Aussies Sparks are proud to announce that World Series winning manager Ozzie Guillen is coming to Melbourne from March 7th to the 11th.
Beginning March 7th, the Waverley Baseball Club will host a meet and greet session beginning at 6:00PM that will be open to the general public. Guillen will speak and share stories about his life in the Major Leagues, as well as answering questions. Cost is $30 for the main event and will include an autographed photo, plus a small-group photo-op. Limited VIP spots will be available on a first come basis.
Over the March 8-10 long weekend, small group instructional sessions will be held at Waverley, Springvale, and Essendon Baseball Clubs allowing young players from U14s to U23s along with a session for woman, will have an opportunity to learn from this baseball legend.
Spots at the Ozzie Guillen instructional sessions will be limited to allow drill work to be done in groups of four, groups of two, and even one-on-one. Guillen will be assisted by Melbourne Aces players Scott Wearne and Freddy Flores. And just for fun Maverick will be there too!
Guillen's primary goal in Melbourne is to make a difference in baseball through instruction and raising money for local junior programs, as well as the women's National team as prepare the battle at the World Cup in Japan.
Simone Wearne and Rob Novotny of the Aussie Sparks have organized Guillen's visit. The trip is being sponsored by Pacific Headwear caps which are being launched in Australia through Fielder's Choice.
The Jet Couriers Melbourne Aces are a proud supporter of Ozzie Guillen's visit and are excited to get our members involved in this once in a lifetime event.
Check out the attached flyer for more details.