KABC Membership Benefits


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    Players Eligible

    You must be a KABC member for you and your players to be eligible to receive awards and scholarships.

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    KABC representation on the KHSAA Basketball Committee

    Enables the KABC to have a direct voice in the legislation of our sport through ongoing dialogue with the KHSAA.

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    Extensive awards’ program for KABC members

    Our awards program is the BEST in the country for high school basketball. Some of our awards include:

    Regional Player and Coach of the Year – Awarded at the Boys and Girls Sweet 16

    Century Club – Recognition for number of wins

    Court of Honor – Recognition for contributions to the game

    Ultimate Teammate Scholarship Award

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    KABC Annual Coaching Clinic and golf outing in Lexington

    Outstanding lineup of speakers including state champions and national champions.

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    Hotel Discounts

    Special room rates at the Sweet 16 and KABC Clinic.

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    National High School Basketball Coaches’ Association (NHSBCA)

    Join the KABC and you automatically become a member of the NHSBCA, also receiving its benefits.

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    All-star games

    Your players are eligible to participate in the East/West KABC All-Star game on Saturday afternoon (between sessions) of the Boys and Girls Sweet 16.


    Players of the Year in all 16 regions receive an automatic invitation to try-out for the Kentucky/Indiana All Star game.

    Coaches of the Year in all 16 regions are automatically placed on the selection committee for the Kentucky/Indiana All Star team tryouts.

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    Bi-annual newsletters

    Included is the “Letter from the President.”

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    Vote | Receive Awards | Hold Office

    Opportunity to vote, receive awards and serve on the KABC board, as well as hold office

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    Kentucky High School Basketball Hall of Fame

    New in 2012! The first class will be announced at the Sweet 16 in 2012 and annually thereafter.

Associate Member

$20

Per Year
  • Membership Card - KABC and NHSBCA
  • Fall Conference Attendance/Discount
  • Sweet 16 Hotel Discounts
Join the KABC Now!

Retired Member

Free

Per Year
  • Membership Card - KABC and NHSBCA
  • Fall Conference Attendance/Discount

  • Sweet 16 Hotel Discounts
Join the KABC Now!

If you are a current member of your state's Basketball Coaches Association, you are also a member of the NHSBCA. If your state is not listed on our Member States page or does not have a Basketball Coaches Association, you can join as an individual member. Fill out our Contact Form and we will e-mail you as soon as online membership is available!

NHSBCA Membership Benefits:

  • Sharing ideas and information among state Basketball Coaches Associations through networking and social media.
  • Access to the Members Only section of the NHSBCA Website (Fall 2011) and its Coaching Resources.
  • Eligibility for National Awards Program
  • A voice in National rules and regulation changes.
  • Reduced rate to join the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) which includes benefits of the NABC and their annual Convention at the FInal Four.
  • Attend other states' Basketball Coaches Association clinics at a reduced rate.
  • Corporate Discounts
  • Monthly e-Newsletter from the NHSBCA

We Need Each other!

KENTUCKY BASKETBALL IS MUCH MORE THAN X’S AND O’S