UW - Whitewater Spring Baseball Clinic

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. Anyone 8-18 years of age is eligible to sign up for our clinics including high school seniors.

Designed as the 1 day "tune-up" clinic

2019 Dates:

⚾ Pitching
Pitching A: March 3 • 9am-11:30am
Pitching B: March 10 • 9am-11:30am
Pitching C: March 17 • 9am-11:30am
⚾ Hitting
Hitting A: March 3 • Noon-2:30pm
Hitting B: March 10 • Noon-2:30pm
Hitting C: March 17 • Noon-2:30pm
⚾ Fielding
Fielding A: March 3 • 3pm-5pm
Fielding B: March 17 • 3pm-5pm
⚾ Catching
March 10 • 3pm-5pm

Spring Ahead: Daylight Saving time will be at 2:00am on Sunday, March 10th.

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Registrations accepted online until noon three days before the event. We do accept walk up registrations at event check-in, if space is available.

1 Clinic - $60
2 Clinics - $110 (save $10)
3 Clinics - $160 (save $20)
4 Clinics - $210 (save $30)
5 Clinics - $260 (save $40)
6 Clinics - $310 (save $50)
7 Clinics - $360 (save $60)
8 Clinics - $410 (save $70)
9 Clinics - $460 (save $80)

You cannot combine clinic discounts with multiple registrants.

Team Discount: Teams can receive 25% off the regular prices 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

Early cancellations will receive a full refund minus 10% cancellation fee if the cancellation is requested 7 days prior to the camp. NO REFUNDS will be given for no shows or campers sent home for disciplinary reasons.  All cancellation requests must be submitted to cesevents@uww.edu; provide registrant's name and event session. Refunds will be returned to name and address of payer.

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)
  • A Clinic Health Information Form to check-in.
  • 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 the D. L. Kachel Fieldhouse.

Health Form

Please bring a completed Clinic Health Information Form to check-in on the first day of your session. 

Clinic Health FormClick to download.

Driving Directions

Directions to the campus can be found online by clicking here. A campus map can be found here. The Kachel Fieldhouse is located south of Perkins Stadium and adjacent to Williams Center on the UW-Whitewater Campus.

Parking

Parking permits are not required on the weekends to park on campus, but are during the week.   More information on parking can be found 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, iTouch, 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 at James B. Miller Stadium.  This is a synthetic field and therefore is capable of accommodating play all year long.

John Vodenlich, Head CoachVodenlich

While the 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 14 seasons as head coach, the Warhawks have won 10 WIAC championships, qualified for the NCAA Championships 12 times and appeared in the NCAA Division III College World Series six times, including winning the 2014 and 2005 NCAA Division III National Championships.

Steve Bartlein, Assistant CoachSteve Bartlein

Steve Bartlein enters his first season as an assistant coach for the UW-Whitewater baseball team in 2017-18.

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.

Rob Coe, Assistant Coach

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

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

staff A longtime Warhawk, Armando Hernandez enters his 22nd season as an assistant coach at UW-Whitewater. In addition to coaching, 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. Under Hernandez, Kettle Moraine won regional championships in 2004, 2006 and 2008.

 

Brian Adamczyk, Assistant Coach

staff Since joining the UW-Whitewater coaching staff in 2014, Brian Adamczyk enters his fifth season as an assistant coach for the Warhawks. Adamczyk also serves as the head varsity baseball coach at Kettle Moraine High School in Wales, Wis., spending the last six seasons in charge of the Lasers. After taking over for fellow UW-Whitewater assistant coach Armando Hernandez in 2009, Adamczyk has led Kettle Moraine to two Classic Eight conference championships, a trip to the WIAA summer baseball state semifinals in 2013 and four regional titles. Prior to taking over as head coach at Kettle Moraine, Adamczyk was the program's junior varsity coach for seven years. Adamczyk was a member of the Warhawks program long before joining the staff as an assistant coach, as he was an outfielder for Jim Miller.

Mark Fuller, Assistant CoachFuller

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 CoachKlawitter

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 third season as an assistant coach in 2017-18, and will work with the pitching staff for the third 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

Each registrant will be covered by a limited accident insurance policy. The insurance includes primary coverage up to $7,500 and $300 maximum dental insurance. 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.