BCA Convention 2012

When: Nov. 29 - Dec. 2, 2012

Hall of Fame/Awards Dinner: Nov. 30 (Friday) 6:00 PM (cost $20)

Where: St. Louis, MO

NHSBCA membership ($50) plus:

Clinic Cost: Pre-Registration $50 (post marked before Nov.21) or Walk Up Registration: $60 (at door)
This year you may pay for walk up registration by credit card

Hotel: Millennium Hotel

200 South 4th St.

St. Louis, MO 63102

Local Telephone 1-314-241-9500 or Toll free 1-800-325-7353

Info: Room Rate: $89 (single, double, triple, quad)

Hotel Website: St. Louis Millennium registration link

Visit St. Louis Website: Visit St. Louis Website

St. Louis Pre-Registration Form 2012 St. Louis Clinic Pre-Registration Form

Special Portal for shuttle reservation: click HERE for portal entry

This is the portal for making the Web reservations, the rates have been discounted to $17 one way and $32 round trip (plus a $1 fuel surcharge that is currently in place). Below is a secondary method to the same online booking engine, whichever you prefer using.

A special group rate has been negotiated for the 2012 National Convention on November 29th thru December 2nd, 2012. Reservations must be made online, walk-ups will not be eligible for the group rate. Please visit In the gray box on the right where it says "ENTER YOUR COUPON, GROUP OR CONVENTION CODE HERE", enter NHSBCA2012 and begin your reservation to reserve a seat. A discounted group rate of $17 one way and $32 round trip per person (fuel surcharges may apply). Credit cards are required and charged at the time of reservation. Taxi Rate: $40-$45

Clinic Schedule: 2012 Tentative Clinic Schedule with Speaker Times and Topics -now posted

HOF/Awards Dinner speaker - Jim Lefebvre (former mlb manager/player)

F.C.A. Breakfast Information: 2012 F.C.A. Speaker - Rick Horton (Fox Sports Midwest/former pitcher St. Louis Cardinals)

Must have reservations before :

November 8, 2012.

  Local telephone: 1-314-241-9500, Toll free number: 1-800-325-7353 for reservations

Possible Clinic Speakers/Topics
Jim Lefebvre - Former MLB Manager/Player/Instructor (2 presentations)
Rich Maloney - Ball State "Infield the Ball State Way"
Josh Matheny - Martinsburg HS (WV) "Maximizing Preparation Through Time Management and Orgaization for a Quality Practice"
Bob Morgan - Former Indiana U Head Coach "Hitting Mechanics & Techniques"
John Lowery Sr - Jefferson HS (WV) "Base running- The Special Teams of Baseball"
Paul Twenge - Minnetonka HS (MN) "Cuts and Relays...Find the Out"
Butch Chaffin - Cookeville HS (TN) "Pressure Defense"
Barry Russell - Midland HS (TX) "Baseball West Texas Style"
Greg Olson - Former MLB Pitcher "Pitching"
Rich Hofman - University School (FL) "Middle Infield"
Joel Sato - Bingham HS (UT) - "Creating a Culture of Exxcellence"
Preston Ozment - Dyer County HS (TN) "Off Season Throwing"
Chris Ring - Arlington HS (TX) "Off Season Conditioning, It Works for US"
Phil Clark - Bartlett HS (TN) "Ingredients of a Cohesive Coaching Staff"
Matt Husted - Wheaton College (IL) "Game Changing Catching Drills"
Marty Paulsen/Mark Fuller - Fond du Lac HS/Cumberland HS (WI) "A Discussion on Hitting, From Individualism to the Absolutes"
Barry Koeneke - Hallsville HS (MO) "Pitchers' Goals"
Scott Manahan - Bishop Watterson HS (OH) "Pitching for Dummies"
Jason Laroque - St. Albans School (DE) "The Use of Assessment and Rubrics for Performance"
Dave Matuszak - Yucaipa HS (CA) "Player Development via a Comprehensive - Minor League System"
Dr. Tom Hanson - Metal Game Coaching "How to Teach Players to Stop Choking and Start Playing Big in 15 Minutes or Less"

See time schedule above for speaker times and day