Why Join BCAT?

Why join BCAT:

  • This year, 2022-23, EVERY BCAT MEMBER will be covered by our $1,000,000 LIABILITY INSURANCE POLICY. We encourage you to get a school membership and get all of you boys and girls staff membership in BCAT.
  • A member coach’s children, players, and managers are eligible for the BCAT $500 scholarships awarded to graduating seniors. The coach must be a BCAT member for 2 consecutive years including the current school year to be eligible.
  • The BCAT caters a meal for teams making the state tournament whose school is a BCAT This is only for those members with a  school membership for the current school year.
  • The BCAT works diligently with the TSSAA Directors and Board of Control Members to address issues regarding high school basketball in Tennessee. WE NEED YOUR IDEAS AND INPUT!
  • Member coaches/schools will make their players eligible for BCAT All-Star games. After December 15, 2021 late membership fee will go to  $55 for individual coaches and $200 for school memberships however this will give that member 2 years of membership.
  • Member schools will make their players eligible BCAT senior showcases for college coaches at no cost!
  • Members receive weekly playbooks that are well worth the $25 membership fee.
  • Members will receive coaching info in our monthly newsletters. This may be articles or videos sent to their emails or on the website.
  • Members will receive newsletter on monthly basis during the school year updating members on events involving basketball statewide.
  • Member schools and coaches will be eligible for BCAT Coach of the Year awards. If all the coaches in a district join the BCAT will provide the Coach of the Year awards for that district.
  • Members receive a BCAT membership card that is allowed by TSSAA for one entry into High School games across the state as approved by each school, District and Region.
  • Hold regular meetings with TSSAA leadership concerning issues with basketball.
  • Worked very hard with the NCAA, NFHS, TSSAA, and NHSBCA to establish the new June NCAA LIVE RECRUITING EVENTS not just in Tennessee but nationwide. Our events are modeled by several states.
  • Have accomplished getting our Spring practice back, July practices, and individual workouts throughout the school year that have all been reinstated.
  • BCAT members also get an automatic membership in the National High School Basketball Coaches Association (NHSBCA).
  • Our coaches have enjoyed the best coaching clinic in the nation for the last 15 years. Check bcathoops.com for updates ON THIS YEARS CLINIC.
  • Have worked and will continue to with charitable organizations to build the game and draw awareness to the charity.
  • Members will receive discount offers on services provided by our sponsors.

Membership Registration always available at https://bcathoops.com/join-bcat-2/       

Membership Fees:

School :        $100 per year for  up to 10 memberships can include both head coaches, assistants, AD, principal, etc.  This is by far the best deal!  This way everyone including the administration at your school can get updates on BCAT and High School.  After December 15, 2022 Cost goes up to $200 but ensure membership for 2 school years.

 Individual:  $25  per year for individual coach. After December 15, 2022 Cost goes up to $55 but will ensure membership for  2 school years.

Middle School: $50 for up to six (6) coaches from same school.