Plano East Varsity Baseball assistant coach Scott Castleman (L) looks on as Head Coach Jordan Byrd addresses the Plano East Summer Baseball Clinic.
The Plano East Baseball program is offering a Winter Baseball Clinic for boys currently in grades K – 6 on Saturday, February 4 at Plano East Senior High School Baseball Field, at 3000 Los Rios Boulevard in Plano.
The clinic for kindergarten thru third grade students will be 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Fourth thru sixth graders will be 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. The cost is $25 per student, which includes all clinic as well as a t-shirt. Non-Plano residents add $4.
The clinic will focus on fundamental baseball skills such as fielding, hitting, and base running. All activities will be led by Plano East Baseball players. Participants will also have the opportunity to meet the coaches and hear about the opportunities available in high school baseball.
Registration through the City of Plano is available on-line through Friday, February 3. You will need a Family Account PIN and an Individual ID Number, both of which can be obtained by calling a Plano recreation center (Liberty 972-769-4234, Muehlenbeck 972-769-4404, or Carpenter 972-208-8087). Once you have obtained these account numbers, go to www.planoparks.org and click on register here. Use the appropriate course code (Grades K – 3 #191010 – Grades 3 – 6 #191013) On the day of the clinic, the student can be registered via a phone call to a recreation center.
Athletic wear and shoes with baseball pants or sweatpants are preferred. Dress appropriately for the weather. Clinic will be held rain or shine and will meet in the indoor facility during inclement weather. No refunds will be given due to weather. Bring a bat and glove with all personal items marked with a name.
A parent or guardian of a student already registered must sign a waiver before the student can participate in the clinic. Waivers will be available at check-in on the day of the clinic. A parent must accompany the student to check-in at the concession stand west of the baseball field. Check-in begins 30 minutes prior to the clinic start.
The Plano East Baseball program is under the direction of Head Coach Jordan Byrd, Assistant Varsity Coach Scott Cattleman, Junior Varsity Head Coach Michael Martinez, Assistant Junior Varsity Coach John Lubow, McMillen Head Coach Cole McLean, McMillen Assistant Coach DeMarcus Mathes, Williams Head Coach Shane Kevlar and Williams Assistant Coach Efe Osawemwenze. For more information, go to planoeastbaseball.com