A Coach’s Journey: An interview with Jamie Heflin

James Heflin Head Softball Coach, Wheat Ridge High School Wheat Ridge, Colorado 14U and 18U Club Coach 11 years of coaching   What was your best worst moment in...

Time to PARTY!

One of the many highlights of Be the Best is the after-hours Coaches’ Party on Friday night. This informal gathering is where attendees and speakers mix and mingle,...

Softball Speaker Schedule is Here!

Be the Best is just a few weeks away! And, as we all know, at this time of year, it’ll fly by faster than a fast pitch in a fast-paced softball game. So, make your move...

Why do coaches coach?

Coaches coach for many different reasons. Some want to give back. To the game, to the community, to the people who helped them along the way. Others are motivated by...

Why Coaches’ Conventions are Worth the Investment

Even if you’re the winningest coach your organization has ever seen, the best sign caller east of the Mississippi or know how to motivate players better than anyone...

Why Continue Your Coaching Education?

Be the Best Baseball and Softball Coaches' Convention is a great place to up your game as a coach. You spend three days learning from the best, sharing with other...

Be the Best Announces Softball Speaker Line-up

If you want to be the best, you want to learn from the best. This year, Be the Best brings you the best of the best in an unparalleled roster of softball speakers who...

LONNI ALAMEDA COMES TO BE THE BEST

There’s something special about the way Lonni Alameda coaches. When her team gets tossed to the loser’s bracket, she doesn’t toss in the towel. Instead, she just digs...

Thursday, January 17 – Saturday, January 19, 2019

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A Coach’s Journey

A Coach’s Journey: Phil Forbes III

Phil Forbes III Head Baseball Coach Menchville High School Newport News, Virginia USA TODAY’s Coach of the Year, 2009 In 2009, all nine starters went on to play college baseball. Ever since I was a high school athlete I knew I wanted to become a coach. Luckily, my...

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Guest Speaker Posts

What is Effective Velocity? by Perry Husband

2017 was most definitely the ‘year of the homerun’.  All the experts, the same ones calling for changes in the rules to help the feeble offense of just a couple of years ago, got their wish of more offense.  The 2017 HR tally shattered every other year, topping over...

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