The Oakland University Golden Grizzlies Advanced Baseball Camp is a high-level baseball training program that will run from the 16th of July until the 19th of July. This four-day event is inviting all male baseball players 12 to 13 years of age. It is going to take place at the Lutheran High School Northwest in Rochester Hills, Michigan. Furthermore, this baseball camp is set to run daily from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM. The program will cover hitting, infield and outfield, catching, and pitching instructions. This event is ideal for those who are serious about taking their game to the next level. In addition, the camp registration fee is $275 per player. The participants need to bring their own baseball bat, hat, helmet, gloves, and cleats. Catchers also need to bring their own catcher’s gears.
Oakland University, originally Michigan State University–Oakland, is a public, coeducational university in Rochester, Michigan. It is a Doctoral Research University according to the classification of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Overall, Oakland University has an accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission. It is using a semester-based academic calendar. The university is currently serving around 16,600 undergraduate students and around 3,400 postgraduate students. 43 percent of this undergraduate student population are male students and 57 percent are female students. This undergraduate student population is also through a selective enrollment acceptance rate of 86 percent. Correspondingly, Oakland University’s student to faculty ratio is 21:1. Oakland University is also a top performing university. As a matter of fact, it is 529th in the 2017 Forbes Magazine’s List of America’s Best Colleges. It is 381st in the Business Programs category of the 2018 US News and World Reports Best College rankings. The university is also 228th in the High School Counselor Rankings. In sports, Oakland University’s men’s and women’s teams are competing in the Horizon League of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I. They are the Golden Grizzlies and their official colors are black and gold. Additionally, the Oakland Golden Grizzlies baseball is a one-time Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Champion.
Oakland University Golden Grizzlies Advanced Baseball Camp Organizers
The head coaches of the Oakland University Golden Grizzlies are Jacke Healey and Colin Kaline. Both coaches are at the helm of the Golden Grizzlies baseball program since the 2016 season. Coach Jecke Healey is a bachelor’s degree in general studies/history graduate from Youngstown State University. Coach Healey is the former University of Pittsburgh infield coach. He is also a former baseball players standout himself. In fact, his playing career included a Rawlings Big Stick Award and a Region 20 Player of the Year award. Meanwhile, Coach Colin Kaline is a Florida Southern College graduate. He was the Detroit Tigers’ 26th round pick in the 2011 Major League Baseball (MLB) Draft. Coach Colin Kaline is also the former Florida Southern College assistant baseball coach. He is also a former part of the Gulf Coast League Tigers coaching staff. Moreover, the Oakland University Golden Grizzlies assistant baseball coach is Justin Karn. He is at the same time the team’s pitching coach. Coach Justin is the newest addition to the Golden Grizzlies coaching staff. The team’s graduate assistant coach is Trent Drumheller. And finally, Jacob Abu-Aita is the Golden Grizzlies undergraduate assistant coach.