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What is the Hitting Summit?

It’s time to reserve your spot for the fourth annual Hitting Summit! You can join the very best college hitting coaches in the country and learn from the greatest minds in college softball! This one of a kind event – presented by Softball Excellence – will focus on the mental, physical and strategic components required for a potent offense in today’s college game!

The Hitting Summit format is a college coaches-only event that consists of speakers, panel discussions, roundtable sessions, networking opportunities and our brand new micro-topics. We’ll cover topics such as Game and Count Management, Mental Toughness, Adversity/Anxiety Management, Your Hitting Approach, Game-Like Practice Approaches, Team Offense, Recruiting for Your Lineup and much, much more.

We all know that scoring runs make softball exciting and keeps it on TV. As pitching continues to improve come and learn how you can improve your offensive production by learning from and sharing with your college coaching peers! Come and learn, share, network and improve yourself and your hitters!

Why attend?

Learn from the best hitting coaches in the country and gain valuable knowledge you can immediately use in the Fall.

The limited size creates an intimate setting that allows you to participate in roundtable discussions with fellow coaches, pick the speaker’s brains, and uncover how their solutions can apply to your hitters.

Hear innovative drills, workouts, techniques and strategies that will help improve your results.

Need help convincing your administrator you need to attend the Hitting Summit? Click here for a letter you can provide your administrators for professional development consideration.

Registration

What: 2020 Hitting Summit

Who: Current College Softball Coaches

Where: The Westshore Grand Tampa, FL

When: August 5, 6, 7 2020

Price: $349 by July 3, 2020

$449 after July 3, 2020

Why: "Kaizen". This is the only opportunity college coaches have to learn specifically about all aspects of hitting among only your peers and without the worry of recruiting or vulnerability issues.

Register now, space is limited!

You know that the 2020 Hitting Summit is the ONLY place for college hitting coaches serious about improving their skills.

Need help convincing your administrator you need to attend the Hitting Summit? Click here for a letter you can provide your administrators for professional development consideration.

Hotel: The Westshore Grand

4860 West Kennedy Boulevard

Tampa, FL 33609

Toll free:  (888) 236-2427 (ask for the 2020 Summit rate)

Website: Register Online (ask for the 2020 Summit rate)

Airport/Ground Transportation: Tampa International Airport is 3 miles away with complimentary hotel shuttle.

Speakers

Cindy Bristow

Founder of Softball Excellence & Assistant Coach at UC Riverside, nationally acclaimed clinician and coach.Full bio

Cindy Bristow

University of California Riverside

More speakers coming soon

Stay tuned...we're confirming additional speakers.

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Schedule

11:55 AM - 12:00 PM

Closing Remarks

Cindy Bristow - University of California Riverside / Softball Excellence   University of California Riverside logo   Softball Excellence logo

Bayshore Ballroom
4:50 PM - 5:00 PM

Day 2 Wrap-up

Cindy Bristow - University of California Riverside / Softball Excellence   University of California Riverside logo   Softball Excellence logo

Bayshore Ballroom
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Networking Social

Join us before dinner at the Hitting Summit Networking Social. An  opportunity to network with peers and establish and grow professional relations with other college coaches. Hors d'oeuvres and soft drinks will be served.  A cash bar will also be available. 

Atrium 1
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Registration & Check-in

On-site registration and check-in for everyone atttending the Hitting Summit

Grand Foyer
4:00 - 4:10pm

Opening Remarks

Cindy Bristow - University of California Riverside / Softball Excellence   University of California Riverside logo   Softball Excellence logo

Bayshore Ballroom
6:55 PM - 7:00 PM

Day 1 Wrap-up

Cindy Bristow - Softball Excellence   Softball Excellence

Bayshore Ballroom
Printable Agenda Coming Soon

HOTEL & TRAVEL INFO

Rising from the heart of a vibrant city, The Westshore Grand is conveniently located just 3 miles from the Tampa International Airport. The hotel features its own 24-hour fitness center and onsite dining options, including Caffe and Shula's Steak House. Just steps away from The Westshore Grand is the Westshore Plaza Mall, with a mix of high end and affordable shopping complemented by a movie theater and restaurants, including Besito Mexican Restaurant, Mitchell’s Fish Market, Maggianno’s Little Italy, Grimaldi's Pizzeria, and P.F. Chang’s.

Rate: $117 (plus tax). Reservations must be made on or before July 17, 2020 in order to be eligible for the group discount rate.
The Westshore Grand 
4860 West Kennedy Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33609<
Hotel Website
Tel: +1 (888) 236-2427
Fax: (813) 286-4053
Check-in: 3:00 PM Check-out: 12:00 PM
Complementary Self-Parking in covered garage
Valet Parking Available: $20.00 (USD)

RESERVATIONS: Book Online
Phone: (866) 912-1041 use code: 2019 Summit AIRPORT & TRANSPORTATION:
Attendees should fly into Tampa International Airport (TPA). The hotel is located in the heart of the Westshore business district and Tampa International Airport is 3 miles away. The hotel offers a complimentary shuttle to and from the airport.
AMENITIES
  • Hitting Summit-goers will receive complimentary high speed internet for all guest rooms (a $9.95 per night value)
  • State-of-the-art fitness center
  • rooftop pool – 9th floor key access
  • Onsite Dining Options
  • Business Center

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