* CANpitch fundamentals & Learn to Train are FULL
COACHING CLINICS 2017
UMSA supports their volunteers by offering a variety of coaching clinics. Plans are underway to host a vairety of National Coaching Certification Programs in the Community Stream. These will include: Learn to Coach (an 8 hour clinic), and Drills, Drills, Drills. These are all excellent clinics for coaches. Through sponsorship, UMSA subsidizes these clinics for their volunteer coaches. However, the clinics are only open to anyone 16 years of age and over that wishes to register.
CLICK HERE FOR 2017 COACHING CLINIC REGISTRATION FORM: 2017 Clinic Registration Coach
Clinic # 1 ~ Learn to Coach (8 hours) given by Softball Ontario/N.C.C.P.
This clinic is a part of the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) under the community stream. The Learn to Coach Clinic is recommended for beginner coaches and geared towards the Blast T-ball to Mite divisions. This clinic places emphasis on safety, fun, ethics, teamwork and value beyond the game. Volunteers are shown the age appropriate tools to develop player skills through the Learn to Play programme which are the beginning steps in Long term Player development. UMSA players that are 16 years or older are encouraged to take this clinic to help them move toward future volunteer positions in their community.
When – Sunday May 7th 2017
Fee – FREE to UMSA members, Non-UMSA members pay $85.00
Where – William Berczy Public School
Clinic #2 ~ Drills, Drills, Drills, (4 hours)
This clinic provides coaches of all levels helpful tips on creating and implementing drills for their athletes. All participants are required to actively participate in the clinic. Participants must be a minimum of 16 years of age.
When – Sunday May 7, 2017
Fee- FREE to UMSA members, Non-UMSA members pay $35.00
Where – Unionville Meadows Public School
These clinics require active participation, so wear running shoes, and comfortable clothes & bring your glove, pen & paper. Please complete form as UMSA is subsidizing the fee to Softball Ontario for this clinic. All non-member’s forms must be accompanied by the above fees. Confirmation will be sent with further details two weeks prior to the clinic. Remember, the knowledge gained from these clinic will always be for the benefit of their athletes.
CANPitch! (run by Softball Ontario)
All pre-season players skills and pitching clinics are now full!
This is 6 indoor sessions from March 26th to May 7th inclusive (all Sundays except for Sunday April 16th). “Fundamentals Clinic“, “Learn2Train Clinic” & “Train2Train Clinic” (New for 2017). Each pitcher must bring their own catcher (parent or adult) with them.
SKILLS & DRILLS!
Skills & Drills clinics offered in a 5 sessions from March 26th – April 30 (excluding Sunday April 16th)
Younger and/or inexperienced players will learn the fundamentals of batting, fielding, throwing, and base-running. Available to kids born in 2005-2009.
This clinic is ideal for players who would like to improve their skills and get a head start on the 2017 UMSA Season.
Location: Unionville Meadows Public School (355 South Unionville Ave)
Time: See Player Clinic Registration Form
*specific age groups for each clinic as shown on form*
UMPIRE CLINIC 2017 (run by Softball Ontario)
All umpires wishing to be assigned for the 2017 season must take the applicable clinic for their age group. These are mandatory for all umpires under the age of 18.
Sorry for those interested in our Mini Spring Camp, but due to a lack of interest, it will not be held for 2017