Chicago Bandits Holiday Clinic Brings Winter Cheer At The Dome

Chicago Bandits Holiday Clinic Brings Winter Cheer At The Dome
The Bandits celebrate their regular season title in 2013. Star pitcher Monica Abbott was a member of the 2008 Olympic team.

 The Chicago Bandits professional fastpitch softball team announced plans for a trio of Holiday Clinic sessions that will be held at The Dome at the Ballpark (34 Jennie Finch Way, Rosemont, IL) on Monday, December 30, 2013.

The Bandits will offer three different sessions starting with an agility camp at 1 p.m.  The hour long session will include drills to improve foot speed and overall quickness.  The drills will be designed for easy incorporation into daily practices, games or workouts.

The agility clinic is open to both males and females and participants must be at least 10 years old.  The cost of the agility session will be $30/person.

Starting at 2:30 p.m. the Bandits will offer a skills camp for softball players of all ability and will be open to girls ages 10-18.  The player’s camp will be led by Bandits Head Coach Mike Steuerwald, as well as Bandits players.

Olympian Monica Abbott and Amanda Williams of the Chicago Bandits show off their 2011 NPF Championship rings. They're hoping for another in the 2013 NPF games, starting August 22.

Olympian Monica Abbott and Amanda Williams of the Chicago Bandits show off their 2011 NPF Championship rings. They're hoping for another in the 2014 season

The player’s clinic will be $120/person and the registration fee includes three hours of instruction, a clinic t-shirt, pack of trading cards and a complimentary ticket to Opening Night 2014.

Finally, at 6:30 p.m. the Bandits will offer a Coaches Clinic.  The Coaches Clinic will run from 6:30 – 9 p.m. at The Dome and will be led by some of the areas best instructors, including Bandits players Tammy Williams and Amber Patton, Purdue Assistant Coach JT Gasso, 4-time IHSA Coach of the Year Kevin Hayhurst and Division I softball umpire Eric Mandley.

6'4 Monica Abbott is the winningest pitcher in the National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) Softball League

6'4 Monica Abbott is the winningest pitcher in the National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) Softball League

Participants can register for any of the holiday sessions by downloading the form and returning via mail, email or fax to the Bandits office.  Additional questions on the winter clinic sessions can be addressed to Mike Steuerwald at steuerwaldm@villageorrosemont.org.

For additional information on the Bandits visit them on the web at www.chicagobandits.com/ or call the office at (877) 722-6348.

 

 

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