Meet the Youth Coaches


The Redbacks Baseball Youth Academy is fortunate to have a highly qualified youth coaching team led by GB Academy Coach, Sean Briscomb our Head Youth Coach.

All our youth coaches hold nationally recognised baseball coaching qualifications and are CRB checked on an annual basis.

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Sean Briscomb

Sean Briscomb
Coaching Qualifications: Level 1 and 2 certified

Experience: Player for over 17 years in BBF leagues. Head Youth Coach for over 3 years.
Managed Pony Team in 2007 and 2008. Qualified ABUA GB Umpire
MLB Team supported: Toronto Blue Jays
Personal Information: Sean started playing baseball after watching an exhibition game held at the Oval cricket ground in 1993 between minor league players of the New York Mets and Boston Red Sox. As a player his favourite positions are catcher, pitcher and 3rd base.

Richard Crabb

Richard Crabb
Coaching Qualifications: Level 1 and 2 certified
Experience: Player for over 4 years in BBF leagues
. Managed Bronco Team that reached the BBF Final 4 in 2011. Managed Pony team in 2009
. Qualified ABUA-GB Umpire
MLB Team supported: San Francisco Giants
Personal Information: Richard got involved in baseball through his eldest son Jon wanting to play baseball after watching a Blue Jays game in Toronto back in 2000. Managing Forest Glade Redbacks (U13) for 2012 season.

Bill Sedgwick

Bill Sedgwick
Coaching Qualifications: Level 1 and 2 certified
Experience: Bill has coached youth football teams Trinity United and Billericay Town Colts for many years and has recently moved over to baseball initially supporting his son at Bronco level and now Pony.

MLB Team supported: New York Yankees
Personal Information: Got involved in baseball after visiting the old Yankee stadium on a family holiday, my youngest son wanted to try the game and we were lucky to find a club nearby, my involvement has grown from there.

Rob Yuille

Rob Yuille
Coaching Qualifications: Level 1 certified
Experience: Player for 22 years in BBF leagues.
Youth coach for 3 years.
MLB Team supported: Cleveland Indians
Personal Information: Rob attended Indians opening game of 1985 MLB season vs. Yankees and was hooked.
He joined Basildon Mariners in 1989, ending season with .476 batting ave. Moved to Enfield Spartans in 1990.
Was most improved player in 1990 and won batting title in 1991 with .360. Over the next 5 years with Spartans,
won 2 National leagues, 2 National cups,played in 2 European cup finals and was selected for GB preliminary
squad for '92 Olympic qualifiers.
Rob coaches batting, base running and outfield. His son now plays and loves the game as much as he does!

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