May 9, 2000
Virginia's Top Softball Clinic sessions have been planned to improve basic fundamental skills and knowledge of the game for players 5th grade through 12th grade. Sessions will include Pitching, Catching, Fielding, Hitting, Base running, and Bunting.
- To improve basic softball skills
- Group instructions based upon skill and age level
- To improve individual instructions at a ratio of 10 to 1
- Identification and correction of individual skills
- Enhancement of the individual's knowledge and understanding of softball
The University of Virginia is located in Charlottesville, in central Virginia. All softball activities will be held at The Park. Directions will be sent with the confirmation.
Who is Eligible
The camp is designed for girls ages 11-18. Players eligible to attend college in the fall of 2000 are eligible to attend camp.
What to Bring
Campers should bring blankets, sheets, a pillow, towels, toiletries, alarm clock, plus practice equipment - tennis shoes, cleats, glove, socks, shorts, t-shirts, and sweat clothing. Catchers must provide a mask, chest protector and leg guards. Campers are asked to bring their own batting gloves, sliding and/or kneepads, bat, helmet, and glove.
Housing and Food
All resident campers will be housed at McCormick Hall. Each room is a double. Campers who wish to lodge with a particular person may specify the name on the application. The hall will be supervised at all times by camp staff living in the hall.
Meals are planned and supervised by experienced food service personnel and are served cafeteria style in the University dining halls.
Check-in at Residence Hall
July 16: 7-10 p.m.
July 17: 7:30-8:30 a.m. *Commuters Only*
July 20: 4:30-6:00 p.m.
Insurance and Medical Care
A member of the UVA Athletic Training Staff will be in attendance or on call for all sessions to handle any injuries that may occur. You must mail a photocopy of the camper/parent's insurance card and proof of physical (photocopy of the physical will do). The physical must have been within one year of the date of camp. The insurance card and proof of physical must be included with the registration form or it will not be accepted.
Rules and Regulations
Campers must abide by the Rules and Regulations of Virginia's Top Softball Clinic. Campers are required to attend all sessions and activities. Any serious violations, damage to Virginia's Top Softball Camp property, or other behavior deemed detrimental to the group will result in immediate dismissal. There will be no refund of fees upon expulsion or upon voluntary withdrawal from the camp.
The resident fee for the general skills, pitching catching, and hitting camp includes instruction by top collegiate coaching staff, housing, food, athletic training services, and awards. The commuter camp fee includes all the previous features, with exception of overnight lodging and breakfast.
Overnight Camp - $360
*4 nights / 4 days of instruction
Commuter Camp - $290
*4 days of instruction
*Lunch and dinner included
Campers who must leave during the camp due to illness or injury will receive a pro-rated refund based on the number of days of instruction. No refunds will be given to campers who voluntarily leave camp or who are sent home for disciplinary reasons.
Payment and Registration Due
Friday, June 16, 2000
Make Checks payable to:
Virginia's Top Softball Clinics
Mail registration to:
The University of Virginia Softball C/O James Pinkerton P.O. Box 400850 371-A McCue Hall Charlottesville, Va. 22904 (804) 982-5737
Head Softball Coach Cheryl Sprangel
Cheryl Sprangel is in her third season at the helm of the University of Virginia Softball Program. In her first two seasons at UVa, she has guided the Cavaliers to a 73-54 record. By guiding the team to 38 wins in 1998, Sprangel set a record for most wins in a season by a first year coach at Virginia. Furthermore, with 38 wins the 'Hoos garnered the second highest win total in the program's 19-year history and the most wins in a season since 1989. In 1999, UVa reached the finals of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Tournament for the second consecutive year. Before coming Virginia, Sprangel was the Head Women's Softball Coach at the University of Toledo for 14 seasons. While at Toledo, Sprangel led the Rockets to three Mid-American Conference titles and a Women's College World Series berth in 1989. She is 539-409-1 as a head coach.
Assistant Softball Coach Jamie Pinkerton
Jamie Pinkerton is in his second season as an assistant softball coach at the University of Virginia. Previously, Pinkerton held an assistant coach position at Northeast Louisiana in 1997. Prior to NLU, Pinkerton coached at the University of Tulsa for three seasons (1994-97). Pinkerton has also coached one season at the high school level. He helped lead Claremone-Sequoyah (OK) to a Will Rogers Conference Championship, a District title, and to Oklahoma's Class 2A State Runners-up. Pinkerton has also coached on the ASA level, coaching the Oklahoma Mustangs from 1986-1994. During that time span Pinkerton led the Mustangs to several ASA Nationals.
For More Information Concerning the 2000 University of Virginia's Top Softball Clinic, please contact:
Jamie Pinkerton: (804) 982-5737 - firstname.lastname@example.org
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