(OMAHA, Neb. – May 22,
2007) –Youth can experience the excitement of championship baseball for
FREE at the NCAA® Division I Men’s College World Series® Youth
Education through Sports (YES) Clinic Fueled by POWERade® taking place
June 15 and 16 at the Creighton Sports Complex in Omaha. Openings to
the clinics are still available, according to Jason Shockey, Creighton
assistant baseball coach and YES Clinics On-Site Coordinator.
“The YES Clinic is an excellent opportunity for girls and boys ages 10
to 16 to receive great baseball instruction, conditioning and life
skills from some of the best coaches in the game,” Shockey said.
“Selections are made on a first-come, first-serve basis, so early
registration is strongly recommended.”
of the NCAA’s premier outreach to youth across the country, the YES
Clinics allow participants to connect with other young athletes while
receiving baseball instruction from collegiate coaches and student
athletes, who will be announced in the near future on CWSomaha.com.
June 15 check-in will be held between 9 and 9:30 a.m., followed by the
clinic from 9:35 a.m. to 12:35 p.m. The June 16 check-in will be from
8 to 8:30 a.m., followed by the clinic from 8:35 a.m. to 11:35 a.m.
Downloadable application forms and clinic brochures are available at
http://www.cwsomaha.com/html/News/index.asp?cmd=103. All applications
must be signed by a parent or guardian to be eligible for selection in
the program. Confirmation letters will follow upon acceptance.
Participants are asked to bring indoor and outdoor footwear to their
clinic session. A glove is optional.
its inception in 1985, the NCAA’s YES program has reached an
unprecedented level of popularity. Each year, YES clinics, held at
selected NCAA championships serve nearly 10,000 youth ages 10 to 16 who
engage in fun and challenging sports-skill, life skill and conditioning
sessions conducted by top collegiate coaches and student-athletes. YES
is another way these coaches and student-athletes share the NCAA’s
commitment to challenging young people to strive for higher levels of
achievement in both athletics and academics.
About the NCAA®
NCAA® is a membership-led nonprofit association of colleges and
universities committed to supporting academic and athletic
opportunities for more than 380,000 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.ncaasports.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, Coca-Cola and
Pontiac—and the following elite companies as official Corporate
Partners—DiGiorno, Enterprise, The Hartford, Lowe’s and State Farm.