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posted: 3/28/2012 12:12 PM

Strike 3 baseball clinic coming to Round Lake

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Strike 3 Baseball Clinic is coming to the Round Lake Sports Center on March 31.

The clinic, created by established coaches and former professional baseball players, will teach the fundamentals of baseball to children ages 7 through 10, officials said.

Children will learn the basics of hitting, catching, throwing and base running, along with teamwork, discipline, dedication and sportsmanship, officials said in a news release.

The clinic will be at the sports center, 2004 Municipal Way, Round Lake Beach. Clinic times for children 7 and 8 years old are 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., and 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. for 9- and 10-year-olds.

The cost is $50.

The coaches for the clinic are:

•Derek Hart, a former professional baseball player and member of the Round Lake High School Hall of Fame. Hart is a Round Lake High School alumni who helped his team win 19 games in 1992 by going undefeated at 10--0 as a senior. He was named Northwest Suburban MVP. After playing baseball in college, he played three years for the Richmond Roosters in the Single A Frontier League.

•Heath Cummings will start his second year as the head baseball coach at the College of Lake County. Cummings, hired was hired by CLC in September 2010 after coaching at Zion-Benton High School since 1997.

•Tom Anselm graduated from Zion-Benton High School in 1993 and was named to the all-conference, all-county teams. He played at the College of Lake County and UW-Whitewater, but began coaching in 2000 in Wisconsin.

•Dom Pavell played football, basketball and baseball throughout high school and one year junior college baseball at South Georgia College. Pavell received a bachelor's degree in exercise science, and is an NCAA certified basketball coach.

For more information or to sign up for the clinic, visit their website at