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October 9, 2019

 

Greetings Coaches,
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.
 
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. Since we have negotiated such a tremendous rate at the Renaissance, 112.00 per night, 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.
 
Wednesday, December 4th, Ohio State University Coach Beals and his staff will have open practice and have an interactive session for coaches for questions and answers.
 
Thursday, December 5th, Ohio State University in the morning with Coach Beals and his staff.
 
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.
 
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.
 
Sunday, December 8th, FCA breakfast, this free breakfast will be offered to those who would like to attend.
 
 
COACHES CAN MAKE THE DIFFERENCE!!!!
LET'S DO IT TOGETHER AND SUPPORT THE ONLY HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL COACHES ASSOCIATION RUN BY HIGH SCHOOL COACHES.
 
 
NHSBCA CONVENTION DETAILS
 
The 2019 NHSBCA Convention will be held at the Renaissance Downtown Hotel in Columbus, Ohio from December 5th to December 8th , 2019. We encourage you to attend the convention to network and learn from an excellent line up of clinicians and fellow coaches across the country. Please look below to see the list of confirmed speakers and coaches that will be honored.
 
We are also happy to announce that on Wednesday, December 4th (afternoon, evening) and Thursday, December 5th (morning to mid-day) Ohio State University Baseball, led by head coach Greg Beals has invited NHSBCA members to the Columbus campus for practice, campus visits, and pre-season workouts. As we receive details, we will provide in our NHSBCA newsletter.
 
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.
 
HOTEL RESERVATIONS DETAILS
 
NHSBCA Convention Hotel Link You Must Use This Link To Get The Convention Rate of 112.00
 
If you call this special number, it too will assist in your booking of a room for the NHSBCA Convention.
 
 
OR  your guests can call this number to make their reservations:
 
By calling Renaissance Enhanced Group Reservations at 877-901-6632
 
Guests will ask for Passkey Reservations and request the National High School Baseball Coaches Association Room Block to receive the group rate of $112 for King and QQ rooms.
We will hold your sleeping rooms until the cut-off date of November 7th, 2019
 
****Please be aware that there are third party sites who will claim to manage our Hotel 19;s group reservations. Please relay this information onto your guests that they should ONLY be making reservations using the link and phone number above. If they make their reservation using a third party, Renaissance cannot manage/change their reservation and they will not be booked into your block or receive the discounted rate.**** 
 
*****Also please note that any of your guests using Marriott Points will not count towards your rooming block.******
 
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 NHSBCA SPEAKERS LIST
(more clinicians to be announced as they confirm)
1.    BOB MORGAN           INDIANA UNIVERSITY IN
2.    WYATT TONKIN         SHOREWOOD HS      WA     
3.    GENE ZANNETTI         BASEBALL MINDSET   NY            
4.    PATICK ROBEY            MADISON HS             MS
5.    GREG BEALS               OHIO STATE UNIV.              OH
6.    MATT TALARICO        WRIGHT ST. UNIV.               OH                  
7.    DERRIN FENSTER       RED SOX
8.    DAN SKIRKA               MURRAY STATE          KY
9.    TYLER PAZIK   1c;     Mental Preparation for your Athletes 1d;
10. MIKE DEEGAN            DENNISON UNIV.               OH
11. LUNCH MCKENZIE      CONCORDIA              MN
12. STEVE HEALY              BOSTON COLLEGE HS MA     
13. JOE BREEN     MANSFIELD HS MA
14. NATE RASMUSSEN
15. DOM SAVINO
16. PETE SAVAGE   RENO HIGH SCHOOL, NEVADA
   
 
Below you will see a list of individuals that will be honored at our 2019 NHSBCA Convention/Clinic/Banquet. Please click the link to join us in celebrating the following coaches on Friday, December 6th for the NHSBCA Hall of Fame Banquet and Awards Banquet.
 
NHSBCA MEMBERSHIP 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.
 
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  KEITH LANSLEY   SHENENDEHOWA HIGH SCHOOL            CLIFTON PARK, NY
 
REGION 2  BROOKS KERR      CALVERT HALL COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOL    BALTIMORE, MD.
 
REGION 3  MARK LOWERY     PARKVIEW HIGH SCHOOL                            LILBURN, GA
 
REGION 4 MATT LATTIG   OLENTANGY ORANGE HIGH SCHOOL             LEWIS CENTER, OH
 
REGION 5  SHAWN CALLAHAN    BLUE SPRINGS SOUTH HIGH SCHOOL   BLUE SPRINGS, MO
 
REGION 6  STEVE STINSON    ARGYLE HIGH SCHOOL                             ARGYLE, TX
 
REGION 7  PETER PETRIDES        MARICOPA HIGH SCHOOL                 MARICOPA, AZ
 
REGION 8  MITCH BLUMAN        ST. AUGUSTINE HIGH SCHOOL          SAN DIEGO, CA
 
 
 
Best,
 
Tim Saunders
tsaunders@baseballcoaches.org