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 teh 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 RESERVATIONS $99/night 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 until the block is filled. After the block is filled, the clinic rate will be honored based on availability
$125/adult (1-9 coaches)
$118/adult* (10+ coaches)
$75/student (full-time, age 23-U) *Discount adult pre-registrations only. If number in group falls below 10, regular rate will apply.
$75/student (full-time, age 23-U)
Register quickly and securely online using a credit/debit card or PayPal.
DISCOUNT CODE If pre-registering 10 or more adult coaches, you must use the discount/promo code: COACH10
REFUND POLICY Refund requests (less $20 handling fee) must be submitted in writing via email, fax or 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 - 2:00PATRICK MURPHY: Organizing Practice: How You Practice Will Determine How You Play
2:00 - 3:00 PATTY GASSO: How to Coach the Female Athlete
3:00 - 3:30 Exhibitor Display — Break
3:30 - 4:30 PATRICK MURPHY: Aggressive Baserunning: Putting Pressure on the Defense
4:30 - 5:30 PATTY GASSO: Creating an Airtight Defense: Team Practices & Drills
5:30 - 7:00 Dinner (on your own)
8:00 - 8:45 DONNA PAPA: THe Short Game: Teaching
the Bunt & Slap
8:45 - 9:30 BEVERLY SMITH: Identifying Hitters'
Weaknesses & Calling a Game
9:30-10:15 CARIE DEVER-BOAZ: Defending the
Circle: Pitching Doesn't End at Delivery!
10:15 - 10:30 Exhibitor Display — Break
10:30 - 11:15 DONNA PAPA: Competitive Team Drills
11:15-12:00 BEVERLY SMITH: Yes, Even You Can Teach the Change Up!
12:00 - 1:15 Lunch (on your own)
7:00 - 8:00 PATRICK MURPHY: Making Contact: Breaking Down the Swing & Correct Hitting Techniques
8:00 - 8:45 CARIE DEVER-BOAZ: Pitching Mechanics & Daily Drills to Reinforce Them
8:45 - 9:30 PATTY GASSO: Coaching a Championship
9:30 - 11:00 Coaches Social Hour — Exhibitor Display
1:15 - 2:00DONNA PAPA: Simplifying the Swing: Hitting
Drills Don't Have to be Complicated
2:00 - 2:45 BEVERLY SMITH:Recruiting Realities: What Coaches at Every Level Seek
2:45 - 3:30 CARIE DEVER-BOAZ: Your Last Practice
Before Game Day: What is Your Focus?