Regents Baseball Announces Winter Camp Dates
Thursday, November 19, 2009
Posted by: Regents Sports Information
ROCKFORD, Ill. – The two-time Northern Athletics Conference champion Rockford College Regents baseball team have announced dates for their annual winter baseball camps. Camps for 6-14 year-old players will take place on Monday and Tuesday, December 21-22 from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. A high school hitters camp will be held on Wednesday, December 23 from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. and a high school pitchers camp on Wednesday, December 23 from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. Registration fee for each of the camps is $60 and includes a Rockford College Baseball t-shirt. 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 three years as Regents head coach, Rockford is 83-43, 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.