ABCA announces new partnership with Kinetic Performance Institute

August 2, 2022

Kinetic Performance Institute The American Baseball Coaches Association announced Tuesday its new partnership with player development and training company Kinetic Performance Institute (KPI). Based in Northern California, KPI offers the unique benefit of individualized training programs for young baseball and softball players that are designed and driven by data using state-of-the-art technology for advanced analysis and testing.

KPI will be a featured presenter on the Expo Theater stage within the Trade Show of the 2023 ABCA Convention in Nashville. They will also be hosting a free Partner Webinar later this year for all ABCA members.

“We are excited to partner with a company like KPI whose focus is on developing quality young men and women, both on and off the field,” said ABCA Executive Director Craig Keilitz. “KPI will be a great addition to our exciting 2023 Expo Theater lineup, and we hope our coaches will take advantage of the performance assessment benefit they’re offering.”

As part of the ABCA Member Discount Program, KPI is currently offering a free remote or basic assessment (a $99 value) for all current members.

“We are extremely excited about partnering with the premier brand in baseball, the ABCA,” said KPI President Erik Wagle. “We have been members of the ABCA for years and enjoyed their incredible portfolio of offerings. We are excited to take this a step further by joining forces with the ABCA and sharing KPI with everyone in the ABCA world.”

About Kinetic Performance Institute
At KPI we approach athletic development differently by focusing on individual growth and achievement. Our facility is athlete-centered and data driven in a competitive training environment fueled by a growth mindset. We enable athletes to reach their full potential. We aim to facilitate complete athletic development by providing the best value to ensure individual success. To learn more about KPI, visit

About the ABCA
Founded in 1945, the American Baseball Coaches Association is the primary professional organization for baseball coaches at the amateur level. Its over 13,000 members represent all 50 states and 33 countries. Since its initial meeting of 27 college baseball coaches in June 1945, Association membership has broadened to include eight divisions: NCAA Division I, II and III, NAIA, NJCAA, Pacific Association Division, High School and Youth.