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University of Northern Colorado Baseball Camps
Winter Jr. Bear Infield Camp - Hilo, HI

Jr. Bears Grades: 3rd - 8th
Date: December 23, 2017

Location: Waiakea High School Turf Football Field
Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm
Check In Begins: 9:30 am
Registration Fee: $50

Camp Description: The Winter Jr. Bear Infield Camp 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 and various local High School/Club Coaches. 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 as an infield coach at the USA Baseball National Team Identification Series in Carey, NC. 

Local youth coaches are welcome to attend for free and be on the field to learn the drills/concepts!

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

Featured Guest Instructors:

  • Jensen Sato - Infield Coach | University of Hawaii at Hilo Baseball
  • Joey Estrella - Infield Coach | University of Hawaii at Hilo Softball
  • Andy Correa - Head Coach | Kamehameha-Hawaii
  • Rory Inouye - Head Coach | Waiakea High School
  • Tony Desa - Head Coach | Hilo High School
  • Numerous Other Local High School & Youth Coaches

Camps are open to any and all entrants who fit age/grade criteria. For more information on Northern Colorado Bears Baseball Camps, please contact Assistant Baseball Coach Kainoa Correa 808-936-1640 | Kainoa.Correa@unco.edu