2020 Clinic Schedule – Baseball

THURSDAY, JANUARY 9, 2020

5:15 pm:

GRAND BALLROOM FOYER: Registration Opens

6:00 pm - 6:45 pm:

SALON B/C: GAIN AN EDGE WITH THE PANTHERS

A Discussion Panel and Q&A Session with Head Coach Mike Bell and the University of Pittsburgh Staff

The Pittsburgh Panthers are an NCAA division I baseball team that competes in the Atlantic Coast Conference. Mike Bell was hired by Pitt in July of 2018 after a seven-year stint as the associate head coach and pitching coach at ACC powerhouse Florida State. While working under the legendary Mike Martin at FSU, Bell helped lead the Seminoles to a 314-136 record, three ACC titles, three appearances in the Super Regionals and and two appearances in the College World Series. The 2020 Thursday Night Tune Up featured speaker, Bell will be joined by assistant coaches Tyler Megahee and Jerry Oakes as well as Director of Player Operations Drew Linder and Director of Baseball Operations David Stark. Bell and his staff are eager to answer all of your questions and help you “Gain an Edge” in 2020.

6:45 pm - 7:45 pm:

GRAND BALLROOM FOYER: MEET, GREET & EAT

The PA Coaches Clinic has built a great reputation for having a friendly, welcoming and entertaining event while still providing a nationally recognized roster of speakers and exhibitors. To further enhance your experience, we are excited to offer "MEET, GREET & EAT." Enjoy a complementary ballpark style buffet while you relax, socialize and expand your network within the baseball coaching community. In addtion to the food, long-time sponsor Miller Lite will provide complimentary beverages to ensure no one leaves thirsty.

7:45 pm - 8:10 pm:

SALON B: Jerry Oakes - Drills Session: Pitchers Throwing Programs

SALON C: Tyler Megahee - Drills Session: Developing Successful Infielders

8:25 pm - 8:50 pm:

SALON B: Jerry Oakes - Drills Session: Bullpen Routines

SALON C: Tyler Megahee - Drills Session: A Throwing Program for Position Players

9:05 pm - 9:50 pm:

SALON B/C: GREAT IDEA NIGHT

The PA Baseball & Softball Coaches Clinic is proud to present “Great IdeaNight.” In addition to our nationally recognized clinicians teaching and inspiring our attendees, we are now featuring an exciting opportunity to learn from our peers as well! Do you have an idea worth sharing? What little things do you do as a coach that are unique, effective, and have a profound impact on the overall quality of your program? We are looking for your secret for developing team culture, pre-game routines, organizing batting practice, and more. Please send a description of your GREAT IDEA, along with your name and school to pacoachesclinic.zach@gmail.com by DECEMBER 1, 2019. If selected to present,you will have a maximum of five minutes to share your idea with the audience and will receive a free lunch on FRIDAY JANUARY 10th as a thank you!

FRIDAY, JANUARY 10, 2020

9:30 am:

GRAND BALLROOM FOYER: Registration Opens

10:40 am – 11:10 am:

GRAND BALLROOM SALON A: CLINIC INFORMATION SESSION (All attendees)

11:40 am – 12:35 pm:

SALON B/C: Gene Zannetti – Building the Predator Mindset on the Field

12:50 pm - 1:15 pm

SALON B: Maxwell Garrett - Drills Session: Hitting Drills to Develop Barrel Control and Proper Attack Angle

SALON C: Jerry Weinstein - Drills Session: Receiving Drills

1:30 pm – 2:15 pm:

SALON B: Maxwell Garrett – Assessing & Programming Hitters Part 1: Hitting Assessment/Swing Design

SALON C: Dave Therneau – PFP - The 9th Defender

SALON 1-2-3: Andre Butler – Graveyard Mentality: Outfield Play

2:15 pm – 2:45 pm:

GRAND BALLROOM SALON A: Prize Raffle in the Exhibitor’s Showroom

2:45 pm – 3:30 pm:

SALON B: Jake Boss Jr.–Indoor & Outdoor Practice Organization

SALON C: Jerry Weintstein – Pitch Calling

SALON 1-2-3: William Hezel – Assessing & Programming Pitchers Part 1: Throwing Assessment

3:45 pm – 4:30 pm:

SALON B: Maxwell Garrett– Assessing & Programming Hitters Part 2: Strength/Mobility Integration

SALON C: Jerry Weintstein – New Age Hitting

SALON 1-2-3: William Hezel – Assessing & Programming Pitchers Part 2: Strength/Mobility Integration

4:30 pm – 6:00 pm:

DINNER BREAK: The hotel restaurant offers an excellent dinner buffet at an affordable price!

6:00 pm – 6:25 pm:

SALON B: Gene Zannetti – Drills Session: Five Questions Every Coach Needs to Ask

SALON C: Andre Butler - Drills Session: Baserunning with Purpose

6:40 pm – 7:05 pm:

SALON B: Gene Zannetti – Drills Session: Two Great Exercises to Overcome Inconsistency

SALON C: Jake Boss Jr. – Drills Session: Drills for Corner Infielders

SALON 1-2-3: William Hezel – Drills Session: Implementing Weighted Balls With a College or High School Team

7:05 pm – 7:35 pm:

GRAND BALLROOM SALON A: Prize Raffle in the Exhibitor’s Showroom

7:35 pm – 8:20 pm:

SALON B: Dave Therneau, Jerry Weinstein, William Hezel – COACHES ROUNDTABLE - Pitching/Catching

SALON B: Jake Boss, Andre Butler, Maxwell Garrett – COACHES ROUNDTABLE - General Topics

8:35 pm – 9:35 pm:

SALON B/C: Talk'n Baseball with Mike Martin – FEATURE PRESENTATION

SATURDAY, JANUARY 11, 2020

8:00 am:

GRAND BALLROOM FOYER: Registration Opens

8:45 am – 9:30 am:

SALON B: Mike Martin – Building a Championship Program

9:45 am – 10:30 am:

SALON B: Mike Martin – Lessons in Leadership

SALON 1-2-3: William Hezel – Assessing & Programming Pitchers Part 3: Programming & Pitch Design Primer

10:30 am – 11:00 am:

GRAND BALLROOM SALON A: Prize Raffle in the Exhibitor’s Showroom

11:00 am – 11:45 am:

SALON B: Maxwell Garrett – Assessing & Programming Hitters Part 3: Practice Implementation

SALON C: Dave Therneau - Attacking Hitters

SALON 1-2-3: Jake Boss Jr. – Winning with Consistent Outfield Play

12:00 pm – 12:25 pm:

SALON B: Andre Butler – Drills Session: Connection & Coaching Millenials

SALON C: Dave Therneau– Drills Session: Long Toss and Flat Ground Routines

SALON 1-2-3: Jake Boss Jr.– Drills Session: Drills for Middle Infielders

12:40 pm – 1:05 pm:

SALON B: Andre Butler – Drills Session: The Importance of Culture

SALON C: Dave Therneau – Drills Session: Pitching Grips and Pitch Development

SALON 1-2-3: Jerry Weinstein– Drills Session - Hitting Drills

1:20 pm – 2:05 pm:

SALON B: Andre Butler – Hitting on a Two-Way Street

SALON 1-2-3: Jerry Weinstein – Holding Runners On