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MLB Players Headline World Baseball Coaches Convention

01/06/2016, 12:00am CST

UNCASVILLE, CT – The thirteenth annual Mohegan Sun World Baseball Coaches' Convention will take place at the spectacular Mohegan Sun Convention Center in Uncasville, Connecticut, from January 21 - 23, 2016, and will feature a diverse line-up of presenters, including:

  • Toronto Blue Jays Pitcher Marcus Stroman.
  • Michigan State Head Baseball Coach Jake Boss, Jr.
  • Arizona Diamondbacks Shortstop Nick Ahmed.
  • Toronto Blue Jays First Base Coach Tim Leiper.
  • DIII National Champion Coach Joe Brown of SUNY Cortland.
  • University of Georgia Head Baseball Coach Scott Stricklin.
  • Tewksbary Hitting Founder Bobby Tewksbary.
  • Houston Astros Strength & Conditioning Coach Rachel Balkovic.
  • Boston Red Sox Class A Affiliate Greenville Drive Head Coach Darren Fenster.
  • University of Hartford Head Coach Justin Blood.
  • Toronto Blue Jays 1B/Outfielder Chris Colabello.
  • University of Connecticut Head Coach Jim Penders.
  • University of Maine Head Baseball Coach Steve Trimper.
  • ESPN Baseball Analyst Jessica Mendoza.

These are just some of the almost 30 top baseball managers, coaches, players, and performance specialists who will share their knowledge at this world-class baseball coaches’ clinic, which attracts about 1,000 baseball coaches to the Mohegan Sun Convention Center each year.

Coaches of all levels will learn methods for improving their coaching skills and making their teams better – with sessions on everything from hitting and fielding drills to strength & conditioning activities to managerial philosophy. For a full list of coaches' training sessions, go to and click on Event Schedule.

In addition, attendees will have the opportunity to visit the Exhibitor Zone (which attracts more than 80 leading-edge companies showcasing the very latest in baseball technology) and catch up with their fellow coaches for three days of baseball talk.

Mohegan Sun World Baseball Coaches’ Convention pre-registration is only $159 per coach ($189 at the door), which includes a gift bag for all registrants. Pre-registration for students or players (14-18 years old) is just $79.  Special discounted rates are available for groups of five or more coaches.

The 2016 Mohegan Sun World Baseball Coaches' Convention is made possible through the generous support of Mohegan Sun, Extra Innings, Rawlings, On Deck Sports, The Coaches Insider, Traveling Teams, Baseball America, Wilson, Geno’s Fast Break Restaurant, and Lux Bond & Green.


Registration information, including a complete event schedule, is available at or by calling the event office at 860.674.1500.



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