2015 Gaucho Winter Prospect Camp

Grades 9-12 & JC Athletes

Location: UCSB Baseball Stadium

Saturday, January 10, 2015 to Sunday, January 11, 2015

Camp Cost: $250.00

Camp Description

 

Our prospect camps are under the direction of Andrew Checketts and the UCSB Baseball staff.

They present a great opportunity for prospective student-athletes to showcase their abilities and receive professional instruction from the UCSB Baseball Staff, current and former Gaucho players as well as college and high school coaches from around the area.

Day 1: Players will go through a pro style workout during the evening on the first day. The workout includes defensive and offensive evaluations, as well as timed 60 yard dashes. During evaluations, campers will be split into groups for position specific defensive instruction.

Day 2: Players will receive position specific training with UCSB coaches in the morning. The afternoon is dedicated to a competitive scrimmage rotation, which includes two teams playing each other on the field, cage work, defensive skill work, and "chalk talks" about various baseball and college topics. The coaches are there to coach the campers through in-game situations offensively and defensively as well as giving hitting or defensive instruction in the cages. Players who are "pitcher only" will receive pitching instruction during position training and also during the scrimmage as we have a coach dedicated to work with the "pitcher only" group.

General Information

 

Times:
Saturday 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Sunday 8:00am - 4:00pm

Players Receive:
Elite, professional instruction
Compete in live baseball games watched and evaluated by UCSB staff and other college coaches
A written evaluation (upon request)
Camp T-shirt (Sizes available M-XXL)
Lunch will be provided on Sunday

Video Sales:
Video sales is the newest component of the Gaucho Baseball Academy. We take video of you performing during our camp and host it online (on a password protected site not viewable by anyone but you and those you send it to) for you to access with one click of a button. You have the ability to view and share the video with one click as many times as you want to with no additional cost.

There are two video packages available for purchase: skills and coach analysis. Your skills video is footage from camp of you performing a skill, either pitching or hitting, that you can view or send to other college coaches. Coach analysis video includes selected clips of your swing or pitching footage put together with a coach analyzing it as if you were having a one-on-one session with a college coach. The coach will use slow motion, telestrations, and audio comments to break down your skill/mechanics while screen recording it all. Note: the coach analysis package includes the coach's audio; it is not a separate purchase.

Prices:
Skills Video $60
Second/Third/Fourth Skill Video $45 each
Coach Analysis $90
Second/Third/Fourth Analysis Video $70 each
Skills Video and Coach Analysis $130

Video must be purchased at time of camp registration.

** You need to indicate on your registration which skill you want us to take video of. You have the option to add another skill for an extra charge.

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Equipment
Each camper must bring his own baseball equipment. Players should be properly equipped; a glove, hat, bat, cleats, running shoes, baseball pants, belt, and socks. Helmets will be provided. Overnight campers need to bring toiletries, street clothes, swim shorts, whatever else may be necessary to stay overnight.

Please check your email regularly as this is our primary way we communicate. Any additional information that we need to convey as the camp draws closer will be passed on to you via the e-mail address that you supplied when you signed up for camp. Please make it a habit to check your e-mail daily, this will eliminate any confusion and or miscommunication.

Parents are welcome to stay and watch the camp from the stands.

The camp is open to any and all entrants. Limited only by number, age, grade level and/or gender.

Camp Check-in

 

Check in for camp will begin at 12:30pm at the main entrance behind home plate.

Camp Waiver Information

 

All students must provide proof of insurance coverage for any injury or sickness while attending this session. A waiver form is available on line at the camp web site.

Download Waiver Form

Directions

 

Camp will be conducted at:
UCSB Baseball Stadium
On the campus of UCSB

If you are coming South on 101:
Take exit 104 - Patterson Ave
Turn left onto N Paterson
Turn left to take CA 217 toward campus
Turn right at roundabout onto Mesa Rd
Turn left onto Stadium Rd

Coming North on 101:
Take exit 104B/CA 217 toward UCSB
Turn right at roundabout onto Mesa Rd
Turn left onto Stadium Rd

Parking Information

 

Parking is not free. If you are staying make sure you purchase a ticket through one of the automated machines.

Meals

 

Lunch will be provided.

Accommodations

 

See FAQ page for detailed hotel information.

Miscellaneous Information

 

What if I have to cancel a camp?
We do not offer refunds on cancelled campers, just a future camp credit if you decide to cancel, but we do have what is called "Cancellation Protection". We offer basic Cancellation Protection to allow participants some peace of mind in case plans change. This allows us to keep our prices low and provide the best service possible. Due at the time of registration, Cancellation Protection entitles you to a full refund of camp fees should you cancel your registration more than 14 days prior to the start of an overnight camp, and 7 days prior to the start of a day camp. If you cancel within 14 or 7 days of the start of your session, we will give you a camp credit for all money paid. The credit is valid for three years from camp date. Credit with insurance is transferable to family members or friends, and good toward a future camp.

Contact Information

 

For general questions or for more information, please contact us at baseball@athletics.ucsb.edu or 805-893-2376.

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