European Coach Clinic

December 7-8 2013

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Successful 27th European Coach Clinic

The 27th edition of the European Coach Clinic was a great success. For two days the Novotel Brainpark Hotel in Rotterdam hosted a series of interesting seminars held by some of the best International speakers in the field of baseball and softball . Among them Hensley Meulens, Dutch national baseball team head coach and San Francisco Giants’ hitting coach, and former volleyball coach Toon Gerbrands, now CEO of football club AZ Almaar.


Meulens speaker during European Coach Clinic

The European Coach Clinic 2013 will host a number of World Class coaches. World Baseball Classic 2013 Kingdom of the Netherlands Manager Hensley Meulens will share his experiences with you on 7 and 8 December in the Novotel Brainpark Rotterdam. Other speakers include Toon Gerbrands (Head Coach of ’96 Olympic Gold winning Dutch Men’s Volleyball Team), John McLaren (former manager of the Seattle Mariners and Washington Nationals) and John Lefebvre (assistant hitting coach of the San Francisco Giants). For the full program with all speakers, go to and register now!


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Come to the 27th European Coach Clinic and register and pay online.


The European Coach clinic is your chance to meet some of the World’s best coaches in baseball and softball. And because, we like to make it easier for you to participate, you can now register online and receive your e-ticket directly to your mailbox.


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After completion of your registration form, the system leads you directly to our Paylogic e-ticketing module. Here you can confirm your participation and pay directly.

Your payment is processed immediately and within a few minutes you will receive your e-ticket in your mailbox.


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Registration for the 27th European Coaches Clinic has opened. You can now register online.

Rate plans include

1 Day Clinic - €99,- (Saturday or Sunday)

2 Day Clinic - € 149,-

2 Day Clinic + Single room - € 230,-

2 Day Clinic + Double room - € 199 (based on double occupancy)


Rates include: Participation, Coffee/Tea Lunch and Dinner where applicable.

Special group rates apply for Foreign delegates. € 640,- for 4 foreign delegates based on two double rooms with double occupancy.

In some countries or communities finnancial contribution for sports development may be applicable. Ask your local community representative



Photo's - European Coach Clinic 2012

See all the photo's of the ECC 2012:

>>  Photo's 26th ECC  <<


Photo impression of the 26th European Coach Clinic 2012:

Jim Jones  
Clinic leader Jim Jones & Speaker Brian Farley at the ECC.
Photo's © Rob Jelsma


Update: European coach clinic 2013

On Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 December 2013 the Royal Dutch Baseball and Softball Federation (KNBSB) will host the 27th edition of the European Coach Clinic for Baseball and Softball coaches. This two-day event will once again take place in the Novotel Rotterdam

Since its inception in 1985, the European Coach Clinic has developed into the premier event for European baseball and softball coaches to network, learn about, discuss and share the latest trends, researches, insights and experiences in the World of Baseball and Softball, presented by some of the World's top coeaches and instructors.


The ECC invites all European baseball and softball coaches from all levels to register for the 27th edition.As the European baseball and softball community has come to expect of the organizers, we have succeeded once again in assembling a line-up of some of the World's best speakers in our sports.


This year's line-up of speakers include:





Tom O'Connell: Clinic leader MLB

John McLaren: WBC2006 Team USA coach and former manager of the Seattle Mariners

Joe Lefebvre: Former Major League outfielder, and current assistant hitting coach for the San Francisco Giants

Steve Jansen: Manager Dutch National Baseball team

Hensley Meulens: Former Major Leaguer, WBC2013 Kingdom of the Netherlands manager and current hitting coach of the San Francisco Giants

Martijn Nijhoff: Talent Coach Dutch Baseball

Rene Wormhout: Founder of Ahtletic Skills Model. Current conditioning and rehab trainer of the Dutch Football team.

Toon Gerbrands: Former volleyball coach and current CEO at AZ Alkmaar professional football Club.


The following line-up of speakers will be presenting during Saturday's one day Softball clinic.  


Tracy Bunge: Former Softball player at University of Kansas. Former Division I Head Coach, current assistant coach Dutch National Softball team 

Karen Marr: Pitching Coach Dutch National Softball team

Diana Remmers: Coach National Dutch juniors Softball team


Registration for participants has started. Click here to register now and secure your attendance.