Revolution Softball Camp at Kalamazoo College
Location: Kalamazoo College – Kalamazoo, MI 49006
Monday, July 9, 2018 to Thursday, July 12, 2018
Welcome to the Revolution Softball Camp at Kalamazoo College .
We provide the opportunity to become better softball players by hiring some of the best coaches and players in the sport today. Our staff is eager to help you improve and develop into the best player possible!
Drills and Skills…..
Batting: Will work on batting stance, hit and runs, bunting, pull hitting, opposite field hitting, and hitting for power
Fielding: Will focus on groundballs, pop-fly’s, relay throws, fly-balls, pickles, and turning double plays
Pitching: Will work on communication between catcher and pitcher, types of pitches, pitching motions, and release points.
Base-running: Will practice hit and runs, stealing, tagging up, and pickles.
Overnight Campers: $455.00 • Includes softball training, team bonding, housing, meals, and activities.
Extended Day Campers: $355.00 | 9:00am-8:30pm • Includes softball training, team bonding, lunch, dinner, and activities.
Day Campers: $265.00 | 9:00am-4:00pm • Includes softball training and lunch.
• Revolution Softball Camp T-Shirt
• Outstanding NCAA Staff
• Camper Awards
• Camp Prizes
• Individual Instruction
• Low Camper to Staff Ratio
08:45 Commuters arrive
09:00 Position training
01:00 Offensive/defensive stations
04:00 End of day for day campers, extra help
08:30 End of day & evening activity
10:30 Lights out
*Schedules may vary
Kelli Duimstra was named Kalamazoo College’s head softball coach on June 16, 2017.
Duimstra comes to Kalamazoo from Hope College where she served as an assistant coach from June 2014-17. Duimstra helped lead the Flying Dutch to an MIAA co-championship in 2017, a second-place finish in 2015 and a third-place finish in 2016. Hope qualified for the NCAA III Tournament in 2015 and 2017 and advanced to the regional finals both seasons.
Prior to coaching at Hope, Duimstra was an assistant varsity softball coach on two MHSAA (Michigan High School Athletic Association) Division I state champion teams at Hudsonville High School from 2010-2014. She also assisted the junior varsity girls basketball team at Hudsonville from 2009-2012.
Duimstra was the starting first baseman during her four seasons playing at Hope. Her senior year Duimstra was the MIAA‘s Most Valuable Player while earning first-team All-Region and first-team All-American honors. She earned All-MIAA honors three times and was a member of Hope’s 2006 MIAA championship team.
Duimstra earned a bachelor’s degree in geology from Hope College in 2009 while minoring in psychology. She graduated first in her class at Grand Valley State University’s Police Academy in 2010 and earned a master’s degree in management from Cornerstone University in 2015. In addition to coaching, Duimstra served as a police officer from 2010-2017.
Please check your email regularly as this is our primary way we communicate. Any additional information that we need to convey as the camp draws closer will be passed on to you via the e-mail address that you supplied when you signed up for camp. Please make it a habit to check your e-mail daily, this will eliminate any confusion and or miscommunication.
A camp credit is issued to any camper who must cancel prior to camp. The credit will be in the amount paid by the camper. Any cancellation within 5 days of the start of camp will result in a camp credit minus $100 cancellation fee. The credit is transferrable to another family member and is good through the following camp season. Cash refunds are not offered.
Check in is from 12:00pm-1:00pm on the first day and Check out on the last day is 12:00pm *Times may vary depending on the location.
Camp Waiver Information
Please fill out all health forms and bring them into the first day of camp. Download Waiver Form
1200 Academy Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49006
Overnight Campers: All meals
Extended Day Campers: Lunch and dinner
Day Campers: Lunch Included
Overnight campers at the Revolution Softball Camp will sleep on campus in dormitories. The staff lives in the dorms and chaperones all the off field/evening activities to provide supervision.