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QCBaseball Coaching Survey - Pitching

Survey Participants: 250

Background and Training

1. How many years of baseball coaching experience do you have?

YearsPercent
16.0 %
2-524.8 %
5 +69.2 %

2. What is the highest level of baseball that you competed in as a player?

Playing ExperiencePercent
No Organized Playing Experience4.4 %
Little League9.2 %
Youth 13-1614.8 %
High School34.4 %
College29.2 %
Professional8.0 %

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3. What age group did you coach this (past) season?

Age GroupPercent
8-1032.8 %
11-1227.2 %
13-1416.0 %
15-1610.4 %
17 +13.6 %

4. Do you believe your league pitching guidelines are adequate to protect your pitchers' arms?

AnswerPercent
Yes48.4 %
No36.4 %
Not Sure15.2 %

5a. Does your league provide training for coaching pitchers?

AnswerPercent
Yes12.8 %
No68.4 %
Not Sure18.8 %

If yes to 5a. - 32 responses

5b. Do you feel the training was adequate?

AnswerPercent
Yes65.6 %
No28.1 %
Not Sure6.3 %

5c. Did you have an opportunity to participate in the training?

AnswerPercent
Yes87.5 %
No12.5 %

5d. Did you participate in the coaching training for pitching?

AnswerPercent
Yes87.5 %
No12.5 %

6a. Does your league provide any training for coaches?

AnswerPercent
Yes37.2 %
No50 %
Not Sure12.8 %

If yes to 6a. - 93 responses

6b. Do you feel the training was adequate?

AnswerPercent
Yes43.1 %
No40.9 %
Not Sure16 %

6c. Did you have an opportunity to participate in the training?

AnswerPercent
Yes87.1 %
No12.9 %

6d. Did you participate in the training?

AnswerPercent
Yes81.7 %
No18.3 %

7. How knowledgeable do you feel you are in teaching proper pitching mechanics?

AnswerPercent
Not Knowledgeable7.6 %
Somewhat Knowledgeable23.2 %
Knowledgeable45.6 %
Extremely Knowledgeable23.6 %

Pitching Questions (past season)

When answering the following questions the participants were instructed to think about their best pitcher (the guy you would like to pitch all the time) and assume that performance is not an issue.

8. What answer is closest to the primary method you used to determine how long a pitcher would throw (assume all answers are within league rules)?

AnswerPercent
Maximum innings allowed based on League Rules8.4 %
Predetermined number of innings3.2 %
Inning by inning based on how he feels18.4 %
Number of innings based on prior outing and number of days of rest8 %
Pitch count16.4 %
Pitch count based on prior outing and number of days of rest45.6 %

9a. Did you keep track of the pitch count for your pitchers?

AnswerPercent
Yes82.4 %
No17.6 %

9b. If you did track pitch count, what was the maximum number of pitches you allowed your pitcher to throw (assume fully rested)?

Age GroupAvg. Maximum Number
8-1059
11-1266
13-1475
15-1686
17 +95

10. If innings pitched was your primary method for determining how long a pitcher would throw, What was the maximum number of innings you allowed your pitcher to throw (assume fully rested)?

Age GroupAvg. Maximum Number
8-103.8
11-124.7
13-144.7
15-166.3
17 +7

11. Did you have any type of program to strengthen your pitchers arm?

AnswerPercent
Yes63.2 %
No36.8 %

12. What pitches did you teach this past season (sorted by age group)?

Age: 8-10

PitchPercent Who Taught Pitch
Fastball95.1 %
Change-Up68.2 %
Curve Ball1.2 %
Slider0 %
Other3.6 %

Age: 11-12

PitchPercent Who Taught Pitch
Fastball97.6 %
Change-Up85.3 %
Curve Ball7.4 %
Slider2.9 %
Other11.7 %

Age: 13-14

PitchPercent Who Taught Pitch
Fastball97.5 %
Change-Up92.5 %
Curve Ball32.5 %
Slider15 %
Other5 %

Age: 15-16

PitchPercent Who Taught Pitch
Fastball88.6 %
Change-Up80.8 %
Curve Ball57.7 %
Slider7.6 %
Other23.1 %

Age: 17 +

PitchPercent Who Taught Pitch
Fastball94.2 %
Change-Up94.1 %
Curve Ball82.4 %
Slider29.4 %
Other23.5 %

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