Sunday, February 3, 2019 & Sunday, February 10, 2019
An afternoon session to develop fundamental and advanced pitching skills. Individual instruction and drill work to help each player to develop variety of pitches. Campers must bring glove, gym shoes and a catcher — there is no charge for the catcher to attend this camp.
NOTE: Registrations are closed for both the Feb. 3 and Feb. 10 sessions. Contact Coach Griffin to add your name to the waiting list.
Early Registration — received by January 25
Both days: $30
Single day: $20
Both days: $40
Single day: $30
*Day-of registrations do not include the t-shirt included in the early registration fee.
*No refunds after January 25, 2019
Camp will be held in Cappaert Gymnasium and Art Smith Arena in the Hogan Center.
Participant ages: Grades 8-12.
Camp Schedule: 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., with registration beginning at 1 p.m.
Denny Griffin moved in to the head softball coaching position at Alma College in 1989 after two years as the assistant coach. In his 30-year span as head coach, he has amassed an overall record of 895-333 ranking him as one of the most successful Division III coaches.
He is ranked second in Division III for victories as an active coach. Griffin is placed fifth in Division III for victories of all-time. He holds the 15th rank in both the Division III winningest coach of all-time and as an active coach. Griffin ranks at 48th for All Divisions winningest coaches of all-time.
Griffin’s teams have won 15 MIAA championships, making him the highest-ranking MIAA softball coach for conference titles. Among his athletes there have been 74 All-MIAA selections, 12 MVPs and 13 All-Americans (six first team, two second team and five third team). Since the MIAA went to the current tournament format, Alma had made the tournament every single year but one.
Phil Hansen is in his 28th year at Alma College and his 26th as assistant softball coach. He has the longest tenure and the most softball championships as an assistant coach in the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association.
At the conclusion of the 2015 season, Hansen was named NFCA Assistant Coach of the Year for Division III and in 2016 passed the 700 victory mark.
A 1983 graduate of Northern Michigan University, he is the Downtown Development/Economic Development Director for the City of St. Louis, Mich.