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Baseball Utah Summer Camp

Baseball UTAH Summer Camp Registration Deadline

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GRADES:

PLEASE USE 2019-2020 GRADE WHILE REGISTERING

What to expect

  • QUALIFIED INSTRUCTION 
  • FUN ATMOSPHERE
  • BASEBALL IQ
  • HARD WORK
  • DISCIPLINE
  • TECHNIQUE
  • MENTAL TOUGHNESS
  • APPROACH
  • RECOGNITION
  • CAMP T-SHIRT
  • WOOD BAT'S TO TOP CAMP PREFORMERS!!

WHAT TO BRING

  • EQUIPMENT BAG, GLOVE, BAT, HELMET, HAT, BASEBALL PANTS PREFERABLY GREY or DARK IN COLOR, CLEATS
  • WATER JUG, SUNSCREEN, SNACKS
  • 1 BASEBALL IN FAIR CONDITION TO DONATE TO CAMP 
  • DESIRE TO IMPROVE, COACHABLE ATTITUDE
  • WAIVER FORM TO PARTICIPATE IN CAMP

 

WHEN AND WHERE

  • THURSDAY AUG 15 FROM 9AM - NOON
  • FRIDAY AUG 16 FROM 9AM - NOON
  • SATURDAY AUG 17 FROM 9AM - NOON
  • SALEM LOAFER FIELDS COMPLEX
  • 600 EAST CANAL ROAD, SALEM UT, 84653

 


BU SUMMER CAMP T-SHIRT


SALEM LOAFER COMPLEX

MEET THE INSTRUCTORS

BLAIR LUCAS

Prepped at El Toro High School where he was coached by Tom McCaffrey ... second team all-CIF ... team captain and team MVP ... first team all-county ... Sea View League MVP ... recruited by Washington St., UNLV, Utah and Hawai`i.

Played At Saddleback Junior College as a freshman and sophomore. Blair was coached by Jack Hodges ... first team All-Orange Empire Conference ... first team All-Southern California ... batted .391 with 21 doubles, 51 RBI and 11 homers ... team tri-MVP.

Blair finished his college career playing for BYU his Junior and Senior Seasons where he contributed to their success in 2002 and 2003. 

Blair is now heavily involved in Baseball at the High School Level where he coaches for Spanish Fork High, and is a hitting instructor who focuses on mental approach and confidence.

JACE BRINKERHOFF

Prepped at Spanish Fork High School ... named Utah 5A State MVP after leading Spanish Fork to State Championship ... All-State as a junior and senior ... went 9-2 with a 2.23 ERA as a senior ... had second lowest ERA in the state as a junior (1.34) ... batted .515 with two home runs as a senior ... All-Region in basketball ... Academic All-State in Baseball and was on the high honor roll at Spanish Fork.

Senior (2010): Became first UVU player to earn All-American status after he was named Third Team All-American by Louisville Slugger and PING! Baseball ... batted a school-record .456 and finished just .003 hundreths of a point behind national leader in average ... led the nation with 88 runs scored and was second among all Division I players in runs per game.  Finished career with .400 average, 30 home runs, 195 RBI, 350 hits and 75 doubles ... named Great West Conference Offensive Player of the Year. Started all 59 games at third base and in the third spot in the lineup. As  Junior he was Ranked 7th in the country with a .433 batting average while shattering the school record with 94 hits ... became the school[apos]s all-time hit leader with a base hit on May 1 at Northern Colorado ... named first-team All-Independent ... played for Anchorage Glacier Pilots in the Alaska Summer League. As a sophmore Jace Started all 54 games at third base for Utah Valley. Named to D-I Independent All-Academic Team. As a Freshman he was named to Ping! Freshman All-American 1st Team as a utility player (pitcher/third base) ... named to Louisville Slugger freshmen All-American team as a third baseman. 

He was drafted by the Angels in 2010 in the 38th round. 

Jace is now pursuing his passion in Sports recovery and therapy, and has a son who is beginning his journey in the Utah Youth Baseball travel league. 

JOSH BRADY

Prepped at Pleasant Grove High School under Coach Jon Hoover. Won the state Championship in 1998. Avg .440, 9 doubles, 8 HR’s, and 46 RBI’s.

Served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

Played at CCSN and won the 2003 JUCO National Championship. Josh played every position except for Pitcher and Catcher for CSN, Avg .346, with 16 Doubles, 6 HR’s, and 48 RBI’s. Lead the conference in stolen bases with 37. Transferred to Texas Tech where he hit .362, was named 2 time Phillips 66 Big 12 Player of the week. 1st team All-American, Lead the Big 12 in conference Home Runs with 20. Had 34 stolen bases, 90 RBI’s, total bases 179. Was 6th in the Big 12 conference batting average at .362, was 3rd in the Big 12 conference in hits with 94, was 9th in the Big 12 Conference in Walks with 34.

Was drafted in the 2004 MLB Draft in the 19th round to the Milwaukee Brewers. Played minor league ball for the Brevard County Matanatees, and then the West Virginia Power. 

CANYON VANCE

Prepped at Spanish Fork High School ... lettered in baseball and football ... named team captain in baseball .... played for Coach Jim "Shoe" and Coach Jeff "Whites" Nelson ... All-Region and All-State selection in baseball ... Academic All-State selection in baseball ... hit .453, with 5 doubles, 4 triples, 1 homerun, 25 RBIs, 39 hits, 37 runs, and 17 walks in 27 games his senior year ... led the Dons to a Region Championship, 22-5 overall record, and fourth place finish in state his senior year.

Redshirt freshman year at Snow College...served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints...played at UVU his Sophomore (2004) Junior (2005) and Senior season (2006). A batting average of .330 with 524 career at bats, and 13 HR's. 

Is currently traveling the country playing fast pitch softball with recent awards such as the USA Fast Pitch C+ Division MVP award in Santa Barbara, CA

He is also currently involved in youth sports coaching his son in travel ball out in Stansbury, UT

BRAD HALES

Prepped at Spanish Fork High, where he was selected all-state with 55 assists as a shortstop and batted .410 ... named academic all-region in basketball and to the Kiwanis Hope of America Award ... three-time All-Region VI and two-time all-state in baseball ... was all-region in football as a senior ... lettered three times in baseball, basketball and once in football ... batted .416 for prep career ... three-time athlete of the year for Spanish Fork High ... coached by Jim "shoe" Nelson ... recruited by Utah, Pepperdine, Duke and Dixie.

Brad played his Freshman year at BYU in 2001...served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints... Sophomore year at BYU in 2004...Junior and Senior (2005-06) year at UVU where he contributed to their success. 

Brad is currently involved in youth baseball where he coaches his sons 8U South County Crush Team, and his oldest sons 10U Utah Red Sox Team.  

MATT ROMERO

Prepped at Spanish Fork High School under coach Jim "Shoe" Nelson and Jeff "Whites" Nelson 

Matt was Drafted by the Montreal Expos in the 30th round of the 1998 MLB June Amateur Draft from Spanish Fork HS and the  Montreal Expos in the 47th round of the 1999 MLB June Amateur Draft from Utah Valley State University.

Played college at Utah Valley State University

Matt has been very involved in youth baseball being a coach in the accelerated utah programs. He continues to coach his youngest son with the Utah Xtreme a program that he started years ago and has really become a big name in the world of youth baseball in Utah. 

 

NATE DART

Prepped at Spanish Fork High School under coach Jim "shoe" Nelson and Coach Jeff "whites" Nelson. Nate was team captain, all region, and stood out as an Outfielder. 

Nate played two years at UVSC for Coach Steve Gardner where he contributed to his teams success as a hitter and outfielder. He served a two year Mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints to Guatemala and is now married and has two children, and living in Lehi. 

Nate is always around baseball attending several high school games, and youth games following is nieces and nephews around. He looks forward to getting his two sons Finn and Benji involved in the sport when they become of Age. 

BRADY BATE

Three-year letterwinner for head coach Jim "shoe" Nelson at Spanish Fork High School... named all-state and all-region... threw a no-hitter and hit two home runs in the state semifinal game... was runner-up in the home run derby at the Hard 9 National Classic... played summer ball with the Mountain West Baseball Academy and Utah Blaze... named MVP of the MW Baseball Academy... was the Utah Prospects home run derby winner.

Played at Mesa State Community college is Freshman year where he earned first team All-ACCAC honors... started all 56 games... clubbed four home runs with 20 doubles... hit .345 and scored 45 runs while collecting 47 RBI.

Brady then played for USF San Francisco Dons where he had a great career starting all three years. He contributed to their success as a hitter and fielder, and was known to hit the homer from time to time. 

Josh Cowden

Prepped at Spanish Fork High School under Coach Casey Nelson

Played freshman year at SLCC, and will play sophomore year at BYU. 

 

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