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COACHES MANUAL

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2023-24 Coaches Manual

2023-24 Ratings Manual

 


NATIONAL SELECTION COMMITTEE

Selection Committee Policy
ARC Ratings
Bo-Chip Power Index


NAIA NATIONAL OFFICE CONTACTS

Championship Sport ManagerAlex Schultz
Manager of Athletic CommunicationsJeff Melton


NAIA-BCA EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE (1-Year Terms)

President: Brian Michalak, University of St. Francis (Ill.)
1st Vice President: Jonathan Burton, Reinhardt University (Ga.)
2nd Vice President: Corby McGluaflin, Briar Cliff University (Iowa)
Secretary: Luther Bramblett, Midway University (Ky.)
Past President: Duane Monlux, Bellevue University (Neb.)
NAC Liaison: Brett Simpson, Loyola University New Orleans


CHARACTER-DRIVEN COACHING COURSE
coaches training Click here for free online training course designed to help coaches examine their coaching philosophy and create their own plan for using teachable moments to build character.


AMERICAN BASEBALL COACHES ASSOCIATION
association ABCA Convention: January 2-5, 2025 - Washington, D.C.
2023-24 ABCA/NAIA Budget and Salary Survey
2024 NAIA-BCA Business Meeting Minutes

 


OPEN DATES
Open Dates is a free online posting service for NAIA members to advertise or search for open competition dates to compete in the regular season.

NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFIER INFO

Qualifier Info is released 6 weeks prior to Selection

Potential Qualifier Packet
Opening Round Manual
Opening Round Resource Page
Lewiston, ID Host Site Information


HOST AN OPENING ROUND

Opening Round Bid Information - Bid Form Due April 14, 2023

In addition to the Facility Certification process, institutions must submit an Opening Round Bid each year.


HELPFUL TOOLS

2023-24 NAIA Rule Modifications (Exceptions to NCAA Rules)
NAIA Baseball Misconduct Penalties
Baseball Playing Rules
2023-2024 NCAA Baseball Rule Changes
Use of One-Way Electronic Communication Devices
Prohibited Baseball Bats - Barrel Color Non-Compliance
Bat Testing Protocol 
NCAA Approved Bat List
Scoreboard
NAIA Championships 5-Year Calendar
Coaches Manual Archives



IMPORTANT AWARDS DEADLINES

CHAMPIONS OF CHARACTER
Individual Student Award - April 15, 2024

SCHOLAR-ATHLETE
Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete - April 15, 2024
NAIA Scholar Team Award - June 30, 2024

OTHER AWARDS
All-American Teams - May 12, 2024
Gold Glove Teams - May 12, 2024
Ish Smith Nomination Form - Sep 1, 2024
Previous Ish Smith Award Winners 

FORMS PAGE

Includes a full list of all NAIA National Awards

Order All-American Certificates/Extra Plaques/Awards


OFFICIAL BASEBALL OF THE NAIA