Date: 12/13/19 - 12/14/19
CROWNE PLAZA CHICAGO O’HARE
5440 North River Road
Rosemont, IL 60018 |
On or before November 28, 2019:$139
November 28- December 12, 2019:$149
On-Site December 13-14, 2019:$159
*For student pricing OR to register 10+ Coaches please contact the NFCA at 502-409-4600
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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.
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Deanna Gumpf Head Coach, Notre Dame
Carol Hutchins Head Coach, Michigan
Kelly Inouye-Perez Head Coach, UCLA
2019 Clinic Schedule
CHICAGO I 2019
Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare
5440 N River Rd., Rosemont, IL 60018
Friday, December 13, 2019 11:30am-1:00pm Clinic Registration & Visit the Exhibits 1:00-1:45 pm Coach Beth Torina (LSU)
“Life in the Bullpen: Drills & Workouts for Pitchers”
1:50-2:35pm Coach Rachel Lawson (Kentucky)
“Advanced Outfield Play”
2:35-3:00pm BREAK (Visit the Exhibits) 3:00-3:45pm Coach Carol Hutchins (Michigan)
“Recruiting: Myths & Truths”
3:50-4:35pm Coach Beth Torina (LSU)
“Keys for Developing a Successful Pitcher”
4:40-5:25pm Coach Deanna Gumpf (Notre Dame)
“Building a Foundation to Be a Fundamentally-Sound Infielder”
5:30-7:00pm DINNER BREAK (Visit the Exhibits) 7:00-7:45pm Coach Beth Torina (LSU)
“Mixing It Up: Tips on the Drop, Rise, & Change”
7:50-8:35pm Coach Kelly Inouye-Perez (UCLA)
“Offensive Strategies to Put Runs on the Board”
8:40-9:00pm Coaches Panel (Q & A with all speakers) 9:00-10:30pm Coaches Social Hour presented by Legacy Event Management
Saturday, December 14, 2019 8:00-8:45am Coach Kelly Inouye-Perez (UCLA)
“Want Next-Level Pitching? It’s All About Your Catcher”
8:50-9:35am Coach Deanna Gumpf (Notre Dame)
“Creating New and Innovative Practice Plans”
9:40-10:25am Coach Carol Hutchins (Michigan)
“The Block M: Creating a Championship Culture”
10:25-10:55am BREAK (Visit the Exhibits) 10:55-11:40am Coach Deanna Gumpf (Notre Dame)
“Competitive Team Drills”
11:45am-12:30pm Coach Rachel Lawson (Kentucky)
“Practice Planning: The Fundamental Checklists”
12:30pm-1:45pm LUNCH BREAK (Visit the Exhibits) 1:45-2:30pm Coach Kelly Inouye-Perez (UCLA)
“Championship Hitting Drills”
2:35-3:20pm Coach Rachel Lawson (Kentucky)
“Sessions from the Bullpen: Pitch-Calling Principles”
3:25-4:10pm Coach Carol Hutchins (Michigan)
“My Favorite Offensive & Defensive Drills”
4:10pm Drawings/Giveaways for all equipment on stage
Bownet Bodyguard Net ($229.99); ProMag tee ($74.99);
Bownet Big Mouth X Net ($149.99); Fungo Bat ($99.99);
One dozen softballs with NFCA logo ($65.00)
Site & Travel Information
CROWNE PLAZA CHICAGO O’HARE
5440 North River Road
Rosemont, IL 60018
Room Rates: $90/night +tax
Booking: You may book HERE.
Hotel phone number: 877-337-5793
Hotel Parking - Hotel Guests- Free parking in hotel lot on first-come, first-served basis
* Please make hotel reservations by December 5, 2019.
Clinic Exhibitor Specific 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 250-500 coaches at each location.
BOOTH SPACE INCLUDES:
- 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.
$350 for one table
$450 for two tables
*A discount of 10% will 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.
NO ENDORSEMENTS PERMITTED:
Please do not ask our speakers to endorse any of your products/services. This puts them in a very difficult position.
Videography is ONLY permitted inside of your booth/table with the consent of those being interviewed. Videography of any other vendors OR the clinic OR the speakers themselves is not permitted.
Interested in advertising to our attendees at every clinic? Click here for more information.
Please contact our Marketing and Sponsorships Specialist, Emily Allard, if you have any additional questions: firstname.lastname@example.org.