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2016 SUMMER UPDATE

August 22, 2016

NAC Motion: Baseball Selection Committee
The Baseball Selection Committee is now a permanent part of the ratings process (removes the “pilot” part of the protocol). APPROVED

NAC Motion: Roster Size Increase
Increase the baseball postseason roster size from the current number (25) to 30. This would include both opening rounds and the World Series. DENIED

NAC Motion: Opening Round Format
The NAIA-BCA executive committee will create an opening round format to be followed at all NAIA National Championship opening round sites. APPROVED

NAC Motion: Sharing of Ratings Grid
If the ratings grid is shared via a traceable source, the rater will be removed immediately. APPROVED

COACHES RESOURCES 

BASEBALL COACHES MANUAL

2016 Coaches Manual
Includes Important Dates, Postseason Competition, Postseason Rosters, Reporting Results & Statistics, NAIA-BCA Standing Committees, Ratings Manual, Leadership Responsibilities, NAIA-BCA Business Meeting Minutes, NAIA-BCA Constitution

NAIA NATIONAL OFFICE CONTACTS
Baseball Sport ManagerKelli Briscoe
Baseball Ratings ContactAlan Grosbach


NAIA BASEBALL COACHES ASSOCIATION
President: Brad Niethammer, Webber International 
1st Vice President: Brian Wede, Northwestern
2nd Vice President: Kip McWilliams, Indiana Tech 
Secretary: Tony Roepcke, Lyon College
Past President: Boyd Pitkin, Briar Cliff
NAC Liaison: Mike Daniels, Golden State Athletic Conference


AMERICAN BASEBALL COACHES ASSOCIATION
ABCA Convention: January 5-8, 2017 (Anaheim, Calif.)
NAIA-BCA Business Meeting: January 6, 2017 

 

IMPORTANT AWARDS DEADLINES
CHAMPIONS OF CHARACTER
Team Award - April 15, 2017
Individual Student Award - April 15, 2017

SCHOLAR-ATHLETE
Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete - April 15, 2017
NAIA Scholar Team Award - June 30, 2017

OTHER AWARDS
All-Conference Teams - May 12, 2017
Gold Glove Teams - May 12, 2017
All-American Awards - May 11, 2017

FORMS PAGE
Includes a full list of all NAIA National Awards

NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFIER INFO
Opening Round Potential Qualifier Packet*
Host an Opening Round
Opening Round Manual
2016-17 Qualification Plan
*Available 4-6 weeks prior to Championship

Lewiston Host Site Information
Host a National Championship


HELPFUL TOOLS
Baseball Playing Rules
Live Stats/Webcasting How-To Guide 
All-American Certificates/Extra Plaques/Awards