Blue Hen Baseball Staff to Host Three Weeks of Instructional Camps and Showcases at Bob Hannah Stadium
June 7, 2011
Photos Courtesy of Mark Campbell
NEWARK, Del. - - Looking to refine your skills and get professional advice on baseball specific fundamentals? The University of Delaware baseball coaching staff is hosting its annual Summer Youth Camps, Summer Skill-Specific Hitting and Pitching/Catching Camps starting in mid July.
Head coach Jim Sherman will also be hosting a pair of Summer High School Instructional Showcase Camps for rising sophomore, junior and senior high school players. The high school athletes will have the chance to receive quality instruction from numerous college coaches, college recruiters, as well as professional baseball scouts and have a great opportunity to demonstrate their abilities as a baseball player in competitive game settings. Showcase dates include June 29, and again from August 5-6.
Summer Youth Camps are intended for players aged 7-12 years old and will provide a great opportunity for learning valuable fundamental skills that are necessary for enhancing basic baseball skills. Learn from coach Sherman, associate head coach Dan Hammer, regarded as one of the region’s top infield instructors, pitching coach Mike Ranson and assistant coach Mel Bacon on how to become a better ballplayer.
There are three separate Summer Youth Camps, starting Monday, July 11. Each summer session will run five days with the third session running from July 25-29. All sessions run from 9 am to 3 pm.
Sherman will also be hosting an instructional hitting camp during the afternoons from July 11-15 and again July 18-22 for all hitters in grades 8-12. Learn from two of the top hitters in UD program history and develop proper hitting mechanics. All players will develop an understanding of the type of hitter he needs to be as he prepares to compete in higher levels of baseball.
Pitching and catching specific camps will be held in the afternoon from July 25-29 for all players interested in grades 8-12. Pitchers will learn the different techniques in mechanics and approaches to pitching, as well as learning new grips and different pitches. The camp will not feature extensive amount of throwing and will not be detrimental to a player’s summer baseball pitching schedule.
Catchers will have the opportunity to focus on the fundamentals of catching. The skills will include receiving, blocking and catch-and-throw mechanics.
For more information on all Blue Hen baseball camps, contact email@example.com or visit bluehenbaseballcamps.com for a list of area hotels, directions, camp policies and registration.
All camps and instructional showcases will be held at Bob Hannah Stadium on the South Campus of the University of Delaware. The stadium was renamed in May, 2000 in honor of longtime baseball coach Bob Hannah, who announced his retirement after a legendary 36-year career following the 2000 season. The natural grass stadium, one of the finest collegiate baseball facilities in the East, seats 1,300 for baseball.Back To Baseball Home Baseball Story Archive