Cal Softball Fall/Winter Clinics
Improve Your Skills And Have Fun
at Cal Softball Camp
Join Head Coach and former National Champion, Chelsea Spencer, at the Cal Softball Camps and take your game to the next level! Campers will get the opportunity to play at Levine-Fricke Field in Berkeley, California. The Golden Bears are one of the winningest and most successful softball programs in the nation. Take this opportunity to attend Cal Softball Camps to improve your skills and make friends!
All Cal Sports Camps are open to any and all entrants. For your safety and benefit, we recommend you choose a camp that fits your level of development. All events are subject to change based on NCAA and Covid-19 restrictions. Due to high demand and limited capacity, prices are subject to increase as camp exceeds 25%/50%/75% capacity.
Check out our Summer Cal Softball Camp dates HERE!
- Superior Instruction from the UC Berkeley Softball Team
- Low Camper to Instructor Ratio
- Elite Camp
- Cal Clinic T-Shirt
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Head Coach Chelsea Spencer
Chelsea Spencer, who won an NCAA title during an All-American career at Cal before embarking on a coaching career, agreed to become the next softball head coach for the Golden Bears on May 20, 2020.View Chelsea's Bio ⟩
Entering her third season with the Golden Bears in 2023, Spencer is coming off a 28-27-1 campaign in 2022 which included series wins over No. 7 Washington, No. 24 Stanford and No. 25 Arizona. Cal's offense put up program Top-10 marks with 57 home runs (third-best in history) and a .291 team batting average (seventh-best in history) under the tutelage of Spencer.
As a shortstop, Spencer was part of four straight Women's College World Series teams with the Golden Bears, including the 2002 NCAA championship squad. She returns to Cal after spending the past two seasons as an assistant coach at Texas and the 2013-18 seasons at Oregon.
Spencer was born in Oakland and attended Arroyo High School in San Lorenzo. Since earning her Cal degree in American studies in 2006, she has remained entrenched in softball as both a player and a coach. She played professional softball through 2010, while her coaching career began at Chabot College in 2007. She moved to the Division I ranks in 2011 as an assistant at Michigan State before her stints at Oregon and Texas.
While at Texas in 2019, Spencer helped the Longhorns to a final No. 9 national ranking from Softball America, as the team reached the NCAA Super Regionals for the first time since 2013. Her efforts helped produce five All Big-12 honorees, three all-region selections and two NFCA All-Americans.
During Spencer's time at Oregon, the Ducks produced five 50-win campaigns, five regular-season conference championships and four appearances in the WCWS. In addition, the Oregon coaching staff won the 2016 Pac-12 Coaching Staff of the Year award. Spencer mentored 17 All-Americans, four Academic All-Americans and a Pac-12 Scholar-Athlete of the Year.
Before heading to Eugene, Spencer completed two seasons as an assistant coach at Michigan State, guiding Spartans shortstop Lindsey Hansen to All-America honors in 2011.
At Chabot, Spencer was tabbed the Coast Conference North Division Coach of the Year in 2009, and eight of her players transferred to upper division programs.
While donning the Blue and Gold, Spencer started 277 consecutive games at shortstop. In addition to being on the 2002 national championship team, she was also part of two consecutive national runner-up finishes in 2003 and 2004, as well as the 2005 Pac-10 championship squad. Spencer was named to the WCWS All-Tournament team twice (2002, 2003) and an NFCA All-American as a junior when she batted .326 with eight home runs and 17 stolen bases.
Highlighting an impressive professional playing career from 2005-10, Spencer was a four-time All-National Pro Fastpitch selection. She was part of the 2009 league champion Rockford Thunder squad and served as team captain for the Philadelphia Force in 2007.
Assistant Coach Amber Freeman
Amber Freeman enters her first year on the Golden Bear softball staff heading into the 2023 season.View Amber's Bio ⟩
Freeman spent the last three years as the head softball coach at Vanguard University, compiling an 82-36 record with the Lions, beginning with the 2020 COVID-19 shortened season.
The native of Lakewood, California, and Mater Dei High School product went on to a multi-year standout career as a catcher at Arizona State University. She became a three-time NFCA All-American and garnered 2013 Pac-12 Player of the Year honors. Freeman stands fourth in ASU history with 56 career home runs and fifth in RBI, totaling 197. She is also fifth in Sun Devil history with 46 career doubles.
Freeman's 2015 batting average of .436 is fifth in single-season history for those tallying at least 75 at-bats. She became just the third player in ASU history to earn both First-Team All-American and First-Team Academic All-American designations.
Throughout her junior and senior seasons, she tallied a .422 batting average in 115 games played and only recorded one error in over 400 chances. She posted a career slugging percentage of .718 and an on-base percentage of .498.
Freeman also earned Pac-12 Scholar Athlete of the Year recognition in 2015 after holding a 3.6 GPA in the classroom. A two-time Academic All-American, Freeman received her Master of Arts in Elementary Education in 2017, earning a 3.7 GPA while teaching third grade at Conchos Elementary School in Phoenix, Arizona
Assistant Coach Becca Mueller
After helping upgrade the Ball State offense in a number of statistical categories during the 2020 season, Rebecca Mueller agreed to become an assistant coach for the Cal softball program on July 13.View Becca's Bio ⟩
A native of Sacramento, Mueller guided the Cardinal's offense to multiple national rankings inside the top 35 in her lone year at Ball State. The vast improvements compared to the previous campaign included a 26th ranking in on-base percentage (.405), up from a .365 mark in 2019. The Cardinals also ranked 32nd in runs and 35th in slugging percentage at .503 (.440 in 2019). The squad's batting average also improved from .244 in 2019 to .304 in 2020.
Mueller spent the 2019 season as a volunteer assistant coach at Georgia, a program that produced a 42-19 record and a national ranking of 17th. She mentored four student-athletes to earn NFCA All-Southeast Region honors, with one also earning NFCA All-America recognition. Georgia finished the year ranked 14th nationally in home runs per game (1.26), 16th in slugging percentage (.508) and 18th in scoring (6.03 runs per game).
Prior to joining the Georgia coaching staff, Mueller was a volunteer assistant for her alma mater the College of Charleston in 2018. She guided Taylor DuPree to earn recognition on the NFCA All-Mid-Atlantic Region First Team and finish her career with program records for hits, batting average, runs scored and stolen bases.
Mueller started her collegiate coaching career as an assistant coach at Colgate in 2017. She enabled strong improvements in the Raider's offense as the program's batting average went up from .222 to .273, the slugging percentage soared from .312 to .417 and Colgate nearly doubled its home run total (15 to 29) from before her arrival.
Mueller enjoyed an illustrious playing career at the College of Charleston from 2013-16. She helped the Cougars boast a 136-88 record over her four years, including a 40-win season in 2014. She was an NFCA All-Mid-Atlantic Region honoree as a senior, a two-time All-CAA selection and a two-time CAA All-Tournament Team selection. Starting 220 games in the outfield for College of Charleston, Mueller finished her career ranked in the program's top 10 in 12 offensive categories, including third in doubles (40), and fourth in hits (219), triples (9) and RBI (122).
Excelling in the classroom, as well, Mueller was tabbed a scholar-athlete for her conference in 2013. She graduated from the College of Charleston in May of 2016 with a degree in political science.
Volunteer Assistant Coach Kailee Cuico
Kailee Cuico was named a volunteer assistant on June 25, 2020, by head coach Chelsea Spencer.View Kailee's Bio ⟩
Spencer and Cuico worked together on the Oregon softball coaching staff from 2015-18 and at Texas from 2019-20.
In her first year on the Texas staff in 2019, Cuico helped the Longhorns register a 46-17 overall record as well as the program's first NCAA Regional title and NCAA Super Regional berth since 2013. Texas batters improved in a number of offensive statistical categories including batting average, extra-base hits, RBI, slugging percentage and on-base percentage.
Prior to her stint at Texas, Cuico spent four seasons on the coaching staff at Oregon, her alma mater, serving as a volunteer assistant from 2016-18, focusing on hitting and defense. During that span, Duck batters posted the nation's top batting average in 2016 (.353) and the second-best fielding percentage in school history in 2018 (.973) on squads that produced numerous All-Americans.
A standout student-athlete at Oregon from 2011-14, Cuico was a two-time NFCA All-Pacific Region and three-time All-Pac-12 Honorable Mention selection. She is the first Duck to reach a career 40-HR plateau and currently ranks second in the UO record books in both career homers (46) and RBI (180), and also third in walks (100). During her time in Eugene, she propelled the Ducks to 193 wins, two Women's College World Series berths (2012, 2014) and two Pac-12 regular season crowns (2013-14).
Following her collegiate career, Cuico played two seasons with National Pro Fastpitch, highlighted by helping the Chicago Bandits win the 2015 Cowles Cup title.
Internationally, Cuico has been a member of the Philippines National Team. In 2017, she led her squad to a second-place finish at the Asian Women's Championship (highest finish in Philippines softball history), earning the Philippines berths in the 2018 Women's Softball World Championship and the 2018 Asian Games.
Come join the fun and receive top-notch instruction with Cal Softball Fall/ Winter Clinics. This is an amazing opportunity to work with a prestigious softball program and refine your skills, all while having a great time and making new friends!
Age Requirements: Please note that age restrictions are firmly based on the date of birth and graduation year. The Cal coaching staff reserves the right and will excuse any player without refund if their age has been misrepresented. Safety is of the utmost concern during this camp.
Note: To participate, we require a minimum of 2 years of travel ball experience.
Instruction will focus primarily on hitting, fielding, base-running, and game situations. You can expect high demand for these first come first serve camper spots, so please be sure to register early.
Please note: The following information may be subject to change.
Check out our Summer Cal Softball Camp dates HERE!
2023 CAMP INFORMATION
- Dates: Winter Elite Camp- TBD
- Age Group: 13-18 (Grades 7-12)
- Camp Type: Day Camp
- Schedule: 9:00am-4:00pm
- Check-In: Begins 30 minutes prior to the camp start time.
- Meals: Lunch is not provided. Please bring a snack/lunch to camp each day.
WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE FEE?
- Daily Softball Instruction
- Supervision: Campers are supervised by staff during camp hours
- Cal Sports Camp T-Shirt
INSTRUCTION & FACILITY
Ratio: 1:10 staff to camper ratio
Groupings: Campers are initially grouped by age and moved around accordingly based on skill level.
Facility: Outdoor Fields. Indoor facilities are available during inclement weather conditions.
PREPARE FOR CAMP: COMPLETE YOUR PRE-CAMP CHECKLIST
To view your customer account, complete your mandatory forms, pay balance dues, and review important camp information, visit Pre-Camp Checklist.
All necessary camp information is on this page. If there are any imperative changes prior to camp start, registered campers will be notified via email and this webpage will be updated!
CHECKLIST OF THINGS TO BRING:
Below is a suggested list of clothes, equipment and personal items. US Sports Camps is NOT responsible for lost or stolen articles or money.
Small gym bag/backpack
Athletic clothing: t-shirt, shorts, softball pants (recommended)
Cleats & sneakers
Catchers gear (if applicable)
Packed lunch and snacks
Most camps have an athletic trainer on-site to help with illness or injury. In case of an emergency, campers will be transported to the nearest hospital.
Nike Softball Camps does not provide transportation from airports, train stations or bus depots. If you have a child flying to camp, please arrange a shuttle or taxi service.
For information regarding our cancellation policy and all other company policies, please visit USSC Policies.
NIKE SOFTBALL CAMP FAQ
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SECURE YOUR SPOT – CAMPS SELL OUT!
Last year over 650 Sports Camps sold out, leaving 7,000+ campers on the waitlist. Due to high demand, early registration for our first-come-first-serve camps is strongly recommended.
Camp Dates & Prices
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