ReubenSchechterName: Reuben Schechter

Profession: Program Manager at Cisco

Team you coach: Ra'anana Raiders Minors

Years as a coach: 5‎

Your first baseball experience: Winning the "Mr. Error" award at Camp Dora Golding

You're a fan of: New York Yankees

The player you most admire and why: Joe D and Derek Jeter. Both are great ball ‎players who have brought tremendous grace and class to the game while being under the ‎unrelenting spotlight of being an iconic Yankee.‎

Your most memorable baseball moment as a coach: Any time (but preferably at a key ‎moment in a real game) you see a player suddenly accomplish something he's never ‎done before. It's all about the "naches".‎

If you weren't coaching baseball, you'd be...: Playing softball

Your top coaching tip: Rotate Batting Orders. Set a single batting order at the beginning ‎of the season and use it all season long. In each game, the leadoff hitter is the guy who ‎was on deck during the last at bat of the previous game. Players are happy because they ‎feel it's fair. Coach is happy because he doesn't have kids arguing over who leads off or ‎bats cleanup and his players quickly learn their place in the order based on the same kid ‎always batting in front of them. This works great for the minors.‎

Your coaching mantra: Keep your eye on the ball. Always watch the ball

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