Check out our Camp Page for fun baseball camps for the kids.
Location : Corner of University and Auden
Date and Time: Jan 2nd - 5th Monday. - Thursday 9am - 12pm.
Activities include: Machine pitch hitting (ages 6 to 9), form pitching (ages 10 to 12), form hitting, form fielding, form running, arm strengthening, live game experience, and professional one on one instruction.
Make sure your player has a bat, helmet, and glove. Pack a snack for your player as well, water fountains are available or bring a thermos. Catchers bring your catching gear and cup.
All parents will sign a waiver upon entry. $50 per day.
Cash or Checks can be written to our professional coach Clay Daugherty or Bobby Marquez. Rain outs will be refunded or pay after the camp is concluded.
Please RSVP via TEXT with players name and dates attending to:
Coach Clay (918)852-4368
For more info or RSVP email email@example.com.
We look forward to having some fun and getting results...... PLAY BALL !!!!!
COACH BENNY'S 12TH ANNUAL
HOLIDAY BASEBALL CAMP
December 27th & 28th, 2017
Dear Players and Parents,
I am Benny Distefano, former Major League Baseball player with five years of MLB experience playing for the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Houston Astros. I have been a professional coach for twelve years: As a hitting coach, I am entering my seventh season and my fourth season as outfield coordinator with the New York Mets' organization. Prior to that, I was with the Detroit Tigers' organization for four years. I have been teaching baseball lessons to Houston area youth for 18 years and conducting skill camps for area Little Leagues and select teams.
My Holiday Baseball Camp is in its 12th season! This is a great opportunity for players from Little League through High School to work on their skills in preparation for spring baseball and softball tryouts. I limit the enrollment each year so that the low player/instructor ratio ensures quality instruction and attention to each camper.
Hitting: Our goal is to build a solid foundation of good mechanics. We do this by evaluating each camper's swing, drill work, and teaching the mental aspects of hitting. We will also work on base running, including leads and slides.
Fielding: We will teach the fundamentals of infield and outfield play. Same as in hitting, a solid foundation of good mechanics is important: proper foot work and throwing techniques, how to move to the ball, anticipating defensive situations.
Pitching/Catching: In pitching, we will emphasize pitching form: proper grip, arm action and overall mechanics. In catching, we will teach the mechanics of receiving pitches, blocking, throwing and basic catching techniques.
Camp Location and Date/Time
Bayland Park Little League (M1) /Kyle Chapman COLT League Fields (M5) at Bayland Park, 6400 Bissonnet (Near Hillcroft)Houston, TX 77074
Dates & Times
Wednesday: December 27 - 9AM to 2:15PM
Thursday: December 28 - 9AM to 2:15PM
LUNCH! Will be provided both days (pepperoni pizza and drinks.)
On the last day of camp, the players will have the opportunity to demonstrate what they've learned in a scrimmage game that takes place at 1:30 PM. Parents are invited to come watch.
And last, but not least, the scrimmage game is followed by: The Famous "Coach Benny" White Elephant Gift Exchange...always a "hit" with the kids...Gifts are provided by Coach Benny, but the fun is had by all! Bring your cameras!
This year the free parent raffle gift will be a Hall of Famer Mike Piazza signed ball.
6 to 12 year olds will be on the smaller field (Bayland Park Little League – Reese Field M1.)
13 to 18 year olds will be on the large field. (Kyle Chapman Field M5.)
We limit the number of players in the camp to 50.
Separate stations for each activity, which allows time for developing the specific position.
We will have at least 5 professional instructors, each of which is either a professional major league scout or a professional minor league coach for a major league organization.
Coaches for the Camp:
Ben Distefano – Drafted by NY Mets
Kevin Ellis – Chicago Cubs Area Scout
Trey Forkaway - Chicago Cubs Cross Checker
Ray Corbett – New York Mets Area Scout
Plus five additional professional coaches to assure that the players receive personal attention & quality instruction.
Cost: $200* (Includes - Coach Benny Gift Exchange)
Mail Registration check to : 9911 Murray Landing, Missouri City, Texas 77459 - Attention Benny Distefano
Please get checks in to hold a registration spot. CHECKS WILL NOT BE CASHED UNTIL THE CAMP IS FINISHED.
Registration and waiver forms are attached.
Cell: 281-723-4806 Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Hitting, fielding and pitching instruction by current and former professional players including the Astros' #2 overall pick in the 2015 draft.
January 2nd, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00p.m.
2626 West Sam Houston Pkwy N, Houston, TX 77043
Visit Rake City Baseball Camps to register.
Alex Bregman – LSU, Houston Astros
Blake Swihart – Boston Red Sox
Blake Trahan – ULL, Cincinnati Reds
Kade Scivicque – LSU, Detriot Tigers
Jace Conrad – ULL, Tampa Bay Rays
Andrew Stevenson – LSU, Washington Nationals
Chris Chinea – LSU, St Louis Cardinals
Austin Robichaux – ULL, Los Angeles Angels
Zac Person – LSU, Houston Astros
Blair Beck – Kansas, Tampa Bay Rays
Ryan Theriot – LSU, Chicago Cubs
Jared Koutnik – Michigan State, NY Yankees
Jason Columbus – LSU, San Francisco Giants
Ryan Crowley – Los Angeles Angels
Conner Hale – LSU, Seattle Mariners
Caleb Adams – ULL, Los Angeles Angels
Dan Brewer – Bradley, Atlanta Braves
The always popular two day instructional camps begin on December 16th and continue with two additional sessions beginning on December 27th and December 29th. Each two-day session contains three position-specific camps covering Pitching/Catching, Hitting, and Defense that offer focused instruction on the keys of each phase of the game. Our camps are staffed by members of the Rice coaching staff, current players and area high school coaches and boast a low camper-to-coach ratio intended to provide as much individualized instruction to each camper as possible. They make a great early holiday gift for your ball player and are an awesome way for them to get the quality instruction needed to stay sharp over the break and prepare for the upcoming spring season! Spots are limited and always fill up quickly so we encourage you to sign up soon to reserve your space. Registration and additional information can be found online at www.collegebaseballcamps.com/rice. If you have any additional questions left unanswered by the camp website, please don’t hesitate to call or email me.
Director of Baseball Operations
Rice University Baseball
6100 Main St., MS-547, Houston, TX 77005
O 713-348-8864 | C 713-816-3558 | F 713-348-6936
December 22, 26, 27, 28, 29
Time: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Cost: $60 per camper/per day
Location: Post Oak Little League
All camps are from 9:00 - 12:00 and are at Post Oak Little League. Campers will be outside on the fields and on a covered outdoor basketball court. We will not have access to an indoor gym. Sports will include baseball, basketball, soccer, football, kick ball, dodge ball, capture the flag and more! Register Now!