Coaching youth baseball is tough. Not only do coaches have to teach kids the fundamental skills of the game, they also have to know how to select a team, how to run efficient practices, and how to deal with parents and umpires. Furthermore, they have to make sure the game is fun for all the kids on their team. Jeff Ourvan is an experienced youth baseball coach who has determined that what makes the experience of little league so special is the values it teaches. In How to Coach Youth Baseball So Every Kid Wins, he outlines a plan of action for youth coaches to follow that will enable them to field a team that plays together, plays well, and has lots of fun in the process.
Jeff Ourvan is a lifelong Buddhist, an attorney, and a literary agent. He is also the author of How to Coach Youth Baseball So Every Kid Wins. Prior to working as a literary agent, Jeff was a magazine editor, as well as a corporate lawyer, public relations consultant, geologist, and commercial fisherman. He resides with his wife, the novelist Jessica Jiji, and their three sons in Manhattan.