UML River Hawks

2010 River Hawks summer softball camp announced.

Softball Coach Sean Cotter Invites Young Players to River View Field for All Skills and Pitching & Catching Camps

LOWELL  – The UMass Lowell Softball Camps have been announced for summer 2010 and include one session of All Skills Camp in July and a Pitching and Catching Camp in August.

The All Skills Camp will be held from July 12-16 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. with Friday’s session (7/16) going from 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  The camp is open to softball players ages 9-17 and is limited to 80 campers.  The cost is $180 for position players and $200 for pitchers.  Discounts are available for families or three or more players from the same team or school.

The Pitcher and Catcher Camp will be held from August 2-4 with beginners from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and advanced pitchers and catchers from 1-4:00 p.m.  The cost is $125 per session and each session is limited to 25 pitchers and catchers.  Each pitcher must either bring a catcher or have a family member catch for them.

Topics covered at this camp will include warm-up on game days and practice, conditioning, weight training for advanced pitchers and catchers, how to effectively spin the ball, “Catching 101: Beginning Catchers” (includes framing, blocking, throwing and foul ball work) and “Catching 201: Advanced Catchers” (includes advanced throwing, calling a game, coaching the pitcher and working with umpires).

Questions can be directed to head coach Sean Cotter at sean_cotter@uml.edu or by calling (978) 934-3977.