Regents Winter Baseball Camps Set
Monday, November 10, 2008
Posted by: Regents Sports Information
Rockford, IL – The two-time defending Northern Athletics Conference champion Rockford College Regents baseball team have announced dates for their annual winter baseball camps. Camps for 6-14 year old player will take place on Saturday and Sunday, December 20-21 from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. A high school hitters camp will be held on Saturday, December 27 from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. and a high school pitchers camp on Saturday, December 27 from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. Registration fee for each of the camps is $50 and will camps will be held at the Seaver Center on the campus of Rockford College.
The youth camp will focus on fundamental of the game, including hitting, throwing, base running, and fielding. The hitter’s camp will feature improve hitting mechanics through a variety of drills with ballistic training. The high school pitcher’s camp will focus on mechanics, velocity enhancement, off-speed pitches, grips, pick-offs, and P.F.P.
Lead instructor at the camp will be Regents Head Coach Bob Koopmann. In his two years as Regents head coach, Rockford is 56-29, including two post-season NAC championships and one regular season crown. In addition to his Rockford duties, Koopmann is also in his second stint as manager for the Rockford RiverHawks, during the first of which the RiverHawks won the Frontier League Championship. Coach Koopmann will be assisted by the Regents baseball coaching staff and several current and former Regents players.