News Archive

Back to News Archive

Injury Prevention and Coaching Clinic to feature Tom Glavine and Brian Snitker

12.15.2010

Lawrenceville, Ga. (December 15, 2010)–Gwinnett Medical Center will offer a one-day clinic on injury prevention in youth baseball on Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011, from 8:15 a.m.–3 p.m. at Coolray Field. Presenters include T. Scott Maughon, MD, chairman of the Gwinnett Medical Center Sports Medicine Program; Joseph Chandler, MD, director of medical services emeritus, Atlanta Braves; Lloyd Van Pamelen, PT, CSCS, Gwinnett SportsRehab and Atlanta Braves; Brian Snitker, third base coach, Atlanta Braves; and Tom Glavine, former professional pitcher, Atlanta Braves.

Presentations will cover preventing injuries in pitching, in-season maintenance for the throwing arm, getting the most out of your players, preseason conditioning and identifying the early signs of throwing injuries. Although the clinic is designed for parents and coaches, youth baseball players, ages 16 and up, are welcome to attend.

The $30 event fee includes breakfast, lunch and presentation handouts. A reduced rate of $25 per person is available for groups of five or more. Registration is required by Jan. 7, 2011. The first 50 people to register will receive a pair of tickets to a 2011 Gwinnett Braves game and several baseball raffle prizes will be given away.

The Injury Prevention and Coaching clinic is sponsored by Gwinnett SportsRehab and the Gwinnett Braves. To learn more, contact Tim Simmons at tsimmons@gwinnettmedicalcenter.org or 678-312-6018.

To register for this event, call 678-312-5000.

About Gwinnett Medical Center
Gwinnett Medical Center is a not-for-profit healthcare network with acute-care hospitals in Lawrenceville and Duluth that provide award-winning healthcare services. GMC’s 4,300 associates and 800 affiliated physicians serve more than 400,000 patients annually. To learn more about how GMC is transforming healthcare, visit gwinnettmedicalcenter.org or follow us at facebook.com/gwinnettmedical, twitter.com/gwinnettmedical or youtube.com/gwinnettmedical.

About the Gwinnett Braves
The Gwinnett Braves are the Triple-A affiliate of the Atlanta Braves. All Gwinnett Braves 2011 tickets packages and individual tickets are available at gwinnettbraves.com, the Coolray Field Box Office and by calling (678) 277-0340. Follow the G-Braves at gwinnettbraves.com, facebook.com/GwinnettBraves1, and twitter.com/GwinnettBraves1.