The University of Chicago Maroons Baseball Prospect Camp is a full-day training program on the 11th of June. It is open to all high school male baseball players in the graduating classes of 2018, 2019 and 2020 who aspire to bring their game to the college level. The event is going to take place at the University of Chicago campus. Furthermore, this whole day baseball prospect camp will introduce high-level method on developing fielding, pitching and hitting techniques. There also a campus tour, college recruitment and admission discussion, and a meet and greet session with the University of Chicago Maroons baseball coaching staff and current players. In addition, the camp is an ideal ground for outstanding baseball players to showcase their skills and become a part of the Maroons baseball team. Running this baseball prospect camp is the University of Chicago Maroons coaching staff. Overall, it will be a fun and challenging experience. Limited spots are available thus registration is on a first come first serve basis.
The University of Chicago is a private, coeducational, nondenominational, research university in Chicago, Illinois. It is an affiliation of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities. The university is also part of the Association of American Universities and the Universities Research Association. Additionally, the university has satellite campuses in Singapore and London. Currently, the University of Chicago is serving around 6,300 undergraduate students and around 10,000 postgraduate students. This undergraduate student population is with an enrollment acceptance rate of 8 percent. The University of Chicago ranks among the nation’s top universities. As a matter of fact, it is 16th in the 2017 Forbes Magazine’s List of America’s Best Colleges. The university is also 3rd in National Universities, 2018 edition of US News and World Reports Best Colleges rankings. In sports, the University of Chicago fields 19 men’s and women’s intercollegiate varsity teams. They are competing in the University Athletic Association of the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III. The athletes’ nickname is Maroons while their identity colors are maroon and white.
University of Chicago Maroons Baseball Prospect Camp Organizers
John Fitzgerald is the head coach of the University of Chicago Maroons baseball team. He is now in his fourth season at the helm of the university’s baseball program. An alumnus of the University of Chicago with a degree in sociology, Coach John Fitzgerald is the former President of the Order of the C. He is also a master’s degree in business administration graduate from Loyola University Chicago. Ultimately, Coach John Fitzgerald is the 2014 College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin Coach of the Year awardee. Then, the Maroons assistant baseball coaches are Paul Stevens and Eric Bunnell. Coach Stevens is entering his fourth season with the coaching staff. He is the former head coach of Northwestern University’s baseball program. Coach Paul Stevens is a three-time Big Ten Coach of the Year awardee. Meanwhile, Coach Eric Bunnell is now entering his second year with the Maroons coaching staff. Coach Eric Bunnell, a native of Conneaut, Ohio, is a bachelor’s degree in business and marketing graduate from Mount Union College. He is also a master’s degree in liberal studies graduate from North Central College. Coach Bunnell is the 2008 Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League Manager of the Year awardee.