Viking Baseball Camp!
Viking Baseball Camp is in its 11th year and continues to be one of the top summer baseball camp on the North Shore. Our staff consists of college coaches, HS Coaches, and youth coaches along with college players looking to share their knowledge of the game. Whether you are looking for advanced instruction or just learning to play the game, this is the camp for you.
Jason Doviak – Camp Director
Senior Associate Director of Athletics and Recreation – Salem State University
Jason Doviak was recruited and attended Stony Brook University for one year and finished his playing career at SUNY Cortland (3 Years).
He came to Salem State University from The College of Saint Rose where he was the Athletic Business Manager from 2002 to 2005. Jason was a player / coach in the Albany Twilight League for 3 years.
Jason has a great deal of experience in instruction as he was a Camp Instructor & Advanced Pitching Expert at the Sienna College Baseball Camp for 4 years and Cortland Baseball Clinics for 3 years.
Jason served as the assistant baseball coach / pitching coach for 6 years at Salem State University. The pitching staff saw vast improvements right away and was ranked in the top 10 Nationally in ERA. In his first season as pitching coach, he helped lead the team to the NCAA Tournament where Salem State earned its first ever NCAA postseason victory against the University of Southern Maine. After being promoted to Associate Director of Athletics in 2011, Jason stepped down as assistant coach but still works closely with the players and coaches as an advisor.
Jason currently provides pitching lessons to local players of all ages throughout the year working with them one on one to improve their mechanics, arm strength, and control. These players are immediately recognized as some of the top pitchers in their leagues and carry their knowledge and skills with them to the next level.
Jason is currently the Vice Chair of the NCAA Division III Baseball Committee and Chair of the New England Region. He was appointed to a four-year term in September of 2014. Jason will coordinate and supervise the NCAA New England Regional which takes place in mid-May.
If you are interested in private pitching lessons, please contact Jason directly.
Marc Crovo has been coaching and instructing local high school and collegiate level players for the past five years. He began his coaching career in 2008 as an assistant coach and sub varsity head coach at Malden Catholic High School. In 2011, Marc founded the Vikings Baseball AAU program, which he currently runs and coaches players ages 9 through 18u. This past year, Marc joined the Salem State Vikings as an assistant coach and will specialize in working with catchers and hitting instruction.
Marc graduated from Salem State University in 2009 with a degree in Business Management. During his time there, he was the starting catcher for four years and served as a captain while also being named an all conference MASCAC player. In 2006, Marc helped lead Salem State to a 34-8 record, leading them to a MASCAC championship and the NCAA tournament. After the season, Marc received a Cape Cod League invite from the Brewster Whitecaps and was also named a Yawkey Baseball League All-Star and Gold Glove Award winner.