|Coca-Cola NCAA Youth Clinic to be Held June 14 at Creighton University Sports Complex|
Online Registration Deadline Is June 12 for 2014 Men's College World Series week event
Online registration is open for the Coca-Cola® NCAA® Youth Clinic
Saturday, June 14, from 8 a.m. to noon Central Time, at the Creighton
University Sports Complex in Omaha. The clinic is part of the 2014 NCAA
Men's College World Series® at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha June 14 -
The free clinic for girls and boys from grades three through eight is open to the public. Parents or guardians can register their child online at www.ncaa.com/YouthClinics through Thursday, June 12. Creighton University and other NCAA guest coaches conduct the clinic. This year's featured guest is former Men's College World Series alumnus and Major League Baseball player, Kris Benson. Benson was a pitcher for Clemson University from 1993-1996.
Online pre-registration for the clinic is encouraged. Space is limited and registration is on a first-come, first-served basis and begins at 8 a.m. All participants will require a waiver, signed by a parent or guardian, to participate.
The clinic typically attracts more than 300 children, said Victor Hill, NCAA Associate Director of Championships Community Programs & Youth Clinics. "The youth are able to work with NCAA coaches and student-athletes to learn baseball and life skills."
"I applaud the NCAA and Coca-Cola for sponsoring this camp during the College World Series," said Ed Servais, Creighton University head baseball coach. "The camp is able to attract youth and families that may not always be able to attend camps. It also provides solid skill development with a special focus on the joy of playing baseball not only for the youth, but their parents, too."
The clinic will be at the Creighton University baseball and softball fields and the Kitty Gaughan Pavilion, a 15,000-square-foot indoor complex with batting cages, locker rooms and training facilities. The clinic will take place rain or shine. In the event of inclement weather, it will move to the indoor fields at the Rasmussen Center located at 17th and Burt Streets next to the soccer field.
About the NCAA®
The NCAA is a membership-led nonprofit association of colleges and universities committed to supporting academic and athletic opportunities for more than 450,000 student-athletes at more than 1,000 member colleges and universities. Each year, more than 54,000 student-athletes compete in NCAA championships in Divisions I, II and III sports. Visit www.ncaa.org and www.ncaa.com for more details about the Association, its goals and members and corporate partnerships that help support programs for student-athletes. The NCAA is proud to have the following elite companies as official Corporate Champions—AT&T, Capital One and Coca-Cola—and the following elite companies as official Corporate Partners—Allstate, Amazon (Kindle), Buffalo Wild Wings, Buick, Burger King, Enterprise, Infiniti, LG, Lowe's, Nabisco, Northwestern Mutual, Reese's (Hershey's), Unilever and UPS.
About CWS, Inc.®
College World Series of Omaha, Inc., is the non-profit local organizing committee for the annual NCAA Division I Men's College World Series. Its mission is enlisting wide-based community support from business, government, civic organizations and individuals to implement, promote, operate and host a successful CWS in Omaha in partnership with the NCAA. The 2014 NCAA Men's College World Series will begin with Opening Celebration Day, Friday, June 13. Games will begin Saturday, June 14, and continue through Tuesday/Wednesday, June 24/25. For a complete schedule of all games and times, please visit NCAA.com/CWS.
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About CWS of Omaha, Inc.
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