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Fun at Bat! Free Program Introducing Students to Baseball and Softball

Date: May 15, 2024

Time: 5:00pm PT/ 8:00pm ET

Duration: 1 hour

Speaker: Isaac Brown, Youth Programs Coordinator at USA Baseball, Jeff Mushkin, Content Development Director, SPARK

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About the Webinar

Join the next SPARK webinar to learn about the Fun at Bat program. This is a FREE educational program supported by Major League Baseball’s youth initiative, PLAYBALL. PLAYBALL is designed to introduce elementary school students to the joys of baseball and softball while instilling important life skills such as teamwork, leadership, and perseverance. The Fun at Bat program aligns seamlessly with the educational goals of elementary schools (the program is SHAPE-certified) and contributes to the holistic development of students by fostering a love for physical activity and promoting essential life skills. Participants will learn how to apply for the program to receive an equipment kit, championship principles books, digital curriculum, and access to the online instructor course. Sign up today!

About the Speakers

Isaac Brown is the Youth Programs Coordinator at USA Baseball. He grew up in Greensboro, North Carolina, and recently graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Issac’s responsibilities at USA Baseball revolve around the implementation and execution of the Fun at Bat program in elementary schools across the country.

Jeff Mushkin was first exposed to SPARK in 2004 while working for Shasta County Public Health Department in California. He became a SPARK trainer in 2005 and oversaw the SPARK Community Grant Program for Shasta County until 2007 when he joined the SPARK team. Jeff has spent the past 12+ years in SPARK curriculum design, professional development, and equipment selection. Jeff has a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education, a master’s degree in Public Health, and over 20 years of experience in physical education, health, and nutrition.

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