USA Baseball Sport Development’s online education emphasizes a culture of development, safety and fun within the sport through free online training courses and programs focused for players, parents, coaches, and umpires. Through these online educational courses, USA Baseball aims to enhance the game of baseball for all constituents. Courses are offered in both English and Spanish, and are hosted by some of the most esteemed professionals within the game.
Some of the free online education courses include:
- Baserunning Fundamentals, hosted by Manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers, Dave Roberts
- Catching Stances, Receiving, and Blocking, hosted by Manager of the Houston Astros, A. J. Hinch
- Coaching the Basics of Hitting, hosted by Second Baseman for the Houston Astros, José Altuve
- Coaching the Fundamentals of Infield, hosted by Hall of Fame Shortstop for the Cincinnati Reds, Barry Larkin
- Coaching the Pitching Delivery, hosted by Manager of the New York Mets, Mickey Callaway
- Fun at Bat Instructor Course, hosted by former Major League, Michael Cuddyer
- Introduction to Pitch Smart, hosted by Hall of Famer, John Smoltz
- Introduction to Umpiring, hosted by Major League umpire, Dale Scott
- The Confident Baseball Coach, hosted by Manager of the Chicago Cubs, Joe Maddon
- The Play Ball Parent, hosted by General Manager of the Kansas City Royals, Dayton Moore
- And more!