The purpose of our 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 youngsters an opportunity to succeed in baseball and life. Anyone 8-18 years of age is eligible to sign up for our clinics including high school seniors.
Fall Baseball Clinic
Designed as the all-inclusive 1-day clinic
- Participants should be prepared for outdoor activities on nearby Prucha Field
- Prucha Field is a synthetic field and therefore is capable of accommodating play all year long
- The camps are open to anyone 8-18 years of age, including high school seniors.
- Each player should bring a bat, glove, batting gloves, gym shoes (no cleats) and a protective cup.
- Please bring a Clinic Health Information Form (Word) (PDF) to 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.
- Directions to the campus can be found online at directions. Any additional questions can be directed to John Vodenlich at (262) 472-1420 or Continuing Education Services at (262) 472-3165.
Winter Baseball Clinic
Designed as the all-inclusive 2-day clinic
Intense training in the following skill areas. Choose From:
Spring Baseball Clinic
Designed as the 1 day "tune-up" clinic
Designed to refresh and prepare players for their upcoming season. Skill areas include:
UW-Whitewater Campus: Kachel Fieldhouse and Prucha Field
The Kachel Fieldhouse is located south of Perkin's Stadium and adjacent to Williams Center on the UW-W Campus.
Each camper should bring:
- Protective cup
- Batting gloves
- Gym shoes (no cleats)
- Batting helmet (if possible)
Warhawk apparel will be available for purchase on site!
Bring a bag lunch or money (Rocky's pizza will be available for purchase)
John Vodenlich, Head Coach
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 ten seasons as head coach, the Warhawks have won eight WIAC championships and appeared in the NCAA Division III College World Series five times, winning the 2005 and 2014 NCAA Division III National Championship.
Shaun Wegner, Assistant Coach
Wegner played baseball for UW-Milwaukee for three years. During this time, he was named to the Horizon League All-Newcomer team in 2007, and was a second all-league pick in 2008. While at UW-Milwaukee Wegner served as team captain during his final two years of competition and had a career batting average of .280. Wegner is also a member of the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA). Wegner's coaching resume includes two years as a graduate assistant coach at Minnesota State, where the team went a combined 91-24 and earned National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II tournament berths both years, finishing third in 2012. He also served as the field manager and an administrator for the Sheboygan A's, who play in the Wisconsin State League, Northeastern Wisconsin League, and the Langsdorf League of Southeastern Wisconsin.
Justin Bach, Assistant Coach
Having played in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, Justin Bach brings his knowledge of the conference to UW-Whitewater’s coaching staff in 2012. Bach played collegiately at UW-La Crosse, where he was named honorable mention All-WIAC in 2003 and First Team All-WIAC in 2006. One of the best players in school history, Bach is in the top ten in seven offensive categories at La Crosse.
Armando Hernandez, Assistant Coach
A longtime Warhawk, Armando Hernandez enters his 16th 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
Joining the UW-Whitewater coaching staff in 2014, Brian Adamczyk enters his second 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.
Each camper 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.
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.
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