The ABCA was founded in 1945 and still exists today to serve YOU, the coaches! Today, the ABCA has over 13,000 members from all 50 states and 36 countries around the world. Our members represent all levels of the game of baseball and together make up the primary professional organization for baseball coaches at the amateur level.

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How we can help you...

LEARN how to expand your coaching knowledge, skills and philosophies.

DEVELOP your coaching style and your program to enhance your experience.

CONNECT with coaches at all levels of the sport both in-person and online.

What you'll receive as an ABCA member...

The American Baseball Coaches Association offers a myriad of benefits to members, including attending the World's largest baseball convention, access to over 400 coaching clinic videos, a $1 million Personal Liability Insurance policy, free subscriptions to magazines and publications, surveys and legislative action, a discount program and more!

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ABCA Events...

ABCA members have access to the numerous events that the ABCA holds annually throughout the nation!

ABCA Convention: An ABCA membership enables you to register for the World's Largest Baseball Convention. Join over 7,000 of your coaching peers for four days of coaching clinics, baseball product releases, networking & a whole lot more! ABCA members also receive priority registration for both the convention and the discounted ABCA hotel room block before registration is open to new members. If you are unable to attend, you can live video stream the clinics online and in the My ABCA mobile app!

Barnstormers Clinics: Membership grants you free registration to any of the ABCA Barnstormers Regional Coaching Clinics held throughout the fall! These one-day coaching clinics, presented by Blast Motion, cover the gamut of baseball topics while bringing together coaches from all over the region for a full day of coaching education.

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ABCA Barnstormers Clinic - Ohio State University
Ohio State University

When: October 15, 2022
Where: Columbus, OH
ABCA Barnstormers Clinic - Texas A&M University
Texas A&M University

When: October 22, 2022
Where: College Station, TX
2023 ABCA Annual Convention
The 79th annual ABCA Convention will take place at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville from January 5-8, 2023!

When: January 5–8, 2023
Where: Nashville, TN
2023 ABCA Convention Live Clinic Video Stream
For those members who can't make it in-person to the 2023 ABCA Convention, we're bringing the clinics to you, LIVE! Watch all of the Main-Stage clinics and Q&As plus the Youth Coaches Session clinics in realtime. Registrants will also receive on-demand access to the full video set (main-stage, Youth Session, Expo Theater and Q&As) from the Convention in their ABCA account after the convention!

When: January 6–8, 2023
2024 ABCA Annual Convention
The 80th annual ABCA Convention will take place at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center in Dallas (Grapevine), Texas from January 4-7, 2024!

When: January 4–7, 2024
Where: Grapevine, TX

Questions about ABCA membership? Email [email protected] or call the ABCA national office at 336-821-3140.