2022-2023 WINTER CLINICS

Registrations open Thursday, October 6 at 7pm MT

1.  Fundamental Skills w/ SAIT
2.  Selects Camps
3.  Pitching Clinics
4.  Catching Clinics

- FUNDAMENTAL SKILLS -
w/SAIT

Players will enjoy this 6-session dynamic clinic focused on all facets of your player's game.  The clinics will be run by our SAIT group, and will include all of hitting, fielding, throwing, catching, and running.

ELIGIBLE PLAYERS: 
u9-u11 All Players
u13-u19 Division 2 & 3 Players
New players to the sport

COACHES: 
Led by our SAIT Partners w/ Coaches Cassandra & George Edwards

PARENT INVOLVEMENT: 
Some volunteers requested each session to help run drills.  Coach volunteers are encouraged to attend and learn coaching techniques.

DATES:
October 16, 30
November 13, 27
December 11
January 8
1.5 hour session
(3:00pm - u9/u11, 4:30pm - u11/u13, 6:00pm - u11/13, 7:30pm - u15/u17/u19)
Times dependent on age categories

LOCATION:
Calgary French & International School
700 77 Street SW

COST: 
$125

- SELECTS CAMP -
CLINIC w/ WHS

Similar to last season, your experienced WHS Coaches will lead our Selects Camps at the Coyote Den.  This 6 session camp will develop all skills (throwing, catching, fielding, batting, running).  Pitchers and Catchers have an option to add-on specialized instruction with Lance Block and Chris Robertson during these sessions.

ELIGIBLE PLAYERS:
u13, u15, and u17/u19
Competitive players from our 2022 Division 1 & Division 2 teams

COACHES:
Led by WHS Coaches
Pitching (Lance Block), Catcher (Chris Robertson)

PARENT INVOLVEMENT: 
Some volunteer help will be needed to run drills, etc.

DATES: 
Sundays in Oct-Jan
u13 = Oct 16, Oct 30, Nov 20, Nov 27, Dec 11, Jan 14
u15 = Oct 16, Nov 13, Nov 20, Dec 4, Dec 11, Jan 8
u19 = Oct 30, Nov 13, Nov 27, Dec 4, Jan 8, Jan 14
All u13 from 5:30-7:15pm
u15 will be a mix of 5:30-7:15pm and 7:15-9:00pm
All u19 from 7:15-9:00pm

LOCATION:
Coyote Den (3054 15 St NE)

COST: 
$140
($40 for Pitch/Catch Add-on)

- PITCHING -
CLINIC w/ Lance Block

WHS welcomes Lance Block to our winter program to bring us a new take on our pitching clinics that promises to be more fun and dynamic to build proper mechanics and strength to your pitcher!

 

ELIGIBLE PLAYERS:
u9-u11 All Skill Levels
u13-u19 Div 2 & 3 Players

COACHES:
Led by Lance Block

PARENT INVOLVEMENT: 
Required Parent/Sibling catcher for each pitcher

DATES: 
October 23
November 6, 20
December 4, 18
January 15
Capacity will be limited to 10 pitchers per session

LOCATION:
Calgary French & International School
700 77 Street SW

COST: 
$90

LANCE BLOCK - DETAILS
Lance is a certified CANpitch Regional Pitching Instructor and Level 1 NCCP certified coach.  Having two daughters that pitch and once being a pitcher himself, he understands that practicing the proper mechanics and techniques is almost as important as having fun!

He has been leading pitching clinics for the past five years and enjoys working with the athletes, bringing new creative drills to challenge them.

- CATCHING -
CLINIC w/ Chris Robertson

We are excited to begin a new partnership with Chris Robertson, an experienced catching instructor coming from the West Valley program.  These catching clinics are ideal for players who are looking to increase their knowledge and skill level of the catching position.
We will focus on the fundamentals: Throwing strength, Positioning behind the plate, Framing, and opportunity to work with our pitchers.

ELIGIBLE PLAYERS:
u9-u11 All Skill Levels
u13-u19 Div 2 & 3 Players

COACHES:
Led by Chris Robertson

PARENT INVOLVEMENT:
Some volunteers requested each session to help run drills.  Opportunity to learn techniques as well.

DATES:
October 23
November 6, 20
December 4, 18
January 15
Capacity will be limited to 8 catchers per session

LOCATION:
Calgary French & International School
700 77 Street SW

COST: 
$90

CHRIS ROBERTSON - DETAILS
Chris has been coaching fastpitch through West Valley for the past 10 years.  He has served as West Valley's President for 3 years, a member of the CMSA board, and has coached teams at all CMSA levels.  Chris was an assistant coach for the Calgary team at the 2018 Alberta Summer Games.  For the past five years, Chris has been running Catching Clinics for both West Valley & Foothills programs.
Catching is a true passion for him, and with some basic fundamentals, he strongly believes that a catcher has the ability to singlehandedly keep games close, and give teams the opportunity to win.

Registrations open on October 6 @ 7:00pm MT