JONESBORO, Ark. (12/7/16) – The Arkansas State baseball program has announced that registration for the 2017 Tommy Raffo winter baseball camps is now open with three camps set to take place in the month of January.
The first camp is the Winter Prospect Camp, set for Saturday, Jan. 14. This camp is designed for high school players that want to continue their playing career at the next level. It is open to players in grades 9-12 and the cost to participate is $125. The camp will run from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and includes a t-shirt and lunch.
The final two camps are the Winter Youth Specialty Camps and they will take place on Monday, Jan. 16. The first is the hitting camp, set to run from 8:15 a.m. to noon with the pitching/defense camp scheduled for 1:15 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. These camps are designed for kids ages 7-12 and the cost for one camp is $60 or players can attend both camps for $100.
Tommy Raffo Baseball Camps offer specialized training on hitting, defensive play, pitching, and other techniques of baseball. The participant’s development as a player and understanding of the game will improve through our guidance, preparation, drills, and game participation.
Raffo, along with assistant coaches Noah Sanders, Caleb Longshore, and Brian Solemsaas will be instructing at the camps. Campers must bring their own hat, glove, helmet, bat, and suitable baseball attire (baseball pants). Catchers should bring their own catching gear. Tennis shoes will be worn indoors if there is bad weather.
For more information contact the A-State Baseball office at 870-680-4336 or go to ArkansasStateBaseballCamps.com to learn more and register for the camps.