Each year Southwest Camps, Inc. conducts instructional clinics for coaches and female softball players across the country. We invite all interested players to attend our 2019 Holiday Camp or our Summer Day or Elite Camp in 2019. Southwest Camp staff is second to none and we know your daughter will enjoy her time learning from the nation's best. Click either of the links above for more information.

Coach Candrea enters his 34th season as the head coach of the University of Arizona softball team in 2019 and under his guidance reaching the pinnacle should once again underscore a record of success almost unparalleled by any program in any sport at any level.

The Division I wins leader in NCAA Softball history, Candrea has enjoyed three decades of unparalleled success at the helm of the Arizona softball program. Candrea owns a 1,520-388-2 (.796) in 32 seasons at Arizona. Under Candrea, the Wildcats have won eight national championships and appeared in 22 Women's College World Series. He has guided the program to 11 conference championships, including the 2017 Pac-12 title, helping Candrea earn his 12th conference coach of the year.

Also in 2017, Candrea won his 1,500th career game, becoming the fastest coach in NCAA history, any sport, any level, to win 1,500 games. Only five coaches in any sport have more Division I victories than Candrea.

Candrea is one of the most respected coaches in the nation, with the accomplishments to supplement: eight national titles in a 24-season span, 22 trips to the Women’s College World Series in the last 28 seasons, 1,520 career victories, a mind-boggling career winning percentage of 80%, 57 All-Americans with a staggering 99 citations, four national players of the year and stewardship of Team USA to an Olympic gold medal, to name a few. With a graduation rate exceeding 99% learning both on and off the field is what Candrea’s players do best.

Our camps and clinics teach skills for the game and provide information for coaches for success. It is his desire to help softball continue to grow as a sport at every level.

Southwest Camps, Inc. is located in Tucson, AZ.

The Southwest Camps and events are not an official function of the University of Arizona.
The Southwest Camps and events are open to all entrants limited only by number, grade level and/or gender.