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UW - Whitewater Warhawk Baseball Showcase Clinic

This event has been postponed to 2020.  Check back next year for details.


The purpose of our baseball clinics is to teach the proper fundamentals of pitching, hitting, catching, and fielding. Our clinics stress the importance of attitude, confidence, and dedication in order to give all attendees an opportunity to succeed in baseball and life. Instruction is directly from Warhawk Baseball Staff and its athletes. The high quality instruction and motivated staff foster a positive learning environment for all that attend.

Designed as a 1-day baseball showcase clinic limited to ages 14-18

Date: TBA 2020; 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

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Register OnlineOpens in 2020

Registrations accepted online until noon on TBA. We do accept walk up registrations at event check-in, if space is available.

Clinic Fee: $95

Team Discount: Teams can receive 25% off the regular price when eight(8) or more register to attend one of our Baseball Clinics this season.  Make sure to use promo code 8GROUPPER25 at checkout.  No other discounts will be applied.  Discounts cannot be applied after you register and pay.  You will be charged 25% in April if fewer than eight (8) team members do not attend from your team.

Fees Include

The event fee includes instruction and insurance.

Refunds

All registrant accounts must be paid in full three weeks (21 days) prior to the start of event. Registrants with outstanding balances after payment is due in full are subject to being removed from the event roster without refund. Please contact Continuing Education Services at cesevents@uww.edu prior to this deadline if extenuating circumstances prevent you from completing a payment.

In the event of a cancellation, Continuing Education Services should be notified no later than 21 days before the start of the event session in order to receive a refund, less 20% administrative fee. Cancellation request received less than 21 days from the start of camp will receive a refund minus 50% late cancellation fee of event cost. Cancellations due to medical reasons will receive a full refund, less the 20% administrative fee, if the cancellation is requested and medical documentation is provided prior to the start of event. Valid medical cancellations must include a signed letter from a licensed physician to qualify. NO REFUNDS will be given for withdrawal due to early departures, disciplinary reasons or no show after the event has started.

All cancellation requests must be submitted to cesevents@uww.edu; provide registrant’s name, camp and medical documentation, if applicable. Refunds will be returned to name an address of payer.

We reserve the right to cancel any event due to low enrollment; in such as case, all fees paid will be refunded.

What to Bring

  • Baseball bat
  • Glove
  • Batting gloves
  • Gym shoes (no cleats)
  • Batting helmet (if possible)
  • Protective cup
  • Bag lunch or money (Rocky Rococco pizza will be available for purchase)
  • Warhawk apparel will be available for purchase on site!

Any additional questions can be directed to John Vodenlich at (262) 472-1420 or Continuing Education Services at (262) 472-3165.

Check In

Participants should plan on arriving approximately 30 minutes prior to the start of the session for check-in at Miller Stadium.  If inclement weather, report directly to the D. L. Kachel Fieldhouse

Driving Directions

Directions to the campus can be found online by clicking here. A campus map can be found here.

Parking

Parking permits are required on all vehicles parked on campus at all times, with the exception of 5 p.m. Fridays to 11:00 p.m. Sundays. Vehicles arriving after Parking Services office hours may purchase a parking permit from the vending machine located behind the Visitor Center in the service drive. More information on parking is on the Visitor Center website.

Registration Terms & Conditions

By registering for an event, you agree to our Registration Terms and Conditions. Please review the Registration Terms and Conditions for more details.

Be aware that we advise you to leave all non-essential, portable electronic devices at home (iPod, Fitbit, cell phones, etc), but ultimately it is your decision. We will not be responsible for any lost or stolen items and we do not have open Wi-Fi for electronic devices.

Facilities

UW-Whitewater Campus: Kachel Fieldhouse and Prucha Field at James B. Miller Stadium. Participants should be prepared for outdoor activities on nearby Prucha Field James B. Miller Stadium.  This is a synthetic field and therefore is capable of accommodating play all year long.


Staff

John Vodenlich, Head Coach

John Vodenlich

John Vodenlich enters his 16th season at the helm of the UW-Whitewater baseball program in 2018-19. He has taken the Warhawks to heights unreached prior to his arrival on campus.

While the UW-Whitewater program has had longstanding success, Vodenlich has set a new standard, turning the Warhawks into a NCAA Division III college baseball power. During Vodenlich’s 15 seasons as head coach, the Warhawks have won 11 Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference championships, qualified for the NCAA Championships 13 times and appeared in the NCAA Division III College World Series six times, including winning the 2014 and 2005 NCAA Division III National Championships. Last season, Vodenlich led the Warhawks to their second straight WIAC championship and fifth in the last six years. UW-Whitewater's Daytona Bryden was named D3baseball.com National Position Player of the Year and joined Cal Aldridge as a consensus first team All-American.

Steve Bartlein, Assistant Coach

Steve Bartlein

Steve Bartlein enters his second season as an assistant coach for the UW-Whitewater baseball team in 2018-19.

Bartlein was a member of the Warhawks' baseball team from 2010-13, helping the team win two Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference championships and one WIAC Tournament title and reach the NCAA Tournament four times, including an appearance in the Division III World Series in 2011. A two-year starting infielder, Bartlein garnered first team All-WIAC accolades in 2013 after batting .366 with seven doubles, four homeruns and 38 runs batted in. He was a two-time WIAC All-Sportsmanship Team selection.

Rob Coe, Assistant Coach

Rob Coe

Rob Coe enters his second season as an assistant coach for the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater baseball team in 2018-19.

Coe was a three-time all-conference selection and two-time all-region honoree as a catcher and pitcher for the Warhawks from 2009-11. He also earned Gold Glove recognition following his senior campaign in 2011, when he started 49 of 50 games, batted .350 with 48 runs batted in, hit four home runs and pitched 12 1/3 innings with a 0.73 earned run average to help UW-Whitewater reach the NCAA Division III World Series.


Armando Hernandez, Assistant Coach

Armando Hernandez

A longtime Warhawk, Armando Hernandez enters his 23rd season as an assistant baseball coach at UW-Whitewater in 2018-19.

Following a successful playing career at Whitewater, Hernandez joined the coaching staff for the 1997 season. As a player, Hernandez was a first team All-Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference selection as a second baseman in 1994. A standout defensive infielder, Hernandez was awarded two Gold Gloves for his stellar play in Whitewater’s infield. Hernandez has since brought his knowledge of infield defense over to the Warhawks’ coaching staff, vastly improving the program's infield fielding percentage. In addition to coaching at UW-Whitewater, Hernandez spent eight seasons as the head varsity baseball coach at Kettle Moraine High School. Taking over the program in 2001, Hernandez turned the Lasers into a top program in the highly competitive Classic Eight Conference.

Brian Adamczyk, Assistant Coach

Brian Adamczyk

Brian Adamczyk enters his sixth season as an assistant coach at UW-Whitewater in 2018-19.

Prior to joining the Warhawks in 2014, Adamczyk compiled a 106-87 record in six seasons as the head varsity baseball coach at Kettle Moraine High School in Wales, Wis.

After taking over for fellow UW-Whitewater assistant coach Armando Hernandez in 2009, Adamczyk led Kettle Moraine to the school’s first two Classic Eight conference championships in 2012 and 2013.


Mark Fuller, Assistant Coach

Mark Fuller

Mark Fuller enters his sixth year as an assistant coach for the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater baseball team in 2017-18.

Fuller, a 2015 American Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame inductee and two-time Wisconsin Baseball Coaches Association Man of the Year, served for 34 years as head coach at Cumberland High School and for 35 years as head coach of the town’s American Legion program. His teams posted a 482-243 record at Cumberland High, and his Legion teams finished with a 524-321 mark.


Tom Klawitter, Assistant Coach

Tom Klawitter

Tom Klawitter, a Janesville native and former professional baseball player, was named an assistant coach for the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater baseball team in September 2015. He enters his fourth season as an assistant coach in 2018-19, and will work with the pitching staff for the fourth straight season.

A professional baseball player for six years, Klawitter pitched for Major League Baseball's Minnesota Twins during the 1985 season, appearing in seven games and tossing 9 1/3 innings. He also pitched in the Toronto Blue Jays and Los Angeles Dodgers organizations during his career.

Following his playing career, Klawitter served as a physical education teacher in the Janesville School District for 27 years. He retired from teaching following the 2014-15 year.


Insurance

Registrants are encouraged to have their own health insurance as accident insurance provided by the University is limited. Each registrant will be covered by a limited accident insurance policy. The insurance includes primary coverage up to $10,000. Insurance does not cover pre-existing injuries and is for accidents only. The cost of insurance is included in the registration fee.

Special Notice

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is committed to equal opportunity in its educational programs, activities and employment policies, for all persons, regardless of race, color, gender, creed, religion, age, ancestry, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, marital status, Vietnam-era veteran status, parental status and pregnancy.

If you have any disabling condition that requires special accommodations or attention, please advise us well in advance. We will make every effort to accommodate your special needs.

Registering for this event you understand that the University may take photographs and or videos of event participants and activities. You will  be required to agree at the time of registration that the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater shall be the owner of and may use such photographs and or videos relating to the promotion of future events.  You will relinquish all rights that you may claim in relation to use of said photographs and/or videos.