September 19, 2014, Modesto, CA -- Baseball in Modesto, CA is not hard to find. The Modesto Nuts, a single-A affiliate of the Colorado Rockies, are a great way to see great baseball. Furthermore, there are two active Major League players, J.P. Howell and Brad Kilby, who were born in Modesto. It is easy to see that between having a professional team, as well as a few professional players, that baseball in Modesto is second nature. These players had to grow up as baseball players before they made a career of it. There was a lot of time put into things like baseball lessons, hitting camps, and pitching camps. Being a competitive baseball player is never easy and requires dedication and a love for the game.
Other than just having a professional team, Modesto is also known for having strong travel teams, youth baseball leagues, and numerous competitive high school teams. Clearly, Modesto has a rich baseball tradition between having a professional team and great programs for youth players between their high schools and little league system. However, a new and exciting opportunity is coming to youth baseball players in the area. The US Baseball Academy is excited to announce the opening of their Modesto camp. This camp is open to grades K-12, and will be instructed by experienced coaches in the area.
The US Baseball Academy comes to Modesto to offer youth baseball players instruction in Hitting, Pitching, Fielding, Baserunning, and Catching. These skills are all necessary to become successful, and there is no better time to brush up on these skills than before the baseball season is in full swing. Henry Mendoza, a coach with the All Sports Training Center, will be directing this unique opportunity with help from other experienced coaches in the area.
Have no fear if you are not in Modesto. US Baseball Academy offers hundreds of camps throughout the country. Modesto is one of many new camps opening in 2015. Look for baseball camps coming to the following areas this winter:
California: Antioch, Bakersfield, Chula Vista, Rio Linda
Georgia: Covington, Kennesaw, Savannah
Kentucky: Mt. Washington
Michigan: Detroit-Oak Park
North Carolina: Canton
Ohio: Washington Court House, Akron
Oregon: Baker City
Pennsylvania: Lock Haven
Texas: Henderson, Houston
Wisconsin: Ashland, Bruce, New Holstein
Again, these are just the new 2015 locations. There are currently 233 camps in various locations that are gearing up for the 2015 camp season. Make sure to find the camp closest to you.