All coaches must REGISTER to coach each Season for Insurance purposes in our "REGISTER ONLINE" section of the GMBL Website, this is the same location that you actually use to Register your child. You must provide your BIRTHDAY (MM/DD/YY) on your member record to Register due to Age Limits. You must be 21 years of Age to Manage a team, and 18 years of age to Assist.
CAL RIPKEN COACHES CERTIFICATION:(Complete one time, good for life) All managers and coachesmust have completed the Cal Ripken Babe Ruth online coach’s course to manage or coach at GMBL. Failure to comply with these rules may result in the suspension or removal of manager or coach from the team. YOu can complete either the Baseball or Softball version of this Certification. A coach that helps in both, does not need to complete both the Baseball and Softball Certifications.
CBC/SO BACKGROUND CHECKS: (Must be renewed every 3 years)
For the safety of the players, Babe Ruth HQs and GMBL require all Coaches, Assistant Coaches and Parent Helpers regularly on the fields in contact with the players to have a Background Check submitted every 3 Years through Averity - Protect Youth Sports. Please use the following link to submit your application if you have not submitted one in 2013 or 2014. Averity safeguards your personal identify information, GMBL will only be provided the results of the background checks in terms of your record to insure you are safe to coach the players.
CBC/SO Coaches Background Checks *- Updated 9/20/2017 - shows the latest listing of CBC/SO Coach Background Check Status. IF noted in YELLOW or not on the list, you need to apply for a Background Check.
Managers and Coaches *- This is a list of manager and coaches' post game/practice responsibilities. It is taken from the bylaws.