Expo Theater


The American Baseball Coaches Association's Expo Theater is an area where ABCA partners, exhibitors and member coaches give presentations on a variety of baseball topics. The 2021 Expo Theater will run from Thursday, Jan. 7 through Saturday, Jan. 9 during the 2021 ABCA Convention at the Gaylord National Harbor Resort & Convention Center.

Each year at the Expo Theater, ABCA Partners such as Blast Motion, Driveline Baseball, HitTrax, KP Sport, Next College Student Athlete, Pocket Radar, Rapsodo, Texas Baseball Ranch, Turface Athletics and Stick & Ball TV present their newest products, host panel discussions and answer coaches questions. Many other baseball companies taking part in the ABCA Trade Show also present!

The complete 2021 Expo Theater schedule including speakers and topics will be announced in the fall.

The 2021 ABCA Convention, which will be the 77th annual ABCA Convention, will be held in Washington, D.C. at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center from January 7-10, 2021. Be sure to keep an eye out for more information regarding the 2021 Convention beginning this summer on the ABCA website and our social media platforms as well as in the My ABCA app, Inside Pitch Magazine and Press Box e-newsletter.

2020 ABCA EXPO THEATER SCHEDULE

The 2021 Expo Theater schedule will be announced in the fall!
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Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020
1:15pm Stick & Ball TV featuring Jeremy Sheetinger, Georgia Gwinnett College; Joe Dillon, Washington Nationals; Gary Cathcart, Detroit Tigers; Brian Green, Washington State University; Trent Mongero, Glynn Academy; and Paul Phillips, Covenant College
Dugout Chatter: LIVE from #ABCA2020
2:00pm KP Sport What's Your Game featuring Jeff Krushell, President, Sport Scientist & Host of Krush Performance Radio
Athlete Development for Player Performance: Creating Coachable Players, and Key Strategies for Injury Prevention and Maximum Development
2:45pm HR4 HUDL featuring Harold Reynolds, Former MLB Player; Matt Engelka & Matt Hansen
Getting Seen – It's All About Video!
3:30pm Crossover Symmetry featuring Matt Unthank MS, CSS & Duggan Moran, Co-Founder
Using Weekly Strength & Range of Motion Testing to Individualize Arm Care & Monitor Arm Health Throughout the Season
4:15pm Pocket Radar featuring Ben Buechner, Santa Rosa Junior College; Max Engelbrekt, Driveline Baseball; Steve Goody, CEO
Digital Age Recruiting & Organizing Your Data with Systems like Driveline TRAQ
5:00pm Texas Baseball Ranch featuring Ron Wolforth, Owner; Flint Wallace, Director of Player Development; and Tyler Tompson, Events Coordinator
The Role of the Pitching Coach in 2020 & Beyond
 
Friday, January 3, 2020
10:15am Driveline Baseball featuring Kyle Boddy, Cincinnati Reds; Jason Ochart, Philadelphia Phillies; Mike Rathwell, Driveline Baseball; Kai Correa, San Francisco Giants; Jake McKinley, Milwaukee Brewers; Marty Smith, College of Central Florida; and Travis Hergert, Philadelphia Phillies
Developing Players, Developing Staff: Blueprints for the Future of the Game – Part 1
11:30am Driveline Baseball featuring Kyle Boddy, Cincinnati Reds; Jason Ochart, Philadelphia Phillies; Mike Rathwell, Driveline Baseball; Kai Correa, San Francisco Giants; Jake McKinley, Milwaukee Brewers; Marty Smith, College of Central Florida; and Travis Hergert, Philadelphia Phillies
Developing Players, Developing Staff: Blueprints for the Future of the Game – Part 2
12:50pm Blast Motion featuring Kyle Attl and Jacob Howenstein
Information to Application
1:35pm Turface Athletics featuring Nick McKenna, Head Groundskeeper, Texas A&M University
The Dirt on Field Maintenance: Managing Field Quality, Player Safety and Expectations at a High Profile College Facility
2:20pm Rapsodo featuring Seth Daniels, Director of Baseball Operations
A Data Driven Approach to Recruiting and Scouting
4:45pm Texas Baseball Ranch featuring Ron Wolforth, Owner; Ollie Kadey, Durathro™ Coordinator; and Jonathan Massey, Lead Instructor
The War Will Always Be Won in the Trenches
 
Saturday, January 4, 2020
10:00am EyesON Sports featuring Kevin Tillman, Scott Gillis & Chris Adams
NEW Baseball Scoring Software that Generates Live 3D Animation of Your Games
10:45am HitTrax featuring Bobby Tewksbary and Bobby Pease
The Real Challenges of Hitter Assessment & Development
11:30am Florida Baseball Ranch featuring Randy Sullivan, CEO
The Illusion of Intent-Based Training: Dead Arm is Not a Thing
12:15pm FlexPro Grip featuring Adam Moreau and Daryl Moreau
Solving Baseball's UCL Crisis
1:00pm Next College Student Athlete featuring Nelson Gord, Director of Baseball; Jeremy Booth, Program 15; Jason Johnson, Mountain View High School; JR Bader, Bucks County Generals; and Cole Mahoney-Bruer, Ventura College
The Recruiting Ecosystem
 

More Information: www.ABCA.org/convention