Mike Sheppard's Hustler's Baseball School I

Ages 8-18

Location: Owen T. Carroll Field Baseball

Monday, June 30, 2014 to Thursday, July 3, 2014

Starts: 9:00am / Ends: 3:00pm

Camp Cost: $400.00

Camp Description


This is an action camp for the serious player! The areas best coaches will be providing instruction in all phases of the game. Campers goals should be to learn the right way to play the game of Baseball. While improving their individual skills.

Players will be evaluated so they know what parts of the game they need to improve upon. Instruction will be given in both individual and group settings to help players in their step by step development.

We look forward to working with players of all levels from beginner through high school. We want your child to have fun while becoming a better baseball player. We have developed a strong curriculum with dual supervision to make a high quality program, that is most valuable to your child's baseball progress. We teach and promote good behavior and wholesome life styles and show players future coaches are looking for in a student-athlete.

General Information


Players will be grouped by age initially, then groups will be adjusted according to skill level and nature of the drill.

The clinics will be fully staffed by Seton Hall University Coaching Staff and several Top High School coaches from the area.

Players will need their own bat, helmet, glove, spikes, hat, sneakers for indoors. Catcher's must bring their own gear. A swimsuit and towel for optional swim break.

Tuition covers the entire cost of instruction, insurance and camp tee shirt. Tuition does not include travel, lodging or meals.

Sample Schedule
09:00 a.m. Camp Attendance
09:15 a.m. Group Stretching & Warm Up
09:45 a.m. Position Play Skills(Defense)
10:45 a.m. Offensive Skills-Batting, Bunting, Baserunning, Etc.
11:30 a.m. Lunch
12:30 p.m. Baseball Fundamentals
01:00 p.m. Team Skills - Relays & Cuts, Bunt Coverages Etc. (optional swim)
01:40 p.m. Instructional Games
02:50 p.m. Daily Review

All camps take place at beautiful Owen T. Carroll Field located in the heart of SHU campus. The field features a brand new Field Turf surface as well as state of the art lighting system. Our indoor facility includes the Regan Field House which allows us to continue to serve all our needs in case of inclement weather. 59,000 square feet of space can be utilized to cover every facet of the game including an Indoor batting cage area.

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 daily, this will eliminate any confusion and or miscommunication.

Camp Check-in


Please check in 30 mins prior to the scheduled start time

Camp Waiver Information


Information & Medical Release Form will be attached to your e-mail confirmation. It is also available in this camp listing.

Please print fill out, sign and deliver this form to the registration check in on the first day of camp.

Download Waiver Form



From the Garden State Parkway (North or South)
Take the Garden State Parkway to Exit 145. Follow directions for 280 West.

From New Jersey Turnpike
Take the New Jersey Turnpike to Exit 15W. Follow directions for 280 West.

From 78 East (Local)
Take Exit 49B (Maplewood). Stay to the right off the exit. Make the second right, which is a jug handle, and cross over Springfield Avenue onto Valley Street. Take this street approximately 3 miles to South Orange Avenue. Turn right and proceed 1 mile to the University. Enter through the Farinella Gate on the right.

From 280 West
Take Exit 11B, Day Street/Essex Avenue, Orange. Off-ramp becomes Freeway Drive West. Make a left at the second light onto South Day Street (Joyce Carnegie Place). Make a left at the next light onto Freeway Drive East. Turn right at the next light onto South Center Street. (South Center Street becomes Centre Street.). Follow it approximately 2 miles to the intersection of South Orange Avenue and Centre Street. Enter the University through the Farinella Gate across the intersection on South Orange Avenue.



Lunch can be purchased at the University Center Café or campers can bring their own.



Seton Hall University Baseball merchandise will be available to purchase while at camp.

Miscellaneous Information


About Mike Sheppard Sr.
The family owned and operated Hustler's Baseball School was founded in 1974. It is the oldest continuous Baseball School in the area.

Mike Sheppard Sr. paid his dues working youth baseball, through high school, American Legion baseball and for 31 seasons as head coach at Seton Hall University with 998 wins. Coach Sheppard is the winningest coach in Seton Hall University history and ranks him high in the all time collegiate records. He is a three-time Big East Coach of the Year, who led his team to 27 post season Big East and NCAA tournament appearances. Shep has tutored major leaguers Craig Biggio, Rick Cerone, Charlie Puleo, John Valentin, Mo Vaughn, John Morris, Jason Grilli, Matt Morris and Dan Morogiello and former Hustler's Baseball School and Seton Hall Prep alumnus: Eric Duncan, Rick Porcello and Joe Martinez to name a few. The key to Shep's success has been a fundamental approach to the game of baseball coupled with the Hustler's attitude.

Contact Information


Questions regarding Mike Sheppard Baseball Camps at Seton Hall University? Call (973) 761-9557 or e-mail .

Mike Sheppard Sr. (973) 669-9621
Mike Sheppard Jr. (973) 723-0626
Rob Sheppard (973) 761-9557

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