easy! Simply go to the Registration Page and log-in using the e-mail address and password from the 2014 season. We promise, all of your information will carry over from the previous season. If you cannot find your information, please try another e-mail address before contacting the league registrar.
PALL proudly offers baseball for children between the ages of 4 and 18. Full level descriptions can be found at our FAQ Page.
Before registering, please be aware of the following:
- We suggest that you use the email address at which you received this message as your primary email address for log in purposes.
- Please verify the information you see. If you would like to update, add or remove an e-mail address, please make the changes under the Parents section of our website.
For Additional FAQ about First Time Login, visit our First Time Login Page.
Friend RequestsTBall/Farm/Minor A divisions may request a friend or manager/coach. We will try to accommodate all requests on a best efforts basis, but there are no guarantees.
Interested in Becoming a Coach or Team Manager?When registering your child please fill out the Volunteer Form and Coaching Application Information. Little League International requires All Managers and Coaches to fill out the volunteer form online and provide all required information including SS# and Drivers License. Once the Managers and Coaches are selected they will be notified by the Level Director.
If you have any question, please contact us via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
PALL Board of Directors
Field Condition Updates
To check field status for all Pleasanton City fields call 931.5360 or go to Pleasanton Field Conditions