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  • Welcome Amanda Warner - THC Softball PItching Instructor and Speed and Agility Trainer
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OPEN POSITION AT THE HITTING CENTER

 

We are looking for a person to join our staff as a front office/desk person.  Ability to multi-task is a must as well as good computer skills and to be detail oriented.  We are looking for that special person that is outgoing and friendly.  Good work record is a must.  Work 15 to 30 hours a week.  Contact Greg at 217-494-7690.

 

 

 

2-Person Softball and Baseball Hitting Leagues

REGISTRATIONS BEING TAKEN FOR OUR NEXT LEAGUE STARTING MARCH 10th - Click HERE to register your team 

FOR HITTING LEAGUE STATS AND STANDINGS .... Click HERE  

For INDIVIDUAL TEAM STATS....Click HERE

Six week sessions featuring the Pro-Batter VIdeo Pitching Machine and RIght VIew Pro Filming. Hitting Leagues consist of 2 players with an optional sub player.  Softball and baseball divisions 10U to adult. Multiple days and times are available with games generally scheduled on the same day/time of the week.  A game consists of 7 innings and are scheduled on the half hour.  Scoring will be kept by a THC representative and posted weekly onsite and on our website.

Hitting Leagues provide for the live pitching realism combined with the challenge of competing against other teams that many players and coaches often seek during the off-season.  Combined with RIght VIew Pro Video Analysis filming of selected games, school and travel coaches, players and parents will be able to get access to swing video to better prepare themselves and their players for the upcoming season.

      Click HERE to find our more information on the leagues or how to register your team.  You may also select "Hitting Leagues" from the Main Menu column on the left of this screen. 

Softball Pitching Lessons with Amanda Warner

Amanda is a former collegiate softball athlete and pitcher.  She spent many years playing competitive traveling softball for teams throughout Central IL and attended Argenta-Oreana High School where she earned such honors as MVP, All-Conference and had a career ERA of .79.  Amanda had the privilege to work with many inspiring coaches throughout her career including Graham Arnold, Greg Blakely, Lana Davis, Mike Hayes and her personal pitching coach and mentor Denny Throneburg.  Amanda spent many years working with Coach Throneburg as a student.  After high school and throughout college and post-graduation she went on to work with Coach Throneburg as a pitching instructor at his First Class Pitching Camps.  After graduating from Argenta-Oreana in 2002 Amanda went on to pitch for Lake Land College from 2002-2004 and Lindenwood University from 2004-2006.  Amanda had a successful college career holding such honors as All Region, team MVP and Academic All-American with a career ERA of under one.  Amanda graduated from Lindenwood University with a Bachelor's degree in Physical Education & Sports Health.  Upon graduation Amanda continued her education by receiving a Master's degree in Excercise Science from Eastern Illinois University.

Amanda provides pitching lessons on Tuesday and Thursday night.  Beginning January she will be providing these lessons at our THC facility.  Click HERE if you would like us to contact you for more information on Softball Pitching Lessons or you can call us at 217-522-6653.  Our hours of operation are M-F 4pm-9pm, Sat 10am-3pm.

Small-Group (4-6) Player Development Clinic Sessions (*)

Offered by Bob Laurent, Assistant Softball Coach at the University of Illinois – Springfield.  Available to 8th graders and up, each session consists of 6-weekly 1-hour clinics held in a college-based small-group player development format.  There is no rescheduling or refunding of missed weekly sessions.  Clinic will be held on the “field” at SBSA.  Availability is limited to 6 per group and filled on a first-to-register (including full payment) basis.  Only 3-4 groups will be offered per session with 2 full and 1 partially full group already registered.

First sessions begin January 6th.  Time slots are Monday 7:30pm-8:30pm, 8:30pm-9:30pm, Tuesday 7:30pm-8:30pm, 8:30pm-9:30pm.

Cost as defined by THC:

THC Elite and Development Team Players - $20 per week ($160 for 6 Weeks)
THC Members - $240 per session ($30 per week)
Non-Members - $320 per session ($40 per week)
 

Clinic is open to any and all entrants in accordance with the NCAA camps and clinics legislation (limited only by number, age, grade level and/or gender). 

Click HERE if you would like us to contact you for more information on our Small Group Player Development Clinic or you can call us at 217-522-6653.  Our hours of operation are M-F 4pm-9pm, Sat 10am-3pm.

Indoor 6-v-6 Baseball and Softball Leagues

With a stronger interest in our 2-person hitting leagues, we are currently considering multiple options for 6-v-6 play including day tournaments, providing open schedule for pickup games and organizing leagues when we have enough interest to form a league.  A 10U Baseball league will be starting on Sunday January 5th and we have some interest in a 10U/12U Softball league on Saturday afternoons but will need additional teams.

Click HERE if you would like us to contact you for more information on 6-v-6 team optons or you can call us at 217-522-6653.  Our hours of operation are M-F 4pm-9pm, Sat 10am-3pm.

 

ALL OTHER INFORMATION INCLUDING:  Hitting Lessons, Baseball Pitching Lessons, Positional Lessons, Memberships, Camps, Team Rental, Video Analysis, THC Travel Teams, BIrthday Parties etc.

Click on the associated item listed under the "Main Menu" column on the left of the screen or Click HERE if not listed or if you would like us to contact you directly.  You can also call us at 217-522-6653.  Our hours of operation are M-F 4pm-9pm, Sat 10am-3pm.

 

 

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