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Cannonball Foundation offers free baseball and softball clinic for underprivileged youth

Posted by Justin Rice  November 1, 2012 11:06 AM

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The Cannonball Foundation will conduct a free baseball and softball clinic on Sunday for underprivileged youth.

The Peak Performance Baseball Clinic will be conducted from 1:30-4:30 p.m. on Sunday at the Route1 SportsPlex (199 Newbury St.) in Danvers.

Presenters will include Julie Nicoletti, founder of Kinetic Fuel Nutrition - "Eat to Compete"; Sam Sturgis of Pure Performance Training, "Building Baseball Muscle";
Jeff Kane, assistant coach for the Holy Cross baseball team, "What Scouts Look For"; and Hans Hanson, founder Total College Advisory, "Winning the College Admissions Game."

The clinic coaching staff includes Ron Frazier, Cannonball Prospects head coach; Bob Boutin, former Brandeis University coach and owner of 4 for 4 Hitting Instruction; Jeff Kane, former Clemson University player and current Holy Cross assistant coach; JP Craven, former Davidson College player and current assistant varsity coach at St. Sebastian's; Eric Oxford, former Holy Cross player and current coach at Danvers High School; Stephen Gray, former Bentley University player; Matt Gnolfo, former Vassar College player; and Nate Charette, former Stonehill College player and Cannonball Prospects assistant coach.

To register, visit: https://tms.ezfacility.com/OnlineRegistrations/Register.aspx?CompanyID=2588&GroupID=181560

Justin A. Rice covers Boston Public school athletics. He can be reached at jrice.globe@gmail.com. Follow him on Twitter @GlobeJustinRice or @BPSspts.

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