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Registration – Please fill out completely
You may sign up for one or two clinics per date:
Sunday, November 16, 2014
Sunday, January 11, 2015
Catching Clinic—Nov. 9th ONLY
Hitting Clinic
Pitching Clinic
COST: $140/clinic or $240/TWO clinics
Payment by: Cash
Mailing Address
City, State and Zip Code
Illinois State University camps and clinics are open to any
and all entrants, in accordance with the NCAA camps and
clinics legislation (limited only by number, age, grade
level and/or gender).
Illinois State University formally reiterates and reaffirms
its commitment to the principles of equal opportunity,
affirmative action and diversity. Discrimination based
upon race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or veteran’s status is a violation of federal and
state law and university policy and will not be tolerated.
If you need a special accommodation to fully participate
in this program/event or require special dietary needs,
please contact Laurie Retzer, ISU Softball at 309-4383633. Please allow sufficient time to arrange the accommodation.
This document is available in alternative formats upon
request by contacting Laurie Retzer, ISU Softball at 309438-3633.
Online registration available at
Home Phone Number (include area code)
School Currently Attending
E-mail _______________________________________________
T-shirt Size (adult sizes only)
Grade in School:
circle grade
NOVEMBER 16, 2014
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Contact Laurie at 309-438-3633
[email protected]
JANUARY 11, 2015
Please make checks payable to :
Redbird Softball Camp
Please return by the Thursday
prior to the clinic you are
registering for.
Return to:
NORMAL IL 61790-7130
Clinic Staff
Sunday, November 16, 2014
Illinois State University
Pitching & Catching Clinic Schedule
9:00 Registration
9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Winter Hitting Clinic —
Content will cover:
 Hitting all pitch locations
 Making hitting adjustments
Hitting Clinic Schedule
12:30 Registration
1:00-3:30 p.m.
Sunday, January 11, 2015
Winter Pitching Clinic —
Content will cover:
 Four basic pitches (rise, drop,
curve, change-up)
 Pitching strategies
Winter Catching Clinic — Nov. 9 Only
Content will cover:
 Catcher set-up
 Working with your pitcher
 Game management
 Framing
 Blocking
 Throwing situations
 Fielding situations
 Evaluating hitters
Limited number of participants.
No Refunds
Pitching & Hitting Clinic Schedule
9:00 Registration
9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Melinda Fischer, Head
Softball Coach
Head Coach Melinda Fischer, now in her
30th season at the helm of a highly successful softball program at Illinois State
University, has established herself and her
team in a league of their own. A 2012
NCAA Regional birth highlights the teams recent success
but is not overshadowing of its long-term accolades which
include: six conference coach of the year honors, two regional coach of the year citations, NFCA Hall of Fame,
twenty All-American and countless other team and individuals honors.
Horton Field House
Illinois State University, Normal, IL
Who can participate?
Any softball player,
ranging from 6th grade through 12th grade
What to bring?
Bring your own equipment
Batting gloves, gloves, bats, gym shoes
Catchers bring FULL GEAR.
Make sure everything is labeled!
Cost? $140/clinic or $240 for two clinics
Includes instruction, insurance, and camp t-shirt.
Ryan Duncheon,
Catching Instructor
Ryan Duncheon was a catcher for the Redbirds
from 1997-2000. Duncheon is the only Illinois
State baseball player to earn three first-team All
-Missouri Valley Conference honors during his career.
Duncheon took his catching prowess on to the next level where
he played for the Boise Hawks in Major League Baseball. In
2010, Duncheon was inducted in to the Illinois State University
Athletics Hall of Fame.
Tina Kramos, Associate
Head Softball Coach
Tina Kramos is in her 15th season at Illinois
State after a successful softball career, both
as a player and coach. A two-time member
of the All-MVC first team highlighted her
success as a player for league member
Missouri State. After graduation, Kramos became as assistant coach at Colorado-Colorado Springs before moving to
Nicholls State. Her coaching experience brought her to the
Redbirds. Tina competed for Greece in the 2004 Olympics.
Megan Warner, Assistant
Softball Coach
Megan Warner joined the Redbird coaching
staff as the pitching coach and recruiting
coordinator in August. Warner is no stranger
to the Redbird softball program after a fouryear pitching career followed by a two-year stint as a graduate assistant manager. Warner understands success, because she had her own in the circle as a Redbird. She was
a four-year letter winner for Illinois State, a two-time AllMissouri Valley Conference selection and led the Redbirds
to three-straight NCAA Regional appearances, including
one Regional title game.