Cougar Update: Softball to Host Clinic in February

Cougar Update: Softball to Host Clinic in February

FREDERICK, Md. - The Frederick Community College softball program is set to host three hitting clinics this winter on February 2, 9, 16. The clinics will take place in the Athletics Center on the campus of Frederick Community College. The hitting clinic will feature special guest, Coach Laura Horstkamp.

Ages 8-12 (9:30 A.M. - 10:45 A.M.)
Ages 13-High School (11:00 A.M. - 12:15 P.M.)

$40.00 per session
$110.00 for all three sessions

The hitting clinic will emphasize:

  • Fundamental hitting mechanics
  • Specialized instruction for each athlete
  • Keys for the mental side of hitting
  • Group instruction & individual video evaluation
  • Situation hitting and bunting

Please contact Coach Chris Davis at (301) 473-1135 for more information.

Click HERE for registration form.


Coach Laura Horstkamp Accolades

Coaching Roles

Stevenson University

2005 – 2008, Assistant Coach

Laura Horstkamp served as assistant coach from 2005-2008 for the the Mustangs Softball Team.  Head Coach, Stefanie Meyerson found her on the diamond as they were competing against each other in the semi-finals of their slow-pitch league.  Laura has been playing softball for 25 years and is a true fan of the game.

In practice, Laura worked with the team to develop their mental toughness and physical fitness in an effort to perform at their best.  On game day, you would find her in the dugout working with the team as they moved back and forth from offense to defense making certain they were staying mentally tough.

In 1990, Laura graduated from Franklin High School in Reisterstown, MD lettering in Softball and earning All County DH for her on base average of .788.  Laura is a graduate of the University of Delaware where she earned her BA in Philosophy. 


Pallotti High School

2009 – 2010, Assistant Coach

2011 – 2012, Head Coach


Wester Howard County Fever

2010 – 2013, Hitting Coach


Instructor Roles

HRTC (Hit, Run, Throw, Catch)

2006 – Present, Softball Instructor

Bowie Blue Jays

2013 – Present, Hitting Instructor

Hall Athletics (previously PowerUp)

2012 – Present, Softball Instructor

Softball Factory

2012 – Present, Softball Evaluation Contractor

Extra Innings

2011 – 2013, Softball Instructor

HCYP Coach the Coach Clinic

2013, Facilitator/Trainer


Coach Training/Education/Clinics

Be The Best You Are, Cherry Hill NJ

2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

NSC Softball Coaches Clinic, Chicago IL

2014 and 2015

USA Softball Camp, Maryland


MD/DC ASA Coaches Clinic, Kent Island MD

2011, 2012 and 2013

Caitlin Lowe Slapping Clinic, Cherry Hill NJ