Madison, Gordon At Fury Clinic On Saturday

Monday, January 21, 2013 - by special report to chattanoogan.com

Fury Academy will offer an “All Skills” Baseball Clinic on Saturday, Jan, 26m at the 12,000 Square Foot Fury Indoor Facility in Chattanooga. This clinic will cover skills including hitting, throwing, and defense. Each participant will receive professional instruction from some of the top coaches in baseball.

Appearing at the clinic will be:

Keith Madison is considered one of the most well-respected men in baseball.

Madison was the head coach at the University of Kentucky for 25 years before retiring in 2003. While at Kentucky he recorded over 700 wins. He currently serves as the Director of Baseball Outreach for SCORE International, and has served on several mission trips to the Dominican Republic. Learn the game of baseball the way it is supposed to be played from Coach Madison, and hear his inspiring message of hope.

Don Gordon played professional baseball as a pitcher for 10 years as part of the Tigers, Blue Jays, Brewers, and Indians Organizations. Don has served on dozens of overseas mission trips. He currently serves as the Director of International Baseball for SCORE, and has led or participated in clinics and mission trips to over 20 different countries. He is a graduate of the University of South Carolina, and he and his wife Deb have 3 children. You will be inspired by Don as he shares stories from the big leagues, and his life as a missionary.

The event will be from 9 am. until 3 p.m. Cost is $75 each with limited spots available.

E-mail moyer12@aol.com for reservations.


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