UNCW Seahawk Slugger Camp

Ages: Grades 7-12

Location: Brooks Field - UNC Wilmington Campus

Saturday, November 23, 2013 to Sunday, November 24, 2013

Camp Description

 

UNCW Seahawk Slugger Camp is focused entirely on offense.

The camp will provide athletes with elite instruction from UNCW Hitting Coach Randy Hood and other members of the UNCW baseball coaching staff.

Areas of instruction will include: hitting technique, swing analysis, base running, offensive approaches, short game philosophy, and mental training. This camp is designed for players who want to take their offense to the next level.

Our mission is for each camper to experience how we teach, practice, and play Seahawk Baseball. It also allows the coaching staff the opportunity to instruct and evaluate players in a competitive and challenging environment.

Instructors from this year's 2013 Seahawk Sluggers Camp will include:
· College Hitting Coaches from all over the East Coast
· Professional Scouts
· Current Professional Players
· Current College Players
· UNCW Coaching Staff lead a top 40 offensive power year in and out

General Information

 

Camp Instruction will include, but is not limited to the following:
· Pre at bat mentality
· Rhythm and timing
· Mechanics from the ground up
· Grips and hand and shoulder placement
· Proper bat path (Palm Up/Down) through the zone
· Hips/Hands/Hips swing pattern
· Frontside Backside correlation with a balanced finish

Cost:
$225.00 per session

Times:
Saturday Nov 23rd 8:30am - 12:30pm Group 1
Saturday Nov 23rd 1:30pm - 5:30pm Group 2

Sunday Nov 24th 8:30am - 12:30pm Group 1
Sunday Nov 24th 1:30pm - 5:30pm Group 2

Players Receive:
Elite, professional instruction
Camp T-shirt (Sizes available M-2XL)

UNCW Offense:
UNCW continued to be an offensive leader in the CAA, and nationally, in the 2012 season with the program. The Seahawks ranked in the nation's top-30 in eight categories, including batting average (22nd), runs (27th), hits (12th), doubles (23rd), home runs (11th) and stolen bases (12th).

In 2013 UNCW laid claim to two All-Americans in rising senior Ryan LaGrange and 23rd round pick of the Milwaukee Brewers Michael Bass. Both led a stellar offensive line up for a Seahawks team that reached a 21st ranking nationally and defeated a UNC team that was ranked #1 in every national poll. LaGrange finished with a .370 batting average with 78 hits, 14 doubles and 5 home runs; while Bass boasted a team high .380 average including 21 doubles, 81 base hits, 4 home runs and was 26-of-27 on stolen bases.

Video Analysis:
Right View Pro is a video analysis software used with our players, allowing us to go back and look at virtually every swing a player has had since the beginning of the year. We can slow down, pause, and even compare our players' swings side by side with almost any big leaguer. Right now our analysis system consists of three cameras, LF line, RF line and behind home plate. All analysis will be reviewed during camp in order to assure your understanding of what we are working on to improve your swing.

Equipment:
Each camper must bring his own baseball equipment. Players should be properly equipped; a glove, hat, bat, cleats, running shoes, baseball pants, belt, and socks. Helmets will be available for those of you that don't own one.

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 when you signed up for camp. Please make it a habit to check your e-mail, this will eliminate any confusion and or miscommunication.

Parents are welcome to stay and watch the camp from the stands.

The camp is open to any and all entrants. Limited only by number, age, grade level and/or gender.

Camp Check-in

 

Check-In is at 8:00am (for group 1) and 1:00pm (for group 2) on each day of camp. Arrive at least 30 minutes prior to your session.

Camp Waiver Information

 

Please read, fill out and bring signed form to the registration check in.

Download Waiver Form

Directions

 

Directions:
If Traveling To Wilmington Via I-40: I-40 becomes US 132/S. College Road once the interstate ends. Continue traveling south on College Road approximately 3 miles. Turn left onto Hurst Drive (The 3rd entrance to campus). Turn left at the traffic light onto Hamilton Drive. Travel approximately ¼ mile and turn right onto Riegel Road. Brooks Field is approximately ¼ mile on right.

If Traveling To Wilmington Via US 74/76: After crossing the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge, US 74/76 is also called Dawson Street. Continue on Dawson Street approximately 1.5 miles. Dawson Street (US 76E) will bear right and become Oleander Drive. Continue on Oleander Drive approximately 2.5 miles until it intersects with US 132N/College Road. Turn left onto College Road. Travel approximately 1 mile north, and then turn right onto Hurst Drive at the traffic light. You are now on the UNCW campus. Turn left at the traffic light onto Hamilton Drive. Travel approximately ¼ mile and turn right onto Riegel Road. Brooks Field is approximately ¼ mile on right.

If Traveling From The North Of Wilmington Via US 17: US 17 becomes Market Street in Wilmington. Continue traveling south on Market Street. Go under the overpass at the junction of US 117S/132S, and immediately turn left at the traffic light onto South College Road. Continue traveling on College Road approximately 1 mile. Turn left onto Hurst Drive (The 3rd entrance to campus). Turn left at the traffic light onto Hamilton Drive. Travel approximately ¼ mile and turn right onto Riegel Road. Brooks Field is approximately ¼ mile on right.

If Traveling From Wilmington International Airport: As you exit the airport, turn left onto 23rd Street. Turn left onto Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway. Continue to the US 132/College Road intersection, and turn right onto College Road. Travel approximately 2 miles. Turn left onto Hurst Drive (The 3rd entrance to campus). Turn left at the traffic light onto Hamilton Drive. Travel approximately ¼ mile and turn right onto Riegel Road. Brooks Field is approximately ¼ mile on right.

Meals

 

Meals will not be provided. Campers will be on their own for lunch each day.

Accommodations

 

Campers will not be able to stay on campus for this camp. All hotel arrangements must be made on your own.

Call Robbie Monday at 910-962-2528 or e-mail seahawkbaseballcamp@gmail.com.

Merchandise

 

Seahawk Baseball merchandise will be available at this event.

Miscellaneous Information

 

What if I have to cancel a camp?
We do not offer refunds on cancelled 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 camps. Credit with insurance is transferable to family members or friends, and good toward a future camp.

Mark Scalf Baseball Camps are open and accessible to individuals with disabilities while balancing the risk of physical injury to the individual and others. Participation in any program or camp by individuals with disabilities is subject to prior and ongoing review by UNCW. In accommodation, the camp must receive notice of the individual's desire to participate no later than 60 days prior to the commencement of the applicable camp. Inquires may be directed to Mark Scalf at (910) 962-3570.

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