The European Softball Coaches Association and the National Fastpitch Coaches Association have reached a partnership agreement in an effort to both share and increase the knowledge of coaches throughout Europe starting immediately.

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.

Established in 1983, the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) is the professional growth organization for fastpitch softball coaches from all competitive levels of play. Although collegiate coaches comprised the majority of the organization's membership in the early days, today they are joined by high school, travel ball, professional and international coaches, along with umpires, clubs, companies and fans of fastpitch softball. Growing from 40 members in 1983 to over 5,700 today.

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
  • Faspitch Delivery monthly publication 
  • 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. 

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