Elite Collegiate Skills Camps

Super Softball Coaches Clinic - College

Courtyard By Marriott
Billerica, MA

January 31st - February 1st, 2014

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Event Contact Information
Name Phone E-mail
Kara Melillo 781-738-3458 heather12ross@gmail.com


Collegiate Skills Camps and Clinics along with Massachusetts ASA bring to New England a superior clinic to make you a better coach for the upcoming season. 

 Six nationally known speakers 

Vendors will be present present 

Free Beer and wing blast for coaches Friday Night

Close to Midnight Madness

College Coaches Session Friday Night


January 31st and February 1st


$150.00 (Maximum of 5 Coaches from Staff)


Courtyard By Marriott - Billerica

270 Concord Road

Billerica, Massachusetts 01821 USA


Please mention Collegiate Skills Camps, to ensure the 79.00 Dollar Rate

Phone: 1-978-670-7500


  • Four Division III National Championships
  • NFCA Hall Of Fame Credentials 
  • Nine Regional Division I Appearances
  • Forty Nine DII/ DIII Regional Appearances

George Wares, Central Iowa

George Wares is the winningest softball coach in NCAA Division III history. In 29 seasons as Central College head coach, Wares has compiled a 977-323-3 record (.749) and established the mark for all-time Division III wins. In 2007, Wares was inducted into the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Hall of Fame. Wares has piloted the Dutch to national championships in 

Deb Pallozzi, Ithaca

1988, 1991, 1993 and 2003 with national runner-up finishes in 1986 and 2001. His 24 NCAA playoff teams have finished in the national top five 12 times.

Deb Pallozzi has built the Bomber softball program into a perennial playoff contender. She coached the team to its first national championship in 2002, leading the Bombers to a 1-0 win over Lake Forest in the NCAA championship game. She is the school's winningest softball coach, and a 2011 inductee into the National Fastpitch Coaches Association Hall of Fame Pallozzi won her 700th career game as coach of the Bombers during the 2013 season. Pallozzi is the 10th coach overall in NCAA Division III softball history to reach 700 career wins, and only six coaches all-time have achieved 700 wins at one school.

Roy Kortman, LIU

Entering his 20th season as head coach at LIU, Roy Kortmann has built a perennial softball powerhouse in downtown Brooklyn and one of the top programs in the Northeast region. His teams have won 10 regular season Northeast Conference titles, along with nine NEC Tournament titles and subsequent trips to the NCAA Regionals. Kortmann has been voted the NEC Coach of the Year on seven occasions. This past season, Kortmann led a youthful bunch to a victory over No. 14 Michigan at the Florida Atlantic Kickoff Classic and a 3-1 triumph over eventual NCAA at-large team BYU. Kortman has 535 career wins.

Sean Cotter Umass Lowell

Sean Cotter enters his fifth year as head coach of the UMass Lowell softball program and has guided the River Hawks to a 117-86-1 record since arriving in 2010. UMass Lowell is fresh off its best season in the Cotter era, having gone 34-18 in 2012 which included a return to the NCAA Tournament East Regional for the first time since 2007. The win total matched the program's single season record. Cotter had previously spent the last 10 years as head coach at Plattsburgh State Through his 13 years of head coaching experience, Cotter has compiled an overall record of 378-251. Cotter enjoyed perhaps his best season in 2007 when he guided the Cardinals to a 37-14 overall record (16-4 SUNYAC, second), the NCAA Division III Northeast Region Championship and a fourth place showing at the Division III Softball World Series.


Friday, January 31st

  • 2:00 - 3:00 PM
    • Registration (Meet with the Vendors)
  • 3:00 - 3:50 PM - Coach Deb Pallozzi, Ithaca College
    • Middle infield: Teaching key skills and positioning
  • 4:00 - 4:50 PM - Coach Roy Kortmann, LIU
    • Chunk Your Swing: Learn how to teach your players to understand, develop, self-correct, and teach themselves a great swing.
  • 5:00 - 5:50 PM - George Wares, Central College
    • Developing Leadership and Cohesion on Your Team
  • 6:00 - 6:50 PM 
    • Dinner on Your Own (Meet with the Vendors)
  • 7:00 - 7:50 PM - Coach Roy Kortmann, LIU
    • Practice Reps and Drills to build the “Holy Crap” Effect individual, group and team reps/drills you need.
  • 8:00 - 8:50 PM - George Wares, Central College
    • Mental Skills Training, the most important area we never work on!
  • 9:00 - 9:50 PM - Sean Cotter, UMASS Lowell
    • Catch-Throw-Receive Can’t do it, Can’t Play!
  • 10:00 - 10:45 PM
    • Wings and Beer Blast/ You Ask we Tell
  • 11:00 - Midnight
    • College Coach “Close to Midnight Madness” Marker Board Talk

Saturday, February 1st

  • 7:00 - 8:00 AM 
    • Registration (Meet with the Vendors)
  • 8:00 - 8:50 AM - George Wares, Central College
    • Short Game “Central College Style”
  • 9:00 - 9:50 AM - Deb Pallozzi, Ithaca College
    • Coaching Girls/Women: A Survival Guide
  • 10:00 - 10:50 AM - Sean Cotter, UMASS Lowell
    • Take it to the Game on “D” Running Better Practices
  • 11:00 - 11:50 AM - Roy Kortmann LIU
    • Coaches, Players, Parents…What are we doing? Taking it from the Diamond to the boardroom.
  • 12:00 - 12:50 PM 
    • Lunch on Your Own (Meet with the Vendors)
  • 1:00 - 1:50 PM - Deb Pallozzi, Ithaca College
    • Drills to Increase your Team's Offensive and Defensive Success
  • 2:00 - 2:50 PM - Danielle Mason UMASS Lowell Pitching Coach
    • Pitching the UMASS Lowell Way/ From the Beginning on up
  • 3:00 - 3:50 PM - Katie Mazure UMASS Lowell Assistant Coach
    • Outfield the last line of Defense/ How to Train Everyday
  • 4:00 - 4:50 PM - Danielle Mason UMASS Lowell Pitching Coach
    • Drills to Develop Pitchers
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