About The IHSBCA


Our Story

The IHSBCA is the professional organization in Indiana for high school baseball coaches and their staffs.  Our member / coaches (along with the Executive Director and the IHSBCA Council) organize, promote, educate, and facilitate all of the high school based activities for our sport;

in addition:

  • we hold an annual state clinic where roughly 500 coaches attend;
  • we focus on education based athletics;
  • we have a North-South All-Star series every summer for the top 50 seniors;
  • we host an underclass Futures Games event as a part of our All-Star week;
  • we selected a player of the year for the state and all-state teams for each class;
  • we honor coaches, umpires, and media people of the year;
  • we provide $1,000,000 general liability coverage for our coaches (certificate available);
  • we work with the IIAAA and IHSAA to promote rules and policies to grow the sport of high school baseball in Indiana;
  • and we involve our coaches in numerous service / committee opportunities that are needed to allow the IHSBCA to operate at a high level.
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According to our Bylaws, the purpose of this organization shall be:

  1. To unify all baseball coaches in the State of Indiana.

  2. To promote and foster high school baseball.

  3. To foster a close relationship with the state office and other states, and National organizations.

  4. To foster higher standards of professional proficiency and ethics.

Brian Abbott

Brian Abbott

Executive Director

Phil McIntyre

Phil McIntyre

Assistant Executive Director

Shane Edwards

Shane Edwards

Administrative Liaison