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Akron Racers schedule Coaching Seminar for May 28


AKRON, Ohio – April 25, 2012 – The Akron Racerswill host a coaching seminar on Monday, May 28 at Firestone Stadium, the homeof the Akron Racers, located in Akron, Ohio.


The coaching seminar will provide instruction onhow coaches can help their athletes improve their softball skills, knowledgeand ability to execute through proper communications with their players.


Instructors are currently scheduled to be AkronRacers’ players Nicole Trimboli (outfielder/first base), Lisa Modglin(outfielder), Taylor Schlopy (outfielder), Kristina Thorson (pitcher). Moreinstructors may be announced as the seminar date approaches.


Highlights of the seminar will include:

  • -         How to run anefficient practice
  • -         Practice planfor indoor and outdoor practices
  • -         Proper teamwarm-up
  • -         Throwing andcatching fundamentals
  • -         Infield andoutfield defense and drills
  • -         Hittingdrills
  • -         Base running
  • -         Pitchingworkouts
  • -         The MentalGame
  • -         Q&ASession

Admission to the Coaching Seminar is $60 forcoaches that register before May 21. After May 21 the fee rises to $75. Theseminar will begin at 7 p.m. on May 28 and conclude at 9 p.m. For moreinformation on the Coaching Seminar, contact Angela Long at 330-376-8188 or


The Akron Racers open the 2012 season on Tuesday,June 4 with an exhibition game against the Northeast Ohio All-Stars. Thursday,June 7, features the regular season home opener against the newly formedCarolina Diamonds. Single-game and group tickets for the 2012 season are onsale now and can be ordered by calling 330-376-8188.


About the Akron Racers: The AkronRacers, headquartered in Akron, OH, are the oldest existing team in theNational Pro Fastpitch (NPF) league. The Racers competed in the Women'sPro Softball League (WPSL) for two seasons in 1999 and 2000 and in the NPFsince 2004. Historic Firestone Stadium is home to the Racers and numerousamateur events at all levels of play. The Racers kick-off their 11th season ofplay in 2012.


About National Pro Fastpitch: National ProFastpitch is headquartered in Nashville, TN. The league, created to give elitefemale fastpitch players the opportunity to pursue a professional career intheir chosen sport, has operated since 1997 under the names of Women’s ProFastpitch (WPF) and Women’s Pro Softball League (WPSL). NPF is the OfficialDevelopment Partner of Major League Baseball in the category of women’sfastpitch softball since 2002.

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