The Pepperdine University Waves Baseball Summer High School Showcase is going to fall on the 10th of June at the state of the art Pepperdine Baseball Fields. This full-day baseball showcase is open to all and any boys entering grade 9 through grade 12. The camp will replicate that of a college training environment. In addition, this baseball training event will provide the participants an opportunity to showcase their skills in front of the university’s college recruiting staff. There will also be a campus tour and a question and answer session with the Pepperdine University Waves coaching staff and current players. Moreover, the program will run from 9 o’clock in the morning until 4 o’clock in the afternoon. The registration fee is $175 for two-way players, $150 for position players, and $125 for pitchers. The registration fee includes a free camp t-shirt.
Pepperdine University is a private, coeducational, nonprofit, research university in Malibu, California. It is an affiliation of the Churches of Christ. The university is also a member of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities. Furthermore, Pepperdine University is using a semester-based academic calendar. It has an accreditation from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. For its excellence in academics, the university is top 46 in National Universities, 2018 edition of the US News and World Reports Best Colleges rankings. It is also 35th and 45th in the Best Value Schools and Business Programs categories, respectively. Currently, the university is serving more or less 3,500 undergraduate students and more or less 4,300 postgraduate students. The undergraduate student population is with a 41 percent male and 59 percent female student gender distribution. In sports, the university features 17 intercollegiate men’s and women’s athletics teams. It is a member of the West Coast Conference of the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I. Moreover, the athletes call themselves the Wave. Blue, white, and orange are their official colors. The Pepperdine Waves baseball team has already 18 conference championships, two conference tournament championships, and one NCAA Tournament championship.
Pepperdine University Waves Baseball Summer High School Showcase Organizers
Head Coach Rick Hirtensteiner is leading the Pepperdine University Waves since the 2016 season. He is a Pepperdine University alumnus with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. Coach Rick Hirtensteiner is also a master’s degree in business administration graduate from Lamar University. Additionally, Coach Hirtensteiner is a former standout college baseball player. As a matter of fact, he is the 1989 West Coast Conference Player of the Year awardee and the 1989 West Coast Conference Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year. Coach Hirtensteiner is also an eighth-round draft pick by the California Angels. Then, the Waves assistant baseball coaches are Cooper Fouts and Rolando Garza. Coach Cooper Fouts, a native of Indianapolis, Indiana is with the coaching staff since July of 2015. He is a bachelor’s degree in exercise sports science graduate from Texas Tech University. Coach Fouts is also the team’s Meanwhile, Coach Rolando Garza, a native of Coachella Valley, Southern California is a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology graduate from Cal State San Bernardino. He is at the same time the team’s pitching coach. The team’s volunteer assistant coach is Joe Gordon. Finally, Stewart Gonzalez is the strength and conditioning coach.