Registration – Please fill out completely
You may sign up for one or two clinics per date:
Sunday, November 17, 2013
Sunday, January 12, 2014
COST: $140/clinic or $240/TWO clinics
Payment by: Cash
City, State and Zip Code
Home Phone Number (include area code)
School Currently Attending
Grade in School: 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
T-shirt Size (adult sizes only) S M L XL
Contact Laurie at 309-438-3633
Please make checks payable to :
Redbird Softball Camp
Please return by the Monday
prior to the clinic you are
MELINDA FISCHER—SOFTBALL CLINIC
CAMPUS BOX 7130
NORMAL IL 61790-7130
Illinois State University camps and clinics are open to any
and all entrants, in accordance with the NCAA camps and
clinics legislation (limited only by number, age, grade
level and/or gender).
Illinois State University formally reiterates and reaffirms
its commitment to the principles of equal opportunity,
affirmative action and diversity. Discrimination based
upon race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability,
or veteran’s status is a violation of federal and
state law and university policy and will not be tolerated.
If you need a special accommodation to fully participate
in this activity or require special dietary needs, please
contact Laurie Retzer, ISU Softball at 309-438-3633.
Please allow sufficient time to arrange the accommodation.
Online registration available at
ARE THE PROUD SPONSORS
OF ILLINOIS STATE SOFTBALL
NOVEMBER 17, 2013
JANUARY 12, 2014
Illinois State University
Winter Hitting Clinic —
Content will cover:
Hitting all pitch locations
Making hitting adjustments
Winter Pitching Clinic —
Content will cover:
Four basic pitches (rise, drop,
Winter Catching Clinic —
Content will cover:
Working with your pitcher
Limited number of participants.
Sundays, November 17, 2013
& January 12, 2014
Pitching & Catching Clinic Schedule
9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Hitting Clinic Schedule
Horton Field House
Illinois State University, Normal, IL
Who can participate?
Any softball player,
ranging from 6th grade through 12th grade
What to bring?
Bring your own equipment
Batting gloves, gloves, bats, gym shoes
Catchers bring FULL GEAR.
Make sure everything is labeled!
Cost? $140/clinic or
$240 for two clinics
Includes instruction, insurance, and camp t-shirt
Ryan Duncheon was a catcher for the Redbirds
from 1997-2000. Duncheon is the only Illinois
State baseball player to earn three first-team All
-Missouri Valley Conference honors during his career.
Duncheon took his catching prowess on to the next level where
he played for the Boise Hawks in Major League Baseball. In
2010, Duncheon was inducted in to the Illinois State University
Athletics Hall of Fame.
Melinda Fischer, Head Coach
Head Coach Melinda Fischer, now in her
29th season at the helm of a highly successful
softball program at Illinois State
University, has established herself and her
team in a league of their own. A 2012
NCAA Regional birth highlights the teams
recent success but is not overshadowing
of its long-term accolades which include:
six conference coach of the year honors,
two regional coach of the year citations,
NFCA Hall of Fame, twenty All-American and countless
other team and individuals honors.
Tina Kramos, Associate Head
Tina Kramos is in her 14th season at Illinois
State after a successful softball career,
both as a player and coach. A twotime
member of the All-MVC first team
highlighted her success as a player for
league member Missouri State. After graduation,
Kramos became as assistant coach
at Colorado-Colorado Springs before moving
to Nicholls State. Her coaching experience brought her
to the Redbirds. Tina competed for Greece in the 2004
Shannon Nicholson enters her 6th season
as the pitching coach for the Redbirds. One
of the most prolific pitchers to ever emerge
from the Illinois State Softball program,
Nicholson took her collegiate pitching prowess
to the sport’s highest level, as she began
her professional softball career in the
summer of 2008 as a member of the Akron racers in the
National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) league. Nicholson is the sixth
Redbird softball player all-time to play professionally.