Fightin' Irish Softball Academy

Dates: June 30-July 3
9 am - 3 pm
Ages: 8-14
Cost: $250 by the "Early Bird" deadline (April 17, 2014); $275 after April 17, 2014
lunch included 

The Fightin’ Irish Softball Academy will present instruction for players who want to develop their skill set. Offensively, players will focus on  on bunting, slapping, hitting and base running, with emphasis on balance, athleticism and quickness. Defensively, players will focus on defensive fundamentals, catching, throwing, fielding, pre-pitch preparation and situational awareness.

Academy Director - Frank Sinkavich
Frank Sinkavich is the new head coach of the girls softball program. He brings a philosophy of  desire, dedication and discipline to the program, with emphasis on loyalty, confidence and fundamental knowledge. Coach Sinkavich comes to SHC with a wealth of sports knowledge and experience. For nearly 30 years, Coach Sinkavich has coached youth sports in San Francisco, including PAL, Salesian,  YMCA, Boys and Girls Clubs, ASA, USSSA, Babe Ruth, Cal Ripkin, SFUSD and San Francisco City College. Formerly the JV Softball coach at Sacred Heart in 1995, Coach Sinkavich went on to found the San Francisco Angels summer softball program, providing a vehicle for San Francisco girls to experience softball at the highest level. The Angels program has received accolades from the City of San Francisco for their outstanding level of sportsmanship and representation of the city when traveling around the country.

Fightin' Irish Sports Academy