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explosive team offense & Strategy

Course Info:

Date: October 5-6, 2019


NFCA Headquarters
2641 Grinstead Drive
Louisville, KY 40206


University of Louisville
Ulmer Stadium
2101 S Floyd St.
Louisville, KY 40208


On or before October 4, 2019: $199
On-Site October 5-6, 2019: $219

Any questions? Email joanna@nfca.org




Matt Meuchel
Assistant Coach, Arkansas

  • Third season on Razorback staff, helped program reach 2018 Super Regionals
  • Eight-year head coach at Nevada
  • Entering 20th season as a NCAA Division I coach

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Carly Wynn
Assistant Coach, Arizona State

  • Eighth season as a collegiate assistant coach, fourth with Sun Devils
  • In seven seasons, teams have won 257 games
  • Helped programs reach five NCAA Regionals and 2018 WCWS

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Guest instructors include:

Holly Aprile
Carol Bruggeman
Shonda Stanton

Course Overview:

You have to score to win. As offenses throughout the country are putting more and more big numbers on the board you can come learn the strategies integral to offensive success. Learn how to read your opponent and coordinate the actions of your individual players in order to score and manufacture runs. In addition, you will:

  • Examine the pieces of an explosive offensive puzzle (power, running and short game);
  • Learn the elements of play-mapping and apply them to numerous tactics and strategies;
  • Practice and evaluate your play calling by going head-to-head with classmates and instructors in various game situations;
  • Discuss how to put together a batting order and how to use the DP-FLEX rule to your advantage;
  • Study offensive strategy factors and principles of strategic thinking;
  • Learn how to interpret opponent statistics and apply the information to your game plan;
  • Explore your offensive philosophy, personnel management, scouting and the evaluation of offensive performance;
  • Accumulate drills for the practice of offensive team skills and strategies.
Course Schedule
Saturday Oct 5, 2019: 9:30 a.m.: Registration
10 a.m. – Noon: Classroom
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.: On-Field Practice Observation
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.: Classroom
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.: Coaches Social Hour
Sunday Oct 6, 2019: 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.: Classroom
1:00 p.m.: Game Observation- Louisville vs. Indiana

*On Saturday October 5, 2019, attendees will have an opportunity to have live on-field demonstrations while viewing a competitive practice. On Sunday October 6, 2019, attendees will hear pre-game strategies directly from Holly Aprile (Louisville) and Shonda Stanton (Indiana) prior to their doubleheader. Please note game-two attendance is not mandatory.