MBCA is Promoting Our Players, Our Coaches, Basketball in Missouri


Promoting Our Players

  • Official sponsor of the Mr. & Miss Show-Me Basketball Award
  • Official sponsor of the Missouri Special Olympics Mr. & Miss SOMO Basketball Award
  • Annual Norm Stewart Classic High School Classic held at Columbia College
  • An annual All-State team
  • Academic All-State Player of the Year Award and Scholarship
  • An annual Academic All-State team honored with celebration banquet
  • Annual All-District teams covering each and every region of the state
  • State-wide Polls 
  • Small College Showcase 

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  • Special wing of the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame honoring basketball coaching Hall of Famers

  • Annual Richard Fairchild Coach of the Year

  • Annual District Coaches of the Year

  • Annual Cub Martin Assistant Coach of the Year Award

  • NHSBCA Ryan Shaw Missouri Coach of the Year - Male and Female 
  • NHSBCA John Wooden Legacy Award 

Making coaching basketball a special endeavor

  • Sponsoring an MBCA brunch each year at the Men's & Women's NCAA Final Four
  • MBCA Coaches Clinic held at Columbia College
  • Thousands of coaches have attended the MBCA Clinic held over two days in September
  • Speakers have included: Norm Stewart, Bill Self, Bobby Hurley Sr., Cheryl Burnett, Rick Majerus, Bruce Weber, Chris Lowry & Shimmy Gray-Miller
  • College teams having practiced in front of our clinicians include: University of Missouri men and women, University of Central Missouri men and women, Drury University men, William Jewell men, College of the Ozark men and women and Columbia College men and women
  • A well-stocked vendor area
  • “Late Night” with Norm Stewart and Jon Sundvold having presided over the social time
  • Two meals provided to all clinicians
  • T-shirt and notebook for each clinician
  • Sponsorship opportunities at a variety of monetary levels
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Providing the Resources for Success

  • A comprehensive quarterly online newsletter—“The Hard Court Herald” archived on our site.  
  • Blog posts and podcasts 
  •  Articles covering every aspect of the coaching experience by multiple current and former coaches
  • Q & A articles with the headliners in our business
  • Plays
  • Suggested Readings
  • Recommended coaching web-sites
  • All forms needed to nominate players and coaches for awards
  • A voice for coaches in the state of Missouri
  • Annual meetings with the Missouri State High School Activities Association leadership
  • Membership in the National High School Basketball Coaches Directors (NHSBCD)
  • Membership includes liability insurance 
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