Revolution Softball Winter Clinic at Rutgers Univ – Newark
Location: Rutgers University-Newark – Newark, NJ
Sunday, February 25, 2018
Starts: 9:00am / Ends: 4:00pm
Welcome to the Revolution Softball Camp at Rutgers University – Newark.
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.
Day Campers: $130.00 | 9:00am-4:00pm • Includes softball training & Pizza Lunch
• Revolution Softball Camp T-Shirt
• Outstanding NCAA Staff
• Camper Awards
• Camp Prizes
• Individual Instruction
• Low Camper to Staff Ratio
In Hunt’s first season at Rutgers-Newark, she led the Scarlet-Raiders to the programs first winning season in school history!
Hunt comes to Newark after time at Division I Central Connecticut State University, Division II University of Bridgeport and Division III Wheaton College.
Hunt graduated from Wheaton (Mass.) in May of 2011 and was an NFCA All-Region pick that same season. A two-year team captain and 2011 all-conference performer, Hunt immediately headed to Bridgeport in her home state as an assistant coach (2011-2014). As a member of the Knights’ staff, she had her hands in all aspects of the program, developing a strength and conditioning program, planning and running individual practices and much more.
After three seasons at UB, Hunt moved on to CCSU in January of 2014 and helped guide the Blue Devils to the 2015 Northeast Conference title and a berth in the NCAA Tournament. While at Central, Hunt played a major role in all recruiting, travel, budgeting, team academic performance, community service, university and NCAA compliance, etc. During that time, the Blue Devils compiled an overall record of 60-30 and a winning percentage of .667, making deep postseason runs in both campaigns.
The Scarlet Raiders had a solid 2014 season that featured 18 wins, including closing the season by winning nine of their final 12 outings.
Purcell knows the New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) well after a decorated four-year career at TCNJ. Purcell competed in 151 games, starting 150, as a catcher and utility player while earning All-NJAC honors each of her four seasons. She was an honorable mention in 2013, first-team as a sophomore, second-team as a junior, and she capped her career with another first-team All-NJAC award. Purcell was a career .275 hitter who racked up 122 hits and 53 RBI while fielding her position at .984% clip.
The Lions made the NCAA Tournament following Purcell’s rookie year, and while serving as a team captain in 2016, her squad made it back to the NCAA Tournament as she earned NCAA Regional Tournament Team honors.
As a coach, Purcell has led the NJ Pride Softball 18u Gold team in the summer of 2016 and the NJ Pride Softball 18u Elite team in 2015. She has also been an instructor at the Lady Lions Sports Camp in Caldwell, N.J. since 2009 where she coaches and mentors young student-athletes on the skills, techniques, and competitive strategies necessary for individual and team achievement. In addition, Purcell has worked as a softball coach at the 4 Real Baseball and Softball Camps, TCNJ Softball Winter Clinic, Nike Softball Camp, and Long Valley Girls’ Softball Association Summer Softball Camp.
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 8:45-9:00am. Check out is 4:00pm.
Camp Waiver Information
Please fill out all health forms and bring them into the first day of camp. Download Waiver Form
Rutgers University – Newark
195 University Ave
Newark, NJ 07102
Day Campers: Lunch Included (Pizza)
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.