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Director Positions

President
  • The President conducts the general affairs and day-to-day activities of Kirkland American Little League (KALL)
  • The president presides at league meetings, and assumes full responsibility for the operation of the league, and
    is responsible for Baseball & Softball League Functions and Coordination. The president receives all mail,
    supplies and other communications from Little League International Headquarters
  • If necessary, the president may manage, coach or umpire, provided he/she does not serve on the protest committee,
    nor serve as a tournament team manager or coach
  • The president should be the most informed officer of the league. The president must know the regulations under
    which Little League International operates and in authorizing the annual application for charter, binds all members
    of the league to faithfully observe the regulations
  • The president is the officer with whom Little League International maintains contact. The president also represents
    the league in District 9 organization, special meetings, waivers and other yearly required information requested

  • Works hand in hand with the City of Kirkland and local municipalities with regards to league issues and progress
  • Insures that KALL adheres to the structure defined by Little League Baseball
  • Oversees the activities of the Board of Directors and as the chief administrator, the president selects and appoints
    managers, coaches, umpires and committees.
  • See other duties of the League President on page 4 of our constitution. Click here
Secretary
  • Documents general league information and KALL activities
  • Document meeting minutes in Board Of Directors meetings
  • If this position is not filled, the President may include another BoD member to handle
    issues from time to time when Executive Committee meetings are held.
  • See other duties of the Secretary on page 5 of our constitution. Click here
VP of Operations
  • Responsible for overall operations, including equipment and facilities management, and scheduling
  • Works with other officers and committee members, is ex-officio member of all committees, and carries
    out such duties and assignments as may be delegated by the president.
  • May manage, coach or umpire, provided they do not serve on the protest committee.
  • In case of a prolonged absence by the President, can perform the duties of the President
  • See other duties of the VP of Operations on page 6 of our constitution. Click here
VP of Baseball
  • Responsible for Baseball League Functions and Coordination
  • Coordinates the Player Evaluations
  • Conducts the Player Draft activities
  • Review applications and assist the President in determining player residency and age eligibility
  • Insures that teams are aware of District 9 sponsored tournaments
  • Fields Manager/Coaches concerns and brings them to the boards attention
  • See other duties of the Vice President of Baseball on page 5 of our constitution. Click here
VP of Softball
  • Responsible for Softball League Functions and Coordination
  • Coordinates the Player Evaluations
  • Conducts the Player Draft activities
  • Review applications and assist the President in determining player residency and age eligibility
  • Insures that teams are aware of District 9 sponsored tournaments
  • See other duties of the Vice President of Softball's on page 5 of our constitution. Click here
Treasurer
  • Maintains the financial accounts of KALL
  • Acts as the Chief Financial Officer
  • Writes checks and makes deposits to the KALL account as required
  • Creates a proposed yearly budget along with the League President
  • See other duties of the Treasurer on page 5 of our constitution. Click here
Umpire in Chief
  • Head of the Umpiring staff
  • Collecting background checks on all volunteer umpires and submitting to President.
  • Conduct training sessions for league umpires.
  • Certify and manage league umpires for game coverage throughout the season.
  • Manage the various post-season KALL tournaments.
  • See other duties of the UIC on page 6 of our constitution. Click here
Safety Officer
  • Responsible for KALL member safety
  • Coordinates Safety Training and Clinics
  • Follows up on accidents and provides guidance to avoid future accidents
  • See other duties of the Safety Officer on page 6 of our constitution. Click here
Director of Upper Level of Baseball
  • Coordinates the Majors, Coast, and Minors levels of baseball
  • Involved in Player Evaluations
  • Develops Manager and Coaches candidate list
  • Coordinates the Managers/Coaches meeting
  • Help coordinate and conduct Manager/Coaches interviews (Majors and Coast)
  • Gathers Managers and Coaches for tryouts and draft
  • Coordinates the Manager and Coaches Evaluations
  • Communicates to the teams via the Managers
  • Coordinates the City Championships at the end of year (@ Everest this year)
  • Fields Manager/Coaches concerns and brings them to the boards attention
  • Provides backup to Player Agents when Player Agents are not available
Director of Lower Level of Baseball
  • Coordinates the AAA and lower levels of baseball
  • Forms the teams based on parent coach and buddy requests, school, and registration date
  • Develops Manager and Coaches candidate list
  • Coordinates the Managers/Coaches meeting
  • Helps coordinate and conduct Manager/Coaches interviews (applies more to the upper levels)
  • Coordinates the Manager and Coaches Evaluations
  • Communicates to the teams via the Managers
  • Fields Manager/Coaches concerns and brings them to the boards attention
Director of Upper Level of Softball
  • Coordinates the uppermost levels of softball
  • Involved in Player Evaluations
  • Develops Manager and Coaches candidate list
  • Coorinates the Managers/Coaches meeting
  • Help coordinate and conduct Manager/Coaches interviews
  • Gathers Managers and Coaches for tryouts and draft
  • Coordinates the Manager and Coaches Evaluations
  • Communicates to the teams via the Managers
  • Coordinates the City Championships at the end of year (@ Everest this year)
  • Fields Manager/Coaches concerns and brings them to the boards attention
Director of Lower Level of Softball
  • Coordinates the lowermost levels of softball
  • Develops Manager and Coaches candidate list
  • Coorinates the Managers/Coaches meeting
  • Help coordinate and conduct Manager/Coaches interviews
  • Coordinates the Manager and Coaches Evaluations
  • Communicates to the teams via the Managers
  • Fields Manager/Coaches concerns and brings them to the boards attention
Baseball Player Agent - Majors
Baseball Player Agent - Coast
Baseball Player Agent - Minors
Softball Player Agent - Upper
Softball Player Agent - Lower
  • Represents KALL players, when disputes arise
  • Handles the coordination of players in the Player Pool (for upper levels) and maintains the player pool list for that level
  • Guidelines for the Player Pool system is available at: http://www.kirklandamerican.com/baseball/coaches-corner/playerpool
  • Assists the registrar with determination of appropriate league level of play
  • Runs the tryout for their respective league level
  • Coordinates the draft with the Director (upper levels)
  • Runs the replacement pool (Majors and Coast)
  • Reviews All-Star Player eligibility and handles the balloting
  • Monitors and assists in data entry in registration software (MYL)
  • Fields questions from players and parents and brings them to the Presidents or boards attention
Registrar
  • Coordinates registration
  • Champions KALL to the public to increase membership levels
  • Contacts the LWSD to have the KALL fliers approved
  • Coordinates the flier distribution to the area's elementary schools
  • Coordinates with BoD members and member-at-large in placing registration banners and signage
Equipment Manager
  • Handles all equipment and manages the equipment shed
  • Works with the League President on getting bids for jerseys and caps each season
  • Establishes gear hand-out dates with managers & coaches, maintains records and assures gear is returned each season from teams
Facilities Manager
  • Coordinates the maintenance of the fields
  • Insures that the scoreboards and PA systems are operational
  • Insures that the field storage areas are stocked with chalk, dig out tools, rakes, turface, templates, etc.
  • Insures the scorebooths are in order with scoring sheets, scorebook binders, and pens
  • Insures that supplies (chalk, turface, hand tools, umpire gear, safety kits, etc) are accounted for and properly stocked at Taylor, Crestwoods & Everest
Sponsorship / Advertising
  • Responsible for sponsors and advertising
  • Responsible for setting up managers & coaches with proper tracking techniques and volunteer opportunities for Corporate matching programs
  • Responsible for tracking yearly sponsors contracts, artwork, signage and website presence on league website
  • Responsible for making sure advertising signage and banners are in good condition, and installed and removed each season at the proper times
 
Members At Large Positions
 
 
Scheduling Coordinator
  • Develops the overall game schedule, makes sure managers input scores after each game, reschedules rain-outs, inputs data into registration software (MYL) and maintains the schedule for regular season, ToC tournaments & City Championship
Matching Funds Coordinator
  • Coordinates the communication and activities around Company Matching Funds
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