This camp will be a showcase atmosphere to help prepare high school players for the skills necessary to play college baseball. The focus of the camp will be on hitting, pitching, and individual position skills.
Have fun while learning the skills, techniques, and fundamentals of baseball. This will be an all skills baseball camp that will teach the fundamentals of hitting, throwing, fielding, pitching, catching and position specific skills. The main focus will be on improvement, but most importantly… fun, games, and contests!
NOTE: Players should bring their ball equipment, lunch, snacks and water. Hydration is a big part of athletic performance. Players will have ample time to hydrate themselves.
Matt Jones is an Assistant Baseball Coach for Sierra College and has coached at many other colleges and universities including UC Berkeley, UC Irvine, UCLA and Los Medanos College. He has coached 15 current Major League Baseball players along with 150 others who have been drafted by the MLB.
Josh Morton is returning this year as an assistant baseball coach for Sierra College where he coached from 2003- 2010 and was a part of the 2008 State Championship team. He has spent four years as a high school varsity assistant coach and over eight years instructing youth and travel ball. Additionally, he worked for the Boston Red Sox as an associate scout.
NOTE: Participants should be dressed in comfortable athletic shorts, sweatpants or baseball pants and are encouraged to bring snacks and water. Hydration is a big part of athletic performance and all participants will have ample time for water breaks.
This “All Sports Games” camp will consist of daily baseball (wiffle ball), football and soccer games where campers will gain sports skills and techniques through actual game experience, not drills. Knowledgeable instructors will be on hand to coach.
The 2014 season will be Rob Willson’s 11th season as head coach at Sierra College and 21st overall as a California Community College head baseball coach. Coach Willson was voted the 1995 California Community College Coach of the Year by Cal-Hi Sports Magazine. This is the first camp Rob Willson will be teaching in his 12 years at Sierra College and he looks forward to teaching young boys and girls how to play baseball, football and soccer. He thrives on instruction and competing at a high skill level while making the games fun.
The 2014 Season will be Ryan Stevens' 4th Season as an assistant coach with Sierra College. Coach Stevens also works as an Associate Scout with the Kansas City Royals. Ryan played at Del Campo High School where he lettered all four years in baseball and basketball. After high school Ryan red shirted at Sacramento State while on scholarship. He transferred to Sierra College in 2007 and helped the Wolverines win the 2008 California State Baseball Championship. After Sierra College Ryan received a scholarship to Sonoma State University and played there in 2009 and 2010. He finished his college career with a batting average well over .300. Coach Stevens is working on his Master’s Degree so he can teach at the Junior College level and hopes to be a college head coach one day.
Go to www.sccommed.org to register.
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