The SportStation would like to invite all 5th - 8th grade fastpitch softball players and coaches to share a once in a lifetime opportunity to meet with professional fastpitch players and USA Olympians for a fun filled, educational and motivational fastpitch clinic.
Online PR News – 22-December-2011 – – Demarini, one of the largest authorities and manufactures of high quality softball equipment, have come together to offer softball players and coaches an amazing opportunity to meet with the sports great players and coaches. The Vendetta Futures Fastpitch Clinic will be hosted by USA Olympians Sue Enquist, a fastpitch softball hall of famer and former coach to the UCLA Bruins. Other USA Olympians to host the event include Crystl Bustos, two time Olympic gold medalist, Lauren Lappin, a gold medalist in the 2007 Pan American Games, and Caitlin Lowe, a silver medalist in the Japan Cup and another silver medal in the World Cup in the 2005 season. “These women are an inspiration to softball players around the world, said Jim Garner, President of The SportStation. “To spend a day in the presence of greatness such as these women, can have a profound impact on a young player’s life as well as their performance on and off the field, added Jim Garner.
Wilson, a leader in the softball equipment industry, will hold a coaches clinic. This educational coaching clinic will undoubtedly open the doors for attending coaches to get the most from their players and develop their coaching techniques, said Jim Garner. Speakers for this Event include Sue Enquist who will be speaking on the topic of leadership, Mike White and Russel Cooper will be covering pitching, Kate Drohan will be speaking on infield defense while Mike Larabee covers outfield defense. Additional speakers include Ehren Earleywine, Yvette Healy, Eugene Lenti, Bill Conroy, and Mike Stith. “This is such an amazing line up, with topics and discussions that are essential to coaching and getting the win, as well as developing the players and their skills,” said Jim Garner.
The Vendetta Future Fastpitch Clinic will begin Monday, January 2, 2012. Check in opens at 1:30 A.M. and the event will run from 2:00 – 5:00 P.M. This clinic will focus on improving fundamentals and teaching drills that can be practiced at home to develop a player’s skill all year round. Dinner will be served for players and Olympians from 5-5:45 PM. The cost for this event is $50 per player and is open to the first 150 5th-8th grade registrants.
The Coaches Clinic, Monday January 2, 2012, is open to all fastpitch coaches and is limited to the first 150 registrants. Cost is $50 per coach, check in opens at 6:00 PM and the clinic will run from 6:15-9:00 PM. Topics of discussion will range from offense, to defense and even college recruiting. This is a “can’t miss event”.
This event will take place at the Bo Jackson Elite Sports Dome located at 17130 S. Prime Blvd. Lockport, Illinois. Accommodations for this event can be made at the Marriott Suites Downers Grove. To book your team reservations, you may call Julie Pacini at 630-442-6662. For more information regarding this event, visit The SportStations website.
“As a special treat for the attendees of this event, The SportStation is offering a free head band for the fastpitch softball attendees and coaches that have proof of attendance,” said Jim Garner. The SportStation of Tinley Park is a leading supplier of DeMarini and Wilson softball equipment offering the largest brand selection anywhere. “team sports is our business and our product knowledge, expertise, and unmatched service proves to be a most valued asset to our teams,” said Jim Garner.
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