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4. Manager Responsibilities

4.1 Manage the Team

4.2 Know the rulebook, general rules and special rules (Little League “Green Book”), and know this MCLL Handbook.

4.3 Acquire a coach plus additional help as required.

4.4 Managers are responsible for the care of league equipment. See section on “Equipment and Other Supplies”. Managers in the machine pitch divisions are responsible for setting up and returning the machines to the storage container from both the field and the batting cages. The league will furnish and schedule the use of the pitching machines for on-site (MCLL complex) use only. No machine will be permitted to leave the complex without written approval from the League Coordinator. Failure to return the pitching machines to the storage container after their use will result in the following:

• First Offense: The manager and team will be given a written warning by the league.

• Second Offense: The manager and team will not be permitted to use the practice machine for one week.

• Third Offense: The manager and team will not be permitted to use the practice machine for the remainder of the season.

4.5 Acquire a team parent for communication, fund raising, pictures, concession stand duties and other team functions. The manager is responsible and accountable for ensuring that the concession stand has seven (7) volunteers to serve during their scheduled times. A team’s failure to attend their scheduled concession stand times will result in the following:

• First Offense: Manager may be suspended for the next game.

• Second Offense: Manager is suspended for one week of all league activities, including practices.

4.6 Major League teams will acquire a team scorekeeper. The home team manager is responsible for providing the official scorekeeper at the Major league games.

4.7 Managers are required to provide maintenance on the fields. See Article 6 of the General Rules and Information included herein.

4.8 Managers are responsible for communicating to the players, parents and fans that the fields are to be kept clean of all trash and debris. The league makes available sufficient trash containers located throughout the complex. Teams are responsible for cleaning and maintaining the areas they are assigned for games and practices, to include the dugouts, fence lines, and spectator stands.

4.9 Maintain contact with your League Coordinator and the Player Agent.

4.10 Maintain contact with your team sponsor during the season. Treat your sponsor as a member of your team.

4.11 Managers are responsible for notifying their players of any game or practice cancellations.

4.12 Managers are responsible for the conduct of their coaches, players, parents, and fans. If an incident occurs, the umpire will ask you to control the situation. Failure to do so will result in the umpire taking whatever action necessary to end the disturbance.

4.13 Assure that all players meet the minimum play requirements for their division. If a manager fails to meet the minimum play requirements set forth by the division rules, in a game that exceeds 3 innings of play for Single A (A) and Double A (AA), and 4 innings of play for Minors, the following penalties will be enforced:

• First offense: Manager is suspended for the next game.

• Second offense: Manager is suspended from all league activities for one week, including practices. Any offense during a playoff game is forfeiture of the game.

4.14 Explain to all players and parents the Code of Conduct, included herein.

4.15 If any manager is found to be in violation of pitching rules, the following penalties will be enforced:

• First offense: Manager is suspended for the next game.

• Second offense: Manager is suspended from all league activities for one week, including practices.

Any offense during a playoff game is forfeiture of the game.

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