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2019 clinics

Aliso Viejo Girls Softball is proud to bring back our popular pitchers and catchers’ clinics this 2019 Spring Season. Both clinics will be held at our AVCP fields on Sunday’s starting January 27th.

This is an awesome opportunity for players interested in taking on these pivotal roles for a team. Clinics are conducted by two of the top ranked coaches in Southern California with a long list of D1 athletes as their credentials Frank Rizzo and Jay McGowan.

This season we're providing two time spots for pitchers 9am and 10am based on age group, and one spot for catchers at 9am. These clinics are limited and are purchased quickly. If you're considering any of these clinics, now is the time to sign up. This is a 6-week clinic that is held each Sunday starting January 27th and ending March 10th. There will be no clinic on February 17th due to President’s weekend (No Games or Practices Scheduled during that week).

 In addition, Alan Caouette, the Head Coach of ANHS Varsity Softball Team along with his team will be hosting a 3 hour clinic at their Aliso Niguel High School Fields on January 12th from 8am-11am  for our AVGS athletes

ANHS Pitcher/Catcher  Clinic will offer extra instruction after the clinic for an additional $10  from 11am-11:30am These clinics are limited and are purchased quickly.

Lunch will not be included, so be sure to send your athlete with enough water and snacks to hold them over for three hour session.

The cost will be used towards covering the ANHS Girls Softball tournament season travel expenses. Another great opportunity to enhance your daughters experience and skills with athletes who started at REC level.


  • You will select your clinic of choice on camp/clinic options page in registration  for  (pitchers/catchers or ANHS clinic)
  • Transactions are not transferrable. No refunds will be allowed after the start of the first session. Make ups will be rescheduled due to weather.

Aliso Niguel High School Players' Clinic

  • Alan Caouette, head coach of Aliso Niguel High School varsity softball, and his team have rescheduled their previously rained out clinic to Tuesday March 19th from 5pm to 7pm.
  • If you registered for the previous clinic, you are still registered for this one.  If you are unable to attend the make-up day, a refund can be provided.
  • If you did not originally sign-up for the ANHS clinic, you can still sign-up for this one. 
  • The cost is $25 per player and is available to girls in age divisions 8U through 12U.  The fee goes towards sponsoring the high school team's travel tournament this season.
  • Extra instruction for pitchers will be available from 5pm to 5:30pm for an additional $10  (maximum 15 pitchers).
  • Extra instruction for catchers will be available from 5pm to 5:30pm for an additional $10  (maximum 15 catchers).

Catchers Clinic

Looking for your daughter to increase her playing time? Become a leader? Own the field? Be a catcher. Professional Coach Jay McGowan teaches the physical aspects of the catching position creating leaders of the field, while driving home drills to develop a catcher’s physical strength and fitness. This clinic is a first come, first serve basis with limited spots. Clinic runs each Sunday from January 27 and ending March 10. (no clinics on 2/17) 

  • Coach Jay has some commitments on some of these day,  but will have one of his students be there on his behalf for those days.
  • $125 Catching clinic from 9am -10am 

Pitchers Clinics

Whether your daughter is an experienced pitcher, or wants to better her mechanics to compete as a pitcher, Professional Coach Frank Rizzo will provide a 6-week clinic filled with drills that will help develop and increase their muscle memory of the right movements.  These clinics fill up fast, and are on a first come, first serve basis with limited spots. Clinic runs each Sunday from January 27 and ending March 10. (no clinics on 2/17)

  • $125  Pitching clinic max (16)
  • Times will be 9am or 10am on Sundays based on age group and you will be notified of  your time slot.