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Your baseball team’s skills are only as good as your coaching

Help your baseball players improve their hitting and throwing mechanics, athleticism and confidence with our online baseball coaching program.

Our structured online coaching program will provide you with the latest drills, exercises, practice plans and valuable troubleshooting tips to help you improve your team’s baseball skills.

This program will walk you step-by-step through every aspect of organizing and running an effective and efficient baseball practice for your team, so you can confidently teach your baseball players the skills they need to be successful in this game.

Improve your team's hitting mechanics and performance at the plate

Create consistency and improve performance at the plate with our hitting dailies and tee drills that teach proper swing mechanics.

Improve your team's throwing/pitching mechanics

One of the components of our program is dedicated to improving your players’ throwing mechanics and arm strength through a series of drills.

Troubleshoot and Correct Common Issues

Coach Mark goes over the most common mistakes youth baseball players make and how to fix them including hitting, fielding and throwing mechanics.

Improve athleticism in your players

Our dynamic warmup exercises and sprinting drills will help develop your team’s speed, agility, strength and balance on and off the field.

Improve your team's fielding skills and baseball IQ

Our series of fielding dailies will help improve your team’s fielding skills. Coach Mark also shares his coaching tips and strategies to help improve your palyers’ baseball IQ.

Practice plans, drills, exercises and more!

You’ll be provided with printable practice plans, coaching tips, tools and proven game day strategies to help improve your team’s performance.

Introducing Launch Coaches

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The Launch Coaches Program Lineup

The program consists of 12 training modules that make up the core program foundation.

Each section is designed to demonstrate proper mechanics for the purpose of creating and building consistency and confidence, and improving upon your players’ overall baseball skills and athleticism.

Module 1: The Fundamentals

Module 4: Hitting Dailies

Module 7: Throwing Drills

Module 10: Troubleshooting

Module 2: Dynamic Warmup

Module 5: Throwing Dailies

Module 8: Tee Drills

Module 11: Coaching Tools

Module 3: Athletic Development

Module 6: Fielding Dailies

Module 9: Base Running

Module 12: Coaching Tips

Module 1: The Fundamentals

Module 2: Dynamic Warmup

Module 3: Athletic Development

Module 4: Hitting Dailies

Module 5: Throwing Dailies

Module 6: Fielding Dailies

Module 7: Throwing Drills

Module 8: Tee Drills

Module 9: Base Running

Module 10: Troubleshooting

Module 11: Coaching Tools

Module 12: Coaching Tips

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“Carson’s hitting has really improved. In his last 3 games he has hit 3 doubles, a triple and a home run…. so thank you. What a 180 from where he was a week ago. His approach at the plate has been much better! Many thanks!!”

– Derek, North Vancouver

Here’s What You Get

If you are one of the coaches selected to be part of the first run of our beta program, you’ll receive two year access to the Online Coaching Program (including the finalized program that will be released next spring) and all future updates, plus…

Practice Plans + Coach's Manual

PDFs to reference all drills and exercises including number of reps. They also include game day prep, coaching tips and strategy.

Video Demonstrations

Over 25 video demos that can be streamed on any device (computer, tablet or phone – wifi or data required).

Group Q&A Session (Live)

Get all your coaching questions answered by Coach Mark Pottie in a live, online group Q&A session.

MOBILE AND TABLET FRIENDLY

work at your own pace

two YEAR ACCESS

Meet Your Instructor

Mark Pottie is the Head Coach of the Junior North Shore Twins (16U) in the BC Premier Baseball League. He is also the Co-Founder, Coach and Director of Player Development of Vancouver Baseball Academy.

Baseball Credentials

  • Fall 2019–Present: Head Coach, Junior North Shore Twins (16U)
  • 2016-2019: Hitting/Conditioning Coach, Junior North Shore Twins (16U)
  • 2014–Present: Co-Founder & Coach, Vancouver Baseball Academy
  • Level II – Coaching Certificate
  • Dalhousie University Varsity Baseball Player
  • Assistant Coach, Team Nova Scotia – 15U AAA Canadian Nationals
  • Assistant Coach, Team BC – 15U AAA Canadian Nationals (2018 Bronze Medalist)

Frequently Asked Questions

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If you still have questions about our program, please email us directly at: hello@launchbaseballacademy.com.

+ What do you mean by "Beta" program?

This is the first run of our program, and thereby not the “polished” finalized version.

We are accepting a select number of parent coaches to run through the first round of this program, giving us their feedback and program requests to help us fully develop the final version that will be released in the spring of 2022.

All beta participants will also get an additional one year access to the finalized version.

+ Why do I have to apply to the beta program?

We are running a beta program by application only to make sure we enroll coaches that meet our program requirements and who will provide us with valuable feedback in order to deliver the best possible program.

+ How much does the beta program cost?

If accepted, the beta program will cost $150CAD which will grant you two years access to the membership site.

The price of the beta program includes:
– Access to the beta program in 2021
– Access to the finalized program in Spring 2022 (valued at $250)
– Invited to a live, online group Q&A session with Coach Mark Pottie to get all your coaching questions answered (valued at $50)

+ When will the Program be available?

The beta program will be available by the end of June. Some modules may not be available at the time of the release as we’re developing some of the content with the feedback and input of our beta participants.

+ How long do I have access the Program?

You have two years access to the program at which point your membership will automatically renew annually (at the discounted beta price).

You can cancel at any time.

+ What do I need to access the Program?

You will need access to a phone, computer or tablet with internet access to be able to login and view the program videos, as well as attend the online Q&A session.

+ Where do I access the Program?

The program will be accessible in our private, membership website. Upon purchase, you will fill out your username and password to be able to log and access the program material.

+ What age range is this program for?

This program is suitable for parents who are coaching baseball players from ages 7-14 years old.

+ Do you offer a discounts for multiple coaches/parents?

We are not currently offering a team discount for the beta program, since it’s by application only and it has already been discounted substantially.

However, when the finalized program is released next spring, we will be offering a team discount for multiple parents/coaches.

+ Do you offer refunds?

Due to the nature of the online program, we do not offer any refunds. All sales are final.

If you have questions about the program that are not answered in our FAQ section, please feel free to email us at: hello@launchbaseballacademy.com.

Improve your team’s baseball skills, athleticism and confidence with our online coaching program

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