2018 Event Schedule

The 2018 World Baseball Coaches' Convention schedule will be released as soon as it is available.
Please use the below schedule from the 2017 World Baseball Coaches' Convention as a reference for times and format
as the 2018 convention will follow a similar schedule.


Click here to view the full handout from the past 2017 World Baseball Coaches' Convention
2017 Mohegan Sun World Baseball Coaches' Convention Event Handout

Session Date Session Time Room 2017 Presenter 2017 Topic Location
Program, presenters and sessions subject to change. Please check for back for regular updates.
Thursday, January 19 4:30pm - 9:00pm

Registration/Check-In

Mohegan Sun Convention Center Pre-Function Area
Thursday, January 19 6:15pm - 7:00pm Break-Out #1 Steve Trimper Team Offensive Drills for Your Practices (VIDEO) Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Thursday, January 19 6:15pm - 7:00pm Break-Out #2 Darren Fenster Isolating the Infielder: Break Them Down to Build Them Up Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Thursday, January 19 6:15pm - 7:00pm Break-Out #3 Greg Sullivan Developing Strong Outfield Play Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Thursday, January 19 6:15pm - 7:00pm Extra Innings Batting Cage Dave Swanson with Matt Capps Preparing Your Pitcher for His Next Start - Demo Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Thursday, January 19 7:15pm - 8:00pm Break-Out #1 Gary Gilmore Aggressive Base Running  and Short Game Offense Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Thursday, January 19 7:15pm - 8:00pm Break-Out #2 Peter Caliendo Training for Real Game Situations Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Thursday, January 19 7:15pm - 8:00pm Break-Out #3 Alex Trezza The Hierarchy of Catching: Receiving/Blocking/Throwing Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Thursday, January 19 7:15pm - 8:00pm Extra Innings Batting Cage Bat Wars hosted by Extra Innings (Bat Demo) Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Thursday, January 19 8:15pm - 9:00pm Break-Out #1 Butch Thompson Tools for Developing Pitchers Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Thursday, January 19 8:15pm - 9:00pm Break-Out #2 Raphael Cerrato Infield Drills and Ideas for Practice Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Thursday, January 19 8:15pm - 9:00pm Break-Out #3 Edwin Thompson Team Practice Drills for the Microwave Generation Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Thursday, January 19 8:15pm - 9:00pm Extra Innings Batting Cage Alex Trezza Catching Drills for Success Demo Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Thursday, January 19 9:15pm - 10:00pm Break-Out #1 Steve Trimper Team Defensive Drills for Your Practices (VIDEO) Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Thursday, January 19 9:15pm - 10:00pm Break-Out #2 Edwin Thompson, Raphael Cerrato & Mike Leonard moderated by Greg Sullivan Recruiting Roundtable: What Do Coaches Look For? Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Thursday, January 19 9:15pm - 10:00pm Break-Out #3 C.J. Beatty C.O.A.C.H Responsibilities; Communicate, Observe, Ask Questions, Challenge, Help Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Thursday, January 19 9:15pm - 10:00pm Extra Innings Batting Cage Dave Swanson with Matt Capps Preparing Your Pitcher for His Next Start - Demo (Repeat Session) Mohegan Sun Convention Center
 
Friday, January 20
 
Friday, January 20 7:45am - 12:00pm

Registration/Check-In

Mohegan Sun Convention Center Pre-Function Area
Friday, January 20 8:15am - 9:00am Break-Out #1 Peter Caliendo Coaching Baseball Outside the Box: Stretching The Coach's Mind Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Friday, January 20 8:15am - 9:00am Break-Out #2 Edwin Thompson Outfield Play: The Last Line of Defense and Last to Get Taught Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Friday, January 20 8:15am - 9:00am Break-Out #3 Austin Wasserman Components of High Level Throwing such as Arm Pathway, Shape & the Hip to Trunk Relationship in Baseball Players Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Friday, January 20 8:15am - 9:00am Extra Innings Batting Cage Bob Stanley The Perfect Delivery - Pitching Demo Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Friday, January 20 9:15am - 10:00am Break-Out #1 Gary Gilmore Team Building: “Living the Dream” Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Friday, January 20 9:15am - 10:00am Break-Out #2 Raphael Cerrato Middle Infield Play Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Friday, January 20 9:15am - 10:00am Break-Out #3 Chad Epperson Catching: Stances, Receiving & Pitch Presentation Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Friday, January 20 9:15am - 10:00am Extra Innings Batting Cage Austin Wasserman Drills & Variational Training to Enhance Arm Pathway, Arm Shape & Hip to Trunk Relationship. HLT Progressions and Practical Application to Practice and Games DEMO Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Friday, January 20 10:15am - 11:00am Break-Out #1 Butch Thompson Auburn Pitchers Gamesmanship Checklist Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Friday, January 20 10:15am - 11:00am Break-Out #2 Steve Trimper Utilizing Today's Technology to Improve Your Coaching Skills Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Friday, January 20 10:15am - 11:00am Break-Out #3 Darren Fenster Embracing Each Individual Athlete’s Individuality: Helping Players Find Their Own Way Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Friday, January 20 10:15am - 11:00am Extra Innings Batting Cage Anthony Iapoce Hitting Mechanics - Demo Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Friday, January 20 11:15am - 12:05pm Break-Out #1 John Smoltz & Chris Verna The Path to a Healthy Shoulder and Elbow for Throwers Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Friday, January 20 11:15am - 12:05pm Break-Out #2 Jayson King Breaking It Down - Infield Play Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Friday, January 20 11:15am - 12:05pm Break-Out #3 Matt Hyde Peeling the Layers off the Onion: The Importance of Understanding Player Make-up Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Friday, January 20 11:15am - 12:05pm Extra Innings Batting Cage Bat Wars hosted by Extra Innings (Bat Demo) Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Friday, January 20 11:15am - 1:15pm Nehantic/Pequot/ Paugusset Rooms NEIBA Annual Meeting NEIBA Annual Meeting Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Friday, January 20 12:05pm - 12:35pm Break-Out #1 John Smoltz Question & Answer Session Featuring MLB Hall of Famer John Smoltz Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Friday, January 20 12:00pm - 1:15pm

EXHIBITOR TIME/LUNCH

Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Friday, January 20 12:00pm - 1:15pm Extra Innings Batting Cage Bat Wars hosted by Extra Innings (Bat Demo) Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Friday, January 20 1:15pm - 2:05pm Break-Out #1 Matt Lisle Hitting: The Swing Movement Spectrum Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Friday, January 20 1:15pm - 2:05pm Break-Out #2 Pete Maki Taking Ownership in Your Bullpens Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Friday, January 20 1:15pm - 2:05pm Break-Out #3 Joe Espinosa Don't Take Your Infielder's Technique for Granted - Drills to Help Build Proper Infield Technique Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Friday, January 20 1:15pm - 2:05pm Extra Innings Batting Cage Chad Epperson Improving Your Fundamentals to Become a Better Catcher - DRILLS DEMO Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Friday, January 20 2:20pm - 3:10pm Break-Out #1 Glenn Cecchini Championship Baseball Absolutes: Everyday Practice Drills Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Friday, January 20 2:20pm - 3:10pm Break-Out #2 Rich Hill with Matt Hyde The Curve Ball: Spin Rate and Arm Angles - A Question & Answer Session with One of MLB's Top Pitchers Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Friday, January 20 2:20pm - 3:10pm Break-Out #3 Tim Leiper Coaching 1st and 3rd Base: They Only Notice You When You Stink Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Friday, January 20 2:20pm - 3:10pm Extra Innings Batting Cage Bat Wars hosted by Extra Innings (Bat Demo) Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Friday, January 20 3:25pm - 4:15pm Break-Out #1 Anthony Iapoce Win Every Pitch. Grind Your Way to Success. Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Friday, January 20 3:25pm - 4:15pm Break-Out #2 Pete Maki To Call or Not to Call: Discussion on Pitch Calling and Game Planning Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Friday, January 20 3:25pm - 4:15pm Break-Out #3 Bryan Adamski Making Young Players Comfortable in the Weight Room Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Friday, January 20 3:25pm - 4:15pm Extra Innings Batting Cage Bat Wars hosted by Extra Innings (Bat Demo) Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Friday, January 20 4:30pm - 5:20pm Break-Out #1 Kevin Pillar & Tim Leiper Outfield Play Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Friday, January 20 4:30pm - 5:20pm Break-Out #2 Butch Thompson Pitching Development That Relates to the Game Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Friday, January 20 4:30pm - 5:20pm Break-Out #3 Glenn Cecchini Building a Championship High School Baseball Program Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Friday, January 20 4:30pm - 5:20pm Extra Innings Batting Cage Matt Lisle Hitting Drills for Unlocking A Hitter's Power - DEMO Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Friday, January 20 5:30pm - 7:00pm Exhibitor Zone
BASEBALL COACHES MEET & GREET Presented by Motus Baseball
Meet College and Pro Coaches, Meet Current and Past MLB Players Aaron Sanchez, Kevin Pillar, Bob Stanley and Rich Hill, Network with Fellow Coaches & Visit with Exhibitors
Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Friday, January 20 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm Break-Out #1
Talking Pitching: An Interactive Discussion with Butch Thompson, Pete Maki & Pete Walker
Get Your Pitching Questions Answered
Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Friday, January 20 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm Break-Out #2
Talking Hitting: An Interactive Discussion with Anthony Iapoce, Matt Lisle & Roger LaFrancois
Get Your Hitting Questions Answered
Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Friday, January 20 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm Break-Out #3
Talking Coaching: An Interactive Discussion with Tim Leiper, Glenn Cecchini & Peter Caliendo
Get Your Coaching Questions Answered
Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Friday, January 20 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm Extra Innings Batting Cage Bat Wars hosted by Extra Innings (Bat Demo) Mohegan Sun Convention Center
 
Saturday, January 21
 
Saturday, January 21 7:15am - 9:30am

Registration/Check-In

Mohegan Sun Convention Center Pre-Function Area
Saturday, January 21 8:30am - 9:15am Nehantic/Pequot/ Paugusset Rooms Dave Swanson with Matt Capps Pre-Season Pitching Activities: Mechanical Adjustments to Get Your Delivery Right Mohegan Sun Upper Level Meeting Room
Saturday, January 21 8:30am - 9:15am Abenaki Room Matt Hyde Evaluating Players Using Your Eyes AND the Numbers Mohegan Sun Upper Level Meeting Room
Saturday, January 21 8:30am - 9:15am Shinnecock/ Nipmuc Rooms C.J. Beatty Why Not You? Winning is Not Everything, but Creating a Winning Attitude Is Mohegan Sun Upper Level Meeting Room
Saturday, January 21 9:30am - 10:15am Nehantic/Pequot/ Paugusset Rooms Anthony Iapoce Create a Run Scoring Culture Mohegan Sun Upper Level Meeting Room
Saturday, January 21 9:30am - 10:15am Abenaki Room Peter Caliendo Japanese Baseball and Why We Can Learn From It Mohegan Sun Upper Level Meeting Room
Saturday, January 21 9:30am - 10:15am Shinnecock/ Nipmuc Rooms Jayson King Infield Play: Corner Guys Matter, Too. Mohegan Sun Upper Level Meeting Room
Saturday, January 21 10:30am - 11:15am Nehantic/Pequot/ Paugusset Rooms Glenn Cecchini Building Champions in LIFE through Baseball Mohegan Sun Upper Level Meeting Room
Saturday, January 21 10:30am - 11:15am Abenaki Room Mike Leonard Great Catchers Make Good Pitchers Great Mohegan Sun Upper Level Meeting Room
Saturday, January 21 10:30am - 11:15am Shinnecock/ Nipmuc Rooms Joe Espinosa Infield Position Specific Techniques Mohegan Sun Upper Level Meeting Room
Saturday, January 21 11:30am - 12:15pm Nehantic/Pequot/ Paugusset Rooms Jayson King Hitting - Making the Most of What They Have Mohegan Sun Upper Level Meeting Room
Saturday, January 21 11:30am - 12:15pm Abenaki Room Bryan Adamski 365 Approach for Pitchers Mohegan Sun Upper Level Meeting Room
Saturday, January 21 11:30am - 12:15pm Shinnecock/ Nipmuc Rooms C.J. Beatty Mental Toughness Mohegan Sun Upper Level Meeting Room

Click here to view the full 2016 World Baseball Coaches' Convention Handout!
2016 Mohegan Sun World Baseball Coaches' Convention Event Handout

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