Play the Game (Manchester, NH) is pleased to announce the lineup for the fifth clinic in our College Coaches Clinic series. We will have Assistant Coach Katie Bettencourt from Worcester Polytechnic Institute here at our facility to put on a fast pitch Softball clinic focused on developing players on both the offensive and defensive sides of the ball for players age 14 and up. The clinic will be held at our indoor facility located at 8051 South Willow Street, Manchester, NH 030103, on Saturday, December 6, 2014 from 9:00am – 12:00pm. The clinic is just $40 per player; and space is limited. I have heard that there might be a few spots still available, please email Jim Cardello to see if there’s a space available for this clinic.
Katie brings a vibrancy and passion to the WPI softball program. Recently graduating from Northeast powerhouse University of Massachusetts, she rejoins Goldstein after playing one year (2005) at Salem High School (New Hampshire) together, and also one year at UMass (2009).
She will primarily help lead the outfield, catchers, and aid in hitting, while assisting with the day-to-day operations and recruiting for the Engineers.
Bettencourt played under Hall of Fame coach Elaine Sortino where she started in right field most of her career. She was a Two-Time Atlantic 10 First Team All-Conference, a One-Time Atlantic 10 Second Team All-Conference selection, and boasted a standout 2010 season being named Atlantic 10 Co-Player of the Year. Captaining her team 2011-2013, Bettencourt brings a wealth of playing experience and leadership to the WPI Softball program.
Katie graduated from UMass (2013) double majoring in Psychology and Sociology with a minor in Education. She will pursue a Master’s in Sports Management through Southern New Hampshire University while also working on staff at Planet Fast Pitch in Uxbridge, MA.