Event Schedule

2015 Event Schedule

Thursday, January 15, 2015Friday, January 16, 2015Saturday, January 17, 2015

Session Times Type Speaker Title

Thursday, January 15, 2015


4:30pm - 9:00pm Registration/
Check-In
6:15pm - 7:00pm Break-Out #1 Jim Penders Make the Defense Stop You! Run the Bases like Every Hit is an Inside-the-Park Home Run
Break-Out #2 Phil Orbe Building a Successful Program -- High School, AAU, Legion & Summer League
Break-Out #3 Nick Derba Defending the Backstop: A How-To on Catching
Extra Innings Batting Cage Kyle Shiplett MIZUNO PRODUCT DEMO
7:15pm - 8:00pm Break-Out #1 Nick Ahmed and Chris Podeszwa Techniques and Drills To Make Every Infield Play Look Routine
Break-Out #2 Justin Blood Pitcher U! It's a Mentality!
Break-Out #3 Dr. Howard Fero Develop Major League Leadership: Strategies to Lead Your Team from Joe Maddon, Davey Johnson, John Farrell and Other Baseball Greats
Extra Innings Batting Cage Paul Sances RAWLINGS PRODUCT DEMO
8:15pm - 9:00pm Break-Out #1 Kevin Seitzer Fundamentally Sound Hitting Mechanics
Break-Out #2 Phil Orbe The Art of Being Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable (Drills that provide stressful game-like situations)
Break-Out #3 Shaun McNamara Scouting Evaluation Techniques To Determine Roles For Your Players
Extra Innings Batting Cage Nick Ahmed and Chris Podeswa DEMO: Everyday Infield Drills -- Making It REAL!
9:15pm - 10:00pm Break-Out #1 Justin Blood Pitching Mechanics Video Session: Town-Hall Style - Get Your Questions Answered
Break-Out #2 Tracy Woodson & Jim Penders Preparing Your Player for the Next Level by Winning at This Level: An Interactive Discussion on the College Recruiting Process
Extra Innings Batting Cage Nick Derba DEMO: Fielding the Circle: Throwing and Bunt Play from Behind the Dish

Friday, January 16, 2015


7:45am - 12:00pm Registration/
Check-In
8:15am - 9:00am Break-Out #1 Scott Stricklin Creating A Championship Culture
Extra Innings Batting Cage Justin Blood DEMO: Pitching Drills to Incorporate the Lower Half
9:15am - 10:00am Break-Out #1 Steve Trimper Batting Practices that Deliver Game Results
Break-Out #2 Jack Morris The Pro's and Con's of Pitch Counts
Break-Out #3 Dr. Howard Fero Develop Major League Leadership: Strategies to Lead Your Team from Joe Maddon, Davey Johnson, John Farrell and Other Baseball Greats (Repeat Session)
Extra Innings Batting Cage Greg DiCenzo DEMO: Get An Edge on the Basepaths -- Leads, Tag-ups, Stealing, Delayed Steals & Hit and Run Movement
10:15am - 11:00am Break-Out #1 Eric Cressey Identifying and Addressing the Most Common Physical Limitations in Throwers
Break-Out #2 Bruce Hurst Pitching and Hitting the Target vs. Consequences of the Target
Break-Out #3 Jim Penders The Metrics of Quality At Bats: Scoring Runs in the Dead Bat Era
Extra Innings Batting Cage Steve Trimper and Nick Derba Hitting Cage Drills that Lead into Batting Practice
11:15am - 12:00pm Break-Out #1 Kevin Seitzer Mental Side of Hitting -- Situational & Adjustments
Break-Out #2 Jamie Evans Get Your Pitcher to Throw Harder & Healthier
Break-Out #3 Tracy Woodson The Four Fundamentals of Spider Defense (Cut-offs & Relays, Bunt Def., Rundowns & PFP)
Extra Innings Batting Cage Eric Cressey DEMO: A Proper Warm-Up
11:15am - 1:15pm Nehantic/Pequot/ Paugusset Rooms NEIBA Annual Meeting NEIBA Annual Meeting

12:00pm - 1:15pm

EXHIBITOR TIME

12:00pm - 12:30pm Extra Innings Batting Cage Brian Meehan DEMARINI PRODUCT DEMO
12:30pm - 1:15pm Extra Innings Batting Cage Dan Rigol LOUISVILLE SLUGGER PRODUCT DEMO
1:15pm - 2:00pm Break-Out #1 Bob Tewksbury The Mental Game
Break-Out #2 John Szefc Coaching the "Little Things" in Your Daily Practice
Extra Innings Batting Cage Tracy Woodson DEMO: Hitting with Less Movement is More
2:15pm - 3:00pm Break-Out #1 Torey Lovullo Game Management Keys for All Levels
Break-Out #2 Scott Stricklin Catching 101
Break-Out #3 Bob Tewksbury The Mental Game: An Interactive Question & Answer Session
Extra Innings Batting Cage Jamie Evans DEMO: Activities to Get Your Pitchers' Throwing Harder & Healthier
3:15pm - 4:00pm Break-Out #1 Eric Campbell and Dominic Leone with John Iovino Setting Your High School Players Up For Success ON and OFF The Field After Graduation
Break-Out #2 Torey Lovullo Home To Home: Coaching The Bases -- Drills and Strategies That Will Produce More Runs
Break-Out #3 Steve Trimper Team Defensive Drills to Maximize Practice Time
Extra Innings Batting Cage Steve Sutton EASTON PRODUCT DEMO
4:15pm - 5:00pm Break-Out #1 Bruce Hurst How to Throw the Curve Ball, Master the Change-up & Make Your Fastball Your Best Pitch
Break-Out #2 John Szefc Developing a Professional Hitting Approach with Drills
Break-Out #3 Mike Leonard Your Team Captains: Team Leadership Matters
Extra Innings Batting Cage Eric Cressey DEMO: Identifying and Addressing the Most Common Physical Limitations in Throwers

5:15pm - 5:45pm

EXHIBITOR TIME

Extra Innings Batting Cage ShopExtraInnings ZEPP PRODUCT DEMO
5:45pm - 7:00pm Break-Out #1 TALKING BASEBALL featuring Jack Morris, Bruce Hurst, Kevin Seitzer, Torey Lovullo, Eric Campbell, Dominic Leone and moderated by Ed Randall TALKING BASEBALL featuring Jack Morris, Bruce Hurst, Kevin Seitzer, Torey Lovullo, Eric Campbell, Dominic Leone and moderated by Ed Randall

Saturday, January 17, 2015


7:15am - 9:30am Registration/
Check-In
8:30am - 9:15am Nehantic/Pequot/ Paugusset Rooms John Szefc Developing the Modern Infielder with Drills
Abenaki Room Steve Trimper Black Bear Offensive Drills to Increase Run Production
Shinnecock/ Nipmuc Rooms Mike Church* Building a Youth Pitcher: Mechanics and Drills that Produce Results!
9:30am - 10:15am Nehantic/Pequot/ Paugusset Rooms Jamie Evans Increasing Your Pitcher's Velocity
Abenaki Room Nick Derba Advanced Catching: Being the Quarterback on the Field
Shinnecock/ Nipmuc Rooms Greg DiCenzo* Developing Aggressive Baserunners to Increase Offensive Pressure
Schaghticoke Room TBD TBD
10:30am - 11:15am Nehantic/Pequot/ Paugusset Rooms Scott Stricklin* Hitting Activities for Players at All Levels
Abenaki Room Mike Leonard Preparation is the Key to a Successful Practice
Shinnecock/ Nipmuc Rooms Steve Trimper* Outfield Play: Techniques & Drills to Develop Your Last Line of Defense
Schaghticoke Room TBD TBD
11:30am - 12:15pm Nehantic/Pequot/ Paugusset Rooms Bruce Hurst How to Develop the Proper Pitcher's Mindset
Abenaki Room Phil Orbe The Art of Being Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable (Drills that provide stressful game-like situations)
Shinnecock/ Nipmuc Rooms Mike Church* Catching Fundamentals: Drills/Techniques/Preparation

Program, topics and presenters subject to change.

*Session is a part of the Youth Coaching Curriculum