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NFCA Coaches Clinics


January 14-15, 2022

Hilton Minneapolis/St. Paul Airport
3800 American Boulevard East
Bloomington, MN 55425

Clinic Cost:
On or before January 7, 2021: $139
January 8-21, 2021 or after: $149
On-Site January 22-23, 2021: $159

There also is student pricing available by contacting the NFCA at 502-409-4600.

Coaches, if you want to stay on TOP OF YOUR GAME and be “cutting-edge”, the NFCA Coaches Clinic is a must-attend event!

Surround yourself with the BEST in the sport and learn new ideas and teaching methods in all aspects of the game.

Our Coaches Clinics are two-day events and provide an “up close and personal” setting to learn from world-class speakers.

You also do not want to miss our newest activity- the “Last Coach Standing!”

Sign up today to secure your spot at this prestigious softball event.

Training Schedule

Friday, January 14, 2022
11:30am-1:00pm Clinic Registration & Visit the Exhibits
1:00-1:45pm Coach Leslie Huntington (Wisconsin-Eau Claire)
“Developing an Elite Catcher”
1:50-2:35pm Coach Jacquie Joseph (Michigan State)
“Organizing Practice to Produce Game Day Results”
2:35-3:00pm BREAK (Visit the Exhibits)
3:00-3:45pm Coach Kenny Gajewski (Oklahoma State)
“Developing Winning Hitters”
3:50-4:35pm Coach Beverly Smith (South Carolina)
“The Game within the Game: Reading a hitter and calling pitches”
4:40-5:25pm Coach Jacquie Joseph (Michigan State)
“Advanced Outfield Play”
5:30-7:00pm DINNER BREAK (Visit the Exhibits)
7:00-7:45pm Coach Cindy Bristow (UC Riverside)
“Coaching Kids These Days”
7:50-8:35pm Coach Beverly Smith (South Carolina)
“DesigningCompetitive Team Practices”
8:40-9:00pm Coaches Panel (Q&A with all speakers)
9:00-10:30pm Coaches Social Hour
Saturday, January 15, 2022
8:00-8:45am Coach Beverly Smith (South Carolina)
“Recruiting in Today’s World”
8:50-9:35am Coach Kenny Gajewski (Oklahoma State)
”Aggressive Baserunning Wins Games”
9:40-10:25am Coach Jacquie Joseph (Michigan State)
“Infield Skills & Drills”
10:25-10:55am BREAK (Visit the Exhibits)
10:55-11:40am Coach Cindy Bristow (UC Riverside)
“Pitching Drills to Build Resiliency”
11:45am-12:30pm Coach Leslie Huntington (Wisconsin-Eau Claire)
“Coaching the Mental Game”
12:30-1:45pm LUNCH BREAK (Visit the Exhibits)
1:45-2:30pm Coach Kenny Gajewski (Oklahoma State)
“Developing Your Own Culture”
2:35-3:20pm Coach Cindy Bristow (UC Riverside)
“Keys to Making Practice Success Equal Game Success”
3:25-4:10pm Coach Leslie Huntington (Wisconsin-Eau Claire)
“High-Level Hitting Mechanics”
4:10pm Drawings/Giveaways for all equipment on stage
Bownet Bodyguard Net ($261.99);
ProMag Lite tee ($89.99);
Bownet Big Mouth X Net ($167.99);
Bownet Fungo Bat ($99.99);
One dozen softballs with NFCA logo ($74.99)