2013 Baseball Camps

Brochure

Willamette University Baseball All Skills Camp — Oct. 27, 2013

Dates:Oct. 27, 2013
Times:10 a.m. - 2 p.m., at John Lewis Field in Bush's Pasture Park
Cost:$50
Contact:Aaron Swick, , (503) 370-6011

Participation is limited to the first 50 athletes to register and to students who will graduate from high school in 2014, 2015 and 2016.

Camp Information

Willamette University will host the Baseball All Skills Camp on Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013 at John Lewis Field in Bush's Pasture Park.

Pitching

The 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.

Hitting

The focus 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.

Defense

The program will emphasize 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

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.

Individual Instruction

Each camper will receive individual instruction in all aspects of the game.     

Camp Staff

Aaron Swick, Camp Director

Aaron Swick is in his sixth year as the head coach at Willamette. He led the Bearcats to a third place finish in the Northwest Conference in 2013. 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.

Swick will be assisted during the camp by other members of the Willamette baseball coaching staff.