The Mercer University Bears Five Day Baseball Summer Camp is going to run from the 18th of June until the 22nd of June. It is inviting all and any boys 5 to 13 years of age who are looking to learn baseball through a fun training environment. This five-day baseball summer camp is going to take place at the 500-seater Claude Smith Field which on the Mercer University campus. In addition, the camp registration fee is $195 per camper. It is set to run daily from 8 o’clock in the morning until 4 o’clock in the afternoon. Participants are required to bring their own baseball bat, gloves, cleats, hat, swimming trunks, and sneakers.
Mercer University is a private, coeducational university in Macon, Georgia. It is the state of Georgia’s oldest university. It is a member of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities. Furthermore, Mercer University’s School of Business and Economics has an accreditation from Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. And, its College of Education has an accreditation from the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education. Consequently, the university is 133rd in the National Universities of the 2018 edition of the US News and World Reports Best Colleges rankings. It is also 83rd in the Best Colleges for Veterans and 39th in the Best Value Schools rankings. 4,500 and 4,000 are the current undergraduate student and postgraduate student population, respectively. This university’s undergraduate student population is with a 38 percent male and 62 percent female students gender distribution. Correspondingly, the university’s student to faculty ratio is 13:1. In the athletics world, Mercer University fields 18 intercollegiate men’s and women’s athletics teams. They are competing in the Southern Conference and Atlantic Sun Conference of the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I. They are the Bears and their official colors are black and orange. Additionally, the Bears baseball team are the 2015 Southern Conference Tournament and Southern Conference Regular Season Champions.
Mercer University Bears Five Day Baseball Summer Camp Organizers
Craig Gibson, a native of Macon, Georgia, is the head coach of the Mercer University Bears baseball team. He is a Mercer University alumnus with a bachelor’s degree in history and health, physical education and recreation. Coach Craig Gibson is now entering his 15th year at the helm of the Bears baseball program. Ultimately, Coach Craig Gibson is a two-time Southern Conference Coach of the Year awardee. He is also a two-time Atlantic Sun Conference Coach of the Year awardee. Under his leadership, the Bears has already two SoCon Regular Season Championships, an ASUN Regular Season Championship, and an ASUN Tournament Championship. Coach Craig Gibson is now holding a 508-353 overall coaching win-loss record. Then, the Bears associate head coach is Brent Shade, a native of Toledo, Ohio. Coach Shade is now in his 10th season with the coaching staff. He is a bachelor’s degree in business management graduate from Defiance College. Coach Brent Shade is also a master’s degree in business administration graduate from Heidelberg University. Moreover, the team’s assistant baseball coach is Willie Stewart, an alumnus of the University of North Carolina at Asheville. He is now in his third season in the assistant coaching position for the Bears. Finally, Ian Humphrey is the volunteer assistant coach.