About the clinic. . . We are excited to offer you the opportunity to attend the National Softball Coaches Clinic! As many of you know, we conduct National Softball Coaches Clinics across the nation each year. In addition, we have Advanced National Softball Coaches Clinics in Chicago and Charlotte, N.C. Those clinics are for the coach with a strong knowledge of the game who wants to take their game to the next level. All of our clinics offer the finest instruction available to coaches at all levels and our commitment to our clinics hasn't changed since we began conducting them more than 20 years ago. Our clinic are held in a relaxed, fun environment that allows the participants to learn from the very best coaches, players and clinicians in the world. We're proud that our clinics are widely recognized as the very best in the U.S. thanks to the commitment and dedication of our extraordinary instructors. There will be two days of instruction, softball exhibits, a coaches packet for each participant, door prizes, social hour and more! Our clinic will provide instruction on how to help their athletes improve their softball skills, knowlege and ability to execute. There will be something for everyone - no matter their coaching knowledge and experience. It's a fantastic way to learn from the best and meet others who share your interest in fastpitch softball. You can network with other coaches and spend some one-on-one time with our instructors during breaks or the Coaches Social Hour.
We sincerely hope that you will join us at one of our clinics - it will be an experience we believe you will truly enjoy!
ROOM RATES $88/night single or double Note: Please make hotel reservations as early as possible to take advantage of clinic rates. Rooms in our block are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. After Jan. 16, 2014, Reservations at the clinic rate will be accepted based on space availability.
$115/adult pre-registration $65/student (full-time, age 23-under) $125/adult at-the-door
ONLINE REGISTERRegister quickly and securely online using credit/debit card or PayPal.
REFUND POLICY Refund requests (less $20 handling fee) must be submitted in writing and postmarked 10 days prior to the clinic date. After that, no refunds will be issued as long as the clinic is held. Substitutions may be made prior to the clinic.
11:30 - 1:00 Registration — Exhibitor Display
1:00 - 2:00 LAUREN LAPPIN: Putting Pressure on
Defenses with Aggressive Baserunning
2:00 - 3:00 DIANE MILLER: Hitting Mechanics:
Developing an Explosive Swing
3:00 - 3:30 Exhibitor Display — Break
3:30 - 4:30 GAYLE BLEVINS: The Slap: Keys to Teaching Technique & Strategy
4:30 - 5:30 BEVERLY SMITH: Drills, Drills, Drills for Your Pitchers
5:30 - 7:00 Dinner (on your own)
8:00 - 8:45 DIANE MILLER: Behind the Plate:
Proper Catching Techniques
8:45 - 9:30 BEVERLY SMITH: Recruiting Realities: How
the Process Work
9:30 - 10:15 RHONDA REVELLE: Defending the
Drills to Strengthen Your Defense
10:15 - 10:30 Exhibitor Display — Break
10:30 - 11:15 LAUREN LAPPIN: Game-Calling: Reading
Batters & Working With Pitchers
11:15 - 12:00 RHONDA REVELLE: Team Culture: Focusing
on Success Inside and Outside the Lines
12:00 - 1:15 Lunch (on your own)
7:00 - 8:00 RHONDA REVELLE: Top 20 Things To Do
When Coaching a High School Team
8:00 - 8:45 BEVERLY SMITH: Creating Competitive
Pitching Practices for Your Staff
8:45 - 9:30 DIANE MILLER: Hitting Drills to
Improve Performance at the Plate
9:30 - 11:00 Coaches Social Hour — Exhibitor Display
1:15 - 1:55GAYLE BLEVINS: Strategies for Defending
the Short Game
1:55 - 2:35LAUREN LAPPIN: Drills to Develop a Stronger
2:35 - 3:15GAYLE BLEVINS: Last Line of Defense:
Outfield Positioning, Fielding & Throwing