The University of North Florida Ospreys Baseball Prospect Camp is for both hitters and pitchers who are aspiring to play at the collegiate level. It will fall on the 18th of August at the leading-edge Harmon Stadium which is on the University of North Florida campus. Furthermore, this camp is divided into two sessions. The morning session is for hitters and the afternoon session is for pitchers. The registration fee is $125 for either the morning or afternoon session and $200 for both sessions. Additionally, this elite baseball prospect camp is inviting all high school and junior college boys. The event is under the supervision of the University of North Florida Ospreys baseball coaching staff.
The University of North Florida is a public, coeducational university in Jacksonville, Florida. It is part of the State University System of Florida. Moreover, the university comprises 5 colleges, namely, the College of Arts and Sciences, the Coggin College of Business, the College of Computing, Engineering, and Construction, the College of Education and Human Services, and the Brooks College of Health. It is offering 53 undergraduate and 28 graduate fields of study. Currently, the University of North Florida is serving around 13,100 undergraduate students and around 2,800 postgraduate students. 44 percent of this undergraduate student population are male students and 56 percent are female students. This undergraduate student population is also through a selective enrollment acceptance rate of 65 percent. Correspondingly, the University of North Florida’s student to faculty ratio is 19:1. As a whole, the university has an accreditation from the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. In the 2018 US News and World Reports Best Colleges rankings, the University of North Florida is 48th in Regional Universities South category. It is also 57th in the Best Value Schools rankings and 18th in the Top Public Schools rankings. In athletics, the University of North Florida is competing as the Ospreys in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I, Atlantic Sun Conference. Their identity colors are blue and gray.
University of North Florida Ospreys Baseball Prospect Camp Organizers
Tim Parenton who hails from New Orleans is the head coach of the University of North Florida Ospreys baseball team. He is an alumnus of Mississippi State University. Coach Tim Parenton is now entering his second season at the helm of the university’s baseball program. Ultimately, Coach Tim Parenton is the 2004 Ohio Valley Conference Coach of the Year awardee. This was when he led the Samford University Bulldogs into a conference tournament appearance. Coach Parenton is also the recipient of the 1970 Jesuit High School’s Athlete of the Decade award. Then, the University of North Florida Ospreys assistant baseball coaches are Andrew Hannon and Tommy Boss. Coach Andrew Hannon, a native of Jacksonville, Florida, is now in his seventh season with the coaching staff. He is an alumnus of the University of North Florida with a bachelor’s degree in sport management and a master’s degree in athletic administration. Moreover, Coach Tommy Boss is the new addition to the Ospreys baseball coaching staff. He is a three-time Florida Athletic Coaches Association District Coach of the Year awardee. And finally, the team’s volunteer assistant coach is Derek Vail.