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 discount program. Beginning in August 2020, the ABCA released all past ABCA Convention clinic videos, dating back to 2008, for current members to have access to the more than 500 ABCA Convention Clinic Videos as part of their membership.

Be a part of the No. 1 amateur baseball coaches association in the World, founded in 1945. Over 14,000 coaches are members of the ABCA and almost 8,000 attend the annual ABCA Convention. Read below for all of the great benefits, which we are constantly working to enhance!

The ABCA membership year runs September 1 through August 31.

Membership dues are $75 annually.

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

Join the over 14,000 coaches worldwide who are members of the ABCA, and the nearly 8,000 coaches who attend the annual ABCA Convention.

Download the My ABCA mobile app to access all of your membership benefits through your mobile device year-round. The app will help you stay up-to-date with ABCA news and content, collaborate with other members in forums and through direct messaging, register for the ABCA Convention and Barnstormer Regional Coaching Clinics, update your ABCA account profile, access the Coaching Resource Library and more.

Watch all ABCA Convention Clinic Videos for FREE as a current ABCA members! More than 500 clinic videos are available, making it the most comprehensive baseball coaching video library available. Plus, new videos are added annually!

View the ABCA Barnstormers Clinic Videos, which contains on-field drill videos, live practice commentary and more that you can implement with your team. There are also in-depth coaching interviews with new clinics added annually!

Personal Liability Insurance is provided FREE to U.S. residents with an active ABCA membership. As part of your membership dues, you will receive $1,000,000 in liability coverage. 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.

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 60,000 views per month, so your posts get maximum exposure! You can also post open dates on the ABCA website for free.

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 & EVENTS

Attend the World's Largest Baseball Convention each January, featuring over 50 educational coaching clinics across the main-stage clinics, Youth Coaches Session and Expo Theater. Clinic topics include pitching, hitting, fielding, strength & conditioning, team building, motivation and a variety of other topics! The Convention also features the ABCA Trade Show with more than 350 companies showcasing the latest baseball products and innovations. Other events include the Question & Answer Forums, Hot Stove and Rookie Coaches Mentorship Panel Discussions, award celebrations, networking socials and more!

The 2024 ABCA Convention is being held in Dallas, Texas from January 4-7, 2024! For those member coaches that cannot attend in-person, the clinics will once again be live streamed online! Convention registrants receive on-demand video access to all clinics from the recent convention within a month after the conclusion of the Convention. All other ABCA members receive that year's on-demand clinic videos in their account later in the membership year.

Registration for the ABCA Convention fully opens on September 1 each year, however, ABCA members have the opportunity to take advantage of Early Convention Registration each August! This priority access for current ABCA members allows members to get registered and hold a hotel room in the ABCA discounted room block before registration opens to new and former members. If you haven't signed up for your membership yet, do so now at www.ABCA.org/apply!

Professional Development & Continuing Education Credit Documentation is also offered through attendance at the ABCA Convention. Members who attend the ABCA Convention or participate in the ABCA Convention Clinics Live Video Stream can go to www.ABCA.org/education to find out more. Documentation is uploaded directly to ABCA members' accounts!

ABCA members can also attend Barnstormers Regional Coaching Clinics for free! The ABCA ran four of these one-day clinics in 2022 in California, Ohio, North Carolina and Texas. The 2023 Regional Clinics will be announced in Summer 2023!

 

PUBLICATIONS & SUBSCRIPTIONS

All current members get a free subscription to the ABCA's Inside Pitch Magazine. Be sure to renew by Sept. 1 each year so you get all six issues! The magazine is published in September, November, January, March, May and July. Members can also access all full issues as well as the entire archive of past issues for free at www.ABCA.org/magazine!

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

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

Tune into the ABCA Podcast, which releases new episodes multiple times per month. You can subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify or listen online

 

PERSONAL LIABILITY INSURANCE

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

 

MEMBER DISCOUNT PROGRAM

Wilson Sporting Goods
WILSON SPORTING GOODS


Discount: 20% off all stock uniforms and apparel (No minimums or restrictions)
Website: Wilson.com/Baseball/Stock-Uniforms
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RAWLINGS SPORTING GOODS


Discount: 25% off all online purchases
Website: Rawlings.com
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Netting Pros
NETTING PROFESSIONALS


Discount: 10% off all custom product orders
Website: nettingpros.com
Learn how to redeem offer


RAPSODO


Discount: $1,000 off any HITTING 2.0 and/or PITCHING 2.0 Unit
Website: 
Rapsodo.com/rapsodo-savings
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Easton Sports
EASTON


Discount: 20% off all online purchases
Website: Easton.com
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Terryberry
TERRYBERRY - Championship Rings


Discount: 5% off team set orders (15+ rings)
Website: championshipawardrings.com
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POCKET RADAR


Discount: 10% off all orders sitewide
Website: PocketRadar.com
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Diamond Sports
DIAMOND SPORTS


Discount: 15% off Pro-Grade Fungos
Website: diamonddugout.com
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Triton Athletic Performance
TRITON ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE

 
Discount: 5% off team uniform orders
Website: https://teamtriton.com
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DRIVELINE BASEBALL


Discount: $25 off DrivelinePLUS, a one-stop shop to learn how to apply advanced player development concepts in your practice that also comes with discounts of 10% or more off gear and even greater savings through access to team packages.
Website: drivelinebaseball.com
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KINETIC PERFORMANCE INSTITUTE

 
Discount: Free remote or basic assessment ($99 value)
Website: https://www.kpimh.com
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BACKYARD LEAGUE POWERED BY PLAYFINITY

 
Discount: 20% off Gaming Baseball
Website: https://backyard-league.com
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MARRIOTT HOTELS


Includes: JW Marriott Hotels, Renaissance Hotels, Marriott Hotels and Resorts, Courtyard, SpringHill Suites, Fairfield Inn, Residence Inn and TownPlace Suites
Discount: Up to 25%
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RED ROOF INN


Includes: Red Roof Inn
Discount: Up to 20%
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Best Western
BEST WESTERN HOTELS


Includes: Best Western, Best Western Plus, Best Western Premier
Discount: Up to 10%
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G6 Hospitality
G6 HOSPITALITY


Includes: Motel 6, Studio 6 Extended Stay
Discount: Up to 10%
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ENTERPRISE


Discount: Rates as low as $37/day, which includes the Full Damage Waiver (no deductible)
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NATIONAL


Discount: Rates as low as $37/day, which includes the Full Damage Waiver (no deductible)
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