with Mike Candrea, University of Arizona Head Softball Coach; 2008 US Olympic Softball Coach;8X NCAA Champions (including back-to-back in 2006 and 2007), 2004 US Olympic Softball Coach (gold medal) One of the most successful softball coaches of all time, Mike Candrea, shares how he effectively/efficiently structures his team practices to produce better results during the season! Coach Candrea's success is partially a direct result of being diligent in implementation of effective, well-thought-out practice plans. Candrea shares his recommended list of practice rules and explains the implications and importance of them in effective team building. He also recommends a checklist of drills (all demonstrated) to work on to add variety to your practices. If you want to learn to win and have a team that shows improvement as the season progresses . it all starts with effective practice organization and planning. Coach Candrea's ideas are time- and team-tested and will help you improve your team by showing you how a Championship coach organizes practice. 72 minutes. 2003.