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2011 World Baseball Coaches’ Convention to Feature Garciaparra, Leiter, Valentine

January 11, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

For Immediate Release

Contact: Rick Orluk
(o) 860.674.1770
(c) 860.670.2905


UNCASVILLE, CT – The 2011 Mohegan Sun World Baseball Coaches’ Convention will take place at the spectacular Mohegan Sun Convention Center in Uncasville, Connecticut, from January 20 – 22, 2011, and will feature a blockbuster line-up of presenters, including:

  • Former Boston Red Sox Shortstop and current ESPN Analyst Nomar Garciaparra
  • Two-time World Series Champion and Major League Baseball All-Star Al Leiter.
  • New York Yankees Hitting Coach Kevin Long.
  • Former New York Mets Manager and current ESPN Analyst Bobby Valentine.
  • World Series Champion San Francisco Giants Bench Coach Ron Wotus.
  • Tampa Bay Rays Batting Coach Derek Shelton.
  • University of Connecticut Head Baseball Coach Jim Penders.
  • Wake Forest University Pitching Coach/Recruiting Coordinator Dennis Healy.
  • Milwaukee Brewers Pitching Coach Rick Peterson.

These are just some of the 35 top baseball managers, coaches, players, and performance specialists who will share their knowledge at this world-class baseball coaches’ clinic, which attracts over 1,000 baseball coaches to the Mohegan Sun Convention Center each year.

Coaches of all levels will learn methods for improving their coaching skills and making their teams better – with sessions on everything from mental preparation to field preparation. Breakout sessions include: Strength & Conditioning for Today’s Player (presented by Dana Cavalea, New York Yankees Strength and Conditioning Director); Hitting, Stance, Balance and Swing Plane (presented by New York Yankees Batting Coach Kevin Long); Developing Your Pitching Paradigm: Posture, Rotation, Connection, and what Federer, Boxers and Brakes Have Taught Us (by St. Louis Cardinals Minor League Pitching Coordinator Brent Strom); and Quality At-Bats: The Mental Side of Hitting (by Steve Springer of Quality At Bats and the Toronto Blue Jays). (For a full list of workshops, go to www.BaseballCoachesClinic.com and click on Event Schedule.)

In addition, attendees will have the opportunity to visit the Exhibitor Zone (which attracts more than 80 leading-edge companies showcasing the very latest in baseball technology) and catch up with their fellow coaches for three days of baseball talk.

Mohegan Sun World Baseball Coaches’ Convention pre-registration is $139 per coach ($159 at the door), which includes a free gift for all registrants. Pre-registration for students or players (14-18 years old) is just $75.

The 2011 Mohegan Sun World Baseball Coaches’ Convention is made possible through the generous support of Mohegan Sun, Yankee Gas, Rawlings, On Deck Sports, RightView Pro, Extra Innings, Baseball America, Geno’s Fast Break Restaurant, and Lux Bond & Green.

Registration information, including a complete event schedule, is available at www.BaseballCoachesClinic.com or by calling the event office at 860.674.1500.

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