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Training: Clinics and Camps

Coach Jen's Weekly Pitching Clinics

Come join Coach Jen's weekly pitching clinics to learn how to pitch or sharpen your skills.  Pitching clinics for both beginner and intermediate/advanced player are held at  Laguna Niguel Middle School.

Please sign up here if you would like to attend

Parents, please come prepared to catch for your pitcher.  A bucket is recommended. Players need to bring their face mask and glove.  

**Please note that space is limited. If you sign up and cannot make it, please remove your name from the sign up to allow someone else to take your place.  These clinics are sponsored by LNGS and while there is no cost to participants they are not "FREE.”  Your help in making sure LNGS funds are not wasted is greatly appreciated.**

Clinic Coach Bios

Jen McDonnell

Jen has been a private pitching instructor for over 25 years.  She has used the knowledge from her 17 years of playing experience, including pitching for University of Hawaii (1993-7), to coach hundreds of girls.  Several of her students have earned college softball scholarships.  She also enjoys hosting softball camps to develop young players' skills.

Jessica Plaza

Jessica Plaza grew up in Huntington Beach, and has played and taught the position of catcher for several years.  Some of her accolades include making All-Pac 12 Freshman Team (Stanford) and earning a silver medal at ISF Junior Women’s (19-U) World Championship.  Her teaching goals include emphasizing the importance of college and relating failure in sports to learning life skills.

Coach P (Priscilla Sarmiento)

Coach P started her college softball career at Cypress College where she helped her team win the State Championship in 1991. She later transferred to Kennesaw State University on an earned scholarship.  Coach P played 1B and was a power hitter who led her team in RBIs throughout her career, as well as achieving all league honors and accolades. After college, Coach P transitioned to coaching high school, city recreational league, and finally travel ball. Coach P has coached softball players from 6 yrs to 18 yrs old. For the last 15 years, Coach P has been using her experience and training and sharing her specialty of hitting instruction in South Orange County, most recently at Baseball Performance Academy in San Juan Capistrano.