USA Softball announces dates for 2013 National Coaching Schools
CITY –The Amateur Softball
Association (ASA) of America announced today the host cities for two USA
Softball National Coaching Schools presented by Liberty Mutual Insurance in the
coming months. The schools, which feature instruction from current and former
USA Softball Women’s National Team coaches, will take place in Reynoldsburg,
Ohio Sept. 6-8, 2013, and Livermore, Calif. Nov. 22 – Nov 24, 2013.
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The schools feature first-hand instruction from
members of the USA Softball Women’s National Team coaching staff including Head
Coach Ken Eriksen (University of South Florida) and assistant Mike White
(University of Oregon). Portions of the school will also feature former USA
Softball Women’s National Team Head Coach turned USA Softball Director of
Coaching Education Mike Candrea (University of Arizona). Candrea led the
program to a Gold and Silver Medal at the Olympic Games as well as numerous
other medals in international competition before retiring from his USA Softball
coaching duties in 2008.
After the opening of the school on Friday,
Eriksen will address the audience on the state of USA Softball and his time
with the USA Softball Women’s National Team. Other Friday classes are
“Beginning Pitching” with White and “Practice Organization” with Candrea.
Saturday and Sunday’s instruction includes
classes on both defense and offense as well as base running, hitting, pitching
and fielding. Candrea will also speak on the Liberty Mutual Responsible Sports
program. The National Coaching School concludes Sunday morning with a question
and answer session with the staff.
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