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NFCA Charlotte Clinic

Clinic Info:

Date: 1/17/20-1/18/20


Sheraton Charlotte Airport Hotel
3315 Scott Futrell Dr.
Charlotte, NC 28208 | View Map

Clinic Cost:

On or before January 2, 2020: $139
January 3-16, 2020: $149
On-Site January 17-18, 2020:$159
*For student pricing OR to register 10+ Coaches please contact the NFCA at 502-409-4600

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NFCA Charlotte Coaches Clinic - January 17 - 18


PDF Clinic Registration Form

2020 Charlotte Coaches Clinic Exhibitor Application


Coaches Clinic Info

Coaches, it's important to continue learning, growing and honing your skill set, too. Attend an NFCA Coaches Clinic and surround yourself with hundreds of other passionate coaches. We promise you'll leave with more knowledge, more drills, better philosophies and maybe even some free equipment! Our speakers will reignite the fire within you to be a better coach for your student-athletes. 

These two-day events will provide you with an "up close and personal" setting to learn from world-class speakers. Topics range from pitching and offense, to base running, team culture and practice planning. Have a question? You can ask it during the Q&A panel with the speakers, in the hallway post-speaker sessions or find our speakers at the social hour. 

Sign up early for best pricing! 

2020 Speakers

Jo Evans Head Coach, Texas A&M

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Kaela Jackson Assistant Coach, South Carolina

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Jacquie Joseph Head Coach, Michigan State

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Melyssa Lombardi Head Coach, Oregon

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Sharonda McDonald Head Coach, Campbell

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  • 2020 Clinic Schedule

    CHARLOTTE 2020

    Sheraton Charlotte Airport Hotel 3315 Scott Futrell Dr., Charlotte, NC 28208

    Friday, January 17, 2020
    11:30am-1:00pm Clinic Registration & Visit the Exhibits
    1:00-1:45 pm Coach Jacquie Joseph (Michigan State)
    “Organizing Practices to Produce Game-Day Results”
    1:50-2:35pm Coach Kaela Jackson (South Carolina)
    “Teaching Situational Hitting: How to Practice it with Pressure”
    2:35-3:00pm BREAK (Visit the Exhibits)
    3:00-3:45pm Coach Jo Evans (Texas A&M)
    “Defense 101: What Every Position Player Should Know”
    3:50-4:35pm Coach Sharonda McDonald (Campbell)
    “Strength and Conditioning for Softball Athletes”
    4:40-5:25pm Coach Kaela Jackson (South Carolina)
    “Vision Training for Hitting: Including Drills”
    5:30-7:00pm DINNER BREAK (Visit the Exhibits)
    7:00-7:45pm Coach Melyssa Lombardi (Oregon)
    “How to Get Your Pitching Staff to Unite for Wins”
    7:50-8:35pm Coach Sharonda McDonald (Campbell)
    “Slapping: Strategies and Drills”
    8:40-9:00pm Coaches Panel (Q & A with all speakers)
    9:00-10:30pm Coaches Social Hour presented by Legacy Event Management
    Saturday, January 18, 2020
    8:00-8:45am Coach Melyssa Lombardi (Oregon)
    “How to Develop Catchers That Change the Game”
    8:50-9:35am Coach Melyssa Lombardi (Oregon)
    “Reach Each Pitcher to Unlock Her Potential”
    9:40-10:25am Coach Jo Evans (Texas A&M)
    “Advanced Outfield Play”
    10:25-10:35am Blast Presentation
    10:35-10:55am BREAK (Visit the Exhibits)
    10:55-11:40am Coach Jacquie Joseph (Michigan State)
    “Recruiting Myths and Truths”
    11:45am-12:30pm Coach Kaela Jackson (South Carolina)
    “Teaching Rhythm & Bat Path for Each Player’s Natural & Athletic Swing”
    12:30-1:45pm LUNCH BREAK (Visit the Exhibits)
    1:45-2:30pm Coach Jo Evans (Texas A&M)
    “Team Defense Wins Championships”
    2:35-3:20pm Coach Sharonda McDonald (Campbell)
    “Aggressive Baserunning Lights Up the Scoreboard”
    3:25-4:10pm Coach Jacquie Joseph (Michigan State)
    “Infield Skills & Drills”
    4:10pm Drawings/Giveaways for all equipment on stage Bownet Bodyguard Net ($229.99); ProMag Lite tee ($74.99); Bownet Big Mouth X Net ($149.99); Metal Fungo Bat ($99.99); One dozen softballs with NFCA logo ($65.00)
  • Site & Travel Information

    CHARLOTTE, NC 28208

    Room Rates: $119/night +tax
    Booking: You may use the online registration HERE
    Hotel phone number: 704-392-1200

    * Please make hotel reservations by January 2, 2020

  • Exhibitor Information

    The NFCA Coaches Clinics are the perfect opportunity to get your product or service in front of thousands of grassroots coaches across the country. Our speaker schedules have built-in breaks for exhibit-only time, as well as an evening social hour. Attendance varies anywhere from 250-525 coaches at each location.

    • One (1) 6’ table
    • Two (2) chairs
    • Booth placement will be as follows: NFCA Official Sponsors and Partners, NFCA Loyalty Rankings, then first-come, first served time-stamped applications.
    • Please note: These are table-top set-ups, NOT 10’x10’ booth spaces. Please plan your set-ups accordingly.


    $350 for one table
    $450 for two tables

    • A discount of 10% will automatically be given to companies who register for three or more clinics (when registering with the same email address)

    Electricity, internet and power needs vary from hotel to hotel. Once registered, companies will receive site-specific information regarding additional service needs prior to the clinic. Each exhibitor is responsible for any additional fees associated with hotel services, along with meeting hotel deadlines.


    Please do not ask our speakers to endorse any of your products/services on stage. This puts them and our attendees in a very difficult position.


    Exhibitors cannot conduct any live or recorded video or audio broadcasts from their booth space or from anywhere else in the hotel without the written consent of the NFCA. Requests should be submitted to the NFCA Executive Director or the NFCA Director of Marketing and Sponsorships at least one month in advance of any desired photography, video, or audio taping opportunity. If approved, exhibitors cannot photograph or video record any booth other than their own.


    The NFCA offers ad space for purchase in our speaker outlines given to every Coaches Clinic attendee Click here for more information.


    All registered exhibitors at every NFCA Coaches Clinic are responsible for and required to abide by the NFCA’s Coaches Clinic Exhibitor Guidelines.


    Please contact Director of Marketing and Sponsorships, Emily Allard, if you have any additional questions emily@nfca.org or call 502-409-4600.