Next College Student Athlete Partners with ABCA to Provide Recruiting Education and Technology Solutions to Coaches and Athletes
NCSA will provide recruiting education and recruiting solutions to ABCA’s community of high school, club and college coach communities
CHICAGO, IL – Next College Student Athlete (NCSA), the largest NCAA-compliant collegiate athletic recruiting network that matches student-athletes with college coaches, has partnered with American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) to provide recruiting services and education to ABCA members.
The new partnership will give ABCA members easy access to the largest and most successful collegiate athletic recruiting network. NCSA will provide education to ABCA high school and club coaches athletes about the recruiting process along with access to their team-recruiting technology. NCSA will also connect ABCA’s college coaches with their network of high-quality baseball recruits, as well as help ABCA college coaches promote their open roster spots and camps to baseball players who want to compete at the college level.
“We are thrilled to begin our partnership with NCSA,” says ABCA Executive Director Craig Keilitz. “Recruiting is a major element of college athletics, and NCSA provides an outstanding service to coaches and student-athletes across the country. In addition, our coaches will have the opportunity to hear from NCSA at this year's Expo Theater during our Convention Trade Show."
“We feel incredibly honored to become an official partner of the ABCA,” says NCSA Director of Baseball Nelson Gord. “It’s the advent of a special relationship that will greatly benefit the college, high school, and club coaches that are a part of our national pastime’s greatest coaching association.”
NCSA will kick off their partnership by attending the 2018 ABCA Convention in Indianapolis. NCSA Director of Baseball Nelson Gord will present “How Technology Is Changing the Recruiting Game” on Jan. 5 from 4:20-5 p.m. CT at the Expo Theater in the ABCA Trade Show Exhibit Hall.
NCSA is the world’s largest and most successful collegiate athletic recruiting network. A wholly-owned subsidiary of Reigning Champs (www.reigningchamps.com), NCSA’s team of more than 700 former collegiate coaches and athletes leverages 17 years of exclusive data, proprietary matching algorithms, and personal relationships to connect tens of thousands of student-athletes to more than 35,000 college coaches nationwide across 31 sports every year. You can learn more about NCSA at www.ncsasports.org.
The ABCA, founded in 1945, is the primary professional organization for baseball coaches at the amateur level. Its more than 8,000 members represent all 50 states and 25 countries. Since its initial meeting of 27 college baseball coaches in June 1945, Association membership has broadened to include eight divisions: NCAA Division I, II and III, NAIA, NJCAA, Pacific Association Division, High School and Youth.