University of West Florida - Baseball

Fall Pitching/Catching Camp

Location Pensacola, FL
Event Date(s) Sep 10, 2019 to Oct 15, 2019
Ages 13 to 18
Grades 8th to 12th
Register By Sep 9, 2019 11:59pm CST

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Event Description

 

2019 FALL PITCHING/CATCHING CAMPS

SEPTEMBER 10TH - OCTOBER 15TH
GRADES: 8th - 12th
LOCATION: Jim Spooner Field
TUESDAY NIGHTS: 6:00 PM
COST: $155 (6 Sessions)

Mike Jeffcoat just completed his 14th season as head coach and 16th overall for the Argonauts. In 14 seasons, Coach Jeffcoat has put together a record of 489-267 (.647 winning percentage). Since taking the helm in August 2005, Jeffcoat has spearheaded one of the top baseball programs in NCAA Division II and 2011 National Championship. He has coached his players to numerous individual and team accomplishments that include 83 All-GSC selections, 4 GSC Freshman of the year. 17 All-GSC Tournament, 1 GSC Tournament Most Valuable Player, 30 All-Region selections, 2 All-Region Gold Glove Awards, 8 All-American, and 12 MLB Draft Picks. The 2007 team won the school’s first Gulf South Conference Championship, and first NCAA Regional appearance. As a result, his peers named Coach Jeffcoat the GSC Coach of the Year 5 times. The 2010 team was the East Division regular season champions, and the team earned the program’s second NCAA Regional appearance. During the 2016 and 2019 campaign, the Argonauts won the regular season title. Argonauts have been to 7 NCAA regionals in 13 years.

The camp’s six-week session (one night per week) will focus on four main points:

  • Proper pitching mechanics
  • Arm strengthening maintenance
  • Bullpen pitching sessions (w/ catcher)
  • Select pitch improvement (fastball, curveball, slider, change-up)

Catchers will be included in the camp to work on:

  • Receiving
  • Blocking
  • Catch and Release

FOR ADDITONAL CAMP INFORMATION CONTACT
Assistant Coach Kyle Brown at kbrown1@uwf.edu