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NFCA Portland Clinic

Clinic Info:

Date: 1/10/20-1/11/20


Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel
8235 NE Airport Way
Portland, OR 97220 | View Map

Clinic Cost:

On or before December 26, 2019: $139
December 27, 2019- January 9, 2020:$149
On-Site January 10-11, 2020:$159
*For student pricing OR to register 10+ Coaches please contact the NFCA at 502-409-4600

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NFCA Portland Coaches Clinic - January 10 - 11


PDF Clinic Registration Form

2020 Portland Coaches Clinic Exhibitor Application


Coaches Clinic Info

Coaches, it's important to continue learning, growing and honing your skill set, too. Attend an NFCA Coaches Clinic and surround yourself with hundreds of other passionate coaches. We promise you'll leave with more knowledge, more drills, better philosophies and maybe even some free equipment! Our speakers will reignite the fire within you to be a better coach for your student-athletes. 

These two-day events will provide you with an "up close and personal" setting to learn from world-class speakers. Topics range from pitching and offense, to base running, team culture and practice planning. Have a question? You can ask it during the Q&A panel with the speakers, in the hallway post-speaker sessions or find our speakers at the social hour. 

Sign up early for best pricing! 

2019-20 Speaking Lineups Coming Soon!

  • 2019 Clinic Schedule


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

    Friday, January 25, 2019
    11:30am-1:00pm Clinic Registration & Visit the Exhibits
    1:00-1:45pm Coach Maggie Livreri (Boise State)
    “Developing Elite Catchers”
    1:50-2:35pm Coach Mike Stith (OC Batbusters/USSSA)
    “High-Intensity Hitting”
    2:35-3:00pm BREAK (Visit the Exhibits)
    3:00-3:45pm Coach Jo Evans (Texas A&M)
    “Team Defense Wins Championships”
    3:50-4:35pm Coach Melissa Gentile (Powerline Softball)
    “It All Starts on a Tee: Building Effective Hitters”
    4:40-5:25pm Coach Maggie Livreri (Boise State)
    “The Pitcher/Catcher/Coach Relationship”
    5:30-7:00pm DINNER BREAK (Visit the Exhibits)
    7:00-7:45pm Coach Trisha Ford (Arizona State)
    “Competitive Drills for Pitchers”
    7:50-8:35pm Coach Mike Stith (OC Batbusters/USSSA)
    “Championship Infield Drills”
    8:40-9:00pm Coaches Panel (Q & A with all speakers)
    9:00-10:30pm Coaches Social Hour
    Saturday, January 26, 2019
    8:00-8:45am Coach Jo Evans (Texas A&M)
    “Advanced Outfield Play”
    8:50-9:35am Coach Melissa Gentile (Powerline Softball)
    “Coaching Kids These Days”
    9:40-10:25am Coach Jo Evans (Texas A&M)
    “Defense 101: What Every Position Player Should Know”
    10:25-10:55am BREAK (Visit the Exhibits)
    10:55-11:40am Coach Melissa Gentile (Powerline Softball)
    “Aggressive Baserunning Wins Games”
    11:45am-12:30pm Coach Trisha Ford (Arizona State)
    “Pitching … Through the Eyes of a Hitter”
    12:30pm-1:45pm LUNCH BREAK (Visit the Exhibits)
    1:45-2:30pm Coach Maggie Livreri (Boise State)
    “Coaching Athletes: Hitting, Pitching, Defense are the Same” Consistent Movement Patterns Lead to Better Performance.
    2:35-3:20pm Coach Mike Stith (OC Batbusters/USSSA)
    “Establishing Your Coaching Style: From Little League to the NPF”
    3:25-4:10pm Coach Trisha Ford (Arizona State)
    “My Favorite Pitching Drills”
    4:10pm Drawings/Giveaways for all equipment on stage
    Bownet Bodyguard Net ($229.99); ProMag tee ($99.99);
    Bownet Big Mouth X Net ($149.99); Fungo Bat ($69.99);
    1 dozen softballs with NFCA logo ($65.00)
  • Site & Travel Information

    8235 NE Airport Way
    Portland, OR 97220

    Room Rates: $108/night +tax
    Booking: You may use the online registration HERE
    Hotel phone number: 503-281-2500

    Hotel Guests - Free parking in hotel lot on first-come, first-served basis

    * Please make hotel reservations by January 10, 2019.

  • Exhibitor Information

    The NFCA Coaches Clinics are the perfect opportunity to get your product or service in front of hundreds of grassroots coaches across the country. Our speaker schedules have built-in breaks for exhibit-only time, as well as an evening social hour. Attendance varies anywhere from 250-450 coaches at each location.

    • One (1) 6’ table
    • Two (2) chairs
    • Booth placement will be: NFCA Official Sponsors and Partners, NFCA Loyalty Rankings, first-come, first served time-stamped applications.

    Please note: These are table-top set-ups, NOT 10’x10’ booth spaces.


    $350 for one table
    $450 for two tables
    *A discount of 10% will automatically be given to companies who register for three or more clinics (when registering with the same email address). 

    Electricity, internet and power needs vary from hotel to hotel. Once registered, companies will receive site-specific information regarding additional service needs prior to the clinic. Each exhibitor is responsible for any additional fees associated with hotel services.


    Please do not ask our speakers to endorse any of your products/services. This puts them in a very difficult position.


    Videography is ONLY permitted inside of your booth/table with the consent of those being interviewed. Videography of any other vendors OR the clinic OR the speakers themselves is not permitted.


    Interested in advertising to our attendees at every clinic? Click here for more information.


    Please contact our Marketing and Sponsorships Specialist, Emily Allard, if you have any additional questions: emily@nfca.org.