Bard College Raptors Summer Baseball Skills Camp
Come and join the Bard College Raptors Summer Baseball Skills Camp. It is a five-day baseball training program that will run from the 23rd of July until the 27th of July. Its venue is the state of the art Honey Field which is in Annandale-On-Hudson, New York. This baseball summer camp is open to both boys and girls 9 to 17 years of age at any skill level. Furthermore, the camp’s daily schedule is set to start at 8:30 AM and end at 3:30 PM. It gears on providing individual skill development through a fun learning environment. All the instructions are in accordance with the player’s age and skill level. Additionally, the camp registration fee is $295 per attendee. It will be under the direction of the Bard College baseball coaching staff.
Bard College, initially St. Stephen’s College, is a private, coeducational, liberal arts college in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York. Its founders are John Bard and Margaret Johnston Bard, two prominent philanthropists in the 19th-century. Bard College is an affiliation of the Episcopal Church. It is also a proud member of the Annapolis Group and the Oberlin Group. Currently, it is serving around 2,000 undergraduate students. 58 percent of this undergraduate student population are female students and 42 percent are male students. The student population is also through a very selective enrollment acceptance rate of 56 percent. Bard College is also serving around 200 postgraduate students. Correspondingly, Bard College’s student to faculty ratio is 10:1. Furthermore, Bard College is a consistent top-performing academic institution. As a matter of fact, it is 46th in the National Liberal Arts Colleges category of the 2018 edition of the US News and World Reports Best Colleges rankings. It is also 39th in the Best Value Schools category and 5th in the Most Innovative Schools category. In athletics, Bard College is competing in the Liberty League of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III. The athletes’ nickname is Raptors and red and white are their identity colors.
Head Coach Andy Salvatore is now entering his second season at the helm of the Bard College Raptors baseball team. He is the team’s former assistant coach. Coach Andy Salvatore is a Bachelor’s Degree in Childhood Education with a minor in Athletic Coaching graduate from Oswego State University. He was part of Oswego State’s 2010 ECAC Championship team. In addition, Coach Andy Salvatore is the recipient of the 2010 Oswego Dan Dalbis Memorial Award. Coach Salvatore is at the same time the college’s Assistant Athletic Director. Then, the Bard College Raptors assistant baseball coaches are Jesse Marsh and Jack Hawke. Coach Jesse Marsh who hails from Hudson Valley is with the coaching staff since the 2017 season. He is a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education graduate from the State University of New York at New Paltz. Coach Marsh is at the same time the team’s strength and conditioning coach. Moreover, Coach Marsh has previous coaching stints at Marist College and Long Island University, Brooklyn. Meanwhile, Coach Jack Hawke, a native of Rumson, New Jersey, is a bachelors degree in mathematics graduate from Bard College. He is in his first year with the coaching staff. Coach Jack Hawke is also a master’s degree in teaching graduate.