Revolution Softball Camp at Sacred Heart University

Ages: 8-18

Location: Sacred Heart University – Fairfield, CT

Sunday, July 22, 2018 to Thursday, July 26, 2018

Available!

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Camp Description

Welcome to the Revolution Softball Camp at Sacred Heart University.

 

Our camps are designed for athletes to learn, develop, and enhance their skills in all phases of softball.
 

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!

 

General Information

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.

 

Cost
Overnight Campers: $615.00 • Includes softball training, team bonding, housing, meals, and activities.
Extended Day Campers: $515.00 | 9:00am-8:30pm • Includes softball training, team bonding, lunch, dinner, and activities.
Day Campers: $375.00 | 9:00am-4:00pm • Includes softball training and lunch.

 

Highlights
• Revolution Softball Camp T-Shirt
• Outstanding NCAA Staff
• Camper Awards
• Camp Prizes
• Individual Instruction
• Low Camper to Staff Ratio

 

Daily Schedule
07:30 Wakeup
08:45 Commuters arrive
09:00 Position training
12:00 Lunch
01:00 Offensive/defensive stations
04:00 End of day for day campers, extra help
05:00 Dinner
06:00 Games/scrimmages
08:30 End of day & evening activity
10:30 Lights out
*Schedules may vary

 

Staff:

Elizabeth Luckie

Sacred Heart University’s Softball Camp will be directed by Sacred Heart’s Head Softball Coaches Elizabeth “Bippy” Luckie and Pam London. Bippy and Pam are now in their 28th year at Sacred Heart and have earned 549 wins. They have appeared in 13 NCAA Tournament Appearances as either a player or coach.

Coach Luckie is currently the Senior Associate Athletic Director at Sacred Heart, along with being the Co-Head Softball coach for her 29th season. She has 500+ career wins along with being the NECC Coach of the year four times.

In 2009, Luckie and London led their program to their first ever NEC Championship, earning a spot in the NCAA Tournament at the Division-1 level. They then went on to further Pioneer history in earning the school’s first win in any sport at a D-1 NCAA tournament with a 3-1 win over Cornell

Bippy and Pam anchored the middle infield for Sacred Heart in 1984 and 1985 and lead their team to an 89-12 record, which was highlighted by back to back appearances in the D-2 final four. In 1997, Luckie was recognized for her collegiate softball exploits when she was inducted into the Connecticut Scholastic and Collegiate Softball Hall of Fame.

 

Jen Russell

Jen Russell begins her second season as the Pioneers’ pitching coach in 2014. A graduate of Sacred Heart, she led the softball team to two Northeast Conference titles in 2009 and 2011. In 2009, she helped the team make history earning the school’s first win in any sport at a division I NCAA Tournament with a 3-1 victory over Cornell. A four-time All-NEC selection, Russell was named the NEC Tournament MVP both championship seasons.

Before coming to Sacred Heart in 2007, Russell played four years of softball at St. Joseph’s High School in Trumbull, Conn. where she served as team captain her senior year. She led St. Joseph’s to the FCIAC and CIAC Championship her senior season. In 2007, she was named Connecticut Player of the Year, Connecticut Post All-Area and Co-MVP. She was selected as CIAC and FCIAC playoff MVP as a senior. Russell earned first team All-FCIAC honors junior and senior years, and was named All-FCIAC Second-Team as a sophomore.

She is currently pursuing her Masters in Education at Sacred Heart, and will graduate in December, while teaching tenth grade geometry at Bassick High School in Bridgeport, Conn.

 

Pam London

Pam London enters her 26th season as a member of the Sacred Heart coaching staff. She will begin her eighth year as the co-head coach of the team, sharing duties with Elizabeth Luckie. She was named the Northeast Conference Co-Head Coach of the Year in 2009, leading Sacred Heart to its first Northeast Conference Championship.  Under London and Luckie, the 2009 squad made its first-ever NCAA Tournament appearance a successful one with a 3-1 victory over Cornell.

London captured her second Northeast Conference title in 2011 as the SHU won 29 games en route to a second crown in three seasons.  London had two Pioneers earn major Northeast Conference awards in 2011 as Taylor Froelich was tabbed the NEC Player of the Year and Nicole Sidor was selected the league’s Most Improved Player.

In 2014, she was recognized for her career achievements when she was inducted into the Connecticut Scholastic and Collegiate Softball Hall of Fame.

As teammates for two seasons, 1984 and 1985, London and Luckie anchored the middle of the Pioneers infield, leading those teams to a sparkling 89-12 record, which was highlighted by back-to-back trips to the Division II Final Four.

London was a three-year starter at second base from 1984-86 and appeared in two NCAA Division II Final Fours. As a senior tri-captain, London was named to the All-NECC Team.

 

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.

 

CANCELLATION POLICY
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.

 

Camp Check-in

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

 

Directions

Sacred Heart University

5151 Park Ave

Fairfield, CT 06825

 

Meals

Overnight Campers: All meals
Extended Day Campers: Lunch and dinner
Day Campers: Lunch Included

 

Accommodations

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.