Learn to hit this winter with Vance Wilson
Former Natural, MLB catcher offering academy at Arvest Ballpark
SPRINGDALE, AR – Former Major League catcher and Springdale resident Vance Wilson is offering baseball clinics this fall and winter at Arvest Ballpark.
Wilson, who spent the 2009 season with the Naturals as he rehabbed from surgery, retired in 2010 and spent the past season managing the Kansas City Royals’ Class-A Kane County affiliate, leading them to a post-season berth in the Midwest League.
This fall and winter, Wilson is offering a five-week course, the Blaise-ing Baseball Academy, for various age groups wishing to learn the fundamentals of hitting. Instruction is offered for three age groups: 8-10 year olds, 11-13 year olds, and 14-18 year olds. The 5-week courses begin the week of November 21st and cost $400 per person. Spaces are limited. A second 5-week course will be offered beginning the week of January 9th. The schedules are as follows:
5 week Session Times and Dates
8 – 10 yr olds, Every Monday from November 21-December 19 from 4:00 to 6:00 P.M.
14 – 18 yr olds Every Monday from November 21-December 19 from 6:30 to 8:30 P.M.
11 – 13 yr olds Every Tuesday from November 22-December 20 from 4:15 to 6:15 P.M.
The January 2012 sessions will occur as follows:
8 – 10 yr olds, Every Monday from January 9-February 6 from 4:00 to 6:00 P.M.
14 – 18 yr olds Every Monday from January 9-February 6 from 6:30 to 8:30 P.M.
11 – 13 yr olds Every Tuesday from January 10-February 7 from 4:15 to 6:15 P.M.