SCA Sydney BlueSox School Holiday Baseball Camp Rooty Hill

SCA Sydney BlueSox School Holiday Baseball Camp Rooty Hill
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SCA Sydney BlueSox School Holiday Baseball Camp Rooty Hill

The SCA Sydney BlueSox School Holiday Camps are hosting a 2 day camp over the school holidays that will cover all aspects of the game. In the areas of fitness, strength and conditioning to hitting, pitching, base running and fielding, players will reap the benefits of professional instruction.

All players that register and attend the Sydney BlueSox School Holiday Camp will have the opportunity to make themselves better ball players in a safe and fun filled environment. 

Highlights Include

  • Every camper will receive a SCA Nike t-shirt, drawstring bag and wristband!
  • Low Camper to Coach Ratio 10:1
  • Be coached by staff from Sydney Bluesox and Baseball NSW
  • Learn new skills and have Serious Fun at camp, whilst making new friends
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Dates & Prices

Meet Camp Coaches

Grahame Cassel
Camp Director

Grahame Cassel

“Casso” is a veteran of Australian baseball, representing NSW in Claxton Shield / ABL from 1979 to 2001, and Australian teams from 1980 to 1987. Starting out as a shortstop then converting to a submarine style relief pitcher. 

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He has then has served as a coach on NSW Claxton shield teams and the Sydney Bluesox in the ABL to this day.

He was inducted into the Australian Baseball Hall of Fame in 2011.

Casso says that these camps are a great way for kids to better themselves in a safe fun environment.

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Jim Colborn
Coach

Jim Colborn

Jim Colborn had a 10 year Major League pitching career with the Chicago Cubs, Milwaukee Brewers, Kansas City Royals and Seattle Mariners. He was in the 1973 All Star game, and pitched a no hitter in 1977. He has served as a pitching coach for the LA Dodgers and the Pittsburgh Pirates. He has travelled the world as a coach and a scout. This is his 2nd season with the Bluesox where...

Josh Dean
Coach

Josh Dean

Josh is a very respected veteran of the Australian Baseball League, being a valuable member of the Sydney Bluesox roster for 5 years now. He was signed by Minnesota Twins in 2005 and had 3 successful seasons in the US Minor Leagues. In 2015/16 he was selected to represent Australia in the ABL All Star game.

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Josh also does a fantastic job as the Illawarra Co-ordinator of the Country NSW High Performance Program. He sees these School Holiday Camps as another opportunity to teach young kids the great game of baseball.

Malik Collymore (Guest Coach)
Coach

Malik Collymore (Guest Coach)

Malik Collymore is a 21 year old Canadian who signed with the St Louis Cardinals in 2013. He was traded to the Milwaukee Brewers in July 2015. Collymore has excelled in his 4 seasons in the Minor leagues and he sees his current stint with the Sydney Bluesox as a stepping stone to him realising his dream of making it to the Major Leagues.

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He has started the 2016/17 season off with a bang, leading the Australian Baseball League in RBIs with 11 after 8 games. He is super keen to be involved with the SCA Sydney Blue Sox School Holiday camps so he can pass on the many lessons he has learnt in 4 seasons of professional baseball. 

Camp Details

The SCA Bluesox School Holiday Camps will help you with all your skills by running you through intensive drills with top coaches who understand how to help players just like you take your game to the next level. 

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CAMP HOURS

CHECK IN

Camp Check-in: First day at 8:45am at Blacktown International Sportspark

Camp Hours are: 9.00am - 3:00pm each day.

CHECK OUT

Camp Check-out: There will be a 30 minute graduation presentation at 2:30pm on the final day of camp. Parents are strongly encouraged to be there!

CAMP MEALS

Please bring a packed lunch, morning and afternoon tea and water bottle each day.

Facilities

Blacktown International Sports Park is a world class baseball specific facility comprising 3 full size baseball fields, 4 batting cages, gym, and a pitcher’s bullpen area. It was purpose built for the 2000 Sydney Olympics, and is the home of the Sydney Blue Sox, of the Australian Baseball League. 

Sample Daily Schedule

  • DAY 1
  • 8:45AM Check In
  • 9:00AM Meeting, Explanation of days activities
  • 9:15AM Active Warm Up
  • 9:30AM Strength and Conditioning Testing
  • 10:40AM Drinks Break
  • 10:50AM Strength and Conditioning Testing by Dr Jonathan Freestone
  • 12:00PM Lunch
  • 12:50PM Warm Up
  • 1:00PM Hitting Instruction/ Tee Work
  • 1:30PM Wiffle Ball Games
  • 2:15PM Wrap up and finish
  • DAY 2
  • 8:45AM Check In
  • 9:00AM Meeting, Explanation of days activities
  • 9:30AM Active Warm Up
  • 9:45AM Throwing Instruction and Implementation of a throwing program
  • 10:45AM Drinks Break
  • 11:00AM Ground Ball Instruction/ Fielding Drills
  • 12:00PM Lunch
  • 12:50PM Warm Up
  • 1:00PM Outfield Fly Ball Instruction/Drills/Games
  • 2:15PM Wrap up and Finish

Camp Dates & Prices

Programs: Jr. Camp - All Skills
Age Group: 9 - 15
Gender: Co-Ed
2 DAYS (9:00AM-3:00PM) $175.00
Availability: Open

* Please note, times may vary on the first and last day of camp.
Programs: Jr. Camp - All Skills
Age Group: 9 - 15
Gender: Co-Ed
2 DAYS (9:00AM-3:00PM) $175.00
Availability: Open

* Please note, times may vary on the first and last day of camp.
For additional camp information and dates call us at 1 800 753 127 or visit our Contact Us page we would be happy to help you.