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November 20, 2019

Greetings Coach, 

 
This is Tim Saunders (Dublin-Coffman HS, Dublin Ohio) Executive Director of the National High School Baseball Coaches Association (NHSBCA). We would like to invite you to an exceptional event, the NSHBCA National Convention, December 5th-8th, in Columbus, Ohio.
 
NHSBCA MEMBERSHIP/CONVENTION DETAILS
 
Since 1991, the NHSBCA has provided services and recognition for baseball coaches to promote and represent high school baseball across the country. Our services include coaching instruction, coach and player awards, national high school team rankings, NHSBCA members receive $1 million in liability insurance and more.
 
If you are not a member of the NHSBCA yet, now is a great time to join by visiting our website. If you need a NHSBCA membership/convention downloadable form please click. If you have questions or would like additional information, please let me know.
 
We need your help in breaking the NHSBCA All-Time Clinic Attendance record for an event. The NHSBCA convention will be held at the Renaissance Hotel Downtown in Columbus. We hope you can experience all of our events by staying with us on December 5th-8th. Come one, come all (staff). We have put together quite an event for this week.
 
OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY PRACTICE
Wednesday, December 4th, Ohio State University Coach Beals and his staff will have open practice between 2-4 PM, and have an interactive session for coaches for questions and answers.
 
OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY PRACTICE/FACILITIES TOUR
Thursday, December 5th, Ohio State University Coaches tour of all facilities 1-2 PM, and watch an open workout between 2-4 PM. Coach Beals and his staff will be available to talk baseball.
 
Thursday, December 5th. We have a great event planned for Thursday, 6 PM, the NHSBCA Trade Show Social. The NHSBCA will host this event offering free food and drink of choice. This event will include; Street Tacos, Slider Stations, and Antipasto Display coupled with free Domestic, Ohio Craft Beers, Wine By The Glass. This allows you to peruse the latest trends in the baseball world and catch up with old friends at the same time. Always a good time, especially when it's FREE!
 
Friday, December 6th, the convention kicks off at 8AM with the list of quality clinicians. Please see the list below for the most accurate clinician line up. Start the day off with joining us with complimentary coffee station 7-9 AM.
 
Friday, December 6th. That evening we celebrate the induction of the latest Hall of Fame Class, Award Coach of the Year, Assistant Coach of the Year, and Field of the Year during the NHSBCA Banquet at the Renaissance Ballroom. This event offers a cocktail social and NHSBCA backdrop
photoshoot at 6 PM. Your choice of hors d'oeuvres and Ohio craft beer, wine by the glass, and top-shelf drinks of choice will be complimentary with your paid NHSBCA Banquet ticket. At 7 PM, our dinner begins with a skillfully designed dinner by the Renaissance Culinary staff, followed by the awards ceremony. Please join us for this special evening.
 
Saturday, December 7th, We have a full complement of speakers. Please see the list below for updated clinicians.
 
Saturday Afternoon December 7th, NHSBCA/State Baseball Association Social Sponsored By The Ohio High School State Baseball Coaches Association 5-7 PM. This is a great time to talk baseball with fellow coaches from all the nations state baseball associations.
 
Sunday, December 8th, FCA breakfast, this free breakfast will be offered to those who would like to attend. If you plan on attending, please email tsaunders@baseballcoaches.org.
 
 
COACHES CAN MAKE THE DIFFERENCE!!!!
LET 19;S DO IT TOGETHER AND SUPPORT THE ONLY HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL COACHES ASSOCIATION RUN BY HIGH SCHOOL COACHES.
 
 
HOTEL RESERVATIONS DETAILS
 
Please visit marriott.com, the hotel can no longer offer the NHSBCA Convention rate since it was contracted until November 15th, 2019. Please contact Tim Saunders, tsaunders@baseballcoaches.org if you need any further assistance.
 
PO (E-Invoice) Registration
For NHSBCA Convention
 
If in need of a PO, please request early, as it takes time for your local school districts to process a PO, once a PO is requested it can be processed and sent electronically. Please include the email of the school or districts accountant to expedite the processing.
 
Contact Ty Whittaker, twhittaker@baseballcoaches.org if you would like us to send an e-invoice, you can make electronic payment via a procurement card or credit card.
 
2019 Speaker Itinerary
NHSBCA National Clinic
 
Thursday, Dec. 5 Vendor set up 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dec. 5th 6-8 PM NHSBCA Vendor Social:
We have a great event planned for Thursday, 6 PM, the NHSBCA Trade Show Social. The NHSBCA will host this event offering free food and drink of choice. This event will include; Street Tacos, Slider Stations, and Antipasto Display coupled with free Domestic, Ohio Craft Beers, Wine By The Glass. This allows you to peruse the latest trends in the baseball world and catch up with old friends at the same time. Always a good time, especially when it's FREE!
 
Friday, Dec. 6
 
Session          Time                          Speaker/Topic
 
1                     8:40-9:40 am          Matt Talarico (Wright St. /NY Yankees)
                                                           "Developing HS Baseball Stealers"
 
                       9:40-10:00 am        Water Station In Exhibit Area
 
2                     10:00-10:40             Gene Zannetti (Baseball Mindset)
                                                      1c;Think Like A Champion On The Baseball Field 1d;
                       
3                     10:45-11:25               Lunch McKenzie (Concordia Univ.)
                                                            1c;Hitting Fundamentals and Drills 1d;
 
4                     11:30-12:10               Steve Healy  (Boston College HS)
                                                            1c;Developing the HS Pitcher 1d;
 
5                     12:15-12:55               Bob Morgan (Indiana Univ.)
                                             1c;Motivation 1d;
 
6                     12:55-1:25                 Lunch Break
(On Your Own- Lunch Specials Will Be Announced)
 
7                     1:25-2:05                  Nate Rasmussen Minnesota Twins
"Creating An Environment For Offensive Competition"
 
8                     2:10-2:50                  Dom Savino Glenbrook North HS, IL.
"Train In The Cage To Compete At The Plate"
 
9                     2:55-3:35                  Matt Angle (Ohio State Univ.)      
                                                            1c;Outfield Play 1d;
 
10                   3:40-4:20                 Dan Skirka (Murray State Univ.)
                                                            1c;Infield/Defense"
 
 
6:00-8:00 NHSBCA Hall Of Fame/NHSBCA Awards BanquetCoach of the Year/Asst. Coach of the Year/
Field Of the Year REGISTER NOW!
 
 
Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019
 
11               8:00-8:40                 Pete Savage Reno HS, NV.
                                           1c;Developing A Championship HS Baseball Program 1d;
 
12             9:10-9:50             Patrick Robey Madison Central HS, MS 
"Infield Basics"
 
13               9:55-10:35                Tyler Pazik Peak Performance
1c;Mental Approach to Baseball 1d;
 
14                10:40-11:20              Dan Skirka Murray State Univ.
                                                            1c;Team Defense/Practice 1d;
 
              11:20-12:30              Lunch Break/Lunch On Your Own
Lunch Specials Will Be Announced
 
15                   12:30-1:10                 Johnston Hobbs 224 Performance
1c;PEKE-Potential Energy to Kinetic Energy for catcher throwing 1d;
 
16                   1:15-1:55                   Mike Deegan Denison University
"Culture of Coaching- Using Art and Science To Shrink The Feedback Loop"
 
17                   2:00-2:40                 Wyatt Tonkin Shorewood HS, WA.
1c;Success For The High School Pitcher 1d;
 
18                   2:45-3:25                  Joe Breen Mansfield HS, MA.
"Indoor Practice Plans For Maximizing Time and Space"
 
19                   3:30-4:10                  Steve Hansen Mountain Crest HS, Utah
"Practice Plan Flexibility"
 
21                   4:15-4:55                  Gene Zannetti Baseball Mindset
                                                            1c;Developing the Mental Mindset 1d;
 
Saturday, December 7th, NHSBCA/State Baseball Association Social Sponsored By The Ohio High School State Baseball Coaches Association 5-7 PM. This is a great time to talk baseball with fellow coaches from all the nations state baseball associations. It's FREE!
 
 
Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019
 
8:00 am  Fellowship of Christian Athletes Breakfast
Please Email: tsaunders@baseballcoaches.org if you plan to attend.
 
NHSBCA ANNOUNCES THE FCA BREAKFAST SPEAKER FOR THE 2019 CONVENTION
CHAD JENKINS
-Chad is a 1997 graduate of Dublin Coffman High School, where he played football, baseball, and lacrosse.
-Graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point and led the Black Knights as Army's quarterback. He was the winning quarterback on the team that beat Navy in 2001 two months after the terrorist attacks of 9/11. That was the last Army win over Navy for 14 years.
 -He is one of the subjects featured in the book, 'All American: Two Young Men, 2001 Army-Navy Game And The War They Fought In Iraq' by Steve Eubank.
- Chad was commissioned as an Infantry officer in the United States Army & completed Ranger School, Airborne School, and Air Assault School; he was deployed with the 10th Mountain Division to Iraq for one year.
 -After returning, Chad joined the 75th Ranger Regiment, the most dedicated and lethal fighting force in the U.S. Army. He led the Rangers during three more deployments to Iraq as a Platoon Leader and Ground Force Commander. Jenkins has deployed a total of four times and was awarded three Bronze Star Medals for his service to his country.
-Upon return home, he joined the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). 
-He was assigned to the South Florida Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF) as a Special Agent. His impact on several high-profile cases led to the successful disruption of potential acts of terrorism.
-He has been a regular on CNN seeking on Counter-Terrorism.
- He has since returned home to Dublin and resides with his family. 
 
 
 
NHSBCA Member Article Submission
 
If you are your staff have any articles that you believe our NHSBCA membership would benefit, please send them along. Digital copies are preferred. Send to Ty Whittaker
 
 
 
NHSBCA 2019 Hall of Fame Inductees
Presented By Jostens
 
Help us celebrate the achievements of the following four men who are being inducted into the 2019 NHSBCA Hall of Fame and Awards Banquet, Friday, December, 6th, 6PM. Lock in your reservation now to not only honor this NHSBCA Hall of Fame Inductees, but also NHSBCA Coaches of the Year, Assistant Coaches of the Year and Fields of Year. RESERVE NOW!
 
Scott Knight 
Stanwood High School 
Stanwood, Washington 
 
Eric Kibler 
Horizon HS 
Scottsdale, Arizona 
 
Art Griffith 
Winslow HS 
Winslow, Arizona
 
Tom Beddow 
St. Elizabeth's HS 
Wilmington, Delaware
 
 
 
REGION 1   
MAMARONECK HS; MAMARONECK, NEW YORK
HEAD COACH MICHAEL CHIAPPARELLI/GROUNDSKEEPER INMAR MEDINA
 
REGION 2  
CALVERT HALL COLLEGE HS; BALTIMORE, MARYLAND; 
HEAD COACH LOU ECKERL
 
REGION 3  
STARRS MILL HS; FAYETTEVILLE, GEORGIA; 
HEAD COACH BRENT MOSLEY
 
REGION 4   
LAFAYETTE CENTRAL CATHOLIC; LAFAYETTE, INDIANA; 
HEAD COACH TIM BORDENET
 
REGION 5  
SOUTHERN BOONE HS; ASHLAND, MISSOURI; 
HEAD COACH BRIAN ASH
 
REGION 6  
WEST JONES HS-LAUREL; MISSISSIPPI; 
HEAD COACH TREY SUTTON
 
REGION 7 
SETON CATHOLIC HS; CHANDLER, ARIZONA; 
HEAD COACH BRIAN STEPHENSON
 
REGION 8 
REDLANDS HS; REDLANDS, CALIFORNIA; 
HEAD COACH ESTEVAN VALENCIA     
 
 
 
REGION 1
COACH ZACH BROWN FRANKLIN HIGH SCHOOL FRANKLIN, MA
 
REGION 2
COACH MIKE BYLONE ST. AUGUSTINE PREP HIGH SCHOOL RICHLAND, NJ
 
REGION 3
COACH JEFF SEGARS LOGANVILLE HIGH SCHOOL LOGANVILLE, GA
 
REGION 4
COACH TIM FUNKHOUSER EDWARDSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL EDWARDSVILLE, IL
  
REGION 5
COACH BOB KARN ST. CLOUD CATHEDRAL HIGH SCHOOL ST. CLOUD, MN
 
REGION 6
COACH RICKY GRIFFIN ARGYLE HIGH SCHOOL ARGYLE, TX
 
REGION 7
COACH JEFF URLAUB HORIZON HIGH SCHOOL SCOTTSDALE, AZ
 
REGION 8
COACH NICK ALLEN RIDGEFIELD HIGH SCHOOL RIDGEFIELD, WA
 
 
 
  
REGION 1  
COACH KEITH LANSLEY   SHENENDEHOWA HIGH SCHOOL            CLIFTON PARK, NY
 
REGION 2  
COACH BROOKS KERR    CALVERT HALL COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOL    BALTIMORE, MD.
 
REGION 3  
COACH MARK LOWERY     PARKVIEW HIGH SCHOOL                            LILBURN, GA
 
REGION 4 
COACH MATT LATTIG   OLENTANGY ORANGE HIGH SCHOOL         LEWIS CENTER, OH
 
REGION 5  
COACH SHAWN CALLAHAN BLUE SPRINGS SOUTH HIGH SCHOOL BLUE SPRINGS, MO 
 
REGION 6  
COACH STEVE STINSON    ARGYLE HIGH SCHOOL                             ARGYLE, TX
 
REGION 7 
COACH PETER PETRIDES        MARICOPA HIGH SCHOOL                 MARICOPA, AZ
 
REGION 8  
COACH MITCH BLUMAN        ST. AUGUSTINE HIGH SCHOOL          SAN DIEGO, CA
 
 
 
See You In Columbus,
 
Tim Saunders
tsaunders@baseballcoaches.org