History of the KABC
1993 - Present
The organizational committee developed a constitution and by-laws and officially named the newly formed body the Kentucky Association of Basketball Coaches (KABC). All organizational meetings were chaired by Ken Trivette of George Rogers Clark High School and Curtis Turley of Henderson County High School.
They were attended by Maurice Payne of Louisville Male High School, Leslie Scully of Louisville Male High School, Jack Upchurch of Lincoln County High School, John High of Whitesburg High School, Connie Greene of Ashland Paul Blazer High School, Cindy Stewart of Belfry High School, Mike Flynn of Covington Holmes High School, Roscoe Denny of Danville High School, and Lloyd Gardner of Fairdale High School.
J. Landon Overfield, Attorney at Law, Henderson, Kentucky, officially incorporated the association on August 30, 1993.
EXTENSIVE AWARDS PROGRam
The KABC recognizes and rewards players and coaches across the state throughout the year for their achievements.
Coaches' Assist Fund
The KABC offers financial help to coaches in their time of need.
The KABC supports:
- Kentucky All-Star Tryouts
- East-West Game
- KHSAA Basketball Committee
Annual Coaching Clinic
The KABC boasts one of the top coaching clinics in the country for high school coaches. The KABC consistently features excellent guest speakers at the clinic.
The KABC provides up to date information and constant support via its website.
Jack Upchurch Memorial Golf Scramble
Coaches from across the state come to Lexington before the clinic to participate in the golf tournament.