Beginner Pitching Clinic

On Deck Training Center
5125 West Chester Pike
Newtown Square, PA 19073

This 6-week beginner softball pitching clinic is designed to teach new pitchers the
basic fundamentals of the softball pitching motion. Each pitcher will learn a set of
throwing progression drills designed to systematically build proper throwing
mechanics. The pitchers will also learn:
how to grip the ball correctly
how to legally stand on the pitching rubber
how to “present” the ball to the batter
how to utilize the “powerline” to increase speed and accuracy, as well as
promote proper balance throughout the pitching motion.

Dates: Saturdays, Feb 9th-March 16th (6 total sessions)
Time: 3:00 – 4:00pm
Cost: $195/pitcher
Age: 8-12 y/o

Dates: Sundays, Feb 10th-March 17th (6 total sessions)
Time: 12:30 – 1:30pm
Cost: $195/pitcher
Age: 8-12 y/o

Only 8 Spots Available*
Please bring a glove and water bottle to each session. Wear turf shoes or sneakers


Meet Your Instructor:
Sheelin Mengel

High School (Allentow n Central Catholic)
“Morning Call” All-Area Team 2001,
2002, and 2003
2004 “Morning Call” Player of the Year
Senior Year: 16 wins, 11 shutouts, 0.18
ERA, 211 strikeouts

Bloomsburg University
PSAC Pitcher of the Week
Senior Year: 16 wins, 0.94 ERA, 102
Career: 3 no-hitters
NFCA All-American Association: Scholar-
Athlete 2006, 2007
CoSIDA 2007 “ESPN The Magazine” All-
Academic Team: District 2 Third Team
Dean’s List: 8 consecutive semesters
Scholar-Athlete: 2006, 2007, 2008