A two-day softball camp for girls ages 4-13 starts Monday, July 29, at Arrowhead Park in Oliver Springs.
The camp is scheduled fromÂ 5:30-8:30 p.m.Â Monday, July 29, and Tuesday, July 30. It costs $40.
The camp includes individual instruction on softball fundamentals, including throwing, catching, fielding, position play, offense, and base running, a press release said. All instruction will be age- and experience-appropriate.
Campers will also have the opportunity to receive one-on-oneÂ pitching instruction from Lindsay Fadnek. The focus will be on the fundamentals of pitching, pitching mechanics, conditioning, and also the mental game, the press release saidâ€¨.
Campers will need to bring a glove, bat, cleats, and catchers’ gear if applicable. Organizers will have bats if you do not have one, and cleats are not required for participation in camp, the press release said.
Camp will also serve as try out for 2013-14 Tri County Comets 6u, 8u, 10u, and 12u teams, if campers are interested.
The instructors are:
- Lindsay Fadnek
A member of Marshall University Thundering Herd softball program, which won its first-ever C-USA Tournament Championship and earned their first NCAA regional bid and walked away with a victory over Notre Dame (43-15) and two losses.
Fadnek is a 2012 Coalfield school graduate. Â She is the Tennessee state career strikeout leader with 1,925 strikeouts. She led the Lady Jackets to 3 TSSAA state tourney appearances and a 39-10-1 record in 2012, which was a school and county record and a third in the state finish that same year. Fadnek was a five-time TSWA all-state player and garnered NFCA all region and All-American honors.
- Jen Laurendineâ€¨
158-54-1 record, six sectional appearances and three TSSAA State Tourney appearances (including a third place finish in 2012) in six years as former Coalfield High School softball coach.
Member of National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA)â€¨, seven years of college coaching experience, 2013 Finalist for National Positive Coaching Alliance Double-Goal Coach Award.
The camp is hosted by Tri County Comets
For more information, call Toby Russell at (865) 382-9575 or â€¨Kelley Griffith at (865) 216-0509.
To register, send payment along with the camper’s name, age, and experience level to:
Lady Comets Camp
345 Mahoney Road
Oliver Springs, TN 37840