Coaches: 31st Annual Best Ever Clinic set for January 12 - 14

September 26, 2017


Baseball Ontario has once again assembled an impressive group of speakers to present at the 31st annual Best Ever Coaches Clinic that will take place January 12-14, 2018 at the Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel and Conference Centre.

Guest Speakers scheduled to present include:

  • Dave Hudgens, Hitting Coach Houston Astros
  • Ron Washington, 3B & Infield Coach Atlanta Braves
  • Steve Janssen, Head Coach Team Netherlands
  • Wes Johnson, Pitching Coach University of Arkansas
  • Tanner Swanson, Assistant Coach Santa Clara University
  • Matt Hobbs, Pitching Coach Wake Forest University
  • Omar Johnson, Head Coach Jackson State University
  • Jose Vazquez, Strength & Conditioning Coach Texas Rangers

NCCP Component:

Baseball Ontario is offering one free NCCP Clinic to each coach who registers for the 2018 Best Ever Clinic by December 18th!

Sessions will run Friday, January 12th 1-5pm and Sunday, January 14th 1-5pm.

Clinics will be offered on a first come, first served basis until they are full.  Coaches can make their clinic selection when completing the BEC registration form.

Each of the following modules will be offered and we will try our best to accommodate date preference wherever possible:

  • Baserunning
  • Planning
  • Strategies
  • Outfielding
  • Initiation
  • Absolutes
  • Teaching & Learning
  • Pitching & Catching

Please contact coach@baseballontario.com for more information.

The weekend also includes a Trade Show complete with new products for 2018, product demonstrations, promotions & show specials, and network with vendors.

For more information including speaker bios and how to register, visit baseballontario.com.

 

Partners

Rawlings

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