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800 West Main Street
Room 2005 Roseman Hall
Whitewater, WI 53190
Phone: (262) 472-3165
Fax: (262) 472-5241

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Warhawk Softball Clinics

Hitting Clinic

Saturday, February 20, 2016

(Maximum 70 participants per session)

The clinics are recommended for female athletes in grades 4 through 12 who wish to increase their knowledge of pitching and hitting.

***The 2016 session times have not been finalized. The 2015 session times are seen below.***

  • Session 1: 8:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Session 2: 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
  • Session 3: 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

The hitting clinic will provide instruction in aspects of hitting and bunting. Hitting instruction will include teaching fundamental aspects of the hitting stroke, hitting from machines and live pitching situations. Players are encouraged to bring their own bat if possible. (Instruction is identical at each session.)

Pitching Clinic

Saturday, February 27, 2016

(Maximum 50 participants per session)

***The 2016 session times have not been finalized. The 2015 session times are seen below.***

Provide your own catcher, if possible, at no additional fee)

Session 1: 8:30 am - 11:00 am (Intermediate)

Basic pitching skills will be stressed. This session is recommended for players in grades 4 through 9 and those who have not attended a previous clinic.

Session 2: 11:30 am - 2:00 pm (Advanced)

Basic pitching skills will be stressed. The development of new pitches and advanced skills will be introduced. This session is recommended for high school players in grades 10-12 and those who have attended a pitching clinic previously.

If a session you prefer is closed, please call Camps & Conferences at 1-800-622-0350 to have your name put on a waiting list.

About Warhawk Softball

The Warhawk softball team is proud of the winning tradition that has become a habit at UW-Whitewater. Over the years, the Warhawks have won many WIAC Championships, including back to back titles in 2008 & 2009, and have appeared in the NCAA tournament numerous times. In 2008, the Warhawk team finished the season as the NCAA Divison III National Runner Up. Throughout the years, the Warhawks consistently find themselves among the leaders in the WIAC in many offensive categories. In 2013, the Warhawks compiled an overall record of 32-7 and led the WIAC in ERA and fielding percentage. The 2014 season should prove to be another successful year for the Warhawks. Through our winter clinics, we provide an opportunity for all student athletes to become part of a successful and winning tradition.

Clinic Facilities

All sessions will take place in the Kachel Fieldhouse, which features four batting cages and over 300 feet of throwing space available for instruction.

Camp Staff

Brenda Volk, Director

Coach Brenda Folk Brenda Volk has been the head coach of the UW-Whitewater softball program since 1999. During her first season, the team won the conference championship and set the school record for most wins in a season with 41. Since then, Volk has compiled a 15 year overall record of 453- 192-4, which is the most wins accumulated by any UWW softball coach. Volk also currently tops the WIAC Softball Coaches All-Time Record list. Under Volk’s guidance, the program has won three WIAC Championships and has reached the NCAA post season tournament seven times. In addition to her three WIAC Championships, Volk also coached the Warhawks to the post-season WIAC tournament championship in 2003 and 2013. In her 15 years, Volk has coached 13 All-Americans, 28 All-Region players, 39 All-Conference players, and 7 WIAC Players of the Year. Volk was also named Conference Coach of the Year in 1999, 2000, 2008, & 2009 and her staff was recognized as Regional Coaching Staff of the Year in 1999 and 2008.

Beth Bonuso, Assistant Director

Beth BonusoBeth Bonuso started as the Warhawk assistant coach in 2002, after serving two years as a student assistant coach. A native of Arlington Heights, IL (Buffalo Grove High School), Beth was a 4-year letter winner at UW-Whitewater from 1996-1999. During her career, her team received a NCAA post-season bid three of the four years and captured the conference title during her freshman and senior seasons. During her senior year, Beth helped guide her team to a 41-7 record, which is the most wins by any Warhawk softball team. Her name appears numerous times in the Warhawk record book as she still remains in the top 20 in career homeruns and in season triples

Steve Evans, Pitching Clinician

Steve EvansSteve Evans started as the Warhawks pitching coach in the 1998 season. Throughout his time at UWW, Steve has coached a 2 time All-American pitcher and has had two different individuals named WIAC Pitcher of the Year. He has also coached the top 3 all-time win leaders and the top 6 strikeout and save leaders at UWW. Steve has over 50 years of fastpitch experience. He has over 900 career victories as a fastpitch player. Some of his career highlights include 100 career shutouts, 7-time ASA League All Star, as well as pitching a no-hitter at the 2001 45 & over National Tournament.


Additional Staff will include present Warhawk softball team members.

Camp Costs

Fees for the clinics include instructional costs, supplies and educational materials.

$ 55

$ 100

1 Clinic

2 Clinics

Applications must include full payment.


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.

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.

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