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High School Hitting Clinic - Bunting, Power Hitting, Slapping and Confidence Building        http://www.eteamz.com/b2bbaseballandsoftballacademy/

Nicki Starry High School Hitting Clinic

662 Ditz Dr Manheim, PA 17545

$199 for 8 sessions!

Friday's beginning 1/11 and ending 3/1/13

Time: 6:00-7:00pm

 

Contact Info: Call B2B at 717-665-0901 or email at b2bmanheim@gmail.com for scheduling and information. You are also welcome to contact Nicki Starry with any additional questions or information at 760-822-2643 or b2bnickis@gmail.com.

 

"Softball is life with the volume turned up, how loud is your game, crank it up!"

 

 

Nicki Starry 

As a collegiate coach at York College of Pennsylvania in her first year at the helm of the program,the Spartans had a school-record eight players earn All-CACaccolades including Rookie-of-the-Year Hannah Hugel. York also hada trio of players earn NFCA All-Atlantic Region honors. In yeartwo, seven Spartans earned All-CAC accolades including senior KarenCarr and freshman Emma Erbig earning first-team accolades

 

Starry brought a wealth of experience to theSpartan program as she was an accomplished Division I player at theUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison and, prior to coming to YCP, hadbeen guiding a number of successful youth programs in San Diego,California.

A catcher in college, Starry has an in-depthunderstanding of all aspects of collegiate softball. She earnedNFCA All-Mideast Region accolades in 2001 as two of her Badgerteams earned trips to the Division I NCAA Tournament. Two of herWisconsin teams attained top 25 rankings as they compiled 98 winsover the course of Starry’s three-year Badger career. She wasa double-major at Wisconsin as she earned degrees in Child andFamily Studies and Consumer Communications.

 

Starry has served as the President and former head coach of SanDiego’s Academy Travel Softball Club. The position allowedher extensive coaching experience as well as a high level ofadministrative responsibilities with the program. As coach, Starryled a number of teams to top five finishes at ASA nationaltournaments in addition to impressive regional tournamentfinishes.

Starry also has guided two other successful club programs in theSan Diego Rowdies Travel Club and the San Diego Breakers TravelClub. She has also coached in a pair of successful high schoolprograms at Rancho Bernardo HS (San Diego, CA) and Sun Praire HS(Sun Prairie, WI).

 

Starry Coached three seasons at the college level and decided she wanted to be more involved with the growth of softball at all stages of the game and in turn teamed up with B2B. Starry is an extremly energetic instructor with a great knowledge of the game. 

Feature Story:  Survivor to Mentor: Nicki Starry Leads Spartan Softball

A survivor. A player. A coach. A mentor.

 

These four things are what York College first-year softball headcoach Nicki Starry has grown from to become what she is today.

 

As a player, Starry made tremendous strides in the game ofsoftball. From turning around a struggling high school program toplaying at the top of the Division I game, she has been there.

 

“Softball is one of those things where you step across thewhite lines and the game makes sense, there are the rules of thegame, and the way it’s played that just makes sense,”Starry said. “When you go out there with eight other playerswith just heart, drive and the sweat that you leave out there, therest of the world just stops. Nobody can take that away fromyou.”

 

In high school, Starry was a part of a group of girls from RanchoBernardo High School in San Diego, Calif. that was nominated andappeared on the “Team Cheerios” box when they teamedwith the American Cancer Society.

 

Starry was stricken with cancer at the age of nine, but continuedto play softball and live life – two keys which enabled herto win the battle.

To view the entire story, written by YCP sports informationstudent-intern Garrett Wampler,

 


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