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March 3, 2020

Message From Tim Saunders
NHSBCA Executive Director

 

Greetings Coach, 

 

This is Tim Saunders (Dublin-Coffman HS, Dublin Ohio) Executive Director of the National High School Baseball Coaches Association (NHSBCA). Today is a great time to join the nearly 3000 NHSBCA members. The NHSBCA is the only high school baseball organization that represents the high school baseball coach. Invest in yourself and your team, join today.

 

NHSBCA MEMBERSHIP: JOIN NOW

 

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

 

1 Million Dollar Personal Liability Coverage

Regional and National Coaching Awards

Coaching Victory and Coaching Year Awards

National Convention/Clinic

Leadership Opportunities In Ranking and All-Region/American Committees

 

 NHSBCA 5 Minute Clinic Videos

 In traditional fashion many of you have opened up the season with less than desirable field conditions and baseball practice is left to the confines of your schools open spaces. In keeping with our newest initiative, NHSBCA Five Minute Clinic, Coach Carbone and Saunders demonstrate a few easy drills to evaluate both infield and outfield. If you or your coaching staff would like to contribute articles, videos, news, additions to the NHSBCA Five Minute Clinic please send them along to twhittaker@baseballcoaches.org.

Forehead and Back Hand for INF

M Drills For Outfielders

Outfield Receiver Drills

Dive Drill

 

NHSBCA/Baseball America 1st Ranking

The first ranking of the 2020 baseball season will be the 3rd week of March. The top 35 teams will be posted to Baseball America, our website (baseballcoaches.org), through our newsletter and via our social media outlets.

 

The second ranking will be the week of April 4th-11th. The NHSBCA Ranking Committee Chairperson is led by Tony Cleveland (Bishop Watterson HS). Below you will see the NHSBCA Regional Chairs.

Tony Cleveland     Ranking Committee Chair   teacee13@aol.com OH   Bishop Watterson

Steve Freker    Region 1 New England  steve.freker@gmail.com   MA  Malden Catholic

Mark Gjormand  Region 2 Mid Atlantic pudgemvp@cox.net  VA James Madison    

Ernie Padron   Region 3 Southeast epad2@yahoo.com  FL   ASA College-N. Miami Campus               

Adam Arcuri     Region 4 Upper Midwest  aarcuri15@gmail.com OH Licking Valley       

Donald Gawreluk  Region 5 Midwest  donald.gawreluk@ahschools.us  MN  Anonka  

Eric Forestier Region 6 Southern james.forestier@harlandale.net  TX San Antonio Harlandale      

Tom Pletsch   Region 7 Rocky Mountain   pletstr@nv.ccsd.net   NV Rancho 

Estavan  Valencia Region 8 Pacific Coast  estevan_valencia@redlands.k12.ca.us CA Redlands

Dave McDonald At Large david.mcdonald26@yahoo.com GA The Lovett School 

Larry Watkins At Large coachwat@yahoo.com  MS Petal      

Carlos Collazo   Editor Assistant B/A carloscollazo1994@gmail.com  NC Baseball America 

Johnston Hobbs    At Large johnston.hobbs@gmail.com NC  Apex Friendship  

 

 NHSBCA/STATE HIGH SCHOOL ASSOCIATION PRE-SEASON

ALL-AMERICAN CLICKABLE MAP

 The below link is a clickable map on our website; baseballcoaches.org on all the state high school baseball organizations. We encourage you to be involved at the state and national levels. The NHSBCA believes strongly in our members belonging to their state high school baseball coaches associations.

 Reminder to all states and state high school baseball associations, deadline for all state entries is

March, 15, 2020. If your state has questions or needs assistance please email, twhittaker@baseballcoaches.org.

 

NHSBCA/STATE HIGH SCHOOL ASSOCIATION PRE-SEASON

ALL-AMERICAN CLICKABLE MAP

 Thank you to the following states for their submission, below is the individual links to the states.

Missouri

Delaware

Utah

North Carolina

Maryland

Ohio

Minnesota

Washington

Mississippi

Rhode Island

Indiana

 

State High School Baseball Association Contacts Clickable Map

 

NHSBCA Partnership with Baseball Rules in Black and White:

New DP/DH Rule Info & App Update

 We highly recommend coaches check out the updated, well defined nine-player DP/DH rule information and the links toBRIBAW’s “Free App”. Baseball Rules in Black and White “Free App” is now available on Google & Apple app stores.

 

 

SOCIAL MEDIA FEEDS

 

 

NHSBCA Partnership with Baseball Rules in Black and White:

New DP/DH Rule Info & App Update

We highly recommend coaches check out the updated, well defined nine-player DP/DH rule information and the links toBRIBAW’s “Free App”. Baseball Rules in Black and White “Free App” is now available on Google & Apple app stores.

PO (E-Invoice)   For NHSBCA Staff Membership

If in need of a PO for staff, please request early, as it takes time for your local school districts to process a PO. Once a PO is asked for, it can be processed and sent electronically. Please include the email of the school or district accountant to expedite the processing.

Contact Ty Whittaker, twhittaker@baseballcoaches.org. If you would like us to send an e-invoice, you can make an electronic payment via a procurement card or credit card.

Lastly, we have put the finishing touches on the 2020 NHSBCA Committee Members. Please feel free to download the list.

If you are in search of a committee member please feel free to click the link below for contact information.

NHSBCA 2019 CLICKABLE COMMITTEE GUIDE

In Baseball,

Tim Saunders