02/03/14 – Baseball Rules Clinic now available for Coaches/Umpires

February 3, 2014 Baseball Blog Updates

The 2014 KHSAA/NFHS Baseball Rules Clinic for all coaches and umpires is now online.

Athletic Directors – see the information below in bold type to assist you in checking on your coaches to make sure they have met the requirement. As a reminder, all coaches (head and assistant) are required to complete the clinic.

The window for the free online clinic is Feb. 3 – April 18.

Rules Clinics

2/1 to 4/18, for 2014, the Baseball Clinic will be online only and may be viewed by coaches and officials at no charge during this period.

4/19 to 5/10 for 2014, the Baseball Clinic will be online only and may be viewed by coaches and officials for the makeup fee ($100) during this period.

5/11 to 5/18 for 2014, the Baseball Clinic will be online only and may be viewed by coaches and officials for the makeup fee ($300) per the Bylaw 27 schedule during this period. After this time, postseason penalties per Bylaw 27 will apply.

The presentation can be viewed from any computer, and is a web-based flash video product that should be viewable through any web browser.  Once you advanced to the last slide of the presentation, correspondence is automatically generated to the KHSAA so that you can receive credit. If the presentation is not completed, your coach will not receive credit.

Athletic Directors – You can check to see that your coach has completed the clinic by going to the members school page and choosing the “maintain school personnel” link. Once the clinic is complete there will be a Clinic OK notification next to the name of your coach.

For member schools (Coaches), the clinics are located on the member schools only area. To access the clinic, go to http://schools.khsaa.org and click on the link that says “Online Rules Clinics.” If you have any trouble finding that link, you can type the following URL into your Internet browser. http://schools.khsaa.org/rule_clinics/

For officials, the clinics are located on the Officials Division page. To access the clinic, go to http://officials.khsaa.org log in and click the link that says “Links for Licensed or Prospective Officials.”

Please make sure you log in, whether you are a coach or official. If you simply watch the public version without logging in, you will not receive credit for the clinic nor will you receive credit by logging on and using someone else’s log-in and password information. If you have trouble logging into the system, contact the KHSAA offices at 859-299-5472.

(If your coach was in attendance and signed in at the Baseball Coaches Conference-KHSAA Rules Clinic in Louisville on Jan. 18, then please disregard this reminder. Umpires that are registered to attend the KHSAA Umpire Camp at Elizabethtown on Feb. 22 will receive clinic credit).

Baseball Part 2 Test for Umpires

The window to complete the NFHS Baseball Part 2 Exam is March 24-April 6.

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