MN Irish Fastpitch Clinic
(2/21/2015 – 2/22/2015)
3 sessions, two days at MVP Academy, St. Cloud MN
Registered players will be divided up in to two levels! Beginner (up to 14U), and advanced (16 & 18U)
Basic clinic, Saturday, 4 hours (Noon-2PM, 2PM-4PM) - $100 (includes session 1 & 2)
Advanced clinic, Sunday, 2 hours (Noon-2PM)of Accelerated Level training $50.
SESSION 1 – Basic fielding, hitting and pitching/catching
SESSION 2 – Situational, fielding, base running & Intermediate pitching/catching
SESSION 3 – Advanced situational one-on-one fielding, base running, hitting & pitching/catching.
“Gift bag for all registered players”
Bobby Crumpton – Co-founder, MN Irish & MN Irish 18U Gold Head Coach
Over 20 years coaching Olympic, Collegiate & Elite Club players.
Tim Johnson – Co-founder, MN Irish Softball Academy
Program director and Administrative operations for the MN Irish
Patrick Haley –MN Irish & 18U 97’s Elite Head Coach
Over 20 years coaching all positions, specializing in pitching, catching & outfield.
Melinda Antonsen – Co-founder, MN Irish organization & Co-Head coach MN Irish 16U Gold
Former collegiate pitcher with a ton of experience, both playing and coaching elite club
We will have appearances by Irish Alumni from local colleges (SCSU, etc) in the St. Cloud area, at times during the clinic.
We will also have current 16U & 18U players, both days, to assist with various training drills.
Register with MVP or on the MN Irish Softball website…only 40 spots available, so register soon before we’re full.
Tryouts will be held Sunday Aug. 10th at Dakota County Technical College in Rosemount, MN
All ages- 12pm-2pm
The Irish have open spaces at all ages
14 & Under
16 & Under
18 & under will be posted shortly
Any players who did not make a team are invited to come to our next try outs for a second look.
If you did make a team please call or email Tim Johnson by aug 9th to hold your spot
Left-Jenna Hoffman Right- Emily Gregory
Britany Laterbach and Kelly Wood were a pitcher/catcher duo at Mankato State University and were also both named 2014 NCAA Division II - All Conference performers in 2014.
If you're interested in trying out for the Minnesota Irish, please contact Tim Johnson at 651-322-1628 or email; firstname.lastname@example.org
Irish 16 Gold win USSSA State Tournament in Rochester! Congratulations to the 16 Gold Irish. The Irish defeated Clutch Hitters-Hanson in the Championship game by a score of 3-1.
Minnesota Irish 16 Gold
Irish 16Gold win USSSA 2013 Fall State Championship held in Coon Rapids, October 6th. Irish defeated Clutch Hitters/Hanson 9-1 in Championship game.