2013 Baseball Camps
Youth Camp — August 7-9, 2013
|Dates:||August 7-9, 2013|
|Times:||9 a.m. - 3 p.m.|
|Contact:||Aaron Swick, firstname.lastname@example.org, (503) 370-6011|
The program emphasis will be on all aspects of pitching with a concentration on proper throwing mechanics, strategies, philosophies, and mental approaches. A fundamental approach to mechanics will be taken with more advanced techniques instructed as needed.
The program emphasis will be on all aspects of hitting and bunting. Learn the finer points of offensive production including the proper use of teaching aids, mental approaches, and techniques for developing more power and bat speed.
The program emphasis will be on the fundamentals of infield and outfield play. The finer points of both areas will be addressed as well as drills designed to improve defensive play.
Speed and Agility
This summer there will be instruction on how to train and do exercises that get a player into baseball shape. This is the same program that the Willamette Bearcats use during their season.
Each camper will receive individual instruction in all aspects of the game.
Aaron Swick is in his fourth year as the head coach at Willamette. He has lead the Bearcats to consecutive 4th place finishes in the Northwest Conference in 2009 and 2010. Coach Swick has also worked camps at the University of Oregon and the University of California at Berkeley. Swick has worked with various age groups over his career in baseball and has coached 25 players who have gone on to compete in professional baseball.
Willamette Univeristy Bearcats and Withnell Dodgers
During the camps, various players from both the Willamette Bearcats and the Withnell Dodgers will be at the camp helping with instruction. Willamette has produced many outstanding players over the last couple of years including six first-team all-conference players and an All-American. The Withnell American Legion team is annually one of the top teams in the region.