Patrick Murphy Announces Winter Softball Clinic Dates

Rhoads Stadium

Nov. 21, 2013

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Alabama head softball coach Patrick Murphy recently announced the dates of winter clinics. The Crimson Tide will host hitting clinics, an infield/outfield clinic and a catching clinic on January 18. Alabama has added the Triple Threat Clinic, January 27 as well as the 2014 Coaches Clinic February 1. Campers can register at the Patrick Murphy Softball School website -

The 2014 Patrick Murphy Softball School winter clinics feature the 2014 Alabama coaching staff - head coach Patrick Murphy, associate head coach Alyson Habetz, assistant coach Stephanie VanBrakle and volunteer assistant coach Adam Arbour - as well as members of the 2014 Alabama team. For more information on any of the Tide's clinics, contact Kate Harris ( or 205.348.3660).

January 18

HITTING ($65): The hitting clinic features two and a half hours of instruction on the fundamentals of hitting as well as the opportunity to work with the entire coaching staff.

  • Hitting Clinic I - Current 9th - 12th graders, 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Hitting Clinic II - Current 2nd - 12th graders, 5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.

INFIELD/OUTFIELD ($65): The infield/outfield clinic features two and a half hours of instruction at their primary positions.

  • Infield/Outfield Clinic - Current 2nd - 12th graders, 1:30- 4 p.m.

CATCHING ($60): The catching clinic features coach Adam Arbour and current 2014 Crimson Tide softball catchers providing two and a half hours of instruction on the fundamentals of catching, including specific techniques and game strategy.

  • Catching Clinic - Current 2nd - 12th graders, 1:30 - 4 p.m.

January 27

TRIPLE THREAT CLINIC ($75): The triple threat clinic features two and a half hours of instruction on the fundamentals of left handed hitting, slapping and bunting.

  • Triple Threat Clinic - Current 8th - 12th graders, 6:30 - 9 p.m.

February 1

COACHES ($99): The coaches' clinic is open to all softball coaches regardless of level or affiliation. You will receive a full eight hour day of instruction including the opportunity to watch a pair of two-hour practice sessions, a question and answer segment and a coaches' luncheon. There will also be a camp manual which will illustrate everything covered in the clinic for coaches to take home with them.

  • Coaches' Clinic - Softball Coaches Only, 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Accepting on-line applications Wednesday Nov. 20, 2013