Best of the Southeast Pitcher/Catcher Camp at BSC

Grades 9-12

Location: Striplin Field, Birmingham, AL

Saturday, December 6, 2008

Starts: 9:30am / Ends: 5:00pm

Camp Cost: $85.00

Camp Description


Thank you for your interest in the Best of the Southeast Pitcher/Catcher Camp at BSC. Our goal every year is to aid and refine each players fundamentals of the game. Our staff works in harmony to provide each individual the utmost in instruction.

The Best of the Southeast Pitcher/Catcher Camp at BSC will take place on the BSC campus at Striplin Field. Focus of the camp will be on the development of each player's pitching and or catching abilities. Players will be broken down individually and coached through drill work. Players will have the opportunity to recieve instruction from the BSC Coaching staff as well as coaches from Mississippi State University as well as the University of Kentucky.

General Information


Information & Welcome Packet

Note: Please provide in the comments section of the registration page your GPA and your ACT scores. Thank you.

Players Receive
Opportunity to meet, learn and be evaluated by current Birmingham-Southern College coaches
BSC baseball camp t-shirt

Delivery Mechanics
Grips and pitches
Daily fundamental drills
Controlling the Running Game
Mental Preparation
Arm Care and arm building long toss routine
Fielding your position
Strength Training and fitness program
Discuss different types of bullpen sessions
6-week plan to prepare for season

Throwing to Bases
Strength & Agility Program
Handling Pitchers / Leadership Skills
Daily Fundamental Improvement Drill Plan

Our featured guest instructors for this year are:

Butch Thompson
Pitching Coach /Recruiting Coordinator
Mississippi State University

A former BSC Panther player and assistant coach, he has become one of the most highly regarded young coaches in the SEC. After helping coach BSC to the 2001 NAIA National Championship, Butch has spent the past 7 season in the SEC, with stops at Georgia and Auburn prior to his current role at Mississippi State. Since 2001 he has had over 20 pitchers sign professional contracts.

Brad Bohannon
Assistant Coach / Recruiting Coordinator
University of Kentucky

Coach Bohannon has been an assistant at UK for the past 5 years, serving as Recruiting Coordinator the past 3 years. During these 3 years the Wildcats have had 3 top 25 recruiting classes, with the 2008 class being ranked #4 nationally. He has helped the Wildcats win their first ever SEC championship in 2006, and 2 NCAA Regional appearances.

Questions regarding Panther Baseball Camps at Birmingham-Southern College? Please e-mail Tyler Shrout at or call 205-422-6935.

Camp Check-in


Camp check-in takes place 30 minutes prior to the start of the session

Items to Bring:


  • Baseball or other athletic clothing
  • Cleats and tennis shoes
  • Baseball glove
  • Baseball Bat
  • Baseball Cap - Baseball helmet
  • Catchers gear (catchers only)

Camp Waiver Information


Please bring all signed forms to registration check in.

Certified athletic trainers will be on-site for all camps.

Download Waiver Form



The Camps will be held at beautiful Striplin Field located on the 'Southern campus. Named after BSC grad and current board member Larry Striplin, it is one of the finest baseball facilities in all of NCAA Division III athletics.



Lunch will be provided for this session



"This is not an "overnight" camp. Players traveling from out of town will be responsible for securing their own hotel accommodations."



Camp store will be available for drinks, snacks and hats

Miscellaneous Information


What if I have to cancel a camp?

We do not offer refunds on canceled campers, just a future camp credit if you decide to cancel, but we do have what is called "Cancellation Protection". We offer basic Cancellation Protection to allow participants some peace of mind in case plans change. This allows us to keep our prices low and provide the best service possible. Due at the time of registration, Cancellation Protection entitles you to a full refund of camp fees should you cancel your registration more than 14 days prior to the start of an overnight camp, and 7 days prior to the start of a day camp. If you cancel within 14 or 7 days of the start of your session, we will give you a camp credit for all money paid. The credit is valid for three years from camp date at any of our national locations. Credit with insurance is transferable to family members or friends, and good toward a future camp.

Contact Information


Questions regarding Panther Baseball Camps at Birmingham-Southern College? Please e-mail Tyler Shrout at or call 205-422-6935.

IMPORTANT : please check your email regularly as this is our primary way we communicate. Any additional information that we need to convey as the camp draws closer will be passed on to you via the e-mail address that you supplied CBC when you signed up for camp. Please make it a habit to check your e-mail daily, this will eliminate any confusion and or miscommunication.

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