January 17-19 2020


Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel
8235 NE Airport Way, Portland, OR 97220


Leading & Knowledgeable Baseball People

Northwest Baseball Coaches Association / Annual Coaches Convention

Our annual coaches convention features best-of-breed speakers and includes interactive demonstrations and breakout sessions. It’s a great place for coaches to network, hold meetings, and recognize those individuals and teams that are having extraordinary success in the game.

Area vendors are also a big part of the convention as they share the latest and greatest in gear, equipment, apparel, field maintenance, fundraising, technology and teaching aids at exhibit booths… Read More

Attendee Registration


2020 Convention Schedule

Friday Session 1

Developing Your Coaching Staff

Friday Session 2

Launch Angle & Analytics; How to Incorporate as Part of Your Player Development and Offensive Game Plans

Friday Session 3

Pitching, Arm Care and How to Leverage Driveline

Friday Session 4

Developing a Winning Culture

Saturday Session 1

Improving Our Culture Through the Recruiting Process; What We Look For, Who We Look For and Where We Find Them

Saturday Session 2

Base Running

Saturday Session 3

Coaching Perspective

Saturday Session 6

Ethics & Leadship: Selfless, Do the Right Thing, Process, Fun

Walk of Champions

Longtime convention speaker and special guest host Pat Bailey is your Walk of Champions luncheon host


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Saturday Session 7

Practice Planning with an Emphasis on Hitting & Team Organization

Saturday Session 8

Creating a Competitive & Organized Practice

Saturday Session 9

Game Day Preparation

Saturday Session 10

Pitching; Training Athletes




Sunday Session 2

Focal Training

Sunday Session 3

Infield Play

Sunday Session 4

Practice Plan Templates; Useful Drills

Convention Speakers

Brian Green

Washington State Head Coach

New Cougars skipper is 17th head coach in WSU history.   Read More  

Mitch Canham

Oregon State Head Coach

New Beavers head coach; former manager in Mariners farm system. Mitch won two National Championships as a player at OSU. To learn more about coach Canham, click here.

Kyle Boddy

Owner Driveline Baseball & Cincinnati Reds Pitching Coordinator

Reds director of pitching initiatives.

Jim Morris

Former Miami Head Coach

Two-time National Championship skipper for the Hurricanes. After a twelve-year stint as head coach at Georgia Tech, Morris guided Miami to Omaha 11 of his first 15 seasons and led the Canes to the post-season for 23 consecutive years (1994-2016) before retiring after the 2018 season.
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Convention Sponsors

Vendor/Sponsor Registration

Convention Updates / NWBCA news

Hope to see you at the 2020 NWBCA convention Jan. 17-19 in PDX. @prepbaseball is Saturday’s inaugural breakout session sponsor. We are grateful for their support of high school baseball. For more info and to register for the convention, visit:

We're thrilled to introduce @LesSchwab as the convention's title sponsor. Les Schwab Tire Centers is a longtime supporter of high school athletics. They're a model company that takes extraordinary care of its customers & communities. For more info, visit

Holy baseballs, it’s December! We are just a month away from a super cool gathering of coaches & instructors. Have you registered for the 2020 NWBCA convention being held Jan. 17-19 in PDX? Make plans now to attend! For more info and to register, visit

Have you registered for the 2020 NWBCA convention being held Jan. 17-19 in PDX? Make plans now to attend! Friday night will feature two extraordinary baseball minds in Kyle Boddy of the Reds/Driveline and Alex Burg of the Rangers. For more info, visit


NWBCA convention topics are taking shape. Check out the speaker schedule at for more info. New @wsucougarbsb skipper Brian Green is set to present on Fri., Jan. 17. His topic - Developing a Winning Culture. Register now at:

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2020 Convention Location

NWBCA Coaches Convention
Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel
8235 NE Airport Way, Portland, OR 97220

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Northwest Baseball Coaches Association
Mailing Address: 7509 S. 5th St Suite 101, A501 Ridgefield. WA 98664 USA

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