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Charlotte Softball Instruction

Individual Spring Training Sessions
Get Ready For The Summer Season!

Purchase a single or package of sessions becoming a member at On Deck and get started today!

New Customers:
Book Your Session Online By Clicking Button Below & Creating An Account

*We are now booking Individual Training Camp Sessions. 1-on-1 with an instructor.

NEW GUIDELINES - PLEASE READ

1. All players must have a signed Waiver Prior to Starting Any Training Sessions.  These waivers need to just be signed once.  You must either print and sign and bring with you or you can request to sign online at least 24hrs in advance by emailing [email protected]
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2. The player participating in a training session must bring with him a signed daily release stating that the players have no symptoms. This must be provided prior to each and every session they attend. Without having a signed daily acknowledgement we will be unable to conduct the training session.
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3. Training Camp sessions at ENGLAND STREET LOCATION.
Players must be dropped off for training sessions. No parents are allowed in the facility during the session.  Players are to wait in their car until the instructor goes to the side entrance and waves them in.  Players should be ready for their session at the start time.  Parents are able to wait in their car during the sessions or can drop off and come back.  At the end of the session players will be walked to the exit in the back of the facility and parents can pick their players up in the gravel lot.

Training Camp session at WCWAA OPTIMIST PARK
Players must be dropped off for training sessions. No parents are allowed at cages during the session.  The coach will meet all players at the gate by the parking lot of the Babe Ruth Field.  At that time players will walk with the Coach to the cages. At the end of the session the Coach will walk the player back to the parking lot.

We appreciate everyone's patience as we work through these new guidelines.  If you have any questions please feel free to email us at [email protected]



Returning Customers:
Click The Button Above & Login To Your EZ Facility Account And Book Your Session
(If You Have Not Enabled Your Account Yet Just Request It By Emailing [email protected])

Online Portal Filter Option:
Looking to work with someone specific:
You can use the filter option at the top of the calendar... Its the three line triangle.
Click the "Calendar" to the right of the clock.
Click the box for Available-InstructorName
Click Filter and it will show you all the options available for that specific instructor


Not Sure Who To Work With?
All Instructors Bio's Can Be Found On Bottom Of This Page

 

Infield Play: Defense wins ball games! Very few indoor baseball training facilities in the country have the space to focus on defense. We have turf areas inside as well as a full sized infield outside.

Pitching: The staffs focus’ first and foremost on the mechanics of pitching. Proper mechanics lead to consistency and help prevent injury. Advanced players have the opportunity to learn not only proper mechanics but the mental approach to pitching.

Hitting: A major league approach to hitting from former and current professional players. Our staff is brings years of professional baseball & softball experience. Fundamentals of hitting for the beginner all the way up to the mental approach to each and every at bat to advanced player is what we teach.

Catchers: Catching is the most important defensive position in baseball and when it comes to training is often neglected.  Our instructors will help you maximize your talent behind the plate by teaching you the best technique in regards to receiving, blocking, footwork, and throwing.

Our Instructors are not only athletes who have reached the highest levels in the games but who are truly stewards and teachers of the game. Our staff appreciates and values the opportunity to pass on the knowledge that was given to us in our formative years. Our staff brings a passion for the game to all of our students.

 

Session Rates & Packages
30 Minute Individual Session
$55/Single Training Camp Session

Packages:
4-Pack- $200
8-Pack - $380
12-Pack - $540
*Training Camp Sessions are valid for 1-year from purchase.




Still Have Questions/Email Us At:
[email protected]

Please Provide: Player Name & The Days/Times You Are Looking For A Session

(If This Is Your First Session Please Provide DOB)




About Our Instructors:

Amanda Stacevicz (Pitching-Hitting-Defense) Amanda played Division I softball at the University of Delaware, graduating in 2013, where she successfully both anchored the pitching staff and batted in the lineup for 4-years.  After college she had the opportunity to coach 18u travel ball (NJ Pride Gold) and gave private lessons when not at a full time marketing job. Available for instruction on Tuesday & Wednesday nights. 


Taylor Cheek (Hitting/Pitching/Catching/Fielding/Slap Hitting)
is originally from McColl, SC and attended Marlboro County High School.  She played varsity all four years (2010-2014) and was named All Region all four seasons.  In 2014 she was also named All State, most Athletic Female and Wendy's Heisman Award.  Taylor attended and played softball at Queens University of Charlotte where she received a BS in Health Sciences.  After college Taylor was Head Softball Coach for Myers Park Traditional Little League in 2017.  She is currently in her fourth season with The Lady Blues Travel Softball Organization (12-14u) and the team has been ranked in the top 20 of the NC state rankings 3x.  2019 was the first season as Head Coach for the varsity softball team at Butler High School where the team finished with a 12-5 record and finished 4th in the Southwestern 4A Conference.   Available for instruction on Thursday evenings.


Abby Lathan 
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 (Hitting/Defense/Catchers) is from Monroe, NC and growing up played for Carolina Curve.  She played 4 years for Queens University of Charlotte, spending 2 years playing shortstop and 2 years behind the plate.  She left her mark in the record books at Queens, 3rd All-Time in RBI's, 3rd All-Time in HR's and 4th in Runs Scored.  She coached 3 seasons for the Carolina Elite 18u and is currently the assistant coach at Charlotte Country Day School.  Available for instruction on Monday evenings.


Janine Hill - (Pitching/Hitting/Defensive) is from Somerville, New Jersey where she attended Somerville High School. While at SHS, she was an All-Conference selection in softball, basketball and field hockey.  Janine was inducted into the Somerville High School Hall of Fame in 1999.  She accepted a softball scholarship to attend UNC Charlotte.  At Charlotte, she was a four-year starter and remains in the top five in nearly every career offensive and pitching category for the 49ers.  She became the first player in Charlotte 49ers history to be drafted and played professionally for the Durham Dragons of the WPFSL (1999).  Janine graduated from UNC Charlotte with a BA in Mathematics.  She began her coaching career at West Mecklenburg High School in 2000, where she coached basketball and softball while teaching Math.

  Following her stint at WMHS, Janine continued to teach Math and served as Head Softball Coach at Central Cabarrus H.S. (2001-02), where she led the 2001 Vikings team to the State Final Game.  She was named Conference Coach of the Year in each of her three seasons as a high school coach.  She also spent two seasons as the Head Softball Coach at Quail Hollow Middle School (2015-16).  Janine has been a constant presence and positive influence in the community as a teacher, private instructor and coach for more nearly 20 years.  In addition to working as an instructor at On Deck Academy, she teaches at South Mecklenburg High School and serves as Head Coach for Team NC 18U-Hill.  Please email for Janine's available days/times.
    


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