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NFCA Camps

The National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA)'s camps are the most organized and reputable way for high school athletes to improve their skills and showcase their talent to college coaches. In past years, the NFCA’s camps have attracted more than 5,400 athletes and coaches from more than 500 colleges and universities from around the nation. The NFCA now holds three different types of camps: Classic, Academic, and EXCEL Camps.

The NFCA Classic and Academic camps are your opportunity to take reps and get your player profile in front of hundreds of college coaches. 

In the NFCA EXCEL camps, players are provided both hitting and defensive instruction by collegiate coaches from all divisions. Defensively, players will select the position of their choice during this intense and unique learning opportunity.  The afternoon is filled with competition games and on-field live action.  



NFCA Coaches Clinics presented by Gamechanger

Join us for seven coaches clinics in 2022-2023! These clinics will be a tremendous educational opportunity for coaches of all levels to learn from the best in the game. Over two days, participants will gain knowledge from world-class speakers and be able to mingle with exhibitors, who will be showcasing some of the newest innovations in the softball world.
2022-23 Schedule
  • Chicago I - Dec. 2-3, 2022
  • Nashville - Jan. 6-7, 2023
  • Minneapolis - Jan. 13-14, 2023
  • Oklahoma City - Jan. 13-14, 2023
  • Chicago II - Jan. 20-21, 2023
  • Portland - Jan. 20-21, 2023
  • Kansas City - Jan. 27-28, 2023
  • Louisville - Jan. 27-28, 2023

NFCA National Convention

The NFCA National Convention is the largest gathering of softball coaches and exhibitors on earth. Each year, the Convention features numerous ways to get better as a coach, whether you are a rookie or a seasoned veteran.


Future Convention Cities:

  • Dec. 7-10, 2022 - San Antonio, Texas
  • Dec. 6-9, 2023 - Louisville, Ky.
  • Dec. 4-7 2024 - Dallas, Texas


 NFCC Classes

The NFCA offers a series of coaching education classes, the National Fastpitch Coaches College, to help coaches continue to enhance their professional skills. Classes are taught by the top coaches in the sport and may be taken in any order. Coaches may work their way through the courses to become a Four-Star Master Coach. Additionally, coaches may earn their pitching or hitting endorsements. 

The offerings include:

"Unlock Your Coaching Potential" (Course 401)

"Advanced Analysis of Pitching" (Course 402A)

"Advanced Analysis of Hitting & Short-Game Skills" (Course 402B)

"Position Play and Individual Defensive Skills" (Course 403)

"Explosive Team Offense & Strategy" (Course 405)

"Coaching Dynamic Team Practices" (Course 406)

"World Series Coaching & Game Observations" (Course 408)

"Seminar in Coaching" (Course 410)

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NFCA Leadoff Classics

The NFCA's Leadoff Classics gather top collegiate and high school teams from around the country for highly competitive softball action at one site. The Division II* and III Leadoff Classics will alternate every other year at various locations around the country chosen by their respective division’s membership, while the NAIA and Junior College Leadoff Classics will be similarly paired and alternate each year at the South Commons Complex in Columbus, Ga. 

The NFCA has partnered with Bryan High School head coach Enrique Luna for the NFCA Texas High School Leadoff Classic. Additionally, it has teamed with another longtime member, Immaculate Conception High head coach Joelle Della Volpe, for the NFCA New Jersey High School Leadoff. A third High School Leadoff was added in 2020, the Nor Cal High School Leadoff in Tracy, Calif. 

If you are interested in having the NFCA endorse your high school tournament CLICK HERE for more information

2022 Leadoffs

Texas High School Leadoff Classic

Feb. 17-19 | Bryan & College Station, Texas

NAIA Leadoff Classic

Feb. 25-27 | South Commons Complex | Columbus, Ga.

Division III Leadoff Classic

March 4-6 | South Commons Complex | Columbus, Ga.

Nor Cal High School Leadoff Classic

April 21-23

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The NFCA (National Fastpitch Coaches Association) is the professional organization for fastpitch softball coaches. Known for its highly-regarded National Convention and Coaches Clinics, the NFCA also educates and supports softball coaches on a variety of different levels: from podcats to legal counsel, to academic and skill camps across the country.

Learn more about the NFCA and consider joining nearly 6,000 coaches today!

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