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NFCA Chicago II Clinic

Clinic Info:


Date: 1/4/19 - 1/5/19

Location:

CROWNE PLAZA CHICAGO O’HARE
5440 North River Road
Rosemont, IL 60018 | View Map

Clinic Cost:

On or before January 1, 2019: $139
January 2, 2019 and after: $149
*For student pricing of $75 OR to register 10+ Coaches please contact the NFCA at 502-409-4600

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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.

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

2019 Speakers:

Chris Malveaux: Assistant Coach, Missouri

Full Bio


  • First season with the Tigers
  • 17 years of combined experience as an assistant or head coach at NCAA DI
  • Widely regarded as one of the top hitting instructors in the country
Jen McIntyre: Head Coach, Connecticut

Full Bio


  • Entering fifth season as UConn’s head coach
  • 18-year collegiate coaching veteran
  • Member of coaching staffs that reached seven NCAA tournaments
Shonda Stanton: Head Coach, Indiana

Full Bio


  • In her first season, guided Hoosiers to 26 wins, including 17 in Big Ten play
  • IU finished third in the Big Ten; best finish since 2011
  • Teams under Stanton have stolen at least 114 bases each season since 2009

Beth Torina:
Head Coach, LSU

Full Bio


  • Guided Tigers to four WCWS appearances, including 2015, 2016 and 2017
  • Averaging 45 wins per season, including 50-win campaigns in 2015 & 2016
  • Seven NCAA Regional and five Super Regional berths
Mike White: Head Coach, Texas

Full Bio


  • First season at the helm of the Longhorns
  • Guided Oregon to five WCWS appearances, six Pac-12 titles, & five 50-win seasons
  • 435-111-1 (.796) in nine seasons with the Ducks
  • 2019 Clinic Schedule

    NATIONAL FASTPITCH COACHES ASSOCIATION CHICAGO COACHES CLINIC

    Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare 5440 North River Road, Rosemont, IL 60018

    Friday, January 4, 2019
    11:30am-1:00pm Clinic Registration & Visit the Exhibits
    1:00-1:45 pm Coach Jen McIntyre (UConn)
    “Creative Indoor Practice Planning”
    1:50-2:35pm Coach Beth Torina (LSU)
    “Developing a Workout Routine for Your Pitcher”
    2:35-3:00pm BREAK (Visit the Exhibits)
    3:00-3:45pm Coach Chris Malveaux (Missouri)
    “Hitting 101: From Good to Great”
    3:50-4:35pm Coach Mike White (Texas)
    “A Pitcher’s Ultimate Challenge: How to Win Without Your Best Stuff”
    4:40-5:25pm Coach Shonda Stanton (Indiana)
    “Play Catch Well = Play Well: Throwing & Catching with a Purpose”
    5:30-7:00pm DINNER BREAK (Visit the Exhibits)
    7:00-7:45pm Coach Beth Torina (LSU)
    “Pitch Speed & Power Development”
    7:50-8:35pm Coach Jen McIntyre (UConn)
    “Team Building Ideas for All Budgets”
    8:40-9:00pm Coaches Panel (Q & A with all speakers)
    9:00-10:30pm Coaches Social Hour presented by Connect Sports
    Saturday, January 5, 2019
    8:00-8:45am Coach Beth Torina (LSU)
    “My Favorite Pitching Drills”
    8:50-9:35am Coach Jen McIntyre (UConn)
    “Hitting Faults and Fixes”
    9:40-10:25am Coach Chris Malveaux (Missouri)
    “OF Skills & Drills”
    10:25-10:55am BREAK (Visit the Exhibits)
    10:55-11:40am Coach Mike White (Texas)
    “Teaching Pitching Using Hitting Terminology”
    11:45am-12:30pm Coach Shonda Stanton (Indiana)
    “The Next 60 Feet: Better Baserunning for More Offensive Production”
    12:30pm-1:45pm LUNCH BREAK (Visit the Exhibits)
    1:45-2:30pm Coach Chris Malveaux (Missouri)
    “Defense Wins Championships”
    2:35-3:20pm Coach Mike White (Texas)
    “Building a Culture of Success”
    3:25-4:10pm Coach Shonda Stanton (Indiana)
    “Developing the Complete Infielder”
    4:10pm Drawings/Giveaways for all equipment on stage
    Bownet Bodyguard Net ($229.99); ProMag tee ($99.99);
    Bownet Big Mouth X Net ($149.99); Fungo Bat ($69.99);
    1 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 use the online registration HERE
    Also, by providing the group name or the group code “B19” attendees will also be able to make reservations by calling the hotel.
    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 26, 2018.

  • Refund Policy

    Refunds will only be considered if submitted via email to Jamie@nfca.org.

    • 14+ days prior to the event: Full refund minus $20 administration fee.
    • 8-13 days prior to event: one-half refund.
    • 7 days prior to event: No refunds for any reason.
    Weather Policy:

    In the event of inclement weather that results in cancellation of the event, a full refund minus $20 administrative fee will be provided.

  • Exhibitor Information

    The NFCA Coaches Clinics are the perfect opportunity to get your product or service in front of hundreds 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 first-come, first-served after our Official Sponsors and Partners

    Please note: These are table-top set-ups, NOT 10’x10’ booth spaces.

    PRICING:

    $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). 

    EXTRAS:

    If you require electricity, internet or any other special needs please contact the hotel staff directly. 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.

    RECORDING:

    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.

    ADVERTISING:

    Interested in advertising to our attendees at every clinic? Click here for more information.

    Questions?

    Please contact our Marketing and Sponsorships Specialist, Emily Allard, if you have any additional questions: emily@nfca.org.