Red Sox Foundation VRBI

Welcome to the Red Sox Foundation's VRBI (Virtual Reviving Baseball in Inner-Cities) platform for coaches. We are excited to provide our coaches with the following resources in cooperation with USA Baseball, who is a leader in promoting and developing the game of baseball.


The Red Sox Foundation and MLB require all coaches to complete a number of trainings prior to each season. These trainings have been made available online so coaches can complete on their own time. Coaches who plan to coach in the Boston program must complete the following training materials. Coaches will learn how to create a safe environment, respond to injuries and emergencies, infuse leadership and teamwork, and much more. Those who complete these trainings will be cleared as an official RBI Coach.

BASE: Create a safe baseball environment
First Aid: Respond to injuries and emergencies


The USA Baseball Coaches Certification Program is a certification pathway for any and all individuals who are currently coaching baseball or aspire to coach at any level in the game. The program aims to create a higher standard of coaching education and enhance the ability of coaches to better serve their athletes, their team and the communities.

Abuse Awareness for Adults: Create a safe baseball environment
First Aid: Respond to injuries and emergencies
Confident Baseball Coach: Fostering health, safety, fun, and success
Pitch Smart: Protect athletes' arms


The USA Baseball Mobile Coach is a revolutionary tool that aims to simplify practice planning for baseball coaches at all levels. The app, which is free to all users, features the ability for baseball coaches at all levels to plan practices using drills supplied in the application through the practice planning function and includes many other features.

Mobile Coach: Have information at your fingertips


USA Baseball has a number of additional resources available. The educational resources emphasize a culture of development, safety, and fun within the sport through free online training courses and programs focused for players, parents, coaches, and umpires. Content is available in both English and Spanish.

Coaches Clinic: Find a coaches clinic near you
Fun at Bat at Home: Help teach the game with this entry-level program
USA Baseball's Blog: A catalog of videos and articles