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Save Big on August 18th!
by posted 08/01/2018


Exclusive Savings Event for VLL Members!

DICK'S Sporting Goods at Fair Lakes is holding a Vienna Little League Fall Ball Day on Saturday, August 18th! Save 20% throughout the store when you show them the discount code on the special flyer. 

To see what gear you'll need for Fall Ball, click here

Download the flyer now!

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Interested in Umpiring this Fall?
by posted 07/27/2018


 

UMPIRE CLINICS - Fall 2018

 

 
 

 

 

Umpire Training classes that are currently scheduled:

If you have previously umpired there is no need to retake the classes. If you are a new umpire you must attend two classes prior to getting any assignments. You must be, at minimum, league age 12! No exceptions!!!  There are two type of classes, Classroom and Field training. You must take each type of class. Also, you MUST take the Classroom training prior to taking Field Training.

Class 1: Classroom Training - Tuesday August 14, 5:30pm - 8:30pm, Valliere room @ Yeonas Park.
Class 2: Classroom Training - Monday August 20, 5:30pm - 8:30pm, Valliere room @ Yeonas Park.
Class 3: Field Training - Thursday August 23, 5:30pm - 8:30pm, Rhodes Field @ Yeonas Park.

The Valliere room is to the left side of the snack bar as you are walking up the parking lot towards Rhodes field. It is indoors, so no matter the weather we will have the training. The field training is somewhat dependent on weather conditions. I will make every effort to update those registered for the class.

If you want to take a class, please send me an email at Mitchman10@yahoo.com and let me know what classes you are taking. I would like the umpire's name, email address, phone number, and classes they plan to attend.

Especially with the field training, we need to keep classes from getting too large. So if the class gets too large I will not allow any walk-ups.

If you are an adult who wants to umpire, please email me directly @at mitchman10@yahoo.com!

 

VLL offers competitive compensation for umpires: 

Minors Games

$35 Home Plate

$20 Bases

Majors Games

$55 Home Plate

$30 bases

Thanks,
Mitch Hiller
Umpire in Chief
VLL

 

 

 

 

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Congrats & Thanks!
by posted 07/17/2018


Congratulations and Thanks to our All Stars

 

Congratulations to all of VLL's 2018 All Star teams!

 

 
We are proud to announce that our American League 10s and 11s teams earned the District Championship banners!  As the 11s team moves on to the regional tournament, you can follow their progress by clicking here (or go direclty to the Level 9-11 State Tournament Website here). 
 
A HUGE thanks goes out to the many parents and fans who helped the teams prepare and play games, especially:
 
Steve Jreige
Donn Salvosa
Bollini Family
Dorsey Family
Salvo Family
 
Way to go, VLL!
 
 
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Diamond Talk: July 31st Issue
by posted 06/20/2018


July 31, 2018 Issue
  • LAST CALL - Fall Ball Registration Ends Tonight
  • NEW - Fall Ball Managers Needed
  • NEW - Congrats to our All Stars!
  • NEW - Nats Youth Day for VLL on Sept. 23rd
  • NEW - Board Elections Coming Soon
  • NEW - Next PCA Training on Sept. 5th
  • NEW - Umpire Training in August
  • Pitcher's Edge Summer Camps & Instruction in August
  • PitchHitRun Summer Camp in August
  • PowerU Summer Camps in August
  • C5T Baseball Academy Training through August
 
 
 
Fall Ball Registration CLOSES Tonight 

 

Only a few more HOURS left to register for Fall BallNew this year, we are excited to launch a "Fall Juniors" Program for our rising League Age 5 and 6 year olds. This Sunday-only program will provide an opportunity for our youngest veterans to participate in a fun, supplemental season with a relaxed environment for managers, parents, and players alike. This will supplement our existing Single A, AA, AAA, and Majors offerings for rising League Age 7-12 year olds. 

Click here to register for Fall Ball now. 

 
 
Call for Fall Ball Managers 
 

Interested in being a Manager for a Fall Ball team? We still have a few spots to fill for Juniors, Single A, AA, and AAA levels. If you have questions or would like to step up, please email Fall Ball Director Andy Dinn at  .  

 
 
Congrats to our Virginia State Runner-up All Star Team!
 

Big congratulations are in order for the Vienna American 9-11 All Star Team, who made it all the way to the State Championship! They faced five tough teams on their way to claim the very respectible runner-up spot. Way to go, team!


 

Nats Youth Sports Day for VLL Players and Families

Specially priced tickets for September 23rd game

 
The Washington Nationals are hosting VLL players, coaches, families, and friends for Youth Sports Day. Come see the Nationals play the Mets on Sunday, September 23 at 1:35pm. Tickets are $25 each and a portion of every ticket sold benefits Vienna Little League. 
 

All fans who purchase a ticket to Youth Sports Day will be invited to participate in a pregame parade around the warning track. The first 1,000 kids to arrive in line for the parade wearing their youth sports jerseys will receive a pair of Nationals socks and a set of Nationals eye black stickers, courtesy of Inova Children's Hospital. In addition, kids 12 & under are invited to run the bases following the game.

The deadline to purchase tickets is September 16th before midnight. To get your tickets now, click here

 

VLL Board of Directors Elections

Each September, Vienna Little League holds its Annual Membership Meeting and Board of Directors Election. As plans begin for the meeting - date and time to be announced soon - we are actively seeking members who may be interested in serving on our Board. Nominees will be determined in the next couple weeks and ballots will be published in August.  If you are interested in serving our very special league, please email us at info@vll.org.

 

PCA Training Workshop for Fall Ball Managers and Coaches

Coaches who have not yet taken Postive Coaching Alliance (PCA) Training, could use a refresher, or have not yet participated in the workshop, there is a PCA Coach Workshop scheduled for September 5th from 7-8pm (checkin at 6:30pm) at the Vienna Community Center. For more information about PCA, click here.

 

Umpire Training in August

Interested in Umpiring? 

VLL is looking for Umpires this fall! If you are League Age 12 or older, you can be trained this summer to umpire at games this fall. You If you are a new umpire you must attend two classes. First, you must take a Classroom Training class, followed by a Field Training class. Here are training dates and times for August:

  • Class 1: Classroom Training - Tuesday August 14, 5:30pm - 8:30pm, Valliere room @ Yeonas Park
  • Class 2: Classroom Training - Monday August 20, 5:30pm - 8:30pm, Valliere room @ Yeonas Park
  • Class 3: Field Training - Thursday August 23, 5:30pm - 8:30pm, Rhodes Field @ Yeonas Park

For more information about umpiring, click here. To sign up for classes, email Mitch Hiller at Mitchman10@yahoo.com. 

 

Pitcher's Edge Summer Camp & Instruction

Injury Prevention/ Increase Performance 

Offering High Level PRIVATE & SMALL GROUP Instruction and Programming that is proven to produce results and increase performance. Specializing in baseball instruction based on decades of research in motion efficiency targeting overhand throwing for players at all positions.
 

 

1 WEEK OUTDOOR SUMMER CAMP @ YEONAS PARK

1 HOUR PRIVATE INDIVIDUAL BASEBALL INSTRUCTION (hitting, pitching, fielding,catching)

 

Take the guess work out of gaining increased Velocity, Movement, and Command AND how to hit with power. The only year-round baseball training facility in the Mid-Atlantic Region providing injury-prevention base programming partnered with Physicians, Physical Therapists and Orthopedic Surgeons for all around Re-Hab and Pre-Hab programming. Visit us at wwwPitchersEdge.com.

 

PitchHitRun Outdoor Summer Camp

PHR Baseball will be holding two more outdoor week long summer camps in August. They will run Monday-Friday from 9am-2pm. We will cover all aspects of the game focusing on individual skills during the morning, followed by games and competitions in the afternoon. 
 

McLean Little League - August 6-10 and August 20-24

 

-Pitching: Work through the basic fundamentals of pitching. We will focus on getting a good direction using our lower half to gain accuracy and velocity.  All motions focus around injury prevention. 

 

-Hitting: During hitting we will focus on having a direct path to the baseball to ensure constant contact as well as having a strong base so that hitters can maintain their balance during the swing.

 

-Fielding: Fielding will have a focus on footwork to help create a larger fielding range and working through the ball so that athletes make plays on the ball as opposed to letting the ball play them.

 

-Strengthening: Will cover basic strengthening exercise specially focused on baseball movements to increase speed, agility and power.

 

REGISTRATION: PHR Members - $275; Non-Members- $305

Pre and Post care also available for $20 a day

  

Please contact Bob VanWoert for registration and questions at    or   

Phone (607)759-7733.




PowerU Summer Camps
Sign Up Now for Coach Ken’s PowerU Summer Camp

VLL’s State Champion Coach Ken is hosting two PowerU Summer Camps this summer at Yeonas Park. These full day summer camps, incorporate training, athletic play, and featured instruction focusing on targeted areas to increase athleticism.

Dates/Time: August 6-August 10 from 8am to 5pm
Cost: $350/week

Click here to sign up. Click here to download the flyer. To learn more, visit powerukids.com.


 

C5T Baseball Academy Summer Training


Summer Position Player Training
Strength | Speed | Hitting | Arm Care

Monday-Friday 10am-5pm
June 18-August 31,2018
Ages 13U and above
$299/mo unlimited training
Perfect Performance NOVA in Tysons Corner, VA

To download the flyer, click here.  

perfect-performancenova.com

Any questions? Please send your requests and comments to Beth Halloran, VLL Communications, at  .

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Positive Coaching Alliance Center
by posted 02/28/2017


VLL's partnership with Positive Coaching Alliance is  in year 5 and this partnership is important to understand and support for the sake of the kids of VLL.  

On the VLL website, there is a PCA resource center which can be accessed by clicking on the "Coaches Corner" tab on the home page.   This resource center provides valuable information on how PCA works and how your support of PCA directly impacts your player, your team, and the sport.

 

Thank you for your support and go VLL!

Brian Smith

VLL-PCA Coordinator

 

 

 

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