Each camp is run by the University of Dayton Softball Coaches who are on-site and provide instruction throughout the duration of camp. They may be assisted by current/former Flyer student athletes as well as other coaches from around the country. No camp session will have a camper to counselor ratio higher than 10:1.
Cara LaPlaca, Camp Director Head Coach University of Dayton Softbal
2015 Atlantic 10 Coach of the Year
Led the Flyers to the 2015 Atlantic 10 Regular Season Championship after setting the Dayton single-season record for victories and conference wins.
Coached 24 All-Conference selections at Dayton, including the 2017 Atlantic 10 Player of the Year, 2015 A-10 Player of the Year, Pitcher of the Year and Rookie of the Year.
Single season program records that were set under her watch include batting average, home runs, RBI, runs, doubles, walks and slugging percentage.
Recorded her 300th career win in 2015.
Led the Flyers in her first season to one of the best single season turnarounds in UD softball history.
Tristan Wilcox, Camp Co-Director Assistant Coach University of Dayton Softball
Hitting coach for the Dayton Flyers.
Led 2017 team to break program single-season doubles record (95)
Led 2017 team to break program single-season batting average record (.300)
A 2013 graduate of Aurora University, spent the 2016 season as an assistant coach at Hillsdale College and helped lead the squad to the program’s best finish in school history.
Named the Northern Athletic Conference Player of the Year in 2013 and was twice named the Aurora University Female Athlete of the Year (2012, 2013).
Francesca Carrullo, Camp Instructor Assistant Coach University of Dayton Softball
Pitching coach for the Dayton Flyers.
Four-year starter with the St. John’s Red Storm.
Winning pitcher for the program’s first ever Big East Championship.
Four-time member of the Big East All-Academic Team.
All University of Dayton camps and clinics are open to any and all entrants, limited only by age, grade level, and/or gender described.