2008 Clinic Date Announced

Thanks to all who participated in the 2007 Clinic. It was a great success. We had 117 coaches from Illinois, Missouri, Indiana, Kentucky and Tennessee in attendance.

We’re pleased to announce that next year’s clinic will be held Saturday, December 6, 2008.

We’ll post more details right here throughout the year as they become available.

2007 Clinic Speakers

We’re very pleased to announce our confirmed speakers for the 2007 Coaches Clinic.

Saturday December 1, 2007 at Greenville Jr. High

Also take a look at our updated registration information.

Dan McDonnell
Dan McDonnell
Head Coach, University of Louisville. Coach McDonnell took U of L to the College World Series in Omaha in 2007. He was recently named National coach of the year by Rivals.com. Coach McDonnell was an assistant at Ole Miss(2001-2006) and The Citadel (1995-2000) helping those teams to a combined nine regionals.
University of Louisville Athletics
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Scott Terry
Scott Terry
Six years of MLB service, with St. Louis and Cincinnati. He accumulated a career ERA of 3.23, serving both as a starter and reliever. Once had a seven game winning streak with STL. In 1991, he registered a 2.80 ERA in 65 games. Terry also hit .216 for his career including two 400-plus foot home runs in 1989. He is currently an instructor for the St. Louis Cardinals Kids Clinics throughout each summer.
– Sponsored by Wall Real Estate phone: 618 664-1267
Perry Roth
Perry Roth, UAB
Assistant Coach, University of Alabama-Birmingham. Coach Roth just completed his 10th year as a college coach (eight in NCAA Division I). He served nine of those years as hitting coach. He’s had stops at Bradley, Illinois State, Birmingham Southern and now UAB.
UAB Athletics
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Butch Thompson
Butch ThompsonPitching Coach, Auburn University. Thompson is starting his second year at Auburn. He spent four years as pitching coach for the University of Georgia, helping the Bulldogs to the College World Series in 2004. He also coached at Birmingham Southern and Huntingdon College. As head coach he led Jefferson State (AL) Community College to 3rd place at the 1997 NJCAA Division II World Series.
Auburn Athletics
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Tim Funkhouser
Tim Funkhouser
In nine seasons as Edwardsville’s head coach, Funkhouser has led the Tigers to a 286-64 record, five Southwestern Conference Titles, and five IHSA AA Elite 8 finals (2nd in 2002).
Edwardsville High School Athletics
– Sponsored by Dinger Bats

The clinic was Saturday December 1, 2007 at Greenville Jr. High.

Dates for 2007 Clinic Announced

Next year we are moving back to our first Saturday in December date.

The 5th annual I70 Coaches Clinic will be December 1, 2007 at the Greenville Jr. High School.

Thanks to everyone who made the 2006 clinic a success.

2006 I70 Clinic Info announced

Attention Baseball Coaches

2006 I-70 Clinic

Saturday Nov. 18, 2006 at Greenville Jr. High.
Get registration information here.

Keith Madison
Keith Madison
Head Coach, University of Kentucky (retired). He is the all-time winningest UK coach with 737 wins. He was also the 1999 Team USA pitching coach and is scheduled for induction to the ABCA Hall of Fame in 2007. He is also SCORE International’s national baseball director.
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Mike Anderson
Coach Mike Anderson In three seasons as Nebraska’s head coach, Anderson has led the Cornhuskers to a 140-56 record, two Big 12 titles (2003 and 2005) and the school’s third College World Series appearance in five years in 2005. www.huskers.com
-Sponsored by Lee’s Sports (618)327-8866
Bruce Brown
Bruce BrownBruce is the NAIA spokesman for the Champions of Character initiative. He received the 2003 Citizenship Through Sports Alliance National Award for Lifetime Achievement. He also was recognised as the 2002 National Athletic Director of the year for the NAIA. He runs a website called Proactivecoaching.info.
-Sponsored by Super 8 Motel
Lindsay Meggs
Lindsay Meggs
Lindsay is the new Head Coach at Indiana State. He coached the 1997 and 1999 NCAA Division II national champion Cal State-Chico teams, and was named 1997 and 1999 NCAA Division II national coach of the year. He has a 538-228-4 record in 13 NCAA Division II seasons. Visit www.indstate.edu/athletic/baseball.
-Sponsored by masa

Chris Hawkins
Coach Chris Hawkins
Hawkins is Head Coach at Normal IL (West) High School. He was named the 2001 Big 12 conference high school coach of the year. He also coached Normal West to regional titles in 2002, 2004, and 2005 and led Normal West to the sectional title in 2005. www.unit5.org/ncwhs/sports/baseball/baseballfrontpage.htm
-Sponsored by dingerbats

I-70 Baseball Seminar Series

Attention Baseball Coaches

Monday, January 16, 2006, Greenville, Illinois

Raise the bar for your team. Coaches from all over are invited to take part in the I-70 clinic in Greenville, Illinois. You’ll learn tips on motivation, strategy, mechanics, and more from the some of the best minds in modern-day coaching.

Featuring:

Tony La Russa
Manager – St. Louis Cardinals
Winningest active major league manager

Sponsored by Turface Athletics
Copies of Tony La Russa’s book ‘Three Nights in August’ will be available for purchase for $25.00

Gordie Gillespie
Head Baseball Coach – U. of St. Francis (IL)
All-time winningest baseball coach

Sponsored by Pik Products

Registration
Print out our form and return it by mail.

For more information call Joe Alstat at 618.664.1226 x 114 or email jalstat@bccu2.k12.il.us.

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