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#FridayFielders Fall Infield Academy


Age: Junior Bears (Grades 3-8)
Date: Sunday, November 12th, 2017
Camp Times: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Cost: $90

Camp Description: The #FridayFielders Fall Infield Academy is an instructional camp focused on improving all aspects of infield play for a player who wants to be able play infield at the collegiate level. Future Bear instruction will be led by nationally recognized UNC Infield Coach Kainoa Correa, current UNC Infielders, the rest of the UNC Baseball Staff, and 22 College/High School/Club Coaches from across the country. Last Spring, under the Coach Kai's tutelage, Bear infielders ranked second in the conference in fielding percentage, and the overall team defense set the school record for team fielding percentage. In 7 seasons of coaching college baseball, Coach Kai's infielders have set the program record for fielding percentage at both of the institutions he has coached (Puget Sound '14, Northern Colorado '16).

Coach Correa has served as an infield instructor, infield evaulautor, and featured infield speaker at Top 96, Trosky Baseball, ABD, ABC, Base by Pros, Stanford University, Kansas University, and University of Washington Baseball Camps. This past summer Coach Correa also served twice as an infield coach at the USA Baseball National Team Identification Series in Carey, NC. Coach Correa was also a guest infield speaker at the 2017 American Baseball Coaches Association conference in Anaheim, CA and the 2017 Colorado Dugout Club Conference in Denver, CO.

The academy is named #FridayFielders after the weekly infield instruction Coach Kai puts up on twitter every Friday.

Areas of Emphasis: 

  • Daily Catch Play Routine
  • Speciality Partner & Group Catch Play Drills
  • Hands Focused Dry Work Routine
  • Pre-Pitch Routine
  • Developing Footwork Patterns 
  • Establishing Rythym & Timing
  • Unique Unpredicatable Reaction Drills
  • Turning the Double Play
  • Receiving Short Hops & Applying Tags
  • Right-Footed On the Run Plays

Camp Staff:

  • Dan Ramsay – Head Coach: Whitworth College, Washington
  • Kyle Lindquist – Assistant Coach: Denison University, Ohio
  • Johnny Ubbenga – Assistant Coach: Central Arkansas, Arkansas
  • Colt Sedbrook – Assistant Coach: Univ. Colorado Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Drew Lacomb – Assistant Coach: Regis University, ColoradoS
  • Torry Peterson – Assistant Coach: East Texas Baptist University, Texas
  • Harold Simmons – Head Coach: Erie High School, Colorado
  • Tim Galindo – Head Coach: University High School, Colorado
  • Brandon Vaughn – Assistant Coach: University High School, Colorado
  • Jeremy Whitman – Assistant Coach: Horizon High School, Colorado
  • Ray Garza – Head Coach: Brighton High School, Colorado
  • Casey Miller – Assistant Coach: Windsor High School, Colorado
  • Ben Furtner – Assistant Coach: Fossil Ridge High School, Colorado
  • Rocky Rockwell – Head Coach: Limon High School. Colorado
  • Ryan Serena – Head Coach: Rogue Baseball, Colorado
  • Jamie Thomson – Assistant Coach: Arvada West High School, Colorado
  • Tom McGuire – Assistant Coach: Von Steuben High School, Illinois
  • Jeremy Morrison – Head Coach: Hempfield High School, Pennsylvania
  • Matt Rayha – Assistant Coach: Hempfield High School, Pennsylvania
  • Andrew Harris – Head Coach: Quincy High School, Washington
  • Conner Watson – Assistant Coach: Millard North High School, Nebraska