The Baylor University Bears Elite Prospect Baseball Showcase Camp is an advanced baseball training program for grade 9 to grade 12 and junior college boys who desire to play at the college level. It is a full-day event that will run from 8:15 AM until 10:45 PM on the 10th of June. Its venue is the state of the art Baylor Park which is on Baylor University campus in Waco, Texas. Additionally, this baseball showcase camp includes a 60-yard dash, throwing, catching, and batting practice, and performance evaluation. There will also be a question and answer session with the university’s baseball coaching staff and current players. The registration fee is $125 for pitchers, $150 for position players, and $175 for two-way players. The participants need to bring their own baseball gears and equipment.
Baylor University is a private, coeducational, Baptist university in Waco, Texas. Its name is in honor of Robert Emmett Bledsoe Baylor, a 19th-century judge and its founder. Baylor University is the world’s largest Baptist university. Furthermore, the university as a whole has an accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. It is also one of the nation’s leading academic institutions. As a matter of fact, Baylor University is 211th in the 2017 Forbes Magazine’s List of America’s Best Colleges. It is also 75th in National Universities and 38th in Best Colleges for Veterans in the 2018 edition of the US News and World Reports Best Colleges rankings. Currently, Baylor University is serving around 14,300 undergraduate students and around 2,600 postgraduate students. The university’s undergraduate student population is with a 42 percent male and 58 percent female students gender distribution. In sports, the university’s men’s and women’s athletics teams are competing in the Big 12 Conference of the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I. They are the Bears and Lady Bears and their official colors are green and gold. Additionally, the Bears baseball team is a three-time Big 12 Conference champion and a two-time Southwest Conference champion.
Baylor University Bears Elite Prospect Baseball Showcase Camp Organizers
Steve Rodriguez an alumnus of Pepperdine University is the head coach of the Baylor University Bears baseball team. Coach Steve Rodriguez is a bachelor’s degree in public relations graduate. He is also a master’s degree in educational technology graduate from the same university. Ultimately, Coach Rodriguez is a three-time conference coach of the year awardee. The last award was the recent 2017 Big 12 Coach of the Year. Coach Steve Rodriguez is an inductee to the Pepperdine University Department of Athletics Hall of Fame. Then, the Baylor Bears assistant baseball coaches are Jon Strauss, Mike Taylor, and Ruben Noriega. Coach Jon Strauss is a bachelor’s degree in psychology graduate from Long Beach State University. He is now in his third season with the coaching staff. Coach Jon Strauss is at the same time the team’s pitching coach and recruiting coordinator. Meanwhile, Coach Mike Taylor, a native of Houston, Texas, is a bachelor’s degree in human performance graduate from Prairie View A&M University. He is also in his third season with the coaching staff. Finally, Coach Ruben Noriega, a bachelor’s in educational studies graduate from Lindenwood University is in his third year with the staff.
Baseball Recruiting Camps
The Baylor University Bears Elite Prospect Baseball Showcase Camp is intended for all high school and junior college baseball players who aspire to play at the college level. It is a whole-day training camp that will fall on the 10th of June at the beautiful Baylor Park. The program is an initiative of the Baylor Bears college baseball coaching staff.