Iowa Sticks T-Ball

Luke Eldred

T-Ball, Coach Pitch and Rookie Co-Director

The Sticks have designed this program to be different than the average run of the mill t-ball experience. At the heart of this program is development while creating a fun and stimulating experience. The Iowa Sticks coaching staff will teach the fundamental skills of the game while also teaching the rules of the game.

Areas of Development
1. Throwing
2. Catching
3. Hitting
4. Fielding
5. Base running
6. Rules of the game

The program will meet once a week starting in early June, sessions are 45 minutes in and consist of 5 min warm-up 20 minutes of skill development and 20 min of game play.Later in June and early July we add a second day that will a consist of a game day outside at Holiday Park.

Lead Instructor:
Luke Eldred
Luke’s baseball career was inspired all throughout his childhood. His father, Cal Eldred, coached in the MLB for 14 years, working with teams such as the Milwaukee Brewers, Chicago Whitesox, St. Louis Cardinals, and Kansas City Royals. Growing up around baseball, Luke found a love for the sport early on. His D1 career at Dallas Baptist was very successful, earning him many honors and nominations. Luke is passionate about working on pitching with athletes one-on-one. He is excited to help them improve their skills through lessons and instruction.

Ages: 3-5

Dates, Times and Location:

Session 1
Fridays, March 31 - May 19, 4:30-5:15 pm at Sportsplex West
Sunday games, April 23 - May 14, 5:30-6:15 pm at Holiday Park

Session 2
Fridays, June 9 - July 14, 4:30-5:15 pm at Sportsplex West. (NO sessions July 4th weekend.)
Sundays, June 18, July 9 and 16, 3:15-4:00 pm at Holiday Park

Session 1 $200 (8 development sessions, 4 games and Sticks jersey and hat)
Session 2 $135 (5 development sessions, 3 games and Sticks jersey and hat)

Questions: Email Luke Eldred














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