ABCA Membership Benefits

The American Baseball Coaches Association offers a myriad of benefits to members, including attending the world's largest baseball convention, a $1 million Personal Liability Insurance policy, free subscriptions to magazines and publications, surveys and legislative action, and a new discount program.

Be a part of the No. 1 amateur baseball coaches association in the World, founded in 1945. Over 8,000 coaches are members of the ABCA and over 5,600 attend the annual ABCA Convention. Read below for all of the great benefits! We are constantly working to enhance our members' benefits.

The ABCA membership year runs Sept. 1 through August 31.

Annual Dues: $45

Register Online: www.ABCA.org/apply
By Phone: (888) 733-8556
Mail/Fax Form: Download Registration Form (pdf)

 


MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS


Join over 8,300 fellow coaches who are members of the ABCA, and the over 5,600 coaches who attend the annual ABCA Convention.

Personal Liability Insurance will be provided FREE to U.S. residents with 2015-16 ABCA membership. As part of your $45 membership dues, you will receive $1,000,000 in liability coverage from K&K Insurance Group. It's a $400 value! View full information at www.ABCA.org/insurance.

Participate in surveys regarding rule changes and legislative issues affecting your sport and your division.

Get 30% off ABCA clinic videos. All current members get 30% off ABCA clinic videos on www.ABCAvideos.org. See the Discount Program below for details!

Professional Development & Continuing Education Credit Documentation is now offered through attendance at the annual ABCA Convention. Visit www.ABCA.org/education for more information.

Use the ABCA Job Postings for free! Many other websites charges hundreds of dollars for this service. The ABCA Job Postings get more than 50,000 views per month, so your posts get maximum exposure! You can also post open dates on the ABCA website for free.

Connect with fellow coaches on LinkedIn! Join the ABCA LinkedIn Group.

Be a part of the organization that selects major awards, including Coaches of the Year as well as All-Region, All-American and Player of the Year awards in college, junior college and high school.

The American Baseball Coaches Association believes that the highest calling of a baseball coach is to teach life's lessons and model the character traits of honesty, integrity, respect and personal responsibility. Join the ABCA today to be a part of this great organization!

 


ABCA CONVENTION


Attend the World's largest baseball convention each January, featuring more than 25 clinics on a variety of topics over the course of three days. Topics include pitching, hitting, fielding, strength & conditioning, team building and motivation. The convention also includes divisional meetings, committee meetings, the ABCA Trade Show and other events.

Attend the 2017 ABCA Convention and get FREE online access to all 2017 clinic videos for one year! You must check in at the convention to get free access. It's a $400 value! Also, all ABCA members get a 30% discount on video purchases.

Professional Development & Continuing Education Credit Documentation is now offered through attendance at the ABCA Convention. Members who attend the ABCA Convention can go to www.ABCA.org/education to receive documentation verifying attendance and participation in the clinics.

The 2017 ABCA Convention is scheduled for Jan. 5-8 in Anaheim, California. Registrations begin Sept. 1, 2016. Network with the greatest coaches in the world and attend the greatest baseball clinics!

 


PUBLICATIONS & SUBSCRIPTIONS


All 2016-17 ABCA members get a free subscription to Inside Pitch Magazine, which has been named Official Magazine of the ABCA. Be sure to renew Sept. 1 so you get all four issues each year! Issues come out in October, January, April and June.

Receive the ABCA Press Box weekly email, with links to articles about baseball news, coaching and training.

Receive the Covering All Bases newsletter, which spreads news and knowledge from the ABCA membership, in the mail three times per year. See a sample Covering All Bases newsletter.

Want to contribute? You can submit coaching articles to the Editorial Committee, which will evaluate the articles for possible use in Inside Pitch Magazine.

 


LIABILITY INSURANCE


Personal Liability Insurance is provided FREE for U.S. residents with 2016-17 ABCA membership. As part of your $45 membership dues, you will receive $1,000,000 in liability coverage from K&K Insurance Group. It's a $400 value! View full information at www.ABCA.org/insurance.

 


DISCOUNT PROGRAM


ABCA VIDEOS
Includes: ABCA Convention clinic videos dating back to 2008 – Video On Demand (VOD) on www.ABCAvideos.org.
Discount: 30% off all video purchases.
Discount Code: Check your membership confirmation email for your discount code! Apply the code during checkout on the website at www.ABCAvideos.org.

TERRYBERRY - Championship Rings
Includes: Championship Rings from Terryberry (click for more info)
How to Qualify: Notify Terryberry representative about ABCA membership; representative will verify your membership with ABCA National Office
Discount: 5% off orders of 15 or more rings
Phone: (800) 253-0882 | Link: championshipawardrings.com

FRANKLIN - Batting Gloves
Includes: ABCA team pricing for batting gloves
A la carte pricing (minimum order is 12 pairs):
• Coreline: $20/pair: (includes CFX PRO, PRO CLASSIC, NEO CLASSIC II, & All-Weather PRO models)
• PowerStrap: $25/pair
• Custom: $35/pair (includes one generic team text monogram)
Team pricing of 12+ pairs (prices and quantities listed are per player):
• 2 pairs for $50 ($95 msrp): 1 Custom pair and 1 Coreline pair (non-PowerStrap)
• 3 pairs for $75 ($130 msrp): 1 Custom pair and 2 Coreline pairs (non-PowerStrap)
• 4 pairs for $100 ($190 msrp): 2 Custom pairs and 2 Coreline pairs (non-PowerStrap)
Contact: Contact Chris Rodday at Franklin Sports for terms & restrictions and to receive special ABCA pricing at teamsales@franklinsports.com or (781) 573-2436.

WILSON - Uniforms & Apparel
Includes: 20% Off all STOCK uniforms and apparel
No minimums or restrictions.
Discount: 20%
Website: Exclusively at Wilson.com/Baseball/Stock-Uniforms with promo code "ABCA20"
Discount Code: ABCA20 

BEST WESTERN HOTELS
Includes: Best Western, Best Western Plus, Best Western Premier
Discount: Up to 10%
ID/Discount Code: 1526650
Reservations Phone: (855) 504-0179 | Link: bestwestern.com
Remember to sign up for the Best Western Rewards program as well!

G6 HOSPITALITY
Includes: Motel 6, Studio 6 Extended Stay
Discount: Up to 10%
ID/Discount Code: U51O47
Reservations Link: motel6.com/en/cp/abca.html

RED ROOF INN
Includes: Red Roof Inn
Discount: Up to 20%
ID/Discount Code: VP543960
Reservations Link: redroof.com/partners/abca/ or call Groups at (1-800) 874-9000
Remember to sign up for the Redicard Rewards program as well!

WYNDHAM HOTELS
Includes: Wyndham, Wyndham Garden, Wingate, Hawthorn Suites, Microtel, Ramada, Baymont Inn & Suites, Days Inn, Super 8, Howard Johnson, Travelodge, Knights Inn
Discount: Up to 20%
ID/Discount Code: 1000012744
Reservations Phone: (800) 364-6176 | Link: eMemberBenefits.com/ABCA
Remember to sign up for the Wyndham Rewards program as well!

ADVANTAGE RENT A CAR
Discount:
Up to 10%
ID/Discount Code: CD04B16342
Reservations Phone: (800) 777-5500 | Link: advantage.com/?rc=CD04B16342
Remember to sign up for the Advantage My Instant Rewards program as well!

ALAMO
Discount:
Up to 10%
ID/Discount Code: 706768
Reservations Phone: (800) 354-2322 | Link: alamo.com
Remember to sign up for the Alamo Insiders rewards program as well!

AVIS
Discount:
Up to 25%
ID/Discount Code: B469800
Reservations Phone: (800) 331-1212 | Link: avis.com
Remember to sign up for the Avis First rewards program as well!

BUDGET
Discount:
Up to 25%
ID/Discount Code: A182800
Reservations Phone: (800) 527-0700 | Link: budget.com
Remember to sign up for the Budget Fastbreak rewards program as well!