The organizers of the 2013 DBV Convention, which will be held from January 25 to 27 at the Ahorn Sportpark in Paderborn, Germany, announced the speakers for the baseball clinic on Tuesday. The lineup is highlighted by 21-year-old right-handed pitcher Trevor Bauer of the Arizona Diamondbacks. Well known among European baseball coaches for his long toss regime and a repertoire of 19 different pitches he will bring his expertise to the old continent. Selected in the first round of the 2011 MLB Draft he made his big league debut this summer.
Other speakers will be Brent Strom of the St. Louis Cardinals, Tim Leiper of Baseball Canada and the Miami Marlins, Tom O’Connell of ISG Baseball, and German coaches Martin Helmig, Georg Bull and Ulli Wermuth. Additionally German minor leaguers Donald Lutz and Kai Gronauer will speak about their experiences in professional baseball. Athletics coach Thomas Prange is going to talk about strength and conditioning techniques.
Registration for the 2013 DBV Convention in Paderborn is open through the official website www.convention.baseball-softball.de