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2020 Ohio High School Baseball Coaches Association Fact Sheet

2020 Ohio High School Baseball Coaches Association Fact Sheet

The purpose of the OHSBCA is to unify all baseball
coaches in the State of Ohio, to promote high school
baseball, to create an official line of communication with the Ohio High School Athletic Association
(OHSAA), to foster higher standards of professionalism and ethics, and to maintain a strong contact with
the national, state and local coaches’ organizations of
baseball.
• Membership: approximately 1,500 coaches annually.
• Dues: $30 per year due by February 15th (payable
to Treasurer)
• Governing Body: Twenty-five member Board of
Directors with twelve serving on the executive
board.
Official Organization Function/Events:
A. Annual Convention and Clinic: Held once per
year in Columbus, OH.
B. Board Meetings: Four times per year. Includes
two meetings at the annual convention, a meeting
at the Augusta Sportswear Brands All-Star Series,
and a meeting in October.
C. OHSBCA Website: www.ohsbca.org
D. Augusta Sportwear Brands Senior All-Star Series: Held one week after the state tournament
in June. The series honors eighty (80) graduated
seniors and twelve member coaches in a 4 team
round-robin format. The event takes place at Bill
Davis Stadium on the campus of Th e Ohio State
University in Columbus, Ohio.
E. State Coaches Poll: Teams are rated in each of the
four divisions fi ve times each spring. Poll champions are recognized at the annual convention. Th are
are thirty two (32) voting coaches in each division.
Registration and membership forms to vote can be
found on website.
F. All-State Coaches Poll Team: The poll coaches
in each division select an all-state team. All grade
level of players are eligible. Each division selects a
Player-of-the-Year and a Coach-of-the-Year. They
are recognized by the wire services and are awarded a plaque at the annual convention.
G. Player-of-the-Year Award: Th is award will be presented at the annual convention banquet by Pukka
Headwear. Each of the four division Player-of-the Year recipients will be recognized and one Player of-the-Year will receive a plaque.
H. Field of the Year Award: Th is award will be presented at the annual convention by Mar-Co Clay.
I. Field of Need Award: This award will be presented
at the annual convention by Pro’s Choice.
J. Hall of Fame: The HOF induction is the highlight
of the awards banquet at the annual convention.
The Board of Directors selects inductees. Nomination forms can be found on website.
K. Hank Miller Scholarships: All graduating senior
students of member coaches with five years of
continuing membership are eligible. They are presented during the awards banquet. Form found on
website.
L. Academic All-Ohio: Selected annually and awarded certificates. Certificates are handed out at the
state convention. Forms can be found on website.
M. Service and Victory Awards: Service awards for
coaches begin with the fiftenth year of membership and are awarded every five years there after.
Victory awards begin at 100 and are awarded for
every 100 victories there after. Certificates and
plaques are awarded at the state convention.
N. Assistant Coach of the Year Award: Coaches from
each district are recognized as assistant coaches of
the year at our annual convention.
O. Past Presidents Hall of Fame: All former OHSBCA Presidents and Hall of Fame members are invited back for the Hall of Fame Banquet on Friday
afternoon. A reception to follow immediately aft er
the banquet.
P. The Consultant of the OHSBCA regularly attends
all meetings of the OHSAA Board of Control in
Columbus.
Q. Sponsorships: The OHSBCA is sponsored by
many corporations and also help sponsor our
scholarship recipients: Rawlings (official baseball
and Hall of Fame Banquet Sponsor), Pukka (official headwear), Augusta Sportwear Brands (official uniform supplier), PBR (Hot Stove sponsor),
Miller Net (official net), Mar-Co Clay (official
mound clay and dirt), Astro Turf (official turf supplier), Pro’s Choice (field of need sponsor), Game
Changer, Easton, Phoenix Bats and Celebrate
Sports Tours (Thursday Smoker sponsor).

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