Revolution Softball Camp at Springfield College
Location: Springfield College – Springfield, MA
Monday, July 9, 2018 to Thursday, July 12, 2018
Welcome to the Revolution Softball Camp at Springfield 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: $545.00 • Includes softball training, team bonding, housing, meals, and activities.
Extended Day Campers: $445.00 | 9:00am-8:30pm • Includes softball training, team bonding, lunch, dinner, and activities.
Day Campers: $345.00 | 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
Kate Bowen will enter her second season as Head Softball Coach at Springfield College during the 2017-18 academic year.
In 2017, Bowen led the Pride to an overall record of 32-11. Springfield College’s 32 wins in 2017 marked the third most in program history, as Bowen was recognized as the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III New England Coach of the Year and the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Coach of the Year at season’s end. Prior to this past season, Bowen served as a Graduate Assistant Coach with the Pride from 2014-2016.
Over the past two seasons, the Springfield College softball program has been recognized as one of the top programs in the region. In 2017, the Pride was finished the season as the No. 1 team in the NCAA Division III New England Regional Rankings.
In addition to claiming NEWMAC Softball Coach of the Year honors in 2017, Bowen helped Kirsten Drobiak ’18 earn NEWMAC Softball Athlete of the Year recognition, Talia Loda ’18 pick up NEWMAC Softball Pitcher of the Year honors, and four All-Conference student-athletes, including Drobiak, Loda, Carianna Gasdia and Allie Wheeler. The Pride also had three NFCA First-Team All-Region honorees for the first time since 2011.
A decorated student-athlete at Manhattan College from 2010-2014, Bowen finished her career with the Jaspers with a career batting average of .340, including 18 home runs, and is the current program record holder in career at bats (618), ranks No. 2 all-time in hits (211), and third all-time in doubles (39), runs scored (122) and games played (190). Starting all four years either in the circle or on second base, the Newtown, Conn. native earned MAAC First Team All-Conference recognition in 2013 and 2014, and was named to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) All-Northeast Region First Team in 2012.
In the classroom as a Physical Education major, Bowen was Manhattan College’s Class Valedictorian, was one of 30 candidates for the Senior CLASS Award for Division I Softball, a Capital One CoSIDA Academic All-American, and was the MAAC Nominee for NCAA’s Woman of the Year Award following her senior year.
Additionally, Bowen has played semi-professional softball for the Stratford Brakettes of the Amateur Softball Association (ASA), and helped lead the program to National Championships in 2011, 2012 and 2013. In 2012, Bowen was recognized for her dominant play at the plate, as she earned the Diane Schumacher Batting Title and was named to the All-Tournament 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.
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 4:00pm *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
263 Alden Street
Springfield, MA 01109
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.