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Third Annual District Administrators Training Session for New, First-Year DAs to be Streamed Live

Third Annual District Administrators Training Session for New, First-Year DAs to be Streamed Live


The New and First-Year DA Training presentations will be webcast live over the Internet on Little League TV and Livestream.

The webcast is scheduled to begin on Friday, Oct. 11, at 9 a.m., Eastern U.S. time, with an address from Stephen D. Keener, President and Chief Executive Officer for Little League Baseball and Softball and Dr. Davie Jane Gilmour, Chairman of the Little League International Board of Directors. All sessions listed below are scheduled to begin on Eastern U.S. time.

Mr. Keener will participate in a Question-and-Answer session on Friday at 4:30 p.m. Eastern U.S. Time.

This free live webcast will offer an overview of the roles and responsibilities of the volunteer district administrator position.

Featured during the two days of training will be discussions that highlight specific programs, such as Little League Softball, the Challenger Division and Urban Initiative. During the training, presentations by members of the Little League International staff, will introduce the new and first-year DAs to several departments and explain their resources.

The agenda of discussions is provided below.

New, First-Year District Administrator Training Agenda
(All sessions Eastern U.S. Time)

Friday, October 11, 2013
9:00 AM – Introductions and open – Stephen D. Keener, President and CEO, Little League International
9:30 AM – Expectations and Role of the DA – Nick Caringi, Senior Assistant Director of Operations and Education
     - Chain of Command and Service
     - Structuring your District
     - Accounting and Finances
1:15 PM – Marketing of Little League – Liz Brown, Vice President of Marketing and Strategic Partnerships
2:15 PM – Communications and Media Guidelines – Wayne Henninger Senior Communications Executive
3:30 PM – Using the Datacenter as a tool – Barry Grove, Director of Information Services
4:30 PM – Steve Keener Questions and Answers session

Saturday, October 12, 2013
9:00 AM – District Insurance Coverage – Brent Stahlnecker, Assistant Director of Risk Management, Insurance Operations
9:30 AM – ASAP Planning and Preparation / Background Checks – Jim Ferguson, Assistant Director of Risk Management, Safety
10:45 AM – 10 Common Issues with Regulations / Forms / Processes / Charter Committee – Pat Wilson
12: 15 PM – DA Training Initiatives – Nick Caringi
1:30 PM – DA Role in League Development / Retention – Dan Velte, Director of League Development and Affiliation
2:30 PM – Softball – Director of Softball Development
3:15 PM – Challenger Division – Sam Ranck, Director of the Challenger Division & League Development Manager
3:45 PM – Urban Initiative – Demiko Ervin, Director of Little League Urban Initiative
4:45 PM – Questions and Answers on the Day’s Presentations

We hope you will join us!


Patrick W. Wilson
Senior Vice President of Operations and Program Development
Little League International