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Introducing Our New Website: A Fresh Look and Enhanced Experience!

Posted on 5/21/2024
The American Baseball Coaches Association is thrilled to announce the launch of its newly redesigned website! This major update brings a fresh look and enhanced user experience, tailored to meet the evolving needs of coaches globally.

All ABCA Members Now Have Access to the Full Collection of 2024 ABCA Convention Videos!

Posted on 5/20/2024
All ABCA members can now watch the complete collection of 2024 ABCA Convention clinics at their convenience through the revamped ABCA Video Library! The new-look ABCA Video Library is designed to enhance the member experience!

ABCA Minority Member Spotlight: Alex Wyche and Reginald Hollins, Minority Baseball Prospects

Posted on 5/20/2024
Alex Wyche founded Minority Baseball Prospects in April of 2020. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, MBP is the creator of more than 40 annual programming events, developing and spotlighting athletes from grade school to professional levels.

ABCA Team Academic Excellence Award: Nominations Now Open!

Posted on 5/1/2024
Nominations are now open for the 2023-24 ABCA Team Academic Excellence Award presented by Sports Attack.

2024 ABCA/Rawlings All-Region, All-America & Gold Glove Teams

Posted on 5/1/2024
The American Baseball Coaches Association and Rawlings Sporting Goods are proud to once again honor the ABCA/Rawlings All-Region, All-America and Gold Glove Teams in every division, as well as the National Pitchers and Position Players of the Year.

United States Marine Corps becomes ABCA Home Run Partner

Posted on 4/22/2024
The American Baseball Coaches Association is proud to announce the expansion of its partnership with the United States Marine Corps, who becomes an ABCA Home Run Partner–the Association’s highest level of partnership.

ABCA & VELO Sports announce new partnership

Posted on 4/15/2024
The American Baseball Coaches Association is pleased to announce its new partnership with VELO Sports. With this partnership, VELO Sports will provide education, training and special offers around their innovative Bat Speed and Puck Knob products.

ABCA Minority Member Spotlight: Jeremy Booth, Program 15 (TX)

Posted on 4/15/2024
Jeremy Booth is the founder and CEO of Program 15 and the President of Baseball Operations for The New Balance Baseball Future Stars Series.

Cap America becomes new ABCA partner

Posted on 4/9/2024
The American Baseball Coaches Association announced today its new partnership with custom headwear provider Cap America.

ABCA announces partnership with Firecracker Sports

Posted on 3/25/2024
The American Baseball Coaches Association is pleased to announce its new partnership with the fastest growing youth sports event provider on the East Coast, Firecracker Sports.

ScoutUs Pro joins ABCA as new partner

Posted on 3/20/2024
The ABCA is pleased to announce its new partnership with ScoutUs Pro, a cutting-edge platform that provides advanced statistical analysis and video scouting for baseball players, coaches, and scouts.

ABCA & Explore Branson to provide exclusive Getaway Package!

Posted on 3/20/2024
The Explore Branson Getaway Package includes a three-night stay at a luxury resort +four tickets to the World’s Largest Museum Attraction, Titanic; tickets to see one of the most successful illusionists and tickets to the Copperhead Mountain Coaster.

Timeline for 2025 ABCA Convention & Hotel Registration

Posted on 3/18/2024
The ABCA is once again extending Priority Convention Registration privileges to all 2023-24 ABCA Members. This exclusive benefit enables 2023-24 ABCA members to secure their spot at the Convention and reserve a hotel accommodation early.

ABCA Minority Member Spotlight: Jose' Vazquez, Alabama State University

Posted on 3/18/2024
Jose’ Vazquez is in his eighth season as head baseball coach at Alabama State University.

In Memoriam: ABCA Remembers Contributions of Board Member Charlie Greene

Posted on 3/14/2024
The American Baseball Coaches Association mourns the passing of coaching icon and ABCA Board Member Charlie Greene. Greene, a Lifetime Member of the Association for 57 years since joining in the 1967-68 season, served the role of ABCA President in 19

Weekly: New Barnstormers Video Release

Posted on 3/6/2024
A total of 24 new clinic videos recorded during the 2023 ABCA Barnstormers Clinics will be released throughout the spring and summer.

Netting Professionals expands partnership, becomes Official Netting Partner of the ABCA

Posted on 3/6/2024
The American Baseball Coaches Association is proud to announce the extension of its partnership with custom sports netting provider, Netting Professionals.

ABCA Minority Member Spotlight: Billy Roper, Adairsville High School (GA)

Posted on 2/26/2024
Billy Roper is in his 11th season as head coach at Adairsville High School (GA). He previously served as an assistant coach at Adairsville and was a head coach at Newton High School (GA).

All 2024 Convention Videos Available

Posted on 1/31/2024
All of the videos from the Main Stage Clinics, Youth Coaches Session and Expo Theater are now available to ABCA members who attended the Convention or Live Video Streaming.

ABCA & Pocket Radar® launch 2024 Technology Bundle Scholarship

Posted on 1/30/2024
For the third year in a row, the ABCA and Pocket Radar have collaborated to grant five ABCA member coaches complimentary access to Pocket Radar's Smart Coach Radar and Smart Display technology!

2024 ABCA Convention: Youth Session Videos Now Available

Posted on 1/29/2024
ABCA Members that participated in the 2024 ABCA Convention or ABCA Clinics Live Video Stream can now watch all of the Youth Coaches Session clinics on-demand in the ABCA Video Library!

#FridayFieldTips - Proper Field Lining

Posted on 1/26/2024
The ABCA in conjunction with Underhill launched #FridayFieldTips in April 2023. Friday Field Tips feature a tip every other Friday from an industry professional on how to make your field look and play like the pros.

2024 ABCA Convention: Main-Stage Clinics + Q&A Videos Now Available

Posted on 1/23/2024
ABCA Members that participated in the 2024 ABCA Convention or ABCA Clinics Live Video Stream can now watch all of the Main-Stage Clinics and accompanying Question & Answer Sessions on-demand in the ABCA Video Library!

ABCA announces partnership with Explore Branson

Posted on 1/22/2024
The American Baseball Coaches Association is pleased to announce its new partnership with Explore Branson.Explore Branson will also be giving ABCA members the chance to enter and win a vacation getaway!

ABCA Minority Member Spotlight: Omar Johnson, Jackson State University

Posted on 1/22/2024
Since taking the helm of the Jackson State University baseball program in 2007, Omar Johnson has had tremendous success recording a winning season each year. Out of 16 years he has recorded thirteen 30-win campaigns.

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