COACH EXCHANGE

EBCA Coach Exchange Program

INTRODUCTION

Discover the exciting EBCA Exchange Program, a fantastic opportunity for EBCA members to connect with a global coaching network. Exchange Coaches get to experience advanced coaching techniques abroad, taking their skills to the next level beyond Europe.

This program perfectly complements the EBCA Convention and other clinics by providing hands-on learning opportunities. Each exchange is unique, tailored to different hosts and programs, offering diverse coaching experiences.

Selected coaches handle their airfare costs, while hosts typically cover lodging, transportation, and most meals. The program usually runs during the offseason, so it won't interfere with in-season duties.

Plus, EBCA partners with MLB's Coaching Development Program, giving a lucky EBCA coach the chance to visit an MLB club during the Fall Instructional League every year. Together, these initiatives boost coaching expertise among EBCA members.

How to be selected?

Application

Ready to join the EBCA Exchange Program? Here's how to get started:

  1. Membership Requirement: Ensure you have a valid Premium Membership for the current year. Not a member yet? Sign Up.
  2. Application Process:
    • Download the EBCA Exchange Program Application Form.
    • Complete the form and send it to:
  3. Selection Procedure:
    • The EBCA Exchange Coordinator will conduct interviews, ideally during the EBCA Convention.
    • If you can't attend the Convention, we'll arrange a Skype or phone interview if your application meets our criteria.

Expectations for Exchange Coaches:

  • Represent EBCA and European baseball with enthusiasm and openness to new ideas.
  • Once assigned to a host organization, EBCA will facilitate introductions and trip details.
  • Keep us updated on your schedule and share your experiences through our blog.
  • Submit a post-exchange report and potentially contribute drills or coaching tips to the EBCA community.
Join us in expanding your coaching horizons and contributing to the EBCA network!

Why an offline application form?

In order for you to fill out the form with detailed information about your coaching background, experience, and reasons for participating in the exchange program. Be thorough and provide as much relevant information as possible.

EBCA Coach Exchange Partners

The EBCA is coordinating the Exchange Coach Program. A program giving a unique opportunity for European coaches to get the hands-on instruction, a perfect complement to the clinics organized all over Europe.

This effort would not be possible without our Exchange Program partners.
Wisconsin Whitewater Warhanks
Wisconsin Whitewater Warhanks John Vodenlich
Caliendo Sports International
Caliendo Sports International
Pete Caliendo
Milwaukee Brewers
Milwaukee Brewers
Georgia State University Panthers
Georgia State University Panthers
Greg Frady
Pomona Pitzer Sagehens
Pomona Pitzer Sagehens
Frank Pericolosi
Butler University Bulldogs
Butler University Bulldogs
Steve Farley
Major League Baseball
Major League Baseball
Kansas City Royals
Kansas City Royals
BOX.BE Web Apps
ABCA
Texas Baseball Ranch
ISG Baseball
ScoutUS Pro
WBSC Europe

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