Softball To Host Coaches Clinic

Jan. 6, 2009

IOWA CITY – The University of Iowa softball team will host its annual Coaches Clinic Saturday, Jan. 31. The clinic will be held from 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. at the Bubble, adjacent to the University of Iowa Recreation Building.

Head Coach Gayle Blevins and her staff along with strength and conditioning coach Lakeysha Benzing will conduct numerous sessions throughout the day. The clinic will feature two sessions from 9-10:30 a.m., followed by three breakout sessions focused different aspects of hitting, pitching, catching, defense and mental training. Benzing will then conduct a session on strength training, speed and agility, followed by an hour of observation of Hawkeye softball practice.

Pre-registration cost is $65 for coaches and $20 for students. Pre-registered coaches will receive a clinic notebook, notes and lunch. On-site registration is $70 for coaches and $25 for students and will receive clinic notes.

For more information, contact the Iowa softball office at (319) 335-9257. The Coaches Clinic brochure can be found on the softball page of