Our coach recently decided to play 8 y/o player pitch vs coach pitch after the season started. This was not the orginal plan but nonetheless here we are. Our pitchers are throwing between 50-60 pitches per game and as a competitive team we only play on weekends. Most of the pitchers are throwing in two games between Friday night and Sunday. Here is the schedule for our pitchers. Pitchers throwing on Friday night must throw a simulated game scenario using an equivilent pitch count on Monday and Wednesday. Saturday pitchers are on Tuesday and Thursday. Sunday is a mix of pitchers. Are our coaches starting our players pitching too soon (8 vs 9 y/o)? If not, are the pitchers throwing too much. Our pitchers are also throwing a good mix of change ups currently. Is this recommended? I appreciate any advise from those who are professionals and/or have extensive knowledge and experience regarding this topic.