Registration Code: thunderbolts
For Session 1 (June 11-12) Click Here
Baseball Report (ABR) and USSSA are proud and excited to announce the offering of
two Advanced Travel Player Instructional and Evaluation Camps for 8u-14u travel
baseball players. ABR has partnered with the Windy City Thunderbolts to present
these elite events at Standard Bank Stadium in Crestwood, IL. Our two-day camps
will focus on high level professional instruction by some of the finest coaches
in the area along with a five-tool player evaluation. Evaluations will be used
to help qualify players for our upcoming USSSA/ABR Elite Events
Camp Director: Our camp will be
directed by Mike Moyzis former General Manager of Operations for the Chicago
White Sox Academies and Hall of Fame
Collegiate Coach. Mike has over 30 years of coaching experience at the high
school, college and professional levels. Mike’s excited to bring this quality event
to the Thunderbolts Stadium and has assembled a great staff of high school,
college and former professional players/coaches.
John Sabatino Director of ABR/USSSA Youth Elite Events, will be on-hand to
coordinate the pitching instruction as well evaluation process. John was a
standout pitcher at Lewis University and played professionally in the Chicago
White Sox organization. He is currently the USSSA State Director and ABR Youth
Elite Event Coordinator.
Lead Instructor: Former major leaguer, Brett Bowers, will be our camp Lead Instructor and coordinate our camp instruction schedule. Brett was a second round draft choice by the Toronto Blue Jays out of St. Laurence High School and played with former major league greats Cal Ripke, Eddie Murray, and Rafael Palmeiro. Brett enjoyed a 14 year professional career as a player and a ten year career as a minor league manager. He's currently the Owner and CEO of the Triple Crown All-Star Academy in Schereville, IN.
About The Instruction: Our camp is designed
for travel baseball players who want to learn advanced techniques and be
evaluated for our elite events. Our professional instructors will use position
specific training throughout the duration of the camp, use the same
instructional techniques used by the pros. The combination of our professional
instruction and evaluation in a stadium setting will provide a great learning
environment for our campers. Players
will be grouped by age and ability with a 6-1 player coach ratio.
About The Evaluation: Each player will
receive an ABR five-tool skills evaluation (hitting, fielding, speed, power,
arm strength). Each player will receive a Personal Profile Evaluation Page on
the ABR website where results will be posted. The Top Elite Players from this camp
will be invited to participate in a number of prestigious Elite Events being
held by ABR/USSSA later this summer.
Premium Items: Each player
will receive a camp jersey along with a Five -Tool Personal Profile Evaluation.
The Thunderbolts will provide each camper with a complementary ticket to watch
the Windy City Thunderbolts play the Southern Minors on Thursday June 14th
and will also honor each participant with a pre-game on field parade.