2019 Event Schedule

 

Session Date Session Time Room 2019 Presenter 2019 Topic Location
Program, presenters and sessions subject to change. Please check back for regular updates.
Thursday, January 10 4:30pm - 9:00pm

Registration/Check-In

Expo Center Pre-Function Area
Thursday, January 10 6:15pm - 7:00pm Break-Out #1 Mike Bell The Total Pitching Program: Routines, Programs & Habits Expo Center Earth Ballroom 1
Thursday, January 10 6:15pm - 7:00pm Break-Out #2 Mike Mordecai Defensive Fundamentals for the Elite Team Expo Center Earth Ballroom 2
Thursday, January 10 6:15pm - 7:00pm Break-Out #3 Paddy Steinfort Clutch Coaching: How to Be Your Best When It Matters the Most Thunder/Harvest/
Hot Suns Rooms
Thursday, January 10 6:15pm - 7:00pm On Deck Sports Batting Cage Dan Kennedy The Age of the Launch Angle and Exit Velo: Drills for Hitters That Promote Contact and Opposite Field Hitting Expo Center Floor
Thursday, January 10 6:15pm - 7:00pm Infield Demo Field PRODUCT DEMO Expo Center Floor
Thursday, January 10 7:15pm - 8:00pm Break-Out #1 Kevin Schnall Team Offense: Playing Offense to Win Expo Center Earth Ballroom 1
Thursday, January 10 7:15pm - 8:00pm Break-Out #2 Brendan Eygabroat Do More with Less: Maximizing Your Indoor Practice Time Expo Center Earth Ballroom 2
Thursday, January 10 7:15pm - 8:00pm Break-Out #3 Mike Leonard Fostering Healthy Team Dynamics & Cultivating Team Leaders Thunder/Harvest/
Hot Suns Rooms
Thursday, January 10 7:15pm - 8:00pm On Deck Sports Batting Cage PRODUCT DEMO Expo Center Floor
Thursday, January 10 7:15pm - 8:00pm Infield Demo Field Steve Trimper Around the World Baserunning: Covering All Your Bases - A Step-by-Step Interactive Demo Expo Center Floor
Thursday, January 10 8:15pm - 9:00pm Break-Out #1 Paddy Steinfort Training Toughness: How Coaches Can Help Build a Player's Mental Toughness, Resilience and Focus in the Face of Adversity, Anxiety and Distractions Expo Center Earth Ballroom 1
Thursday, January 10 8:15pm - 9:00pm Break-Out #2 Mike Bell In-Game & In-Season Goals to Becoming a Successful Pitcher Expo Center Earth Ballroom 2
Thursday, January 10 8:15pm - 9:00pm Break-Out #3 Justin Blood, Dave Miller & the University of Hartford Coaching Staff Utilizing Analytics in Today's Game: A Roundtable Discussion Thunder/Harvest/
Hot Suns Rooms
Thursday, January 10 8:15pm - 9:00pm On Deck Sports Batting Cage PRODUCT DEMO Expo Center Floor
Thursday, January 10 8:15pm - 9:00pm Infield Demo Field Greg Sullivan Bad Outfield Play? Space Isn't Your Problem - Field Demo Expo Center Floor
Thursday, January 10 9:15pm - 10:00pm Break-Out #1
High School Baseball Roundtable: Greatest Challenges & Keys to Success; Roles and Responsibilities of Your Coaching Staff; Maximizing Quality Game-Like Repetitions; Making the Most of the Hour Before Game Time; and Sign Systems That Work
Featuring Matt Roventini (Poly Prep - NY), Luke Goyette (South Burlington HS - VT), Roberto Mercado (New Britain HS - CT) & Kevin Graber (Philips Andover - MA) and moderated by Mike Leonard
Expo Center Earth Ballroom 1
Thursday, January 10 9:15pm - 10:00pm Break-Out #2 Kevin Schnall Man Behind the Mask: A Drill Series to Improve Your Catcher's Agility, Receiving, Blocking & Throwing Expo Center Earth Ballroom 2
Thursday, January 10 9:15pm - 10:00pm On Deck Sports Batting Cage Dan Kennedy Everyday Hitting Drills; What They Are and Why We Use Them! Expo Center Floor
Thursday, January 10 9:15pm - 10:00pm Infield Demo Field PRODUCT DEMO Expo Center Floor
 
Friday, January 11
 
Friday, January 11 7:45am - 12:00pm

Registration/Check-In

Expo Center Pre-Function Area
EARLY BIRD SESSIONS
Friday, January 11 8:15am - 9:00am Break-Out #1 Justin Blood & the University of Hartford Coaching Staff Practice Routines for the Modern Coach Expo Center Earth Ballroom 1
Friday, January 11 8:15am - 9:00am Break-Out #2 Jimmy Gonzalez Catching Fundamentals: How to Teach It Expo Center Earth Ballroom 2
Friday, January 11 8:15am - 9:00am Break-Out #3 Greg Sullivan Outfield Play: Outstanding in the Field Thunder/Harvest/
Hot Suns Rooms
Friday, January 11 9:00am Exhibitor Zone
Exhibitor Zone Opens
Exhibitor Zone
 
Friday, January 11 9:15am - 10:00am Break-Out #1 Steve Trimper Infield Drills: Developing Infielders with Technique and Quality Drills Expo Center Earth Ballroom 1
Friday, January 11 9:15am - 10:00am Break-Out #2 Mike Gambino Team Culture: Learning From Experience Expo Center Earth Ballroom 2
Friday, January 11 9:15am - 10:00am Break-Out #3 Wayne Mazzoni Uncovering and Solving Your Pitcher's Biggest Issue(s) Thunder/Harvest/
Hot Suns Rooms
Friday, January 11 9:15am - 10:00am On Deck Sports Batting Cage Rich Gedman Hitting Drills That Will Get Your Players Game Ready - Physically and Mentally! Expo Center Floor
Friday, January 11 9:15am - 10:00am Infield Demo Field PRODUCT DEMO Expo Center Floor
Friday, January 11 10:15am - 11:00am Break-Out #1 Scott Stricklin Maximizing Your Batting Practice Expo Center Earth Ballroom 1
Friday, January 11 10:15am - 11:00am Break-Out #2 Austin Wasserman Strength Training for HS Baseball Pitchers: Assessment --> Training --> Performance Expo Center Earth Ballroom 2
Friday, January 11 10:15am - 11:00am Break-Out #3 Mike Mordecai Rally Killing Bunt Defense Thunder/Harvest/
Hot Suns Rooms
Friday, January 11 10:15am - 11:00am On Deck Sports Batting Cage PRODUCT DEMO Expo Center Floor
Friday, January 11 10:15am - 11:00am Infield Demo Field Frank Hager Drills to Improve First Base Play - Demo Expo Center Floor
Friday, January 11 11:15am - 12:05pm Break-Out #1 Dave Turgeon Training Methods to Improve Game Performance and Production - Part 1 Expo Center Earth Ballroom 1
Friday, January 11 11:15am - 12:05pm Break-Out #2 Dan Pepicelli Ultimate Year Long Workload and Throwing Program for Pitchers Expo Center Earth Ballroom 2
Friday, January 11 11:15am - 12:05pm Break-Out #3 Kevin Graber Backyard Baseball: Score Runs and Torture Opponents with Aggressive Baserunning Thunder/Harvest/
Hot Suns Rooms
Friday, January 11 11:15am - 12:05pm On Deck Sports Batting Cage Rich Gedman Common Hitting Breakdowns and Drills That Address Them Expo Center Floor
Friday, January 11 11:15am - 12:05pm Infield Demo Field PRODUCT DEMO Expo Center Floor
Friday, January 11 11:15am - 1:15pm

NEIBA Annual Meeting

Strawberry/Maple Sugar Rooms
Friday, January 11 12:05pm - 1:10pm

EXHIBITOR TIME/LUNCH

Exhibitor Zone
Friday, January 11 12:05pm - 1:10pm On Deck Sports Batting Cage PRODUCT DEMO
Friday, January 11 1:10pm - 2:10pm Break-Out #1 Dan Pepicelli Daily and Weekly Pitching Schedules Incorporated into Team Practice Schedules Expo Center Earth Ballroom 1
Friday, January 11 1:10pm - 2:10pm Break-Out #2 Steve Trimper Create More Scoring Opportunities with a "Well-Oiled Offensive" Team: Bunting, Baserunning, 2-Strike Hitting and Hitting Techniques Expo Center Earth Ballroom 2
Friday, January 11 1:10pm - 2:10pm Break-Out #3 Austin Wasserman Speed Development and Base Stealing: Creating Shin Angle & Direction Thunder/Harvest/
Hot Suns Rooms
Friday, January 11 1:10pm - 2:10pm On Deck Sports Batting Cage PRODUCT DEMO Expo Center Floor
Friday, January 11 1:10pm - 2:10pm Infield Demo Field Brian Hamm The Keys to Fielding Slow Rollers Expo Center Floor
Friday, January 11 2:25pm - 3:25pm Break-Out #1 Pete Fatse Developing Your Swing Principles Expo Center Earth Ballroom 1
Friday, January 11 2:25pm - 3:25pm Break-Out #2 Mike Mordecai Old School and New School Defensive Positioning Expo Center Earth Ballroom 2
Friday, January 11 2:25pm - 3:25pm Break-Out #3 Barry Weinberg C-O-A-C-H-I-N-G Lessons: My Life Experiences from Bobby Knight to Tony La Russa Thunder/Harvest/
Hot Suns Rooms
Friday, January 11 2:25pm - 3:25pm On Deck Sports Batting Cage PRODUCT DEMO Expo Center Floor
Friday, January 11 2:25pm - 3:25pm Infield Demo Field Jimmy Gonzalez Drills to Teach Catching Fundamentals Demo Expo Center Floor
Friday, January 11 3:40pm - 4:30pm Break-Out #1 Kevin Cash Creative Managing Q & A Session moderated by Sweeny Murti Expo Center Earth Ballroom 1
Friday, January 11 3:40pm - 4:30pm Break-Out #2 Brian Hamm Linking Your Outfield to Your Infield: Teaching Your Cut-Off and Relay System Expo Center Earth Ballroom 2
Friday, January 11 3:40pm - 4:30pm Break-Out #3 Chris Fay Coaching For Peak Performance Thunder/Harvest/
Hot Suns Rooms
Friday, January 11 3:40pm - 4:30pm On Deck Sports Batting Cage Brendan Eygabroat Sequencing Your Front Toss Hitting Drills for Success Expo Center Floor
Friday, January 11 3:40pm - 4:30pm Infield Demo Field PRODUCT DEMO Expo Center Floor
Friday, January 11 4:45pm - 5:35pm Break-Out #1 Scott Stricklin Practice Organization the Georgia Way Expo Center Earth Ballroom 1
Friday, January 11 4:45pm - 5:35pm Break-Out #2 Roberto Mercado Countdown to Opening Day: High School Coaches Checklist (From First Practice to First Game) Expo Center Earth Ballroom 2
Friday, January 11 4:45pm - 5:35pm Break-Out #3 Recruiting Roundtable Recruiting Roundtable presented by NCSA / Next College Student Athlete Thunder/Harvest/
Hot Suns Rooms
Friday, January 11 4:45pm - 5:35pm On Deck Sports Batting Cage PRODUCT DEMO Expo Center Floor
Friday, January 11 4:45pm - 5:35pm Infield Demo Field Wayne Mazzoni On-Field Drills to Teach Pitching Demo Expo Center Floor
Friday, January 11 6:00pm Exhibitor Zone
Exhibitor Zone Closes
Exhibitor Zone
Friday, January 11 5:45pm - 7:00pm Break-Out #1
 
Talking Baseball presented by Rawlings and On Deck Sports:
Featuring Kevin Cash, Mark DeRosa and J.A. Happ moderated by Sweeny Murti
 
Mohegan Sun Earth Ballroom
 
Saturday, January 12
 
Saturday, January 12 7:15am - 9:30am

Registration/Check-In

Expo Center Pre-Function Area
Saturday, January 12 8:30am - 9:15am Thunder/Harvest/
Hot Suns Rooms
Dan Pepicelli Get the Most Out of Your Bullpens and Side Sessions Expo Center Meeting Rooms
Saturday, January 12 8:30am - 9:15am Strawberry/Maple Sugar Rooms Mike Leonard Fostering Healthy Team Dynamics & Cultivating Team Leaders (Repeat Session) Expo Center Meeting Rooms
Saturday, January 12 8:30am - 9:15am Peeping Frog Room Kevin Graber Backyard Baseball: Score Runs and Torture Opponents with Aggressive Baserunning (Repeat Session) Expo Center Meeting Rooms
Saturday, January 12 9:30am - 10:15am Thunder/Harvest/
Hot Suns Rooms
Scott Stricklin The Big 3 of Catching: Receiving, Throwing & Blocking Expo Center Meeting Rooms
Saturday, January 12 9:30am - 10:15am Strawberry/Maple Sugar Rooms Dave Turgeon Training Methods to Improve Game Performance and Production - Part 2 Expo Center Meeting Rooms
Saturday, January 12 9:30am - 10:15am Peeping Frog Room Matt Hyde How to Run a Tryout and Putting Together a Team - How to Paint the Painting Expo Center Meeting Rooms
Saturday, January 12 9:30am - 10:15am Hunting Room Barry Weinberg C-O-A-C-H-I-N-G Lessons: My Life Experiences from Bobby Knight to Tony La Russa (Repeat Session) Expo Center Meeting Rooms
Saturday, January 12 10:30am - 11:15am Thunder/Harvest/
Hot Suns Rooms
Steve Trimper Keys to Building and Sustaining a Championship Culture Expo Center Meeting Rooms
Saturday, January 12 10:30am - 11:15am Strawberry/Maple Sugar Rooms Pete Fatse Assessing and Training the High Level Swing Expo Center Meeting Rooms
Saturday, January 12 10:30am - 11:15am Peeping Frog Room Frank Hager The Art of First Base Play Expo Center Meeting Rooms
Saturday, January 12 10:30am - 11:15am Hunting Room Wayne Mazzoni Uncovering and Solving Your Pitcher's Biggest Issue(s) (Repeat Session) Expo Center Meeting Rooms
Saturday, January 12 11:30am - 12:15pm Thunder/Harvest/
Hot Suns Rooms
Brian Hamm Outfield Play to Prevent Baserunners From Advancing Expo Center Meeting Rooms
Saturday, January 12 11:30am - 12:15pm Strawberry/Maple Sugar Rooms Matt Hyde Cracking the Ice: How do Scouts Find Out about Makeup and What Do They Want to Know about Players Expo Center Meeting Rooms
Saturday, January 12 11:30am - 12:15pm Peeping Frog Room Chris Fay Using Baseball As a Means to Develop Character Expo Center Meeting Rooms

Click here to view the full handout from the past 2018 World Baseball Coaches' Convention
2018 Mohegan Sun World Baseball Coaches' Convention Event Handout

wbcc_reg_button1-1