Ohio Wesleyan senior Michelle Corbett, a Scioto graduate, was named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America all-Great Lakes Region first team. Corbett, a forward, led the Bishops with eight goals and three assists. It was her third-consecutive first-team selection.

Ohio Wesleyan senior Michelle Corbett, a Scioto graduate, was named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America all-Great Lakes Region first team. Corbett, a forward, led the Bishops with eight goals and three assists. It was her third-consecutive first-team selection.

Ohio Northern junior Jake Heaphy, a Jerome graduate, was named second-team all-OAC in football. Heaphy, who handled punting and kicking duties for the Polar Bears, averaged 38.0 yards on 47 punts with a long of 64 and had 12 downed inside the 20-yard line. He also made two of three field goals and eight of nine extra-point attempts.

Ohio Wesleyan freshman Matt Bonfini, a Coffman graduate, was named first-team all-NCAC in men's soccer. Bonfini, a forward, scored nine goals and had three assists.

The Ohio Wesleyan softball coaches and players will hold pitching and catching clinics Jan. 17. The clinic from 9 a.m. to noon is for pitchers grades 5-8 and all catchers while the clinic from 1-4 p.m. is for pitchers grades 9-12. Registration is limited to 50 participants. For more information call coach Cassie Cunningham at (740) 368-373 or for a registration form visit bishops.owu.edu.

The Columbus Coralinas Synchronized Swimming Club will offer a team in training synchro learning opportunity for girls ages 12-and-under.

Lessons are available from 1-3 p.m. Sundays through May at New Albany High School. For questions or to register, call Hayley Head at (614) 488-6175, e-mail timhayley@sbcglobal.net or visit www.coralinas.org.

The following schools are seeking coaches:

Dublin Sells Middle School -- Assistant wrestling. Call athletics director Jay Schwanke at (614) 764-5981 or e-mail schwanke_jay@mail.dublin.k12.oh.us.

Dublin Jerome -- Varsity boys track, varsity girls track, varsity assistant girls basketball, varsity assistant girls tennis, varsity assistant softball. Send rsum to Nick Magistrale, athletics director, Dublin Jerome High School, 8300 Hyland Croy Road, Dublin, 43016. For tennis, call coach Anthony Susi at (614) 353-3223.

Westerville South -- Varsity girls volleyball, varsity assistant track with expertise in shot put and discus. For track, call coach Jim Gaul at (614) 580-4164. For volleyball call Dave Siess at (614) 797-6004.

Capital will play host to a one-day track and field clinic from 1-5 p.m. Jan. 25 aimed at introducing young athletes to the concepts used in the training of university track and field athletes. Events that will be covered include sprints, hurdles, throws, pole vault, long jump, triple jump and high jump.

For more information contact coach Fred Barends at (614) 236-6919 or (614) 736-0320, e-mail fbarends@capital.edu or visit www.capitalcrusaders.net.

Capital softball coach Nan Payne and pitching coach Jeff Dupler will hold hitting clinics from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Jan. 24 and Feb. 7, pitching clinics from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Jan. 31 and Feb. 14 and a catching clinic from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The clinics are open to girls grades 5-12. A brochure with registration information is available online at capitalcrusaders.net. For questions or additional information contact Payne at (614) 236-6487 or e-mail npayne@capital.edu.

The Ohio Chargers U-14 baseball team is looking for players for next year. The Chargers play a regional schedule and will participate in the tournaments throughout the Midwest. Eligible players cannot turn 15 before May 1, 2009.

For more information, e-mail OhioChargers@aol.com.

The following schools are seeking coaches:

Hamilton Township -- Varsity assistant coed track. Send rsum to athletics director Mark Beggrow at mbeggrow@hamilton-local.k12.oh.us.

Johnstown --Varsity softball. Contact athletics director Mike Carter at wmcarter@laca.org.

Thomas Worthington --Varsity assistant sprint coach for boys and girls track and field. Call Andy Cox or Nancy Beattie at (614) 88-32270 or e-mail acox@worthington.k12.oh.us.

Tree of Life --Varsity boys soccer and varsity girls volleyball. Contact athletics director Yohana Hill at (614) 784-1937 or e-mail athletics@tolcs.org.

Upper Arlington -- Varsity assistant boys swimming. Call coach Jeff Stewart at (740) 359-5334 or jstewart@uaschools.org.

Watkins Memorial -- Junior varsity boys basketball. Contact John McGiffin, athletics director, at (740) 927-3417 or e-mail jmcgiffin@laca.org.

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Former NBA player Stan Kimbrough, who played for the Sacramento Kings and the Detroit Pistons, is offering private or small group basketball lessons at The Hoop for boys and girls grades 3-12. For more information call (513) 229-0863 or visit www.kimbrobball.com.

The Mid Ohio Jets Football Club is looking for players and coaches for full-contact football. You can apply online at www.midohiojets.com or call Same Husein at (614) 580-2135.

Has your uncle coached basketball at Gahanna Jefferson Junior High for the last 20 years? Did the Grove City football fan you sat next to claim he has not missed a Dawgs home game since 1971? Is your father credited for starting the lacrosse craze in Upper Arlington? Is your brother a driver at Scioto Downs?

ThisWeek is in search of people like that for a series called "Community Profiles." Contact ThisWeek at sports@thisweeknews.com with the names of people you think have interesting stories. Unfortunately, not all submissions can be used.

The Positive Coaching Alliance, a non-profit organization based at Stanford University, offers a free Internet-based course on how to develop and promote positive youth sports programs for youth coaches, parents and league administrators.

The program's goal is to raise the level of sportsmanship in youth sports. For information, call (650) 725-0024, send an e-mail to pca@positivecoach.org or visit www.positivecoach.org.

Coaches, parents and children involved in youth sports can find information, advice and instructional products at the Web site produced by Youth Sports Resource. Sections include articles, forums, chat areas, newsletter and also a sportsmanship award program. For further information, visit www.youth-sports.com.

The National Youth Sports Safety Foundation is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing the number and severity of injuries young people sustain in sports and fitness activities. For more information, visit www.nyssf.org.