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Create a network for European softball coaches on all levels

  • Sharing ideas between coaches of different levels
  • Use existing European coaches within the Network to develop new European coaches through clinics
  • Co-operation with ASA and NFCA

Establish a model for clinics in Europe

  • Use existing plans and structures to have a format for new clinics in developing countries
  • Use e-courses in order to engage new coaches in different countries

Establish bi-annual ESCA Convention (ESF Softball specific Coaches convention) in Europe

  • Coordinate with existing coaches conventions
  • Both lectures and practical situations
  • Use NFCA and ASA relationships to find suitable guest speakers as a complement to existing, active, European coaches

ESF Coach Certificate system

  • ESF Coach Certificate system to have different accreditation levels of coaches
  • Base system on existing structures like the NFCA Master Coach Program

The European Softball Coaches Association (E.S.C.A.) is the organization for softball coaches from European countries for all levels of play. E.S.C.A. offers a network for European softball coaches whereby coaches can share ideas and knowledge. E.S.C.A. contributes in helping developing countries throughout Europe by sending these members experienced coaches who conduct clinics and seminars. E.S.C.A. also offers a 5 day coaching experience each October for its' members as they may participate in the E.S.C.A. Softball training camp. Starting now, E.S.C.A. offers membership in which members get educational service through NFCA, and networking opportunities.

There are many services offered to the membership, highlighted by education, events, awards and networking opportunities. In addition to all of the above, education remains its' top priority. Featuring a grassroots Coaching Tools package compiled of practice plans, drills and evaluation forms, the NFCA also disseminates podcasts, webinars, a mentoring program, publications, legal counsel and accurate and credible information surrounding the sport.

You can choose between:


  • Camp Network 
  • All information about ESCA events (Camps, clinics)


  • 'Annual Coaching Tools' package (practice plans, videos, charts, mental training, etc.)
  • Fastpitch Connected bi-monthly publication 
  • Weekly podcasts (educational information) 
  • NFCA quarterly webinar access (educational information) 
  • NFCA Drills Database (educational information) 
  • 15% discount on NFCA store (books and apparel) 
  • NFCA Convention Registration discount Camp Network 
  • T-shirt & rule book

This is a wonderful opportunity for European coaches to gain more knowledge and share their passion for the sport of Softball with other coaches. 

Sign up here: https://forms.gle/W2nzuzH23ZHnSUyXA

Official Federations

  • Enjoy it
  • Tecnovap
  • Whistle shop
  • Whistle shop
  • ISF
  • Olympic
  • World Anti-doping Agency
  • WBSC