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MMFL Coaches Clinic and Mentoring Series

The MMFL regrets to announce that the Coaches Clinic & Mentoring Series has been canceled due to a lack of pre registrations.



Coaches Clinic & Mentoring Series

The Coaching Series that focuses on “How to Teach”    


The Sessions will be formatted to meet you at your level.  Breakouts sessions are designed to accommodate the beginning volunteer coach to the experienced coach. This is a great opportunity to learn from highly experienced coaches and share your knowledge as well.  

After the inaugural series the feedback was great, this is a "must attend" clinic for intermediate, young and new coaches.

All Sessions will be led by Coach Jim Berbee, Coach Mike Carter and Coach Jack Thibault with guest college level coaches and player demonstrations at each session. 

Dates:  Series Dates are Sunday January 25th, February. 22nd & March 15th  6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Lindbergh Gymnasium at Hopkins H.S. Hopkins MN

Cost:  $40.00 per session or sign up for all three session for $100

Discounts are available for Associations who wish to send more than 5 coaches

How to Register:

Click on Registration link

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Clinic Questions

Jim Berbie

Clinic Coordinator

Phone: (612) 850-6257

Jack Thibault

Clinic Coordinator

Phone: 612-845-1869

Series Overview

Session 1

Sunday Jan. 25th

Location:  Lindbergh Gym at Hopkins H.S. 2400 Lindbergh Drive, Minnetonka,  MN 55305

Guest speaker:  Warren Collett will speak on umpire issues and rules.

Discussion Topic – Position Play & Pitching and Catching

Breakout Session Topic – Pitcher & Catcher Fundamentals/ what to look for in a catcher.

Position Specific Drills

Q & A- Pitch calling & helping your pitcher



Session 2

Sunday Feb. 22nd

Location:  Lindbergh Gym at Hopkins H.S. 2400 Lindbergh Drive, Minnetonka,  MN 55305

Guest speaker:  John Tschida will speak on strategies and hitting.

Discussion Topic –fundamental softball skills
Running a strong efficient practice
Team drills

Breakout Session Topic – fielding and throwing technique & drills

Session 3

Sunday March 15th

Location:  Lindbergh Gym at Hopkins H.S. 2400 Lindbergh Drive, Minnetonka,  MN 55305

Discussion Topic – Defense & Offense
Basic & advanced hitting
Base running

Keys to a solid defense- Individual drills 

Breakout Session Topic – hitting & base running drills