The annual ISG/DBV Convention will be held in Paderborn, Germany from January 13 to 15, 2017. Besides training sessions for umpires and scorers there also will be clinics for baseball and softball coaches. Registration for the ISG/DBV Convention is open. Costs for the baseball clinic are €125 for the softball clinic €100. Costs include lunch and dinner on site, but no accommodation.
Tom O’Connell (ISG Team Leader), Andre Lachance (Baseball Canada), Derek Johnson (Milwaukee Brewers), Martin Helmig (German National Team), Ulli Wermuth (Mainz Athletics) and Troy Williams (German National Team) will be speakers at the baseball clinic, Craig Montvidas, Enrico Obletter and Karen Marr at the softball clinics. More speakers will be confirmed soon.
The ISG/DBV Convention is being held at the Ahorn-Sportpark in Paderborn, a unique facility which allows theory and practice taught side by side. The clinics will be organized by the German Baseball and Softball Federation (DBV) in cooperation with the International Sports Group (ISG) and the European Softball Federation (ESF).