CHICAGO WHITE SOX DON COOPER PITCHING/CATCHING CLINIC
Do you want to be the best? Then come and learn from the best! Chicago White Sox Pitching Coach, Don Cooper, will be instructing day two of the White Sox Pitching/Catching Clinic ...and he wants to train YOU!
Don Cooper Pitching/Catching Clinic will give you a firsthand look at the pitching mechanics that all great pros use. Even if pitching is not in your plans, throwing correctly is critical to becoming a good player. Pitching with accuracy, velocity and minimal arm strain is no accident. There is a process that should be followed from Little League to the Bigs.
"Coop" also believes in the importance of great catching! This clinic will cover stance, receiving, blocking, throwing and game management by learning the fundamentals and strategies only the pro’s know. If you want to be a champion backstop, this is where it starts!
Biography: Don Cooper is in his 27th season in the White Sox organization and his eleventh full season as pitching coach. Cooper was named pitching coach during the 2002 season after serving as the organization's Minor League pitching coordinator from 1997-2002. He pitched for Minnesota (1981-82), Toronto (1983) and the New York Yankees (1985) over four major-league seasons during his career.
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CHICAGO WHITE SOX TODD STEVERSON HITTING CLINIC
This two-day camp, featuring White Sox Hitting Coach Todd Steverson on the second day, will cover the basics of the swing and mental aspect of hitting. Day one will cover major league drills for hitting led by Academy instructors and former White Sox Slugger, Dan Pasqua. Day two will feature Todd Steverson observing and giving his insight as to what it takes to hit like a big leaguer. If you are truly serious about becoming the best player you can be, this is the clinic for you!
Biography: Todd Steverson just completed his first season as the White Sox hitting coach. Coach Steverson was instrumental in helping Jose Abreu in adjusting to hitting at the Major League level on his way to winning the Rookie of the Year Award. Steverson played professionally for seven seasons and was drafted 25th overall by the Toronto Blue Jays in 1992.