Boris Rothermundt Vice Director of the French Baseball Federation, Coach National Team and Head of Baseball Academy in France.
Lachene Benhamida Director Institute Coaches Formation, head of Baseball5 and Women’s National Team Coach.
The French Baseball Federation offers many opportunities for coaches and players to participate, get better and develop to high levels.
National team was to compete in the Olympic Qualifiers prior to the Pandemic.
Bruce Bochy heading up the top national team.
Coaches education formation.
Coaches have to take several levels of coaching course’s and pass in order to coach certain teams.
Baseball camps are held regionally to teach kids but also have the coaches out to learn.
Academies are set up around the country for the better players to train, compete and go to school.
Women’s Baseball started 2019 and it has been highly successful, why?
Younger academies set up to have an opportunity to go to a top academy in France.
Biggest struggles for baseball in France.
What are the benefits French baseball has to develop players long term.
Most players multi sport athletes?
How does that benefit baseball players?
MLB had games there as early as 1914.
Educating parents and coaches.
We discuss the benefits of Baseball5 and other simulated games at the very young levels.
How are the clubs set up?
How many total players in the country?
How to you get kids to come play the game?
How do you keep them in the game?
Lots to learn,