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St Cloud State Huskies - Softball Semi-Private Clinic Sessions August 1, 2014 - March 8, 2015
St Cloud State Softball Clinics - Pitching Clinics   November 23, 2014
St Cloud State Softball Clinics - All Skills Clinic   November 23, 2014
Minnesota State Univ. Mankato Mavericks' Elite Prospect Camp - Session 2 November 15, 2014
College of St. Scholastica Elite Skills Camp   November 22, 2014
Burnsville ISD 191 Pitching / Catching Clinic - A few spots still open!   December 13,, 2014
University of Sioux Falls Softball Winter Clinic   December 13, 2014
University of Sioux Falls Softball Winter Clinic   December 14, 2014
Indiana State Softball Clinic in Savage, MN   December 28, 2014
2015 S & C Holiday Classic Elite Juniors Fastpitch Clinic   December 29, 2014
2015 S&C Holiday Classic Elite Players Clinic   January 1, 2015
2015 S&C Holiday Classic College Showcase January 2, 2015
National Sports Clinics - Coaches Clinic   January 16-17, 2015
St Benedict Advanced and Intermediate Pitching Clinics   January 17, 18, 24, 2015
St Benedict All-Skills Clinics   January 17, 24, 2014
St Kate's Hitting Clinic   January 23, 2014
St Kate's Defensive Clinic   January 24, 2014
2015 Women Coaches Symposium   April 17, 2015
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National Sports Clinics - Coaches Clinic

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!

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University of Sioux Falls Softball Winter Clinic Dates Announced

University of Sioux Falls softball head coach Kelsey Thompson announced the dates for the 2014 USF Softball Winter Clinic.

The winter clinics, designed for grades 6-12, will take place on Saturday, Dec. 13 and Sunday, Dec. 14. The first session of both days will begin at 8:30 a.m.

More information about the clinics is AVAILABLE HERE.

The USF Softball staff will hold three sessions on day one, including advanced hitting, advanced pitching, and catching sessions. Day two will feature advanced hitting and advanced pitching sessions. The advanced pitching sessions wil be limited to 20 athletes and each must provide their own catcher.

The camp will be conducted at the USF Sports Complex, located at 69th Street and Cliff Avenue in Sioux Falls, or the USF Stewart Center located at 26th Street and Menlo Avenue. More information about the location will be provided to the participants after registration.

Please fill out the registration form FOUND HERE and send it to Coach Thompson as soon as possible. Upon sending registration and payment in, please confirm and/or direct any questions to Coach Thompson via email, kelsey.thompson@usiouxfalls.edu.

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St Kate's Hitting and Defense Clinics

CLINIC DETAILS:

DATES:

  • Friday January 23rd Hitting Clinic 6PM-8PM
  • Saturday January 24th Defensive Skills Clinic 9AM-Noon

COST:

  • Hitting Only: $25 (Swing phases, mental toughness, short game)
  • Defense Only: $35 (limited position play, throwing, receiving)
  • Both Clinics: $60

LOCATION:

St. Catherine University's Brand New Facilities! 2004 Randolph Ave., St. Paul, MN 55105

Information and Registration

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2015 Women Coaches Symposium

Friday, April 17, 2015
TCF Bank Stadium
University of Minnesota •
Minneapolis, MN

U of M Gopher Athletics log Alliance of Women Coaches logo We Coach U logo

Given the overwhelmingly positive feedback on our first-ever, Women Coaches Symposium (WCS) last year, we are making it an annual event. This year, the 2nd annual WCS will be held in on April 17, 2015 at TCF Bank Stadium's Indoor Club Room. The event is co-sponsored by U of M Gopher Athletics and the Alliance of Women Coaches. For updated information on the WCS, speakers, program, and schedule... stay tuned!

Symposium Purpose

  • To provide high quality educational programming
  • To provide an avenue for networking for women in the coaching profession
  • To build community among female coaches
  • To increase and retain women in the coaching profession
  • To launch a local/regional Alliance of Women Coaches Loop Group

Past Symposia

More Information about the 2015 Symposium

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St. Benedict Pitching and All-Skills Clinics

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Indiana State Softball Clinic in Savage, MN

Indiana State Head Coach Shane Bouman, Staff and Players will be coming to the Savage Sports Center to provide a clinic on December 28, 2014.

Savage Sports Center
13450 Dakota Ave.
Savage, MN 55378

The MN Waves and P.L.A.Y. (Prior Lake Athletics for Youth) are bringing in Indiana State for a 1 day clinic.  All communities and club teams are invited.

Clinic Times: (Participants will be separated by level.)

Levels - 8U, 10U, 12U, 8:00 - 10:00 AM
Levels - 14U, 16 & 18U 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Clinic Cost: $50

Send Registration Form and Check (payable to P.L.A.Y.) to:

Indiana State Clinics
15426 Crane Court NW
Prior Lake, MN 55372

Clinic Info - Coach Bouman and his staff/team will work on the following with participants.

Defense - This clinic is based around the advanced defensive fundamentals used at Indiana State University. The clinic will focus on team and individual work on drills, footwork, positioning and tips to help raise your level of defense. Each camper will receive instruction at multiple defensive positions with an emphasis on your primary position.

Hitting / Offense - This clinic will focus on the offensive philosophy of Indiana State Softball with an emphasis on hitting to the big part of the field, mechanics, drills and secrets for you, the hitter, to control the at bat.

For more information see links below and/or contact:

mnwavesfastpitch@gmail.com
Kari Ahlstrom 952-836-9398

Clinic Flyer
Registration Form
Information about Coach Bouman

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2015 S&C Holiday Classic Elite Juniors Fastpitch Clinic

When: Monday, December 29th 4:00pm to 9:00pm
Where: Irish Sports Dome
Who: Girls Ages 9-15 as of January 1st 2015
Cost: $75.00

  •  Intense Clinic with some of the Midwest’s Top Club Coaches
  • Compete with the BEST 14U, 12U and 10U players in the Midwest
  • Each player will have their skills tested with Awards and Ribbons!
  • Players will work on Hitting, Infield, Outfield, Base-Running, Bunting & Situations
  • All players get to participate in a skills contest with Ribbons & Awards!
  • Each player will get $20.00 S&C Bucks to spend at the S&C Holiday Classic store!

Clinic Flyer
Registration Information

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2015 S&C Holiday Classic Elite Players Clinic

What: Session #1- open to ALL girls ages 13-18.
When: January 1st, 2015 from 4:00pm to 9:00pm
Where: Irish Sports Dome

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to learn advanced techniques from skilled, professional coaches and a professional
fastpitch player! Areas include Hitting, Infield, Outfield, Pitching, Catching, Bunting and Base-Running. For more
information visit www.sandcsportsservices.com or contact Sean Hall at: SeanH1122@aol.com or call 651-336-8020.

Clinic Flyer
Registration Information

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2015 S&C Holiday Classic College Showcase

SHOWCASE DETAILS:

Where: Irish Sports Dome – Rosemount, Minnesota
When: Jaunary 2nd, 2015
Time: 8:00am to 4:00pm
Cost: $140.00 (Includes T-Shirt & Lunch). Save $35 when you register for both Players Clinic with College Coaches and the College Showcase ($210)
Who: Girls 8th through 12th grade interested in playing college softball

Don’t Miss the oppportunity to show your skills to 35-50 College Coaches that will be present at the showcase! Players are placed on a team, will play at least three games and meet other players from all over the midwest! Players will be tested in Bat Speed, Throwing Speed, Running Speed, 100 Foot Throw, pitching speed and catchers pop time.

Register now, as Showcase may be limited to the first 96 players registered.

Showcase Flyer
Registration Information

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College of St. Scholastica Elite Skills Camp

This softball camp will give softball players in grades 7-12 an opportunity to learn advanced softball skills. Coach Walter and her staff will teach many of the drills and skills used by the current team.

The hitting portion of camp will be led by Bethel University head coach Penny Foore. Foore has had numerous coaching experiences at NCAA Division I, high school, and club levels. Most recently she was an assistant at Appalachian State. She was also the founder of the Minnesota Impact Softball, a club program based in the cities.

Date: Saturday, November 22nd
Grades: 7th - 12th
Cost: $60 for Hitting & Defense
$75 for Hitting, Defense & Pitching
$25 for Pitching & Catching Only
Includes T-Shirt

See CSS web page for more information

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Burnsville ISD 191 Pitching / Catching Clinic

WHAT: Pat Feely, head varsity softball coach at BHS is offering pitching and catching clinics to district 191 girls. The clinics will be run by experienced clinicians; Michaela Potts, current BHS pitching coach, and former BHS and University of Iowa catcher Elisha Huse.

WHERE: F190 Gym at Burnsville High School

WHEN: 14 total Saturdays:

  • November 8th, 15th*
  • December 13th, 20th
  • January 3rd*, 10th*, 17th, 24th, 31st
  • February 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th
  • March 7th

SESSIONS:

  • 9:00am-10:00am beginners (8U and 10U pitchers) (10 total players)
  • 10:00am-11:00am (12U pitchers) (10 total players)
  • 11:00am-12:00pm (14U pitchers) (10 total players)
  • 12:00pm-1:00pm (ALL catchers) (20 total players)

*NOTE: November 15th, January 3rd and January 10th clinics will take place in the afternoon.

  • 12:00pm beginners (8U and 10U pitchers)
  • 1:00pm (12U pitchers)
  • 2:00pm (14U pitchers)
  • 3:00pm (ALL catchers)

FORMAT: Small group with individualized instruction.

COST: $190.00 (PRICE WILL BE PRO-RATED IF STARTING AFTER THE FIRST SESSION!)

More Information and Registration Materials

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More information about the SCSU Semi-Private Clinic Sessions Available here.

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St Cloud State Softball Clinics - Catching, Defense, and Pitching

Pitching Clinics
November 2, 9, 16 & 23
Instructors: Hillary Johnson, Paula U'Ren and Alexis Munaco and current Huskies pitching staff

Intermediate to Advanced - Session I
$20 per person
8:30 am -- 10:00 am
Pitchers will work on development of additional pitches, change-up, pitch location, and in-game skills

Beginner - Session ll
$15 per person
10:30 am -- 11:30 am
Pitchers will work on development of fastball, changeup, pitch location.


All Skills Clinics -  5th - 12th Graders
Cost: $20 per person for each session
November 2, 9, 16 & 23 - 10:30 am -- 12:00 pm
Covers softball technique, defensive and offensive fundamentals focusing on increasing skill levels in the off-season to prepare for high school season. Participants will be divided up according to skill level.

More Information and Registration Materials

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Mavericks

Minnesota State University Mankato Mavericks' 2014 Elite Prospect Camp

The Elite Prospect Camp will be a total skills camp that will not only cover all aspects of softball but will include a tour of campus, lunch, and a question and answer session with prospects and parents. Each camper will have three 1 hour sessions of skill work.

The sessions offered include:

  1. Outfield Defense: proper fielding, throwing, catching, and footwork.
  2. Infield Defense: proper fielding, throwing, catching, and footwork.
  3. Hitting: stance, trigger, bat control and explosiveness.
  4. Pitching: leg drive, stride, arm speed and proper spin. Each pitcher will need to bring their own catcher
  5. Catching: framing, blocking, footwork, throw downs, bunt retrieval and balls to the plate.
  6. Baserunning/Conditioning: proper running form, agility, footwork, and rounding bases.

Athletes should select three of the skill sessions above to focus on.

Session 2
Date: Saturday, November 15th

Time: 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Grades: 7th-12th
Maximum Participants: 30
Cost: $125
Includes Lunch, T-Shirt & Tour)
Location: Myers Fieldhouse
 

More information on the MSU Mavericks' Camp Page

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