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warhawkBaseball Clinics

The purpose of our clinic 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 it’s 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.

 

2017 - 18 Clinic Dates

Fall 2017

November 24 • 9am-3pm 

Please note:
The instruction for the Fall Clinics is the same for each day listed above

Winter 2017

⚾ Pitching
December 27-28 • 9am-11:30am
December 29-30 • 9am-11:30am

⚾ Hitting
December 27-28 • Noon-2:30pm
December 29-30 • Noon-2:30pm

⚾ Fielding
December 27-28 • 3pm-5pm
December 29-30 • 3pm-5pm

⚾ Catching
December 31 • 9am-2pm

Spring 2018

Spring Ahead: Daylight Saving time will be at 2:00am on Sunday, March 11th.

⚾ Pitching
March 4 • 9am-11:30am
March 11 • 9am-11:30am
March 18 • 9am-11:30am

⚾ Hitting
March 4 • Noon-2:30pm
March 11 • Noon-2:30pm
March 18 • Noon-2:30pm

⚾ Fielding
March 4 • 3pm-5pm
March 18 • 3pm-5pm

⚾ Catching
March 11 • 3pm-5pm

Warhawk Baseball Showcase Clinic

April 22• 9am-3:00pm

 

 

Clinics

Fall Baseball Clinic

Designed as the all-inclusive 1-day clinic

Winter Baseball Clinic

Designed as the all-inclusive 2-day clinic

Intense training in the following skill areas. Choose from:

  • Pitching
  • Hitting
  • Fielding
  • Catching

Spring Baseball Clinic

Designed as the 1 day "tune-up" clinic

Designed to refresh and prepare players for their upcoming season. Skill areas include:

  • Pitching
  • Hitting
  • Fielding
  • Catching

Warhawk Baseball Showcase Clinic

Designed as a one day baseball showcase clinic limited to ages 10-18

 

General Information

Location

UW-Whitewater Campus: Kachel Fieldhouse and Prucha Field.  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.

Equipment

Each camper should bring:

  • 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), batting helmet (if possible) and a protective cup.
  • Please bring a Clinic Health Information Form 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.
  • Any additional questions can be directed to John Vodenlich at (262) 472-1420 or Continuing Education Services at (262) 472-3165.

Warhawk apparel will be available for purchase on site!

Lunch

Bring a bag lunch or money (Rocky Rococco pizza will be available for purchase). 

2017 - 2018 Cost Information

Please use one registration per child. You cannot combine clinic discounts with multiple children.

Fall

$95

Winter

Pitcher, Hitter, Infielder Clinics

1 Clinic  - $115

2 Clinics - $215 (save $15)

3 Clinics - $315 (save $30)

          Catching Clinic - $125 

Spring

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)

Warhawk Baseball Showcase

$95

 

Team Discount

Teams can receive 25% off the regular prices.  To receive the team discount, you need at least 8 people registered from the same team.  No other discounts will be applied.  Complete Group Team Online Registration to receive the team discount.  

Parking Information

Permits are required to park in most campus lots including the weekend.  More information on parking can be found on the Visitor Center website.  A campus map can be found here

REFUNDS

Cancellations made 7 days prior to the training will receive payment back minus 6%. NO REFUNDS will be given for no shows.  To request a cancellation, email your request to cesevents@uww.edu. Provide the registrant's name and event title. 

Camp Staff

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.

Justin Bach, Assistant Coach

staffJustin Bach, a veteran of the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, enters his seventh season as an assistant coach at UW-Whitewater in 2017-18.  Having played in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, Justin Bach brings his knowledge of the conference to UW-Whitewater’s coaching staff since 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

staffA 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

staffSince 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.

Justin Mortensen, Assistant CoachMortesen

Justin Mortensen enters his second season as an assistant coach for the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater baseball team in 2017-18.

Mortensen was a four-year member of the Warhawks from 2011-14. A left-handed pitcher, Mortensen pitched 74 innings in 28 appearances, including six starts, for his career. He was a part of two Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference regular season championships (2013, 2014), one WIAC Tournament title (2014) and four NCAA Tournament appearances, including a bid to the 2014 national championship and to the Division III World Series in 2011.

 

Insurance

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.

I understand that the University may take photographs and or videos of event participants and activities. I agree 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. I relinquish all rights that I may claim in relation to use of said photographs and/or videos.